Southampton vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC EPL Point Spread Picks 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Danny Ings and Southampton (2-1-5, 17th in the Premier League) head to Molineux Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (2-4-2, 11th in the Premier League). The expected starting goalkeepers are Angus Gunn for Southampton and Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. Southampton are at at +378 while the Wolverhampton Wanderers are at -121. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Southampton comes into this game holding a record of 2 wins, 1 draw, and 5 losses which puts them at 17th in the Premier League. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 8 goals which is 14th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -7, which puts them at 17th in the EPL. In discussing shots on target, they currently have a total of 34 which is 9th in the EPL. As a unit, Southampton has earned a total of 88 fouls which has them averaging 11 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 7 points for this year and they have an average attendance of 30,963.
Danny Ings is one of the players to watch for the Saints. The forward from England has participated in 194 contests in the time he's played soccer and has played 13,620 minutes. Up to now, the 27-year-old has racked up 57 goals and has had an assist on 18 goals. He has a career average of 70.2 minutes per game. Ings has started 154 contests and has racked up 143 fouls over the course of that time. With regard to shots on target, Ings has earned 189 which is 43rd when compared to active players and 25th among forwards. James Ward-Prowse is another guy to keep an eye on for the team from Southampton. The 24-year-old from England has tallied 18 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranked 144th among all players still active in professional soccer. He has played 11,302 minutes in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranked 71st among active midfielders and has an average of 56.5 mins per appearance which has him ranked 262nd in professional soccer. In his professional soccer career, he has 78 shots on target which has him ranked 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 totaled 5,940 mins in goal in his career. Gunn has surrendered 1.41 goals per 90 minutes which ranks him 21st among active goalies. During his career, he's surrendered 93 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .680 which ranks him 22nd out of all active goalies.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC is the team that is standing on the other side of the pitch and for the campaign they have 2 victories, 4 draws, and 2 losses. Concerning goal differential, they sit 14th in the league with 0. They currently have a total of 9 goals for this season. Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has a team save percentage of .645 which has them 13th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They have an average attendance of 31,020 which puts them at 12th in the league.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Wolves is Raúl Jiménez. The 28 year-old has drilled 63 balls past the goalkeeper in the time he's played soccer. He sits at 32nd among active forwards in assists with 25 and has connected on 186 shots on target. He has played 12,653 mins and averages 57.3 mins per appearance. Another one of the great players on this squad is João Moutinho. The midfielder from Portugal has scored 35 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 28th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 378 fouls.
In goal for the Wolves is Rui Patricio who has had a solid career by allowing only 0.90 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 4th in the Premier League. In the 33,415 minutes he's played in his career, he has surrendered 336 goals. He holds a career save % of .745 which places him at 4th out of all goalies still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Southampton (+378)
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