Newcastle United look to advance to the final for just the second time in club history when they host Southampton in the second leg of their semifinal matchup in the 2022-23 English League Cup on Tuesday. Newcastle's only previous trip to the final came in 1976, when they lost to Manchester City. The Magpies posted a 1-0 victory in the first leg against the Saints, who were defeated by Manchester United in their last final appearance in 2017.
Kickoff at St. James' Park is set for 3 p.m. ET. The Magpies are -285 favorites (risk $285 to win $100) in the latest Newcastle vs. Southampton EFL Cup odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Saints are +750 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +360 and the over/under for total goals is 2.5. (For more soccer coverage, click here)
Before you make any Southampton vs. Newcastle picks or English League Cup predictions, you NEED to see what SportsLine soccer insider Martin Green has to say!
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated almost $33,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season.
Green is 18-17 on his soccer picks in 2023 and went 23-23-1 on his World Cup selections. He also crushed his tournament predictions on the Early Edge. He backed the USMNT to advance (+100), Kylian Mbappe to win the Golden Boot (+900) and Netherlands, England and Argentina all to win their groups (+210) among his correct picks.
Green knows Newcastle climbed into the driver's seat with last week's first-leg victory as Joelinton scored his second goal of the tournament in the 73rd minute. The Magpies have been extremely strong defensively of late, posting clean sheets in eight of their last nine matches across all competitions. After allowing one goal against Tranmere Rovers in their first EFL Cup contest, they have kept Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Leicester City and Southampton off the scoreboard.
The expert also is aware that the Saints have surrendered only three goals over their first five contests in the EFL Cup. Che Adams is tied for the lead in the competition with four goals - half of the team's total. The 26-year-old forward has recorded the same amount of tallies in 19 matches for Southampton during Premier League play, while midfielder James Ward-Prowse leads the club with five goals and has scored once thus far in the EFL Cup.
Now, Green has taken an in-depth look at the Newcastle vs. Southampton match from every angle. We can tell you he is leaning Under on the goal total, but has also has two other CONFIDENT best bets and offers his full breakdown of the match. You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks and analysis before making any selections of your own.
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