Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur Expert EPL Picks Against the Spread 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is the venue where Harry Kane and Tottenham Hotspur (1-2-1, 9th in the English Premier League) will take on Crystal Palace (2-1-1, 4th in the English Premier League) on Saturday. The probable starting goaltenders are Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace and Hugo Lloris for Tottenham Hotspur. The line on this matchup has Crystal Palace coming in at +998 and Tottenham are priced at -324. The over/under has been set at 3.
Crystal Palace comes into this game holding a mark of 2 victories, 1 draw, and 1 loss putting them at 4th in the English Premier League. During the season thus far, they have scored a total of 3 goals which puts them at 18th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +1, putting them at 5th in the EPL. In discussing shots on target, they have earned a total of 14 which puts them at 12th in the EPL. As a group, Crystal Palace has earned a total of 60 fouls which means they are averaging 15 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 7 points for the 2019 season and they have an average crowd of 25,200.
Luka Milivojevic is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Eagles. The midfielder from Serbia has participated in 258 contests over the course of his career and has played a total of 20,228 minutes. Up to now, the 28-year-old has racked up 45 goals and has assisted on 20 goals. He has a career average of 78.4 mins per game. Milivojevic has been a starter in 229 contests and has totaled 294 fouls during that period. When discussing shots on target, Milivojevic has earned 117 which ranks him 87th when compared to all players still active and 39th among midfielders. Wilfried Zaha is another scorer to watch out for on the squad from Crystal Palace. The 26-year-old from England has a total of 45 goals in the time he's played soccer which has him ranking 59th when compared to active players in soccer. He has played a total of 23,592 minutes in the time he's played soccer which has him ranking 11th among active forwards and averages 76.8 mins per appearance which has him ranking 117th in soccer. In his career, he has totaled 185 shot on target which has him ranking 28th among active forwards.
Protecting the goal for the Eagles is Vicente Guaita from Spain. He is 32 years old and has racked up 21,185 mins defending the goal in his career. Guaita has allowed an average of 1.21 goals per 90 mins which has him placed 12th out of all active goalies. During his career, he has allowed 285 goals. His career save percentage is .718 which has him placed 11th among active professional goalies.
Tottenham Hotspur will be the team across the field and for the 2019 season they sit with 1 victory, 2 draws, and 1 loss. In the matter of goal differential, they are ranked 6th in the league with +1. They currently have a total of 7 goals for this season. Tottenham Hotspur has a save percentage as a team of .760 which has them sitting 4th in the league, meaning they are a tough group to score against. They are averaging a crowd of 59,826 which is good for 4th in the league.
One of the best players for the Spurs is Harry Kane. The 26 year-old has guided 142 balls into the back of the net over the course of his career. He is sitting at 49th among active forwards in assists with 17 and has produced 372 shots on target. He has played 18,010 minutes and holds an average of 75.7 minutes per game. Another player to watch out for on this team Christian Eriksen. The midfielder from Denmark has connected on 75 goals in his career which puts him at 10th among active midfielders. He also has committed 148 fouls.
In goal for the Spurs is Hugo Lloris who has had a solid career by allowing only 1.04 goals per 90 mins and that has him 6th in pro soccer. In the 41,238 minutes he's been on the field as a goaltender in his career, he's allowed 475 goals. He holds a career save % of .730 which puts him at 6th among active goalies in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Crystal Palace (+998)
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