Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur EPL Game Picks 9/28/2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is the venue where Harry Kane and Tottenham Hotspur (2-2-2, 7th in the English Premier League) will play Southampton (2-1-3, 13th in the English Premier League) on Saturday. The probable starting goalies are Angus Gunn for Southampton and Hugo Lloris for Tottenham Hotspur. Southampton are at at +926 while Tottenham are priced at -306. The over/under is set at 3.
Southampton steps onto the field holding a mark of 2 victories, 1 draw, and 3 losses ranking them 13th in the English Premier League. During the season thus far, they have racked up a total of 6 goals which ranks them 13th in the league. Their goal differential is -3, ranking them 15th in the league. When talking about shots on target, they have earned a total of 25 which ranks them 11th in the league. As a group, Southampton has obtained a total of 64 fouls which means they have an average of 10.67 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 7 points for 2019 and they are averaging an attendance of 30,793.
Danny Ings is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Saints. The forward from England has competed in 193 games in his career and has played a total of 13,537 minutes. During that time, the 27-year-old has racked up 56 goals and has had an assist on 18 goals. For his career he is averaging 70.1 minutes per game. Ings has been a starter in 153 games and has totaled 143 fouls over that period. Regarding shots on target, Ings has produced 188 which has him sitting in 44th among active players and 26th among forwards. James Ward-Prowse is another player to watch out for on the squad from Southampton. The 24-year-old from England has scored 18 goals over the course of his career which places him at 143rd among active players in the league. He has played 11,212 mins over the course of his career which places him at 72nd among active midfielders and averages 56.3 mins per appearance which places him at 262nd in the league. Over the course of his professional soccer career, he has earned 77 shots on target which places him at 59th among active midfielders.
The man looking after the goal for the Saints is Angus Gunn from England. He is 23 years old and has played a total of 5,760 minutes defending the net for his career. Gunn has given up 1.36 goals per 90 minutes which puts him at 17th out of all active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he's surrendered 87 goals. His career save percentage is .689 which puts him at 19th among active goalies.
Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to add points to their total and for the season they sit with 2 wins, 2 draws, and 2 defeats. In discussing goal differential, they are sitting 3rd in the EPL with +4. They currently have a total of 11 goals for the 2019 season. Tottenham Hotspur has a team save percentage of .789 which has them 1st in the EPL, which means they are a tough group to score against. They are averaging a crowd of 59,821 which puts them at 4th in the EPL.
One of the toughest players to defend for the Spurs is Harry Kane. The 26 year-old has fired 143 balls into the back of the goal in the time he has played soccer. He ranks 44th among active forwards in assists with 18 and has totaled 376 shots on target. He has totaled 18,185 mins and has an average of 75.8 mins per game. Another solid player on this squad is Christian Eriksen. The midfielder from Denmark has racked up 75 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which places him at 10th among active midfielders. He also has a total of 150 fouls.
In goal for the Spurs is Hugo Lloris who has had a solid career by giving up only 1.03 goals per 90 mins and that has him ranked 6th in the league. In the 41,328 mins he has played in his career, he's given up 475 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .731 which has him ranking 5th out of all active goalkeepers in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Tottenham Hotspur (-306)
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