Brighton & Hove Albion vs Sheffield United EPL Tips 2/22/2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020
John Lundstram and Sheffield United (10-9-7, 6th in EPL) host Brighton & Hove Albion (6-9-11, 15th in EPL) at Bramall Lane on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The expected starting goalkeepers are Mathew Ryan for Brighton & Hove Albion and Dean Henderson for Sheffield United. The line on this game has Brighton & Hove Albion priced at +268 and United are at +103. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Brighton & Hove Albion steps onto the field with a mark of 6 victories, 9 draws, and 11 defeats which is good for 15th in EPL. So far this year, they have scored a total of 27 goals which ranks them 14th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -7, which is good for 11th in the EPL. Concerning shots on target, they currently have a total of 105 which ranks them 11th in the EPL. As a group, Brighton & Hove Albion has compiled a total of 267 fouls which means they have an average of 10.3 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 27 points for this season and they are averaging a crowd of 30,376.
Pascal Groß is one of the players to watch for the Seagulls. The midfielder from Germany has participated in 274 games over the course of his professional soccer career and has played 21,061 mins. During that time, the 28-year-old has a total of 32 goals and has had an assist on 41 goals. He's earned a career average of 76.9 mins per appearance. Groß has been a starter in 246 games and has committed 209 fouls during that period. Concerning shots on target, Groß has earned 133 which ranks him 77th among active players and 33rd among midfielders. Neal Maupay is another scorer to keep an eye on for the squad from Brighton & Hove Albion. The 22-year-old from France has tallied 62 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which is 44th when compared to all players still active in the EPL. He has played a total of 12,087 mins over the course of his pro soccer career which is 44th among active forwards and has an average of 61.4 mins per appearance which is 238th in the EPL. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has totaled 174 shots on target which is 33rd among active forwards.
The goalie for the Seagulls is Mathew Ryan from Australia. He has been on the field a total of 24,390 mins defending the goal for his career. Ryan has given up an average of 1.16 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him ranked 10th out of all active goalies in EPL. Over the course of his career, he has given up 314 goals. His career save percentage is .717 which has him ranked 9th among active professional goalies.
Sheffield United is the team standing on the sideline and for the current year they have 10 wins, 9 draws, and 7 defeats. With reference to goal differential, they are sitting 7th in the league with +4. They have compiled a total of 25 goals for the year. Sheffield United has a team save percentage of .736 which currently has them sitting 2nd in the league, which tells us chances to score may be limited. They have an average crowd of 30,751 putting them at 13th in the league.
One of the guys to watch for the Blades is John Lundstram. The 25 year-old has put 13 balls into the goal in his professional soccer career. He sits at 75th among active midfielders in assists with 16 and has totaled 51 shots on target. He has played a total of 16,222 mins and has an average of 75.1 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this team is Oliver Norwood. The midfielder from Northern Ireland has racked up 24 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which has him ranked 57th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 357 fouls.
In goal for the Blades is Dean Henderson who has played well in his career by giving up only 0.86 goals per 90 minutes and that ranks him 3rd in the Premier League. In the 10,440 mins he's played as a goaltender in his career, he's surrendered 100 goals. His career save % is .766 which has him ranked 2nd out of all goalkeepers still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+103)
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