NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United reacts during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton FC at St. James Park on December 08, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

What odds a Newcastle United top half finish? Bookies back Magpies for Premier League flourish

Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United are riding the crest of a Premier League wave at present.

By Liam Kennedy
Thursday, 12th December 2019, 7:12 pm

Two wins in a week over Sheffield United and Southampton followed on from the late draw with top flight champions Manchester City taking United to the fringes of the Premier League top 10. At present Bruce’s Magpies sit 11th, outside the top half only on goal difference.

But can they make the jump into the top half? The bookies rate United, and a host of other team's chances.

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