Wolverhampton Wanderers FC vs Watford EPL Betting Tips 1/1/2020
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
João Moutinho and Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (7-9-4, 7th in EPL) go to Vicarage Road on Wednesday where they'll meet Watford (3-7-10, 19th in EPL). The expected starting goalies are Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and Ben Foster for Watford. Watford are at at +200 while the Wolverhampton Wanderers are at +137. The over/under is set at 2.25.
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC comes into this match holding a record of 7 wins, 9 draws, and 4 defeats ranking them 7th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have converted a total of 27 goals which is 7th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +4, ranking them 8th in the EPL. When talking about shots on target, they currently have a total of 82 which is 12th in the EPL. As a unit, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC currently has a total of 222 fouls which means they are averaging 11.1 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 30 points for the season and they are averaging a crowd of 31,287.
João Moutinho is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Wolves. The midfielder from Portugal has appeared in 462 contests in the time he's played soccer and has played 38,280 minutes. Up to now, the 32-year-old has connected on 36 goals and has assisted on 79 goals. For his career he is averaging 82.9 minutes per appearance. Moutinho has started 432 contests and has racked up 394 fouls over that period. In the matter of shots on target, Moutinho has a total of 160 which has him sitting in 58th out of all players still active and 23rd among midfielders. Raúl Jiménez is another scorer to watch out for on the team from Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The 28-year-old from Mexico has scored 69 goals in his professional soccer career which has him ranked 35th out of active players in soccer. He has played 13,740 minutes in his professional soccer career which has him ranked 37th among active forwards and averages 58.7 minutes per game which has him ranked 255th in soccer. Over the course of his career, he has 202 shots on target which has him ranked 26th among active forwards.
The man in goal for the Wolves is Rui Patricio from Portugal. He has been on the field a total of 34,495 mins defending the net for his career. Patricio has surrendered an average of 0.91 goals per 90 minutes which has him sitting 4th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has given up 350 goals. He holds a career save percentage of .742 which has him sitting 4th among active goalies.
Watford will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the 2019 season they have 3 wins, 7 draws, and 10 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are sitting 19th in the league with -18. They have compiled a total of 15 goals for 2019. Watford has a save % as a team of .637 which has them ranked 15th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they attack the goal. They have an average attendance of 20,690 which puts them at 18th in the league.
One of the guys to keep an eye on for the Hornets is Troy Deeney. The 31 year-old has driven 145 balls past the man in net over the course of his pro soccer career. He ranks 4th among active forwards in assists with 61 and has connected on 389 shots on target. He has played 34,826 minutes and is averaging 73.6 minutes per appearance. Another one of the great players on this squad is Gerard Deulofeu. The forward from Spain has scored 52 goals in the time he has played soccer which is 34th among active forwards. He also has racked up 81 fouls.
In goal for the Hornets is Ben Foster who has had a rough career by giving up 1.41 goals per 90 mins and that has him ranked 23rd in the league. In the 36,633 minutes he's played over the course of his career, he's allowed 573 goals. He holds a career save % of .713 which places him at 14th among all goalies still active in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (+137) and over the total goals
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