Arsenal vs Southampton Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 6/25/2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020
St. Mary's Stadium
St. Mary's Stadium is the venue where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal (9-13-8, 10th in EPL) will play Southampton (11-4-15, 14th in EPL) on Thursday. The probable starting goaltenders are Alex McCarthy for Southampton and Emiliano Martínez for Arsenal. Southampton are at at +188 while Arsenal are at +137. The total is set at 2.5.
Arsenal comes into this game with a mark of 9 victories, 13 draws, and 8 defeats which is good for 10th in EPL. So far this year, they have converted a total of 41 goals which has them ranked at 7th in the league. Their goal differential is 0, which is good for 9th in the league. With reference to shots on target, they currently have a total of 110 which has them ranked at 13th in the league. As a group, Arsenal has obtained a total of 322 fouls which has them averaging 10.7 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 40 points for 2020 and they are averaging a crowd of 60,279.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Gunners. The forward from Gabon has appeared in 341 games in the time he has played soccer and has played 26,668 mins. In that time, the 30-year-old has netted 188 goals and has assisted on 48 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 78.2 minutes per game. Aubameyang has started 298 games and has a total of 265 fouls over the course of that time. With reference to shots on target, Aubameyang has produced 484 which places him at 3rd when compared to active players and 3rd among forwards. Alexandre Lacazette is another scorer to keep an eye on for the team from Arsenal. The 28-year-old from France has scored 134 goals in the time he has played soccer which has him ranking 9th when compared to all players still active in the Premier League. He has played 21,069 mins in the time he has played soccer which has him ranking 19th among active forwards and has an average of 72.2 mins per game which has him ranking 167th in the Premier League. In his career, he has a total of 309 shots on target which has him ranking 13th among active forwards.
In goal for the Gunners is Emiliano Martínez from Argentina. He has totaled 5,539 mins minding the net for his career. Martinez has conceded 1.35 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him ranking 25th out of all active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he has given up 83 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .707 which has him ranking 19th among active goalies.
Southampton is the team looking to add points to their total and for the 2020 season they sit with 11 victories, 4 draws, and 15 defeats. Concerning goal differential, they are currently ranked 15th in the league with -14. They have compiled a total of 38 goals for the year. Southampton has a team save % of .642 which is good for 18th in the league, meaning there should be some chances to score. They are averaging a crowd of 29,675 which is good for 15th in the league.
One of the top players for the Saints is Danny Ings. The 27 year-old has guided 71 balls into the net in the time he's played professional soccer. He is 48th among active forwards in assists with 19 and has connected on 215 shots on target. He has played a total of 15,341 minutes and averages 70.7 minutes per game. Another one of the great players on this squad is James Ward-Prowse. The midfielder from England has netted 21 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 67th among active midfielders. He also has a total of 177 fouls.
In goal for the Saints is Alex McCarthy who has had a tough career by surrendering 1.42 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 28th in the Premier League. In the 18,830 mins he's been on the field in his career, he's surrendered 297 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .706 which puts him at 21st out of all goalkeepers still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Southampton (+188)
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