FM Preview: Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on 18th August 2012 at 17:30 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur fixture
Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James Park at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 72 games played, Spurs have recorded 22 wins, and Newcastle United have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was less than a year ago, in October 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 11 Feb||Tottenham H.||5 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 16 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2-2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Tottenham H.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 19 Apr||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 24 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 3 conceded.
Tottenham Hotspur have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Spurs's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Spurs have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Newcastle United||6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tottenham Hotspur||5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here