Watford vs Sheffield United EPL Tips 12/26/2019
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Bramall Lane is the venue where John Lundstram and Sheffield United (7-7-4, 5th in EPL) will take on Watford (2-6-10, 20th in EPL) on Thursday. The probable starting goalies are Ben Foster for Watford and Dean Henderson for Sheffield United. United are at at -111 while Watford are at +353. The total opens at 2.25.
Watford comes into this match holding a mark of 2 victories, 6 draws, and 10 defeats which is good for 20th in EPL. During the season thus far, they have earned a total of 11 goals which is 20th in the league. Their goal differential is -21, which is good for 20th in the league. In the matter of shots on target, they currently have a total of 58 which is 20th in the league. As a team, Watford has obtained a total of 206 fouls which means they are averaging 11.4 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 12 points for the season and they are averaging a crowd of 20,617.
Will Hughes is one of the best players for the Hornets. The midfielder from England has appeared in 227 games over the course of his pro soccer career and has played a total of 16,656 mins. During that period of time, the 24-year-old has a total of 14 goals and has had an assist on 23 goals. For his career he is averaging 73.4 minutes per game. Hughes has started 194 games and has a total of 327 fouls over the course of that time. Regarding shots on target, Hughes has totaled 59 which puts him at 151st among all players still active and 72nd among midfielders. Gerard Deulofeu is another guy to keep an eye on for the squad from Watford. The 25-year-old from Spain has connected on 51 goals in his career which has him ranking 50th out of all players still active in the Premier League. He has played a total of 13,705 minutes in his career which has him ranking 36th among active forwards and averages 59.3 minutes per appearance which has him ranking 254th in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has a total of 175 shots on target which has him ranking 31st among active forwards.
In net for the Hornets is Ben Foster from England. He has played 36,453 minutes defending the net for his career. Foster has conceded 1.41 goals per 90 minutes which ranks him 23rd among active goalies in EPL. During his time playing professional soccer, he's given up 572 goals. He has a career save % of .713 which ranks him 15th out of all active professional goalies.
Sheffield United will be the team on the other side of the pitch and for the season they sit with 7 victories, 7 draws, and 4 defeats. In connection with goal differential, they rank 5th in the league with +6. They have compiled a total of 20 goals for 2019. Sheffield United has a save % as a team of .742 which is good for 3rd in the league, which means chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging a crowd of 30,863 which is good for 13th in the league.
One of the top players for the Blades is John Lundstram. The 25 year-old has driven 12 balls into the back of the goal in the time he's played soccer. He is 73rd among active midfielders in assists with 16 and has earned 50 shots on target. He has played a total of 15,842 minutes and holds an average of 75.8 minutes per game. Another good player on this team is David McGoldrick. The forward from Ireland has scored 100 goals in the time he's played soccer which has him ranking 15th among active forwards. He also has totaled 413 fouls.
In goal for the Blades is Dean Henderson who has had a good career by allowing only 0.85 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 3rd in pro soccer. In the 9,720 minutes he has played as a goaltender in his career, he's given up 92 goals. He's earned a career save % of .769 which puts him at 1st out of all active goalkeepers in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sheffield United (-111)
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