Chelsea vs West Ham United Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 7/1/2020
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Tammy Abraham and Chelsea (16-6-9, 4th in EPL) host West Ham United (7-6-18, 17th in EPL) at London Stadium on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The goalies expected to start are Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United and Kepa Arrizabalaga for Chelsea. The Pensioners are at at -127 while West Ham United are at +355. The total has been set at 2.75.
Chelsea comes into this match with a record of 16 victories, 6 draws, and 9 losses ranking them 4th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 55 goals which puts them at 4th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +14, ranking them 5th in the EPL. Regarding shots on target, they have earned a total of 173 which puts them at 3rd in the EPL. As a team, Chelsea has obtained a total of 308 fouls which means they are averaging 9.9 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 54 points for the 2020 season and they have an average crowd of 40,563.
Tammy Abraham is one of the best players to watch for the Blues. The forward from England has appeared in 138 contests over the course of his pro soccer career and has played 10,317 minutes. In that time, the 21-year-old has scored 66 goals and has had an assist on 10 goals. For his career he is averaging 74.8 minutes per game. Abraham has been a starter in 115 contests and has a total of 108 fouls over that period. With regard to shots on target, Abraham has connected on 144 which puts him at 67th among active players and 39th among forwards. Olivier Giroud is another player to keep an eye on for the squad from Chelsea. The 32-year-old from France has racked up 135 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which has him sitting in 8th out of active players in the league. He has played a total of 22,735 mins over the course of his professional soccer career which has him sitting in 15th among active forwards and is averaging 66.5 minutes per game which has him sitting in 212th in the league. In his pro soccer career, he has connected on 403 shots on target which has him sitting in 6th among active forwards.
The goalie for the Blues is Kepa Arrizabalaga from Spain. He has totaled 15,605 minutes in goal for his career. Arrizabalaga has given up 1.17 goals per 90 mins for his career which has him sitting 13th among active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he has surrendered 203 goals. He has a career save percentage of .701 which has him sitting 23rd out of all active professional goalies.
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West Ham United is the team standing on the sideline and for the 2020 season they have 7 victories, 6 draws, and 18 defeats. in respect to goal differential, they are sitting 16th in the EPL with -19. They currently have a total of 35 goals for the year. West Ham United has a save percentage as a team of .671 which currently has them ranked 15th in the EPL, which tells us chances to score may be limited. They have an average crowd of 59,925 putting them at 3rd in the EPL.
One of the scorers to watch for the Hammers is Michail Antonio. The 29 year-old has drilled 69 balls into the net in the time he's played professional soccer. He is ranked 15th among active midfielders in assists with 49 and has earned 260 shots on target. He has totaled 23,573 mins and holds an average of 70.8 minutes per appearance. Another player to watch out for on this squad is Issa Diop. The defender from France has a total of 10 goals in his career which places him at 46th among active defenders. He also has racked up 123 fouls.
In net for the Hammers is Lukasz Fabianski who has had an marginal career by giving up 1.34 goals per 90 minutes and that places him 24th in professional soccer. In the 25,756 minutes he's been on the field as a goaltender in his career, he has surrendered 383 goals. He's earned a career save % of .706 which has him ranking 20th out of active goalies in professional soccer.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take West Ham United (+355) and under the total goals
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