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Manchester City - Newcastle: How to watch, start time, stream, odds, prediction

The ProSoccerTalk crew looks ahead to the Premier League's most intriguing holiday fixtures, from Leicester City-Man U on Boxing Day to Chelsea-Man City on Jan. 3.

Manchester City - Newcastle: City can run its unbeaten Premier League run to six with a win over struggling Newcastle United on Saturday (start time 3pm ET on NBCSN online via

The Citizens blasted Arsenal 4-1 in the League Cup on Tuesday after slipping past Southampton 1-0 at the weekend. City has won its last 11 home PL dates with Newcastle.


Newcastle, meanwhile, is without two massive pieces due to ongoing COVID-19 battles for Jamaal Lascelles and Allan Saint-Maximin. The Magpies lost 1-0 to Championship side Brentford in League Cup action on Tuesday.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this clash between City and the Magpies.

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Team news

Man City is without Gabriel Jesus and Eric Garcia.

Newcastle is going back to five at the back for this one, as Federico Fernandez will lead a team without Javi Manquillo, Jonjo Shelvey, and Martin Dubravka in addition to Saint-Maximin and Lascelles. Callum Wilson and Jamal Lewis start on the bench.

Odds and ends (full odds provided by our partner, PointsBet)

Man City is an overwhelming favorite to win at -1000, with a draw a long shot itself at +800. A Newcastle win would provide a +1800 return.

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Is there any way to imagine Newcastle plucking a point, let alone three, from the Etihad? We’ll hear any argument but it sure seems unlikely that this isn’t a day for City to break out the big numbers. Man City 4-0 Newcastle.

How to watch Manchester City - Newcastle, stream and start time

Kick off: 3pm ET Saturday
TV Channel: NBCSN
Online: Stream via

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