Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion EPL Picks 3/14/2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Alexandre Lacazette and Arsenal (9-13-6, 9th in EPL) are headed to Amex Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on Brighton & Hove Albion (6-11-12, 15th in EPL). The goalkeepers expected to start are Bernd Leno for Arsenal and Mathew Ryan for Brighton & Hove Albion. Albion are at at +257 while Arsenal are at +112. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Arsenal steps onto the field with a record of 9 victories, 13 draws, and 6 losses putting them at 9th in EPL. So far this season, they have earned a total of 40 goals which has them sitting at 7th in the league. Their goal differential is +4, putting them at 9th in the league. Concerning shots on target, they have compiled a total of 104 which has them sitting at 14th in the league. As a team, Arsenal currently has a total of 307 fouls which means they are averaging 11 fouls per contest. They have compiled a total of 40 points for the year and they are averaging an attendance of 60,279.
Alexandre Lacazette is one of the best players for the Gunners. The forward from France has played in 290 contests in the time he's played professional soccer and has totaled 20,971 mins. In that time, the 28-year-old has scored 134 goals and has assisted on 36 goals. For his career he is averaging 72.3 minutes per game. Lacazette has started 239 contests and has totaled 432 fouls over the course of that time. As to shots on target, Lacazette has totaled 307 which ranks him 16th among active players and 13th among forwards. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is another scorer to watch out for on the team from Arsenal. The 30-year-old from Gabon has scored 188 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which puts him at 4th out of active players in professional soccer. He has played a total of 26,489 mins in the time he's played professional soccer which puts him at 10th among active forwards and holds an average of 78.1 mins per game which puts him at 106th in professional soccer. In his professional soccer career, he has earned 481 shots on target which puts him at 3rd among active forwards.
In goal for the Gunners is Bernd Leno from Germany. He has played a total of 31,365 minutes minding the net for his career. Leno has conceded an average of 1.24 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him sitting 18th among active goalies in EPL. During his career, he's allowed 432 goals. He's earned a career save % of .695 which has him sitting 24th among active goalies.
Brighton & Hove Albion will be standing on the other sideline and for the 2019 season they sit with 6 wins, 11 draws, and 12 losses. In the matter of goal differential, they are currently sitting 12th in the EPL with -8. They have earned a total of 28 goals for the 2019 season. Brighton & Hove Albion has a save percentage as a team of .701 which has them 9th in the EPL, which means they are a tough team to score against. They have an average attendance of 30,358 which puts them at 14th in the EPL.
One of the guys to keep an eye on for the Seagulls is Pascal Groß. The 28 year-old has delivered 32 balls into the back of the net in the time he has played soccer. He is ranked 21st among active midfielders in assists with 41 and has earned 133 shots on target. He has played a total of 21,061 minutes and averages 76.9 mins per appearance. Another dangerous player on this team is Neal Maupay. The forward from France has connected on 63 goals in his professional soccer career which ranks him 30th among active forwards. He also has committed 240 fouls.
In goal for the Seagulls is Mathew Ryan who has had a good career by allowing only 1.16 goals per 90 minutes and that ranks him 11th in the EPL. In the 24,480 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he's surrendered 315 goals. His career save % is .717 which has him sitting 11th among active goalkeepers in the EPL.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arsenal (+112)
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