Leicester City vs Manchester United EPL Picks 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Paul Pogba and Manchester United (1-2-1, 8th in the English Premier League) play Leicester City (2-2-0, 3rd in the English Premier League) at Old Trafford on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The goalkeepers expected to start are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and David de Gea for Manchester United. Manchester United are at at -156 while Leicester are at +499. The total opens at 2.5.
Leicester City comes into this match holding a mark of 2 victories, 2 draws, and 0 defeats ranking them 3rd in the English Premier League. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 6 goals which puts them at 7th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +3, ranking them 3rd in the EPL. In the matter of shots on target, they have earned a total of 11 which puts them at 17th in the EPL. As a group, Leicester City currently has a total of 32 fouls which means they are averaging 8 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 8 points for this season and they are averaging a crowd of 31,814.
Jamie Vardy is one of the players to watch for the Foxes. The forward from England has appeared in 279 contests in his career and has totaled 21,888 mins. During that period of time, the 32-year-old has netted 134 goals and has had an assist on 44 goals. For his career he is averaging 78.5 minutes per game. Vardy has been a starter in 253 contests and has a total of 258 fouls over the course of that period. Regarding shots on target, Vardy has connected on 297 which places him at 15th when compared to all players still active and 12th among forwards. James Maddison is another guy to watch out for on the team from Leicester City. The 22-year-old from England has a total of 29 goals in his career which ranks him 97th when compared to all players still active in professional soccer. He has played a total of 9,538 mins in his career which ranks him 80th among active midfielders and is averaging 70.1 mins per appearance which ranks him 181st in professional soccer. In his professional soccer career, he has a total of 83 shots on target which ranks him 57th among active midfielders.
In goal for the Foxes is Kasper Schmeichel from Denmark. He is 32 years old and has racked up 41,684 minutes protecting the net over the course of his career. Schmeichel has surrendered 1.12 goals per 90 mins which puts him at 8th among active goalies in EPL. For his career, he has given up 521 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .726 which puts him at 7th out of all active goalies.
Manchester United is the team standing on the sideline and for the current year they sit with 1 victory, 2 draws, and 1 loss. Regarding goal differential, they are currently sitting 4th in the EPL with +3. They have compiled a total of 7 goals for the 2019 season. Manchester United has a team save % of .714 which has them 7th in the EPL, which tells us scoring chances may be limited. They are averaging an attendance of 73,537 ranking them 1st in the EPL.
One of the guys to keep an eye on for the Red Devils is Paul Pogba. The 26 year-old has guided 52 balls into the back of the goal in his career. He is placed at 13th among active midfielders in assists with 48 and has connected on 210 shot on target. He has totaled 18,132 mins and holds an average of 81.3 minutes per game. Another dangerous player on this team is Marcus Rashford. The forward from England has racked up 29 goals in his career which ranks him 54th among active forwards. He also has committed 70 fouls.
In goal for the Red Devils is David de Gea who has played well in his career by surrendering only 1.08 goals per 90 mins and that has him ranked 7th in pro soccer. In the 30,223 mins he has played over the course of his career, he's given up 363 goals. His career save % is .730 which places him at 5th out of all active goalkeepers in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Leicester City (+499)
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