Burnley vs Manchester City Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 6/22/2020
Monday, June 22, 2020
Ashley Westwood and Burnley (11-6-12, 10th in EPL) play Manchester City (18-3-7, 2nd in EPL) at Etihad Stadium on Monday, June 22, 2020. The goalkeepers expected to start are Ederson for Manchester City and Nick Pope for Burnley. The odds on this contest have Manchester City coming in at -600 and Burnley are priced at +1400. The total opens at 2.5.
Burnley comes into this match holding a record of 11 wins, 6 draws, and 12 losses putting them at 10th in EPL. So far this season, they have earned a total of 33 goals which ranks 13th in the league. Their goal differential is -6, putting them at 10th in the league. In connection with shots on target, they have earned a total of 96 which ranks 15th in the league. As a team, Burnley has collected a total of 323 fouls which means they are averaging 11.1 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 39 points for this season and they have an average crowd of 20,260.
Ashley Westwood is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Clarets. The midfielder from England has appeared in 363 contests in the time he has played soccer and has played a total of 29,566 mins. Over the course of that time, the 29-year-old has racked up 23 goals and has assisted on 41 goals. He's earned a career average of 81.4 mins per game. Westwood has started 333 contests and has committed 281 fouls over that period. In terms of shots on target, Westwood has connected on 77 which is 132nd among active players and 63rd among midfielders. Dwight McNeil is another guy to watch out for on the team from Burnley. The 19-year-old from England has tallied 5 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which has him ranked 246th out of all players still active in the Premier League. He has totaled 4,126 mins over the course of his professional soccer career which has him ranked 112th among active midfielders and holds an average of 82.5 minutes per appearance which has him ranked 50th in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has totaled 16 shots on target which has him ranked 109th among active midfielders.
In net for the Clarets is Nick Pope from England. He has racked up 13,779 minutes protecting the net for his career. Pope has surrendered 1.04 goals per 90 mins for his career which puts him at 7th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has allowed 159 goals. He holds a career save % of .748 which puts him at 4th among active professional goalies.
Manchester City is the team that is standing on the other side of the pitch and for the campaign they have 18 wins, 3 draws, and 7 defeats. When talking about goal differential, they are sitting 2nd in the league with +37. They have a total of 68 goals for the 2019 season. Manchester City F.C. has a save percentage as a team of .663 which has them sitting 16th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have an average attendance of 54,219 which is good for 5th in the league.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Citizens is Kevin De Bruyne. The 28 year-old has put 69 balls into the net in the time he has played soccer. He is sitting at 1st among active midfielders in assists with 122 and has a total of 265 shots on target. He has played a total of 25,014 minutes and averages 77.2 minutes per appearance. Another name to know on this team is Raheem Sterling. The forward from England has scored 77 goals in his professional soccer career which has him ranked 24th among active forwards. He also has a total of 291 fouls.
In goal for the Citizens is Ederson who has had a good career by surrendering only 0.80 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 2nd in professional soccer. In the 15,362 mins he's played as a goaltender in his career, he has surrendered 137 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .709 which has him ranked 18th among active goalies in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Burnley (+1400)
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