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Hartlepool vs Newport prediction, betting odds & free tips 21/02/2023

*These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Hartlepool and Newport are the opponents in the midweek match at the Suit Direct Stadium. The focus of this Hartlepool vs Newport prediction will be on this League Two encounter that may give both teams a sizable chance to move away from the relegation zone.

Hartlepool vs Newport – Free Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Hartlepool step into the encounter on the back of a 2-2 stalemate with Wimbledon. This was the third winless match for the team. Newport arrive into the match after a 1-1 draw with Walsall in the recent encounter.

Draw

The Hartlepool vs Newport prediction has witnessed a string of mediocre performances from both teams, who have struggled at the back. In the recent three encounters between the two teams, there have been a winner produced on either end. However, Newport are not a big choice for backing in away matches. Even at home, Hartlepool have only managed three victories from the 15 league encounters. The potential for a draw is quite high in this fixture.

Total goals under 2.5

The Hartlepool vs Newport odds have witnessed a string of high scoring games between the two clubs in recent meetings. There have been over 2.5 goals in four consecutive games between Hartlepool and Newport going back to 2016, but the two teams are likely to be very cautious about losing this game. As a result, they may go with a very cautious approach.

Both teams to score – yes

The likelihood for goals in this game is quite high but the two teams struggling at the back. The Hartlepool vs Newport prediction has witnessed goals on both ends in four consecutive games. The upcoming match should see no differences in this regard.

Team News, Analysis, and Preview of Hartlepool vs Newport Match

Hartlepool

Hartlepool are still nervously looking over their shoulder with Crawley just a point behind in the league table. A victory for Hartlepool in this fixture could put them somewhere away from the bottom two places. Manager Keith Curle has only managed three wins in the recent 12 matches against Newport. Tom Crawford and Rollin Menayese are the injury problems to consider ahead of the Hartlepool vs Newport lineups, while Mouhamed Niang is doubtful for the game.

They were let down by their defence in the 2-2 away draw with AFC Wimbledon. They accrued a two-goal advantage over their rivals but showed resilience in coming into the fixture. Daniel Kemp was their hero of the night with a brace. The 24-year-old forward reduced the deficit in the 71st minute and rose to the occasion in the sixth minute of added time. Given the resilience shown and the fact they earned a 2-3 victory over Newport in their last duel, they will feel confident in their abilities to earn a positive result.

Newport

Newport do have the big advantage of a sizable lead over the bottom two places by a decent margin. The Hartlepool – Newport match could end up stretching the lead even further. Manager Graham Coughlan has no injury problems in the squad and this should provide a sizable list of options.

Akin to Hartlepool, Newport also registered a draw in their last outing. They have impressed in recent outings as they are on a four-match unbeaten streak. Newport dashed Walsall’s ambitions in their last outing and will hope for a similar performance this time around. They went down in the tie after 22-year-old Isaac Hutchinson gave the Robins the lead. For Newport, Cameron Norman rose to the occasion as he equalized in the 78th minute to give them a point in the meeting.

Everything about Odds, Stats, and H2H Numbers for Hartlepool vs Newport

These are some of the best stats for the match along with the right tools to make you choose the best odds.

Head to Head

21/02/23

England League 2 England

gb

Hartlepool

Newport County

Newport County

0

1

17/12/22

England League 2 England

gb

Hartlepool

Newport County

Newport County

0

0

18/03/22

England League 2 England

Newport County

Newport County

gb

Hartlepool

2

3

12/11/21

England League 2 England

gb

Hartlepool

Newport County

Newport County

1

2

28/01/17

England League 2 England

Newport County

Newport County

gb

Hartlepool

3

1

Last Five - Hartlepool

20/04/24

England National League England

gb

Dorking Wanderers

gb

Hartlepool

3

4

W

13/04/24

England National League England

gb

Dag & Red

gb

Hartlepool

1

1

D

09/04/24

England National League England

Maidenhead Utd

Maidenhead Utd

gb

Hartlepool

3

1

L

06/04/24

England National League England

gb

Aldershot

gb

Hartlepool

0

2

W

01/04/24

England National League England

gb

Rochdale

gb

Hartlepool

1

1

D

Last Five - Newport County

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Bradford

Bradford

Newport County

Newport County

4

1

L

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

Newport County

Newport County

1

0

L

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Tranmere

Tranmere

Newport County

Newport County

2

1

L

09/04/24

England League 2 England

Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley

Newport County

Newport County

3

1

L

06/04/24

England League 2 England

Grimsby

Grimsby

Newport County

Newport County

1

0

L

FAQs on Hartlepool vs Newport game

Hartlepool vs Newport prediction

Where is the match going to take place? The Suit Direct Stadium

When will this match start? February 21, 2023 at 19:45 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Newport


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