Arsenal vs Watford EPL Betting Tips 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal (2-1-1, 5th in the English Premier League) are headed to Vicarage Road on Sunday where they'll meet Watford (0-1-3, 20th in the English Premier League). The goalkeepers expected to start are Bernd Leno for Arsenal and Ben Foster for Watford. Arsenal are at at -125 while Watford are at +375. The total is set at 2.5.
Arsenal comes into this matchup with a record of 2 victories, 1 draw, and 1 loss which is good for 5th in the English Premier League. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 6 goals which puts them at 5th in the league. Their goal differential is 0, which is good for 7th in the league. With regard to shots on target, they currently have a total of 22 which puts them at 5th in the league. As a unit, Arsenal has racked up a total of 38 fouls which means they have an average of 9.5 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 7 points for this year and they have an average attendance of 60,274.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Gunners. The forward from Gabon has played in 317 contests in the time he's played professional soccer and has played a total of 24,545 mins. Up to now, the 30-year-old has scored 174 goals and has had an assist on 47 goals. For his career he is averaging 77.4 minutes per game. Aubameyang has been a starter in 274 contests and has a total of 251 fouls over the course of that period. Concerning shots on target, Aubameyang has produced 460 which puts 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 scored 15 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which places him at 158th among active players in the league. He has played a total of 19,748 mins over the course of his professional soccer career which places him at 36th among active midfielders and is averaging 77.7 minutes per game which places him at 105th in the league. Over the course of his professional soccer career, he has connected on 86 shot on target which places him at 53rd among active midfielders.
The man protecting the net for the Gunners is Bernd Leno from Germany. He is 27 years old and has racked up 29,295 minutes protecting the goal for his career. Leno has conceded 1.24 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him sitting 14th among active goalies. During his career, he's allowed 402 goals. He holds a career save % of .692 which has him sitting 19th out of all active goalies.
Watford is the team that is standing on the other side of the pitch and for the 2019 season they sit with 0 victories, 1 draw, and 3 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 20th in the EPL with -6. They currently have a total of 2 goals for this season. Watford has a save % as a team of .619 which has them 15th in the EPL, meaning there could be plenty of chances to score if they attack the goal. They are averaging an attendance of 20,140 putting them at 19th in the EPL.
One of the guys to watch for the Hornets is Gerard Deulofeu. The 25 year-old has put 49 balls past the goalie in the time he's played professional soccer. He is 18th among active forwards in assists with 38 and has 159 shot on target. He has played a total of 12,622 mins and holds an average of 58.2 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this squad is Abdoulaye Doucouré. The midfielder from France has tallied 25 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which puts him at 49th among active midfielders. He also has totaled 186 fouls.
In net for the Hornets is Ben Foster who has had a rough career by surrendering 1.40 goals per 90 mins and that has him 19th in the Premier League. In the 35,193 mins he's played as a goaltender in his career, he's allowed 548 goals. His career save % is .715 which ranks him 13th out of all active goalkeepers in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Arsenal (-125) and over 2.5 total goals
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