Bet of the day: Newcastle to beat Blackburn and both sides score in Championship clash
Lee Gormley | 2 January 2017
Coral’s bet of the day
- Newcastle United sit top of the table while Blackburn Rovers are 22nd
- The hosts are three points adrift of safety after poor showings
- Rafael Benitez’s men have won four of their last five league matches
- The Magpies prevailed in the last away meeting at Ewood Park
- Blackburn are without a win in six Championship outings
Newcastle to beat Blackburn and both score 11/4
Coral’s latest bet of the day comes from a tasty Championship clash at Ewood Park as dominant league leaders Newcastle United look to extend the gap at the summit with victory over struggling Blackburn Rovers.
With such a contrast in form between these two sides, who sit at opposite ends of the second tier standings, Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle side can be backed at a promising 11/4 to triumph with both teams getting on the scoresheet (£20 max stake).
The Magpies have been surging ahead in their pursuit of Championship supremacy and an automatic promotion immediately back to the Premier League, so read on to find out exactly why they will overcome Blackburn today.
Toon to tame Rovers
Blackburn have been enduring a horrific run of form of late and look unlikely of getting out of their rut anytime soon, having now gone six Championship games without recording a single win.
This includes four straight defeats and two draws, though they have managed to find the target in five of those six winless outings, proving they can still cause Newcastle some problems defensively.
Meanwhile, the Toon are continuing to look like justified promotion favourites and sit atop the table at this stage of the current campaign. Blackburn are way down in 22nd position and are worryingly three points adrift of safety in the relegation places.
Benitez’s men have won four of their last five league matches, while the Northeast club prevailed on their last trip to Ewood Park.
All the signs are pointing to a Toon win with both sides scoring, so make sure to back this Newcastle matchday special on that outcome occurring today!