Manchester City vs Norwich City EPL Point Spread Picks 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Carrow Road is the site where Teemu Pukki and Norwich City (1-0-3, 19th in the English Premier League) will play Manchester City (3-1-0, 2nd in the English Premier League) on Saturday. The probable starting goalies are Ederson for Manchester City and Tim Krul for Norwich City. Man City are at at -557 while the Canaries are priced at +1454. The O/U opens at 3.75.
Manchester City comes into this game with a record of 3 wins, 1 draw, and 0 losses which is good for 2nd in the English Premier League. So far this season, they have converted a total of 14 goals which puts them at 1st in the league. Their goal differential is +11, which is good for 1st in the league. In the matter of shots on target, they have earned a total of 30 which puts them at 1st in the league. As a team, Manchester City F.C. has racked up a total of 50 fouls which means they have an average of 12.5 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 10 points for the year and they are averaging a crowd of 54,445.
Sergio Agüero is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Citizens. The forward from Argentina has appeared in 418 games over the course of his pro soccer career and has played 31,188 mins. During that period of time, the 31-year-old has scored 245 goals and has had an assist on 70 goals. He's earned a career average of 74.6 mins per game. Agüero has been a starter in 362 games and has totaled 402 fouls during that period. In terms of shots on target, Agüero has connected on 614 which ranks him 1st out of active players and 1st among forwards. Raheem Sterling is another player to keep an eye on for the squad from Manchester City. The 24-year-old from England has netted 71 goals over the course of his career which puts him at 34th when compared to active players in the league. He has played a total of 17,193 minutes over the course of his career which puts him at 28th among active forwards and averages 74.8 mins per game which puts him at 145th in the league. Over the course of his career, he has totaled 195 shots on target which puts him at 24th among active forwards.
Protecting the net for the Citizens is Ederson from Brazil. He is 25 years old and has played a total of 13,551 minutes minding the net over the course of his career. Ederson has given up 0.77 goals per 90 mins which puts him at 2nd among active goalies. Over the course of his career, he's allowed 116 goals. His career save % is .718 which puts him at 10th among active goalies.
Norwich City will be on the other side of the pitch and for the campaign they sit with 1 victory, 0 draws, and 3 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they rank 19th in the EPL with -4. They have compiled a total of 6 goals for 2019. Norwich City has a save % as a team of .615 which is good for 16th in the EPL, which tells us there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They are averaging an attendance of 27,046 which puts them at 16th in the EPL.
One of the scorers to remember for the Canaries is Teemu Pukki. The 29 year-old has guided 123 balls past the goaltender in his career. He sits at 20th among active forwards in assists with 35 and has totaled 308 shots on target. He has played a total of 20,478 mins and has an average of 65.6 minutes per game. Another name to know on this squad is Marco Stiepermann. The midfielder from Germany has tallied 30 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 39th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 332 fouls.
In net for the Canaries is Tim Krul who has had a bad career by giving up 1.47 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 20th in professional soccer. In the 23,332 minutes he has played in his career, he's given up 381 goals. His career save percentage is .680 which has him ranking 20th among all goalkeepers still active in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Manchester City (-557)
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