Burnley vs Crystal Palace Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 6/29/2020
Monday, June 29, 2020
Selhurst Park is the venue where Ashley Westwood and Burnley (11-6-13, 11th in EPL) will take on Crystal Palace (11-9-10, 9th in EPL) on Monday. The goalies expected to start are Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace and Nick Pope for Burnley. Burnley are at at +140 while Crystal Palace are at +140. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Burnley comes into this matchup with a record of 11 victories, 6 draws, and 13 losses ranking them 11th in EPL. So far this season, they have converted a total of 33 goals which has them sitting at 13th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -11, ranking them 13th in the EPL. Concerning shots on target, they currently have a total of 96 which has them sitting at 17th in the EPL. As a team, Burnley currently has a total of 330 fouls which has them averaging 11 fouls per game. They currently have a total of 39 points for the 2020 season and they are averaging a crowd of 20,260.
Ashley Westwood is one of the standout players to watch for the Clarets. The midfielder from England has taken part in 364 contests in his career and has played 29,656 minutes. Over the course of that time, the 29-year-old has scored 23 goals and has had an assist on 41 goals. For his career he is averaging 81.5 mins per game. Westwood has been a starter in 334 contests and has totaled 283 fouls over the course of that period. In terms of shots on target, Westwood has 77 which puts him at 133rd when compared to active players and 64th among midfielders. Dwight McNeil is another guy to watch out for on the team from Burnley. The 19-year-old from England has a total of 5 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 246th when compared to active players in the Premier League. He has totaled 4,216 minutes over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 112th among active midfielders and holds an average of 82.7 mins per game which puts him at 50th in the Premier League. In his pro soccer career, he has totaled 17 shots on target which puts him at 109th among active midfielders.
The man looking after the net for the Clarets is Nick Pope from England. He has played 13,869 mins minding the goal for his career. Pope has allowed an average of 1.06 goals per 90 mins for his career which places him at 7th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. For his career, he's surrendered 164 goals. He has a career save percentage of .742 which places him at 4th among active goalies.
Crystal Palace is the team looking to add points to their total and for the 2020 season they sit with 11 victories, 9 draws, and 10 defeats. In terms of goal differential, they rank 10th in the EPL with -4. They have compiled a total of 26 goals for this year. Crystal Palace has a save % as a team of .750 which has them ranked 4th in the EPL, which tells us chances to score may be limited. They have an average crowd of 25,060 ranking them 17th in the EPL.
One of the best players for the Eagles is Jordan Ayew. The 27 year-old has put 58 balls past the goaltender in his professional soccer career. He is ranked 37th among active forwards in assists with 24 and has produced 198 shots on target. He has totaled 20,346 mins and averages 65.8 mins per game. Another name to know on this squad is James McArthur. The midfielder from Scotland has scored 35 goals in his career which has him ranking 33rd among active midfielders. He also has committed 523 fouls.
In goal for the Eagles is Vicente Guaita who has played well in his career by allowing only 1.20 goals per 90 minutes and that places him 16th in professional soccer. In the 23,345 minutes he's played in his career, he's surrendered 311 goals. He holds a career save % of .721 which has him placed 10th out of all goalies still active in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Crystal Palace (+140)
Get all of Today's Free Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert Soccer Picks