Goodison Park hosts two teams with completely different ambitions in the final run-in. A win for Everton sees them leapfrog Leeds and Leicester out of the drop zone after their 1-1 draw, while Newcastle will look to put further distance to top 4 hopefuls Aston Villa, Liverpool, and Tottenham after their 6-1 destruction of the latter.
The stats below should assist you in picking your bet builder for the game with data to back each selection. Whether you’re looking at goals, passes, fouls, or any other betting market, delve into the top players for each metric below. My Stats Pack Guide provides further assistance to those new to the trade.
Player Shots and Shots on Target
Player Goals and Assists
Everton Cards and Fouls
Newcastle Cards and Fouls
My Bet Builder Picks of the Pack
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Everton vs Newcastle
Referee Andre Marriner averages 3.89 cards per game.
Everton average 2.25 cards received per game.
Newcastle opposition average 2.13 cards per game.
Everton’s position in the league means they have to force a result out of this game, with frustrations likely to mount.
Newcastle average 6.74 corners per game.
Everton concede 6.16 corners per game.
Doucoure is returning from suspension for his retaliation on Harry Kane.
He has it in his character for a late tackle to make his physical presence known.
He’s received 6 cards this season and commits 1.27 fouls p/90.
He’s committed at least one foul in his last 6 appearances, and 9 of his last 11.
His match-up with Bruno Guimaraes is interesting, who averages 2.70 fouls drawn p/90 and attempts 2.96 take-ons.
Similar to the cards backing, Everton need to come out all guns blazing with games running out.
Someone who is always value for a foul is Tarkowski.
He averages 1.12 fouls p/90, and has ended in the referee’s book on 6 occasions this term.
He’s committed at least 1 foul in 20 of his last 24 Premier League outings, including 3 in the reverse fixture.
He’ll need to deal with Alexander Isak who draws 1.11 fouls and attempts 3.70 dribbles p/90.