Bournemouth vs Burnley Expert EPL Picks 2/22/2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Dwight McNeil and Burnley (10-4-12, 11th in EPL) play Bournemouth (7-5-14, 16th in EPL) at Turf Moor on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The goalkeepers expected to start are Aaron Ramsdale for Bournemouth and Nick Pope for Burnley. Burnley are at at +110 while the Cherries are at +240. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Bournemouth comes into this match holding a mark of 7 wins, 5 draws, and 14 losses ranking them 16th in EPL. During the year thus far, they have scored a total of 25 goals which ranks them 15th in the league. Their goal differential is -14, ranking them 15th in the league. In connection with shots on target, they currently have a total of 83 which ranks them 15th in the league. As a group, Bournemouth currently has a total of 240 fouls which means they are averaging 9.2 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 26 points for this year and they are averaging an attendance of 10,498.
Harry Wilson is one of the best players for the Cherries. The midfielder from Wales has competed in 82 games in the time he's played soccer and has played a total of 5,812 minutes. Up to now, the 22-year-old has scored 29 goals and has assisted on 6 goals. He's earned a career average of 70.9 minutes per appearance. Wilson has started 69 games and has racked up 44 fouls in that time. In discussing shots on target, Wilson has earned 69 which puts him at 144th out of active players and 70th among midfielders. Joshua King is another scorer to watch out for on the squad from Bournemouth. The 27-year-old from Norway has connected on 51 goals over the course of his career which has him ranked 53rd among active players in the EPL. He has totaled 16,304 mins over the course of his career which has him ranked 31st among active forwards and is averaging 66.8 mins per appearance which has him ranked 208th in the EPL. In the time he's played professional soccer, he has earned 160 shots on target which has him ranked 35th among active forwards.
In net for the Cherries is Aaron Ramsdale from England. He has totaled 5,760 mins in net over the course of his career. Ramsdale has allowed 1.50 goals per 90 mins over the course of his career which has him ranking 28th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. For his career, he's surrendered 96 goals. His career save % is .551 which has him ranking 29th among active professional goalies.
Burnley will be standing on the other sideline and for the year they sit with 10 victories, 4 draws, and 12 defeats. When talking about goal differential, they are ranked 12th in the EPL with -9. They have compiled a total of 29 goals for the season. Burnley has a team save percentage of .649 which is good for 13th in the EPL, which tells us scoring chances could present themselves. They have an average attendance of 20,398 ranking them 19th in the EPL.
One of the guys to watch for the Clarets is Dwight McNeil. The 19 year-old has fired 4 balls into the net in the time he's played professional soccer. He is 86th among active midfielders in assists with 9 and has 14 shots on target. He has totaled 3,863 minutes and has an average of 82.2 minutes per appearance. Another player to watch out for on this squad is Ashley Westwood. The midfielder from England has netted 23 goals in the time he's played soccer which has him ranking 63rd among active midfielders. He also has totaled 280 fouls.
In net for the Clarets is Nick Pope who has had a solid career by giving up only 1.05 goals per 90 minutes and that ranks him 7th in the Premier League. In the 13,509 mins he has played in his career, he has allowed 158 goals. He has a career save percentage of .746 which has him ranked 4th out of all active goalkeepers in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Burnley (+110)
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