Opta Stats: Newcastle United v Swansea City

Against no side have Newcastle played more Premier League home games without a win than they have against the Swans (3, level with Hull City). The draw is [3.35].

Swansea have won four and drawn one of their last five league clashes with Newcastle United. They are also priced at [3.35] to win.

Since John Carver took charge of Newcastle, only QPR (8) have won fewer points than the Magpies (9, level with Sunderland). Swansea are [2.34] in the Draw No Bet market.

Newcastle’s opening goal has come at a later time, on average, than the opener of any other side this term (52nd minute). The odds of the game being 0-0 at half-time are [2.6].

St James Park is the only Premier League ground yet to see a penalty awarded this season. Under 2.5 goals is [1.74].

Papiss Cisse has scored four goals in four Premier League apps against Swansea. With Cisse suspended, Swansea are [3.6] to keep a clean sheet.

Nathan Dyer has not scored or assisted a single Premier League goal in 15 appearances since December 2, 2014. Newcastle are [2.92] to keep a clean sheet.

Swansea’s last six Premier League away games have seen them alternate between wins and defeats – if this run was to continue, they’d win this match. They are [5.8] to win half-time/full-time.

Newcastle have lost their last three Premier League games at home – they haven’t lost four successive home games since February 2014. They are [1.72] in the Draw No Bet market.