West Ham United vs Southampton EPL Betting Tips 12/14/2019
Saturday, December 14, 2019
St. Mary's Stadium
James Ward-Prowse and Southampton (4-3-9, 18th in EPL) play West Ham United (4-4-8, 16th in EPL) at St. Mary's Stadium on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The probable starting goalies are David Martin for West Ham United and Angus Gunn for Southampton. Southampton are at at -108 while West Ham United are at +294. The O/U has been set at 2.75.
West Ham United steps onto the field holding a record of 4 wins, 4 draws, and 8 losses putting them at 16th in EPL. So far this season, they have converted a total of 18 goals which puts them at 15th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -10, putting them at 17th in the EPL. When looking at shots on target, they have earned a total of 74 which puts them at 8th in the EPL. As a group, West Ham United has obtained a total of 173 fouls which means they have an average of 10.8 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 16 points for 2019 and they are averaging a crowd of 59,915.
Felipe Anderson is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Hammers. The midfielder from Brazil has participated in 188 games in his professional soccer career and has played 12,898 minutes. Up to now, the 26-year-old has tallied 34 goals and has had an assist on 32 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 68.6 minutes per game. Anderson has started 144 games and has a total of 172 fouls over the course of that time. Regarding shots on target, Anderson has earned 113 which has him sitting in 93rd out of all players still active and 43rd among midfielders. Sébastien Haller is another player to watch out for on the team from West Ham United. The 25-year-old from France has scored 75 goals in his career which has him ranked 32nd when compared to active players in the Premier League. He has totaled 15,387 mins in his career which has him ranked 33rd among active forwards and holds an average of 74.3 mins per appearance which has him ranked 149th in the Premier League. In his pro soccer career, he has earned 182 shots on target which has him ranked 30th among active forwards.
The man looking after the net for the Hammers is David Martin from England. He has been on the field a total of 30,771 minutes in goal over the course of his career. Martin has surrendered 1.17 goals per 90 minutes which ranks him 10th among active goalies. For his career, he has allowed 399 goals. His career save percentage is .704 which ranks him 19th out of all active professional goalies.
Southampton will be looking to add points to their total and for the 2019 season they have 4 wins, 3 draws, and 9 defeats. When discussing goal differential, they sit 19th in the league with -17. They have earned a total of 18 goals for this year. Southampton has a team save percentage of .568 which currently has them ranked 19th in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have an average crowd of 29,540 putting them at 15th in the league.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Saints is James Ward-Prowse. The 24 year-old has drilled 21 balls into the back of the net over the course of his career. He sits at 59th among active midfielders in assists with 20 and has produced 87 shots on target. He has played a total of 12,112 minutes and has an average of 58.0 minutes per game. Another one of the great players on this squad is Danny Ings. The forward from England has a total of 64 goals in his career which places him at 28th among active forwards. He also has a total of 155 fouls.
In goal for the Saints is Angus Gunn who has had a rough career by giving up 1.51 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 26th in the league. In the 6,120 minutes he's played over the course of his career, he has surrendered 103 goals. He's earned a career save % of .664 which puts him at 25th among active goalies in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take West Ham United (+294) and over the total goals
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