Arsenal vs Chelsea EPL Tips 1/22/2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Stamford Bridge is the site where Mason Mount and Chelsea (12-3-7, 4th in EPL) will play Arsenal (6-10-6, 10th in EPL) on Tuesday. The goalkeepers expected to start are Bernd Leno for Arsenal and Kepa Arrizabalaga for Chelsea. The Pensioners are at at -166 while Arsenal are at +464. The over/under opens at 3.
Arsenal comes into this match with a mark of 6 wins, 10 draws, and 6 losses ranking them 10th in EPL. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 29 goals which has them sitting at 7th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -2, ranking them 9th in the EPL. Regarding shots on target, they have compiled a total of 84 which has them sitting at 14th in the EPL. As a group, Arsenal has collected a total of 243 fouls which means they have an average of 11 fouls per game. They have compiled a total of 28 points for the season and they are averaging a crowd of 60,278.
Alexandre Lacazette is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Gunners. The forward from France has appeared in 285 contests in the time he has played soccer and has played 20,682 minutes. During that time, the 28-year-old has scored 132 goals and has had an assist on 35 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 72.6 mins per game. Lacazette has been a starter in 236 contests and has committed 428 fouls over the course of that period. In discussing shots on target, Lacazette has 306 which has him ranked 16th when compared to all players still active and 13th among forwards. Lucas Torreira is another player to watch out for on the squad from Arsenal. The 23-year-old from Uruguay has a total of 10 goals in his career which has him ranking 203rd among active players in the EPL. He has played 11,487 mins in his career which has him ranking 74th among active midfielders and averages 76.6 mins per appearance which has him ranking 125th in the EPL. In the time he's played pro soccer, he has earned 34 shots on target which has him ranking 95th among active midfielders.
Looking after the goal for the Gunners is Bernd Leno from Germany. He has totaled 30,915 minutes in goal in his career. Leno has allowed 1.24 goals per 90 mins in his career which places him at 17th among active goalies. Over the course of his career, he has given up 427 goals. He has a career save % of .694 which places him at 23rd among active goalies.
Chelsea will be looking to get a victory in this matchup and for the 2019 season they have 12 wins, 3 draws, and 7 losses. in respect to goal differential, they currently sit 5th in the EPL with +10. They currently have a total of 39 goals for the season. Chelsea has a save percentage as a team of .554 which has them ranked 20th in the EPL, which means scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They are averaging an attendance of 40,551 which is good for 9th in the EPL.
One of the players to watch for the Blues is Mason Mount. The 20 year-old has drilled 22 balls into the back of the net in his professional soccer career. He ranks 78th among active midfielders in assists with 14 and has produced 70 shots on target. He has totaled 7,016 mins and is averaging 81.6 minutes per game. Another good player on this team is Tammy Abraham. The forward from England has connected on 66 goals in his career which has him sitting in 28th among active forwards. He also has committed 107 fouls.
In net for the Blues is Kepa Arrizabalaga who has had a solid career by surrendering only 1.18 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 12th in pro soccer. In the 15,155 mins he's played as a goaltender in his career, he's allowed 198 goals. His career save % is .703 which puts him at 21st out of all goalies still active in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chelsea (-166)
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