Leicester City vs West Ham United Soccer Betting Tips 12/28/2019
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Sébastien Haller and West Ham United (5-4-8, 16th in EPL) host Leicester City (12-3-3, 2nd in EPL) at London Stadium on Saturday, December 28, 2019. The goalies expected to start are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and Roberto for West Ham United. Leicester are at at -120 while West Ham United are at +275. The O/U is set at 3.
Leicester City steps onto the field holding a mark of 12 wins, 3 draws, and 3 losses putting them at 2nd in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 39 goals which ranks 3rd in the EPL. Their goal differential is +27, putting them at 3rd in the EPL. When talking about shots on target, they have compiled a total of 93 which ranks 5th in the EPL. As a group, Leicester City has earned a total of 189 fouls which has them averaging 10.5 fouls per game. They have compiled a total of 39 points for the year and they have an average crowd of 32,027.
Jamie Vardy is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Foxes. The forward from England has participated in 293 games in his career and has totaled 23,148 mins. Up to now, the 32-year-old has tallied 148 goals and has assisted on 46 goals. He's earned a career average of 79.0 mins per game. Vardy has been a starter in 267 games and has a total of 269 fouls during that period. When discussing shots on target, Vardy has connected on 322 which has him ranked 14th out of active players and 11th among forwards. James Maddison is another player to watch out for on the team from Leicester City. The 22-year-old from England has tallied 34 goals in his career which puts him at 86th among active players in the Premier League. He has played a total of 10,687 minutes in his career which puts him at 79th among active midfielders and holds an average of 71.7 minutes per game which puts him at 169th in the Premier League. In the time he has played pro soccer, he has produced 94 shots on target which puts him at 50th among active midfielders.
Protecting the net for the Foxes is Kasper Schmeichel from Denmark. He has played a total of 42,944 minutes minding the goal for his career. Schmeichel has conceded 1.11 goals per 90 minutes which has him ranking 8th out of all active goalies. During his career, he's allowed 532 goals. He has a career save percentage of .727 which has him ranking 7th out of all active professional goalies.
West Ham United will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the campaign they have 5 wins, 4 draws, and 8 defeats. In discussing goal differential, they are currently sitting 17th in the league with -9. They have a total of 19 goals for this season. West Ham United has a team save percentage of .705 which has them sitting 10th in the league, meaning scoring opportunities may be scarce. They have an average attendance of 59,915 putting them at 3rd in the league.
One of the guys to keep an eye on for the Hammers is Sébastien Haller. The 25 year-old has guided 76 balls past the goalkeeper in his professional soccer career. He is placed at 29th among active forwards in assists with 30 and has 185 shots on target. He has played a total of 15,466 minutes and is averaging 74.4 minutes per appearance. Another dangerous player on this squad is Felipe Anderson. The midfielder from Brazil has connected on 34 goals in his career which puts him at 34th among active midfielders. He also has a total of 172 fouls.
In goal for the Hammers is Roberto who has played well in his career by allowing only 1.18 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 12th in the league. In the 24,572 minutes he has been on the field as a goaltender in his career, he's surrendered 322 goals. He's earned a career save % of .714 which has him sitting 14th out of all goalkeepers still active in the league.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take West Ham United (+275)
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