Burnley vs Sheffield United EPL Tips 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
John Fleck and Sheffield United (3-4-3, 8th in EPL) play Burnley (3-3-4, 13th in EPL) at Bramall Lane on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The expected starting goalkeepers are Nick Pope for Burnley and Dean Henderson for Sheffield United. United are at at +129 while Burnley are priced at +240. The over/under has been set at 2.25.
Burnley steps onto the field holding a record of 3 victories, 3 draws, and 4 losses which is good for 13th in EPL. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 14 goals which has them at 8th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -1, which is good for 12th in the EPL. Concerning shots on target, they have compiled a total of 0 which has them at 13th in the EPL. As a group, Burnley has collected a total of 37 fouls which means they are averaging 9.4 fouls per contest. They have compiled a total of 12 points for the 2019 season and they have an average crowd of 20,577.
Ashley Westwood is a great player to watch for the Clarets. The midfielder from England has appeared in 347 games over the course of his pro soccer career and has played 28,126 minutes. During that time, the 29-year-old has connected on 21 goals and has assisted on 38 goals. For his career he is averaging 81.1 minutes per appearance. Westwood has started 317 games and has committed 269 fouls in the process. When looking at shots on target, Westwood has a total of 74 which ranks him 131st out of active players and 63rd among midfielders. Chris Wood is another player to keep an eye on for the team from Burnley. The 27-year-old from New Zealand has netted 111 goals in his career which is 14th when compared to all players still active in the EPL. He has played a total of 21,416 minutes in his career which is 16th among active forwards and averages 64.3 minutes per appearance which is 224th in the EPL. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has a total of 265 shots on target which is 18th among active forwards.
The man protecting the net for the Clarets is Nick Pope from England. He is 27 years old and has totaled 12,069 mins protecting the net for his career. Pope has allowed an average of 1.00 goals per 90 minutes which has him sitting 5th among active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has allowed 134 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .759 which has him sitting 3rd out of all active professional goalies.
Sheffield United will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the 2019 season they sit with 3 wins, 4 draws, and 3 losses. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 7th in the league with +1. They currently have a total of 7 goals for the season. Sheffield United has a save % as a team of .784 which has them sitting 1st in the league, meaning they are difficult to score against. They are averaging an attendance of 30,762 which is good for 13th in the league.
One of the scorers to keep an eye on for the Blades is John Fleck. The 27 year-old has fired 18 balls past the goalkeeper in the time he's played professional soccer. He is placed at 7th among active forwards in assists with 52 and has earned 169 shots on target. He has played a total of 27,413 minutes and has an average of 78.8 mins per appearance. Another name to know on this squad is Callum Robinson. The forward from England has netted 35 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranking 50th among active forwards. He also has committed 61 fouls.
In goal for the Blades is Dean Henderson who has had a good career by allowing only 0.86 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 3rd in the Premier League. In the 9,090 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he's given up 87 goals. His career save percentage is .770 which has him placed 1st out of all active goalkeepers in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+129)
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