Watford vs Manchester City EPL Game Picks 9/21/2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sergio Agüero and Manchester City (3-1-1, 2nd in the English Premier League) host Watford (0-2-3, 20th in the English Premier League) at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The probable starting goalies are Ben Foster for Watford and Ederson for Manchester City. The odds on this game have Watford priced at +2918 and Man City are priced at -967. The over/under is set at 3.75.
Watford steps onto the field with a record of 0 victories, 2 draws, and 3 losses putting them at 20th in the English Premier League. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 4 goals which puts them at 19th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -6, putting them at 20th in the EPL. in respect to shots on target, they have compiled a total of 21 which puts them at 10th in the EPL. As a group, Watford has racked up a total of 63 fouls which has them averaging 12.6 fouls per contest. They have compiled a total of 2 points for the year and they are averaging a crowd of 20,547.
Gerard Deulofeu is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Hornets. The forward from Spain has appeared in 218 contests over the course of his pro soccer career and has played a total of 12,712 minutes. During that period of time, the 25-year-old has racked up 49 goals and has assisted on 39 goals. For his career he is averaging 58.3 minutes per game. Deulofeu has started 146 contests and has totaled 67 fouls over the course of that period. In the matter of shots on target, Deulofeu has 163 which has him ranking 53rd out of all players still active and 32nd among forwards. Abdoulaye Doucouré is another scorer to keep an eye on for the squad from Watford. The 26-year-old from France has racked up 25 goals in his professional soccer career which has him ranking 110th among all players still active in the Premier League. He has played 14,521 mins in his professional soccer career which has him ranking 61st among active midfielders and averages 77.7 mins per appearance which has him ranking 107th in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has totaled 87 shots on target which has him ranking 52nd among active midfielders.
The goaltender for the Hornets is Ben Foster from England. He is 36 years old and has racked up 35,283 minutes in goal in his career. Foster has allowed an average of 1.40 goals per 90 minutes which has him ranking 19th among active goalies. For his career, he's given up 550 goals. He has a career save % of .715 which has him ranking 12th out of all active professional goalies.
Manchester City is the team on the other side of the pitch and for the 2019 campaign they sit with 3 victories, 1 draw, and 1 defeat. Concerning goal differential, they are sitting 2nd in the league with +10. They have earned a total of 16 goals for the season. Manchester City F.C. has a team save percentage of .625 which has them sitting 15th in the league, which means there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They are averaging an attendance of 54,445 putting them at 5th in the league.
One of the scorers to watch for the Citizens is Sergio Agüero. The 31 year-old has driven 246 balls past the goalie in his career. He is ranked 3rd among active forwards in assists with 70 and has 616 shots on target. He has totaled 31,278 mins and averages 74.6 mins per game. Another good player on this squad is Raheem Sterling. The forward from England has scored 71 goals in the time he's played soccer which is 24th among active forwards. He also has committed 273 fouls.
In goal for the Citizens is Ederson who has had a solid career by surrendering only 0.79 goals per 90 mins and that has him 2nd in the league. In the 13,641 minutes he has played as a goaltender in his career, he has given up 119 goals. He has a career save percentage of .713 which has him ranked 13th among active goalkeepers in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Manchester City (-967)
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