Aston Villa vs Watford EPL Betting Tips 12/28/2019
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Vicarage Road is the site where Gerard Deulofeu and Watford (2-6-10, 20th in EPL) will play Aston Villa (4-3-11, 18th in EPL) on Saturday. The probable starting goaltenders are Tom Heaton for Aston Villa and Ben Foster for Watford. The odds on this contest have Aston Villa priced at +240 and Watford are at +110. The O/U has been set at 2.75.
Aston Villa comes into this matchup with a record of 4 victories, 3 draws, and 11 losses which is good for 18th in EPL. So far this year, they have converted a total of 24 goals which puts them at 7th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -9, which is good for 15th in the EPL. in respect to shots on target, they currently have a total of 86 which puts them at 6th in the EPL. As a unit, Aston Villa currently has a total of 208 fouls which has them averaging 11.6 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 15 points for 2019 and they are averaging an attendance of 41,749.
Jack Grealish is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Villains. The midfielder from Ireland has appeared in 176 games over the course of his professional soccer career and has played 12,385 mins. In that time, the 23-year-old has scored 25 goals and has assisted on 23 goals. He's earned a career average of 70.4 mins per appearance. Grealish has been a starter in 134 games and has committed 120 fouls in the process. When looking at shots on target, Grealish has earned 80 which ranks him 128th out of active players and 61st among midfielders. Wesley Moraes is another guy to watch out for on the team from Aston Villa. The 22-year-old from Brazil has racked up 33 goals in the time he's played soccer which places him at 89th when compared to all players still active in professional soccer. He has played a total of 7,500 mins in the time he's played soccer which places him at 67th among active forwards and has an average of 65.2 minutes per game which places him at 219th in professional soccer. In his professional soccer career, he has a total of 66 shots on target which places him at 60th among active forwards.
Protecting the goal for the Villains is Tom Heaton from England. He has played a total of 30,460 mins protecting the net for his career. Heaton has conceded 1.24 goals per 90 minutes which has him ranked 16th among active goalies. During his career, he has allowed 421 goals. His career save % is .717 which has him ranked 11th out of all active goalies.
Watford will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the campaign they sit with 2 wins, 6 draws, and 10 losses. In connection with goal differential, they are currently sitting 20th in the EPL with -21. They currently have a total of 11 goals for the season. Watford has a save percentage as a team of .656 which has them ranked 14th in the EPL, which means there should be some chances to score. They are averaging an attendance of 20,617 which puts them at 18th in the EPL.
One of the best players for the Hornets is Gerard Deulofeu. The 25 year-old has drilled 51 balls into the net in the time he's played professional soccer. He sits at 17th among active forwards in assists with 40 and has a total of 175 shots on target. He has played 13,705 minutes and is averaging 59.3 mins per appearance. Another name to know on this squad is Will Hughes. The midfielder from England has a total of 14 goals in the time he's played soccer which has him ranking 77th among active midfielders. He also has a total of 327 fouls.
In net for the Hornets is Ben Foster who has had a rough career by giving up 1.41 goals per 90 mins and that places him 23rd in the Premier League. In the 36,453 minutes he's played in his career, he's surrendered 572 goals. He has a career save percentage of .713 which places him at 15th out of all goalkeepers still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Aston Villa (+240) and over the total goals
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