Burnley vs Newcastle United EPL Parlay 2/29/2020
Saturday, February 29, 2020
St. James' Park
St. James' Park is the site where Joelinton and Newcastle United (8-7-12, 14th in EPL) will play Burnley (11-4-12, 10th in EPL) on Saturday. The goalies expected to start are Nick Pope for Burnley and Martin Dúbravka for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +139 while Burnley are priced at +224. The over/under has been set at 2.25.
Burnley comes into this match holding a record of 11 wins, 4 draws, and 12 defeats putting them at 10th in EPL. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 32 goals which has them at 12th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -6, putting them at 11th in the EPL. In connection with shots on target, they currently have a total of 88 which has them at 15th in the EPL. As a group, Burnley has racked up a total of 298 fouls which has them averaging 11 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 37 points for the season and they have an average attendance of 20,243.
Ashley Westwood is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Clarets. The midfielder from England has appeared in 361 games in his career and has played 29,386 mins. Up to now, the 29-year-old has connected on 23 goals and has had an assist on 41 goals. He has a career average of 81.4 minutes per game. Westwood has started 331 games and has racked up 281 fouls in the process. When talking about shots on target, Westwood has totaled 77 which puts him at 132nd out of all players still active and 63rd among midfielders. Dwight McNeil is another guy to watch out for on the squad from Burnley. The 19-year-old from England has connected on 5 goals in his professional soccer career which has him ranking 245th among active players in soccer. He has totaled 3,953 minutes in his professional soccer career which has him ranking 113th among active midfielders and averages 82.4 minutes per game which has him ranking 52nd in soccer. Over the course of his career, he has earned 16 shots on target which has him ranking 109th among active midfielders.
In goal for the Clarets is Nick Pope from England. He has totaled 13,599 mins defending the net for his career. Pope has given up 1.05 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him ranking 7th among active goalies in EPL. During his career, he's given up 158 goals. His career save percentage is .747 which has him ranking 4th among active goalies.
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Newcastle United will be on the other side of the pitch and for the current year they sit with 8 wins, 7 draws, and 12 losses. Concerning goal differential, they are ranked 17th in the EPL with -17. They currently have a total of 24 goals for this year. Newcastle United has a team save % of .723 which is good for 5th in the EPL, which means scoring chances may be limited. They have an average attendance of 47,942 which puts them at 7th in the EPL.
One of the guys to watch for the Magpies is Joelinton. The 22 year-old has fired 26 balls past the goalie in his career. He sits at 54th among active forwards in assists with 15 and has 90 shots on target. He has played a total of 9,325 mins and has an average of 72.9 minutes per appearance. Another good player on this squad is Miguel Almirón. The midfielder from Paraguay has a total of 25 goals over the course of his career which has him ranked 54th among active midfielders. He also has committed 110 fouls.
In goal for the Magpies is Martin Dúbravka who has had an average career by surrendering 1.25 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 20th in professional soccer. In the 16,380 minutes he's been on the field over the course of his career, he's allowed 227 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .711 which has him ranked 17th among active goalies in professional soccer.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+139) and under the total goals
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