Arsenal Visit Newcastle and Fight for a Spot that Leads to the UEFA Champions League on Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Newcastle vs. Arsenal - EPL Matchup - Team LogosNewcastle are hosts to Arsenal in the last round of the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday, May 19th, 2013 at St James' Park Stadium.

Everything has been more or less decided in the EPL except for who goes to the UEFA Champions League and who goes to the UEFA Europa League. The battle in the last round of the league will be among three London sides, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham who are occupying third, fourth and fifth place in the tables.

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If Arsenal can manage to beat Newcastle on Sunday, they will at least end the season in 4th place and earn a spot that leads to the UEFA Champions League. If Chelsea, who are two points ahead of Arsenal, lose their home match to Everton, then Arsenal can even end up being third. In the same time, Tottenham, who are one point behind Arsenal, will be hosts to Sunderland, hoping that the Gunners slip so they can take their place in the tables.

The third place in the English Premier league earns direct placement to the UEFA Champions League, while fourth place earns placement in the UCL third qualifying round. The fifth place in the EPL earns a spot in the UEFA Europa League group stage.

So what are the odds of Arsenal beating Newcastle on Sunday?

Newcastle 5/1
Draw 16/5
Arsenal 8/15

A $100 bet on Newcastle to win returns $500 in profit, while the same bet on Arsenal returns $53 in profit. Arsenal are huge favourites here.

Earlier in the season Arsenal beat Newcastle 7-3 at the Emirates Stadium, while last season at St James' Park the score was 0-0.

Arsenal are coming off a huge 4-1 win vs. Wigan while Newcastle most recently beat QPR 1-2.

All eyes in England will be on this match on Sunday. Hope you are able to tune in.