The Sky Sports activities column ‘Jones Is aware of’ has given some attention-grabbing evaluation and commentary on what’s presently the place at Newcastle United.
The column makes predictions on what is going to occur at sure Premier League matches and likewise debates different issues / points at golf equipment as nicely.
Nevertheless, not like the same old ex-pro predictions, which can be normally merely primarily based on how ‘massive’ a membership is and whether or not or not they received the earlier sport, this one has correct evaluation and perception, not lazy assumptions.
The Sky Sports activities ‘Jones Is aware of’ column seems on the matches from a betting perspective and has been concentrating on this Newcastle United sport at St James’ Park in opposition to Luton..
Lewis Jones (who’s the Sky Sports activities professional behind the ‘Jones Is aware of’ column) has highlighted some main underlying components that might / ought to have a giant bearing on this Newcastle v Luton sport.
“Signal me up for the full nook depend.
“When Newcastle are at their greatest, they’re a corner-winning machine.
“They received 270 corners final season within the Premier League, probably the most of any staff.
“I’ve been ready for them to return to type with eyes firmly fastened on their nook depend strains and now could be the time to again them following their very spectacular efficiency at Aston Villa.
“In the meantime, common readers know all about my obsession with Luton’s skill to win corners. They racked up seven at dwelling to Brighton, taking their tally to 49 corners of their final six fixtures.
“I’m totally anticipating each groups to play with confidence and attacking intent, so corner-winning alternatives needs to be rife at each ends.
“Premier League video games are averaging 10.6 corners per 90 minutes this season, up on final yr’s common of 10.1, most likely owing to the additional added time.
“This sport ought to surpass that quantity, subsequently the 5/6 with Sky Wager on 11 or extra corners within the match being awarded charges as a unbelievable worth play. As do 14 or extra (3/1), 15 or extra (9/2) and 16 or extra (7/1) – all of which look probably to provide you an awesome run at good costs.
“Rating prediction: Newcastle 3 Luton 1.
“Jones Is aware of’ Greatest Wager: 11 or extra complete match corners (4/5 with Sky Wager)”
Lots of great things in there, as standard, in relation to what the Sky Sports activities professional says.
Definitely by way of the analysis and the stats.
There are different stats although…
The Sky Sports activities man was one of many many who confidently predicted a straightforward Villa win on Tuesday, though it was clear (for my part anyway) that the underlying pattern was that Villa had seen their performances considerably decline not too long ago, while NUFC have been selecting up.
With regards to the Sky Sports activities professional’s views on the probably corners, I can see the place he’s coming from. Nevertheless, the final 4 matches noticed Newcastle with these corners stats in opposition to the opposition of seven in comparison with 8 for Villa, 5 at Fulham in comparison with 10 for the house facet, 3 in opposition to Man Metropolis who had 13, while in opposition to the Mackems it was 0 for them and 5 for NUFC (so it’s eight years since Sunderland received a nook in opposition to Newcastle…).
Extra importantly, in addition to getting his first alternative defence again collectively and particularly the important thing partnership of Schar and Botman. Eddie Howe has seen his staff rating two or extra objectives in all the 5 NUFC matches in 2024, together with two in opposition to each Man Metropolis and Liverpool, plus three in opposition to Villa.
So a lot to again up the 3-1 dwelling win prediction from our Sky Sports activities good friend, whether or not he’ll acquire on his corners betting I’m not so assured.
Nevertheless, Newcastle United have this season been one of many prime PL groups in relation to each defending corners and success with them on the different finish. Hopefully that continues at the moment.