Wolverhampton Wanderers FC vs Newcastle United EPL Point Spread Picks 10/27/2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
St. James' Park
Joelinton and Newcastle United (2-2-5, 18th in the Premier League) host Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (2-5-2, 13th in the Premier League) at St. James' Park on Sunday, October 27, 2019. The expected starting goalies are Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and Martin Dúbravka for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +205 while the Wolverhampton Wanderers are at +159. The O/U opens at 2.25.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC comes into this matchup with a mark of 2 victories, 5 draws, and 2 defeats putting them at 13th in the Premier League. So far this year, they have converted a total of 10 goals which is good for 13th in the league. Their goal differential is 0, putting them at 12th in the league. When talking about shots on target, they have a total of 2 which is good for 3rd in the league. As a team, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has compiled a total of 24 fouls which means they are averaging 10.89 fouls per contest. They have a total of 11 points for this season and they have an average attendance of 30,999.
Raúl Jiménez is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Wolves. The forward from Mexico has competed in 223 contests in his professional soccer career and has totaled 12,833 mins. During that period of time, the 28-year-old has connected on 64 goals and has assisted on 27 goals. He has a career average of 57.5 mins per appearance. Jiménez has been a starter in 135 contests and has racked up 175 fouls in the process. When discussing shots on target, Jiménez has totaled 187 which has him ranked 45th among all players still active and 27th among forwards. João Moutinho is another scorer to watch out for on the team from Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The 32-year-old from Portugal has scored 35 goals in his career which has him ranked 80th out of active players in professional soccer. He has played 37,290 mins in his career which has him ranked 3rd among active midfielders and has an average of 82.7 mins per game which has him ranked 50th in professional soccer. In the time he has played pro soccer, he has produced 155 shots on target which has him ranked 24th among active midfielders.
The man looking after the goal for the Wolves is Rui Patricio from Portugal. He is 31 years old and has totaled 33,505 minutes defending the goal for his career. Patricio has allowed an average of 0.91 goals per 90 minutes which puts him at 4th among active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he has given up 337 goals. He holds a career save % of .745 which puts him at 4th out of all active professional goalies.
Newcastle United is the team on the other side of the pitch and for the 2019 campaign they sit with 2 victories, 2 draws, and 5 losses. In connection with goal differential, they are currently sitting 18th in the EPL with -9. They currently have a total of 5 goals for 2019. Newcastle United has a save percentage as a team of .667 which is good for 13th in the EPL, which tells us there should be some chances to score. They have an average attendance of 46,577 ranking them 7th in the EPL.
One of the players to watch for the Magpies is Joelinton. The 22 year-old has drilled 26 balls into the back of the goal over the course of his professional soccer career. He is 57th among active forwards in assists with 13 and has totaled 81 shots on target. He has played 7,912 minutes and has an average of 71.9 minutes per appearance. Another player to watch out for on this team is Miguel Almirón. The midfielder from Paraguay has scored 23 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which is 58th among active midfielders. He also has committed 94 fouls.
In goal for the Magpies is Martin Dúbravka who has had an ok career by allowing 1.22 goals per 90 mins and that has him 13th in the Premier League. In the 14,760 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he has given up 200 goals. He's earned a career save % of .705 which puts him at 18th out of all goalies still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (+159)
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