Wolverhampton Wanderers FC vs Norwich City EPL Point Spread Picks 12/21/2019
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Carrow Road is the venue where Teemu Pukki and Norwich City (3-3-11, 19th in EPL) will play Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (5-9-3, 8th in EPL) on Saturday. The goalies expected to start are Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and Tim Krul for Norwich City. The Wolverhampton Wanderers are at at +108 while the Canaries are priced at +249. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC comes into this match with a record of 5 wins, 9 draws, and 3 defeats which is good for 8th in EPL. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 22 goals which has them ranked at 9th in the league. Their goal differential is +3, which is good for 8th in the league. When looking at shots on target, they have compiled a total of 69 which has them ranked at 13th in the league. As a team, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has obtained a total of 198 fouls which has them averaging 11.6 fouls per contest. They have compiled a total of 24 points for the season and they are averaging an attendance of 31,237.
Raúl Jiménez is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Wolves. The forward from Mexico has appeared in 231 contests in the time he's played professional soccer and has played a total of 13,542 mins. During that time, the 28-year-old has a total of 67 goals and has had an assist on 30 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 58.6 mins per game. Jiménez has been a starter in 143 contests and has a total of 184 fouls over that period. Concerning shots on target, Jiménez has earned 200 which places him at 43rd out of all players still active and 26th among forwards. João Moutinho is another scorer to keep an eye on for the squad from Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The 32-year-old from Portugal has scored 36 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranked 79th among all players still active in professional soccer. He has played 38,010 mins in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranked 2nd among active midfielders and has an average of 82.8 mins per game which has him ranked 50th in professional soccer. In the time he's played pro soccer, he has 158 shots on target which has him ranked 23rd among active midfielders.
The man looking after the goal for the Wolves is Rui Patricio from Portugal. He has played a total of 34,225 mins defending the goal over the course of his career. Patricio has conceded 0.91 goals per 90 mins which has him ranked 4th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. During his time playing professional soccer, he has surrendered 346 goals. He has a career save % of .744 which has him ranked 4th out of all active goalies.
Norwich City will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the campaign they sit with 3 victories, 3 draws, and 11 defeats. When discussing goal differential, they are currently sitting 18th in the league with -17. They have earned a total of 18 goals for the year. Norwich City has a team save percentage of .657 which has them 14th in the league, meaning scoring chances could present themselves. They have an average attendance of 27,038 putting them at 16th in the league.
One of the top players for the Canaries is Teemu Pukki. The 29 year-old has put 127 balls past the goaltender over the course of his pro soccer career. He sits at 19th among active forwards in assists with 37 and has totaled 320 shots on target. He has played 21,642 mins and is averaging 66.6 mins per appearance. Another one of the great players on this squad is Marco Stiepermann. The midfielder from Germany has tallied 30 goals in his professional soccer career which ranks him 42nd 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 minutes and that ranks him 24th in the Premier League. In the 24,322 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he has given up 399 goals. His career save % is .681 which ranks him 24th out of all goalkeepers still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (+108)
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