Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur EPL Tips 12/7/2019
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Harry Kane and Tottenham Hotspur (5-5-4, 5th in EPL) play Burnley (5-3-6, 10th in EPL) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The goalies expected to start are Nick Pope for Burnley and Paulo Gazzaniga for Tottenham Hotspur. Tottenham are at at -287 while Burnley are priced at +836. The O/U is set at 3.
Burnley steps onto the field holding a mark of 5 victories, 3 draws, and 6 defeats putting them at 10th in EPL. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 19 goals which has them sitting at 8th in the EPL. Their goal differential is 0, putting them at 9th in the EPL. In connection with shots on target, they currently have a total of 58 which has them sitting at 12th in the EPL. As a unit, Burnley has obtained a total of 149 fouls which means they are averaging 10.6 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 18 points for the year and they have an average crowd of 20,422.
Ashley Barnes is one of the best players for the Clarets. The forward from Austria has played in 371 contests over the course of his career and has played a total of 24,078 minutes. Over the course of that time, the 29-year-old has connected on 95 goals and has had an assist on 22 goals. For his career he is averaging 64.9 mins per appearance. Barnes has started 267 contests and has committed 527 fouls over the course of that time. In terms of shots on target, Barnes has a total of 255 which is 28th out of all players still active and 19th among forwards. Ashley Westwood is another guy to watch out for on the squad from Burnley. The 29-year-old from England has a total of 21 goals in his career which has him sitting in 134th when compared to active players in soccer. He has played a total of 28,396 minutes in his career which has him sitting in 12th among active midfielders and has an average of 81.1 mins per appearance which has him sitting in 74th in soccer. In the time he has played pro soccer, he has 74 shots on target which has him sitting in 64th among active midfielders.
Protecting the goal for the Clarets is Nick Pope from England. He has totaled 12,429 minutes minding the net in his career. Pope has allowed 1.01 goals per 90 mins which has him ranking 5th among active goalies in EPL. During his time playing professional soccer, he's given up 139 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .757 which has him ranking 3rd out of all active goalies.
Tottenham Hotspur will be on the other side of the pitch and for the 2019 season they sit with 5 wins, 5 draws, and 4 defeats. With reference to goal differential, they rank 7th in the EPL with +3. They currently have a total of 23 goals for the season. Tottenham Hotspur has a team save % of .750 which has them 3rd in the EPL, which tells us chances to score may be limited. They have an average crowd of 59,610 ranking them 4th in the EPL.
One of the guys to remember for the Spurs is Harry Kane. The 26 year-old has put 146 balls past the goaltender in his career. He is placed at 48th among active forwards in assists with 18 and has totaled 381 shots on target. He has played 18,815 mins and holds an average of 76.2 mins per appearance. Another player to watch out for on this team is Lucas Moura. The forward from Brazil has a total of 46 goals in the time he has played soccer which has him ranking 41st among active forwards. He also has racked up 148 fouls.
In net for the Spurs is Paulo Gazzaniga who has had an average career by surrendering 1.25 goals per 90 mins and that has him 17th in the Premier League. In the 7,540 mins he has played over the course of his career, he's allowed 105 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .721 which places him at 9th among all goalkeepers still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tottenham Hotspur (-287)
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