Predictions 04-06.03.2023

Manchester City vs Newcastle | Premier League

04/03/2023 12:30

Prediction: 3-1

On Saturday, March 4, the big match between Manchester City and Newcastle will be staged for the twenty-sixth day of the Premier League. Guardiola keeps going after the leaders, Arsenal, who are two points ahead of him but have one game in hand.The home side are in good form and need to score points to try and clinch the title, but Newcastle are also hungry. The Magpies are fifth, four behind Tottenham, but have to recover from two games and therefore can get back into the race for qualification for the next Champions League.

Manchester City, who have not lost in five games and have won both the FA Cup (3-0 against Bristol City) and the league (4-1 against Bournemouth) after draws with Leipzig and Nottingham Forest, come out on top in this game. Newcastle, on the other hand, have lost their last two games, the Carabao Cup final with Manchester United and the Premier League match with Liverpool. Thus ended the unbeaten run of seven games in a row in all competitions.

  • Newcastle have lost all of their last two games.
  • Six of the last seven precedents have ended with the victory of the citizens.
  • The first leg ended 3-3; in the three previous matches between the two teams, the following scores arrived in favor of Manchester City: 5-0, 4-0, 4-3
  • Four of City’s last five home games have ended in over 2.5Guardiola’s team has the best attack of the tournament with 64 goals in 25 games.
  • Citizens have the best internal performance of the entire Premier League: 10 wins, one draw, and one defeat

Arsenal vs Bournemouth | Premier League

04/03/2023 15:00

Prediction: 3-1

After extending the standings to +5 points over Manchester City, Spanish coach Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal face Bournemouth at home in the 26th round of the Premier League. During the week, the Gunners made up for the seventh round match at home by overwhelming Everton 4-0 with braces from Gabriel Martinelli and goals from Bakayo Saka and Martin Odergaard.

The Londoners will look for a win in the match at the Emirates Stadium scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2023, against a rival who is in the penultimate place of the tournament with only 3 points over bottom side Southampton and who was overwhelmed 1–4 by Manchester City in the last round. For Gary O’Neil’s team, the flag goal was scored by Jefferson Lerma. In Arsenal, the injured players are Elnemy and Gabriel Jesus, while Tavernier and Kelly should be missing from Bournemouth.

  • Arsenal have won their last 3 games played in the Premier League.
  • Arsenal have beaten Bournemouth in their last 5 home games.
  • In the last 3 home games against Bournemouth, Arsenal finished ahead in the 1st half and then won the match.
  • Bournemouth has lost 7 of its last 8 away games in the league and the League Cup.

Liverpool vs Manchester United | Premier League

05/03/2023 16:30

Prediction: 0-0

Liverpool vs. Manchester United is the key match of the 26th day of the Premier League and will be played at Anfield Road. The hosts, coached by Juergen Klopp, are 10 points behind Erik ten Hag’s rivals and are currently sixth in the standings with 39 points. They recovered during the week against Wolverhampton Wanderers and won 2-0 thanks to goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah. The guests, on the other hand, are in third place but are 11 points behind the leaders. They defended their Champions League position and defeated West Ham United 3-1 at home in the last round, recovering from an early deficit and scoring through Alejandro Garnacho and Fred after an own goal leveled things.

Liverpool are on a positive streak after 4 games in the league with 3 wins and 1 draw, but what catches the eye most is the zero goals conceded in this short league window. The Reds will face a rival who, of all competitions, has won 4 games in a row, even if all these successes have come at Old Trafford. It should be noted that United have always scored at least 2 goals in the last 12 seasonal games between the league and the cups.

  • Liverpool have kept clean sheets in their last 4 league games, games in which they went unbeaten with 3 wins and 1 draw.
  • Manchester United have scored at least 2 goals in their last 5 league games and in 12 league and cup games overall.
  • There have been 5 over 2.5 in the last 5 official matches (6 if we also consider the match played in the summer not valid for any competition).
  • Manchester United have only lost 1 of their last 11 league games.
  • In the last 7 matches at Anfield Road, Liverpool have never lost.

Barcelona vs Valencia | La Liga

05/03/2023 15:15

Prediction: 3-0

Having won the first act of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Real Madrid, winning 0-1 at the Bernabeu with an own goal from Eder Militao, Xavi’s Barcelona returns to play at the Spotify Camp Nou for the match on the 24th day of La Liga, in which, on Sunday, March 5, 2023, they will meet Valencia starting at 16.15. The Blaugrana command the tournament with 7 points ahead of the aforementioned Real Madrid, and in case of success, they would further trouble Valencia, who are third from bottom in the standings.

However, the team coached by Rubén Baraja breathed a breath of fresh air in the last round by overcoming Real Sociedad 1-0 at home thanks to an own goal, and today they are just one point away from safety. Barça will be without their coach Xavi, who is suspended like Gavi, while Pedri and Dembélé are injured. Valencia is without Domenech, Nico Gonzales, Cavani, Marcos André, and José Gayà.

  • Barcelona has gone unbeaten in 33 of its last 37 games against Valencia.
  • There have been 6 Over 2.5 in the last 6 H2Hs at Camp Nou.
  • Valencia have lost their last 4 officials away games without scoring.
  • Barcelona are unbeaten in 7 official home games with 6 wins and 1 draw, and have always scored at least 2 goals in the last 3.