Bournemouth vs Norwich City EPL Point Spread Picks 1/18/2020
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Ryan Fraser and Bournemouth (5-5-12, 19th in EPL) travel to Carrow Road on Saturday where they'll take on Norwich City (3-5-14, 20th in EPL). The probable starting goalies are Aaron Ramsdale for Bournemouth and Tim Krul for Norwich City. The odds on this matchup have Bournemouth priced at +225 and the Canaries are priced at +115. The O/U has been set at 2.75.
Bournemouth comes into this match holding a record of 5 wins, 5 draws, and 12 defeats which puts them at 19th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 20 goals which has them ranked at 18th in the league. Their goal differential is -15, which puts them at 19th in the league. in respect to shots on target, they have a total of 69 which has them ranked at 17th in the league. As a team, Bournemouth has compiled a total of 203 fouls which has them averaging 9.2 fouls per contest. They have a total of 20 points for 2019 and they have an average attendance of 10,517.
Ryan Fraser is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Cherries. The midfielder from Scotland has played in 215 contests in the time he has played soccer and has played 13,543 minutes. During that time, the 25-year-old has tallied 24 goals and has assisted on 34 goals. He's earned a career average of 63.0 mins per appearance. Fraser has been a starter in 149 contests and has a total of 83 fouls over that period. In respect to shots on target, Fraser has earned 107 which puts him at 98th out of all players still active and 45th among midfielders. Callum Wilson is another player to watch out for on the team from Bournemouth. The 27-year-old from England has tallied 82 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 30th when compared to all players still active in professional soccer. He has totaled 17,604 minutes over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 29th among active forwards and is averaging 77.9 mins per game which puts him at 108th in professional soccer. Over the course of his professional soccer career, he has totaled 213 shots on target which puts him at 23rd among active forwards.
The goalie for the Cherries is Aaron Ramsdale from England. He has been on the field a total of 5,400 minutes in goal in his career. Ramsdale has conceded an average of 1.52 goals per 90 minutes in his career which has him ranking 28th among active goalies in the Premier League. During his career, he's surrendered 91 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .531 which has him ranking 28th among active professional goalies.
Norwich City will be on the other side of the pitch and for the season they sit with 3 wins, 5 draws, and 14 losses. in respect to goal differential, they are ranked 20th in the league with -23. They currently have a total of 21 goals for this year. Norwich City has a team save % of .605 which has them sitting 18th in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have an average crowd of 27,041 which is good for 16th in the league.
One of the guys to keep an eye on for the Canaries is Max Aarons. The 19 year-old has put 2 balls past the man in net in his career. He is sitting at 93rd among active midfielders in assists with 6 and has connected on 10 shots on target. He has totaled 5,465 minutes and averages 89.6 mins per game. Another dangerous player on this squad is Teemu Pukki. The forward from Finland has connected on 127 goals in the time he's played soccer which has him ranked 10th among active forwards. He also has a total of 230 fouls.
In goal for the Canaries is Tim Krul who has had a bad career by surrendering 1.49 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 26th in pro soccer. In the 24,772 mins he's played in his career, he has given up 409 goals. His career save % is .677 which places him at 25th among active goalies in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Bournemouth (+225)
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