Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 6/24/2020
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
St. James' Park
Jack Grealish and Aston Villa (7-4-17, 19th in EPL) host Newcastle United (9-8-12, 13th in EPL) at St. James' Park on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The expected starting goalkeepers are Martin Dúbravka for Newcastle United and Orjan Nyland for Aston Villa. Newcastle United are at at +121 while Aston Villa are at +185. The total is set at 2.5.
Aston Villa comes into this matchup with a record of 7 wins, 4 draws, and 17 losses which is good for 19th in EPL. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 33 goals which puts them at 12th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -22, which is good for 19th in the EPL. When discussing shots on target, they have compiled a total of 111 which puts them at 12th in the EPL. As a team, Aston Villa has earned a total of 315 fouls which means they have an average of 11.3 fouls per game. They have compiled a total of 25 points for the year and they are averaging a crowd of 41,661.
Jack Grealish is one of the players to keep an eye on for the Villains. The midfielder from Ireland has participated in 186 games in the time he has played soccer and has totaled 13,284 minutes. In that time, the 23-year-old has racked up 27 goals and has assisted on 25 goals. For his career he is averaging 71.4 mins per game. Grealish has started 144 games and has totaled 127 fouls over that period. In discussing shots on target, Grealish has a total of 83 which has him ranked 127th when compared to all players still active and 61st among midfielders. John McGinn is another guy to keep an eye on for the team from Aston Villa. The 24-year-old from Scotland has scored 24 goals over the course of his career which is 121st out of all players still active in professional soccer. He has played a total of 20,277 minutes over the course of his career which is 41st among active midfielders and is averaging 82.4 minutes per game which is 51st in professional soccer. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has totaled 132 shots on target which is 34th among active midfielders.
The man in goal for the Villains is Orjan Nyland from Norway. He has played a total of 11,965 minutes protecting the goal for his career. Nyland has conceded 1.33 goals per 90 minutes for his career which puts him at 22nd among active goalies. During his career, he's surrendered 177 goals. His career save % is .665 which puts him at 28th among active goalies.
Newcastle United is the team standing on the sideline and for the season they sit with 9 victories, 8 draws, and 12 losses. When it comes to goal differential, they are ranked 15th in the EPL with -16. They have a total of 25 goals for the 2019 season. Newcastle United has a save % as a team of .730 which currently has them sitting 7th in the EPL, which tells us they are a tough team to score against. They have an average attendance of 48,248 putting them at 7th in the EPL.
One of the scorers to remember for the Magpies is Joelinton. The 22 year-old has fired 26 balls past the goaltender in his professional soccer career. He is 54th among active forwards in assists with 15 and has connected on 90 shots on target. He has played a total of 9,418 minutes and is averaging 72.4 mins per appearance. Another player to keep an eye on for this team is Miguel Almirón. The midfielder from Paraguay has a total of 25 goals in his professional soccer career which has him sitting in 55th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 110 fouls.
In goal for the Magpies is Martin Dúbravka who has had an marginal career by giving up 1.23 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 17th in the Premier League. In the 16,560 minutes he has played over the course of his career, he's allowed 227 goals. He holds a career save % of .712 which has him placed 15th among active goalies in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Aston Villa (+185)
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