Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017 – Newcastle vs Birmingham

Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017 – Newcastle vs Birmingham Prediction- Sportpesa Game ID 3238

DATEHOW TO BETGAME IDHOME TEAMDRAWAWAY TEAMTIME
18/01Bet Analysis3238NEWCASTLE 1.554.07BIRMINGHAM 5.8922:45
18/011984SOUTHAMPTON 1.603.94NORWICH CITY 5.5822:45
18/012837PLYMOUTH 8.355.06LIVERPOOL 1.3522:45
18/011514ALCORCON 2.632.95ALAVES 2.8521:15
18/011804REAL MADRID 1.216.36CELTA VIGO 11.6723:15
18/015917SASSUOLO 1.534.11CESENA 5.8019:30
18/012336LAZIO 1.603.95GENOA 5.2323:00
18/015466NANTES 2.043.27CAEN 3.9722:00
18/014613ATROMITOS ATHENS 1.593.60KERKYRA 6.6116:00
18/014349XANTHI 1.493.84IRAKLIS 1908 7.7318:15

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Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017: MARQUEE MATCH UP

Newcastle vs Birmingham – SPORTPESA gAME ID 3238

Whoever wins this game will advance to the next round and travel to League One side Oxford United for the fourth round on 28 January.

Sportpesa today's games ID 17-01-2017

Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017: MATCH FACTS

While this is the third round of the FA Cup Competition, these two teams play in the Championship league which is the lower tier league in the UK.

  • Newcastle happen to be the league leaders in the Championship league with  55 points from 26 games, they have 18 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses.
  • Their last 5 games have been 3 wins and 2 losses (WLWLW)
  • Their last game out was a 2-1 win over 15th seed Brentford on the road.
  •  Birmingham are 12th with 36 points from 26 games, They have 9 wins, 9 draws and 8 losses.
  • Their last 5 games have been 3 losses and 2 draws (DDLDL)
  • They are on a 5 match winless streak.
  • Their last game out was a barren draw with Nottingham forest at home.

FA CUP 

This is the third round of the FA Cup and the return leg which means these two teams have met before for the first leg which ended in a 1-1 draw back on he 7th of January about 10 days ago. Birmingham was the home team in that game. Whoever wins this game advances to the fourth round so it is for all the marbles.

Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017: H2H

These two teams have met plenty of times in the FA Cup and championship league.

  • They have 84 games between them with Newcastle leading 36-26 and 22 draws.
  • Their last 5 meetings have been 3 Newcastle wins and 2 draws.
  • Birmingham have not defeated Newcastle outright since 2007 in the 2006/2007 FA Cup.
  • Their last meeting was that game a few days ago in this current FA Cup competition whihc ended in a 1-1 draw with Birmingham being the home team.

Sportpesa today’s games ID 17-01-2017: LINE UPS AND PLAYER NEWS

Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is available for the FA Cup third-round replay against Championship rivals Birmingham City after a five-match ban.

But boss Rafa Benitez is missing Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Vurnon Anita and Isaac Hayden through injury.

Birmingham manager Gianfranco Zola says he may rest defender Michael Morrison and striker Lukas Jutkiewicz.

Blues are without new signing Craig Gardner (ineligible), Clayton Donaldson (knee) and Greg Stewart (Achilles).

The teams drew 1-1 in the original tie at St Andrew’s, Jutkiewicz’s strike cancelling out Daryl Murphy’s early opener.

Why Newcastle will win

Newcastle has dominated their recent meetings and Birmingham hasn’t defeated them since 2007. They are at home and this is for advancement so they will be uber motivated to win his game.

Why Birmingham will win

Birmingham has all the opportunity to pull off a stunner here and advance, L. Jutkiewicz their prolific scorer is showing top recent form and they have made it this far.

Newcastle vs Birmingham Prediction

Newcastle have all the positive indicators for winning this game.

  1. They are the top team in the league and are at home
  2. They have the better offensive and defensive numbers (1.92 scoring vs 1.15) and defensive (0.81 vs 1.35 goals conceded).
  3. This is a must win game for advancement.
  4. They have dominated this team in past head to head encounters.

Sportpesa today's games ID 17-01-2017

Take Newcastle for the Win at home.

DATEHOW TO BETGAME IDHOME TEAMDRAWAWAY TEAMTIME
18/01Bet Analysis3238NEWCASTLE 1.554.07BIRMINGHAM 5.8922:45
18/011984SOUTHAMPTON 1.603.94NORWICH CITY 5.5822:45
18/012837PLYMOUTH 8.355.06LIVERPOOL 1.3522:45
18/011514ALCORCON 2.632.95ALAVES 2.8521:15
18/011804REAL MADRID 1.216.36CELTA VIGO 11.6723:15
18/015917SASSUOLO 1.534.11CESENA 5.8019:30
18/012336LAZIO 1.603.95GENOA 5.2323:00
18/015466NANTES 2.043.27CAEN 3.9722:00
18/014613ATROMITOS ATHENS 1.593.60KERKYRA 6.6116:00
18/014349XANTHI 1.493.84IRAKLIS 1908 7.7318:15

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