Tottenham Hotspur vs Norwich City EPL Point Spread Picks 12/28/2019
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Carrow Road is the venue where Teemu Pukki and Norwich City (3-3-12, 19th in EPL) will take on Tottenham Hotspur (7-5-6, 7th in EPL) on Saturday. The expected starting goalies are Paulo Gazzaniga for Tottenham Hotspur and Tim Krul for Norwich City. The Canaries are at at +400 while Tottenham are priced at -189. The O/U opens at 3.
Tottenham Hotspur comes into the game with a record of 7 victories, 5 draws, and 6 defeats ranking them 7th in EPL. So far this year, they have converted a total of 31 goals which is 5th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +6, ranking them 6th in the EPL. Regarding shots on target, they currently have a total of 78 which is 9th in the EPL. As a unit, Tottenham Hotspur has a total of 184 fouls which means they have an average of 10.2 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 26 points for this season and they have an average attendance of 59,642.
Harry Kane is one of the best players to watch for the Spurs. The forward from England has appeared in 251 contests over the course of his professional soccer career and has played 19,175 minutes. Over the course of that time, the 26-year-old has scored 148 goals and has had an assist on 19 goals. He's earned a career average of 76.4 minutes per game. Kane has started 214 contests and has totaled 228 fouls in that time. With regard to shots on target, Kane has connected on 385 which has him ranked 8th when compared to active players and 8th among forwards. Lucas Moura is another guy to keep an eye on for the team from Tottenham Hotspur. The 26-year-old from Brazil has a total of 48 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which puts him at 58th when compared to active players in the Premier League. He has played a total of 12,519 mins in the time he's played professional soccer which puts him at 41st among active forwards and averages 60.5 mins per game which puts him at 245th in the Premier League. In his pro soccer career, he has earned 128 shots on target which puts him at 44th among active forwards.
The goaltender for the Spurs is Paulo Gazzaniga from Argentina. He has totaled 7,900 mins in goal for his career. Gazzaniga has surrendered an average of 1.25 goals per 90 minutes which has him ranking 18th among active goalies in EPL. During his time playing professional soccer, he has given up 110 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .720 which has him ranking 9th out of all active goalies.
Norwich City is the team that is standing on the other side of the pitch and for the campaign they sit with 3 wins, 3 draws, and 12 losses. With reference to goal differential, they currently sit 19th in the league with -18. They have earned a total of 19 goals for 2019. Norwich City has a team save percentage of .651 which has them ranked 16th in the league, meaning scoring chances could present themselves. They have an average attendance of 27,039 which is good for 16th in the league.
One of the top players for the Canaries is Teemu Pukki. The 29 year-old has put 127 balls into the back of the goal in the time he has played soccer. He is 19th among active forwards in assists with 37 and has totaled 324 shots on target. He has played 21,732 minutes and averages 66.7 mins per appearance. Another name to know on this squad is Marco Stiepermann. The midfielder from Germany has connected on 30 goals in the time he has played soccer which has him sitting in 43rd among active midfielders. He also has racked up 341 fouls.
In goal for the Canaries is Tim Krul who has had a bad career by giving up 1.48 goals per 90 mins and that has him ranked 25th in pro soccer. In the 24,412 minutes he's been on the field over the course of his career, he has given up 401 goals. His career save % is .680 which places him at 24th among all goalkeepers still active in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tottenham Hotspur (-189)
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