Arsenal vs Sheffield United Soccer Betting Tips 10/21/2019
Monday, October 21, 2019
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal (4-3-1, 3rd in the Premier League) head to Bramall Lane on Monday where they'll take on Sheffield United (2-3-3, 13th in the Premier League). The expected starting goalkeepers are Bernd Leno for Arsenal and Dean Henderson for Sheffield United. Arsenal are at at -128 while United are at +352. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Arsenal comes into this matchup with a mark of 4 wins, 3 draws, and 1 defeat putting them at 3rd in the Premier League. So far this year, they have scored a total of 13 goals which has them at 4th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +2, putting them at 5th in the EPL. When discussing shots on target, they currently have a total of 39 which has them at 6th in the EPL. As a group, Arsenal has collected a total of 80 fouls which has them averaging 10 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 15 points for this season and they hold an average crowd of 60,301.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a great player to watch for the Gunners. The forward from Gabon has competed in 319 games in his career and has played a total of 24,725 mins. During that time, the 30-year-old has netted 177 goals and has had an assist on 47 goals. He has a career average of 77.5 minutes per appearance. Aubameyang has been a starter in 276 games and has totaled 254 fouls in the process. With reference to shots on target, Aubameyang has 464 which places him at 4th out of all players still active and 4th among forwards. Granit Xhaka is another player to keep an eye on for the team from Arsenal. The 26-year-old from Switzerland has a total of 15 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which has him sitting in 158th among active players in the Premier League. He has played 19,910 mins over the course of his pro soccer career which has him sitting in 36th among active midfielders and averages 77.8 minutes per appearance which has him sitting in 107th in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has produced 86 shot on target which has him sitting in 54th among active midfielders.
Protecting the net for the Gunners is Bernd Leno from Germany. He is 27 years old and has racked up 29,655 minutes defending the net over the course of his career. Leno has allowed an average of 1.24 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him ranking 16th out of all active goalies in EPL. During his time playing professional soccer, he's surrendered 407 goals. His career save % is .694 which has him ranking 19th out of all active goalies.
Sheffield United is the team standing on the sideline and for the 2019 season they sit with 2 wins, 3 draws, and 3 defeats. Concerning goal differential, they are sitting 12th in the league with 0. They have compiled a total of 5 goals for this season. Sheffield United has a save percentage as a team of .767 which currently has them ranked 1st in the league, meaning chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging an attendance of 30,759 which puts them at 14th in the league.
One of the scorers to remember for the Blades is Callum Robinson. The 24 year-old has fired 35 balls into the back of the net over the course of his pro soccer career. He sits at 47th among active forwards in assists with 18 and has produced 125 shots on target. He has played 10,297 mins and averages 62.0 mins per appearance. Another solid player on this squad is John Fleck. The forward from Scotland has scored 18 goals over the course of his career which places him at 60th among active forwards. He also has committed 311 fouls.
In net for the Blades is Dean Henderson who has played well in his career by surrendering only 0.87 goals per 90 minutes and that places him 3rd in the Premier League. In the 8,910 mins he has played in his career, he has allowed 86 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .769 which has him placed 1st out of all goalies still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+352)
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