The Premier League is back in action this Saturday although Eddie Howe will have to wait another week to begin his reign on the Newcastle sideline. A positive Covid test will keep the new manager from making his debut.
- Brentford @ Newcastle United
- Current Records: Brentford 3-5-3; Newcastle United 0-6-5
What to Know
Newcastle United and Brentford have had some time off and are no doubt ready to hit the field. The Magpies will look to defend their home turf on Saturday against Brentford at 10 a.m. ET. Newcastle needs to shore up a defense that is allowing 2.18 goals per contest.
Two weeks ago, Newcastle and Brighton & Hove Albion ended up with a point apiece after a 1-1 draw.
Speaking of close games: Brentford lost 2-1 to Norwich City.
After unsatisfying finishes in their previous games, both teams are out for the full three points in this fixture.
How To Watch
- Who: Newcastle United vs. Brentford
- When: Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
- Where: St. James’ Park
- Online streaming: Peacock
- Caesars Sportsbook odds: Newcastle +160, Draw +235, Brentford +170
Featured Game | Newcastle United vs. Brentford
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last four years.