Premier League football will grace our television sets for the second Monday night in a row – what a time to be alive. Wolverhampton Wanderers (10/13) welcome Newcastle United to Molineux for what could be the game of the weekend. On paper, this one has potential…
Wolves have lost just two matches since Christmas Day; with one of those defeats coming at Manchester City. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have beaten Tottenham and Liverpool in recent weeks and another victory beckons for Wolves on Monday night.
Newcastle are no slouches but the Magpies may struggle to cope with Wolves’ attacking threat. Rafa Benitez’s men were hard done by against Tottenham last time out and we could see another spirited effort from the visitors here.
Unfortunately for Newcastle, spirit only gets you so far. Wolves secured a 2-1 win in the corresponding fixture in December and punters may fancy a similar outcome at Molineux.
Without further ado, let’s look at the latest Premier League betting ahead of Monday’s clash.
Wolves Too Strong On Home Soil
You won’t find too many punters backing against Wolves in this clash. The hosts are starting to put a solid run of form together and another positive result beckons here. 26/25 for over 1.5 home goals is an excellent price.
Wolves have gone from strength to strength over the last couple of months and Nuno’s side are now up to seventh in the Premier League table. With a winnable FA Cup last-16 clash at Bristol City approaching, this is a good time to be a Wolves fan.
Those confident enough should back Wolves to score in both halves at 11/5. The visitors are likely to sit back and defend but Wolves will take some stopping on home soil. An early goal for the hosts could see the floodgates open, particularly in the second half as Newcastle tire.
Newcastle Happy With A Point?
Consistency continues to elude Newcastle in 2018/19 – the Magpies are now out of the FA Cup and Premier League survival is the only objective. With Benitez at the helm, Newcastle are fancied to stay up but the north east side need to put a run of results together.
The 21/20 on offer for Newcastle to win or draw at Molineux is a reasonable price.
Wolves played in midweek and those excursions might be evident on Monday night. If the Magpies work hard, a positive result is certainly there for the taking.
According to 888sport Premier League odds, Newcastle are priced at 13/20 to score over 0.5 goals in this fixture.
That in itself is an excellent price. Benitez’s side have scored in five of their last seven away league games – failing only at Liverpool and Tottenham.
Other Match Betting Tips
Wolves are on the verge of something special and we could see the hosts send out a real statement of intent as we enter the business stage of the campaign.
18/5 for Wolves to hit over 2.5 goals is well worth considering if you fancy a home masterclass.
Newcastle are big underdogs to win at Molineux but Magpies fans will be quietly confident of a solid performance.
Both teams to score at EVS is the way to go if you are expecting a close affair at Molineux.
TIP: Wolves to win @ 10/13
LONGSHOT: Wolves to score in both halves (Priced at 11/5 with 888sport)
PREDICTED SCORE: Wolves 3-1 Newcastle (Priced at 14/1 with 888sport)