Crystal Palace vs Bournemouth EPL Game Picks 6/20/2020
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Vitality Stadium is the site where Wilfried Zaha and Crystal Palace (10-9-10, 11th in EPL) will take on Bournemouth (7-6-16, 18th in EPL) on Saturday. The expected starting goalkeepers are Aaron Ramsdale for Bournemouth and Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace. The Cherries are at at +138 while Crystal Palace are at +188. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Crystal Palace comes into this match with a mark of 10 wins, 9 draws, and 10 losses which puts them at 11th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 24 goals which puts them at 19th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -6, which puts them at 11th in the EPL. Regarding shots on target, they have earned a total of 90 which puts them at 18th in the EPL. As a group, Crystal Palace currently has a total of 317 fouls which means they have an average of 10.9 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 39 points for 2019 and they are averaging an attendance of 25,060.
Wilfried Zaha is one of the best players to watch for the Eagles. The forward from England has appeared in 332 games in his career and has played a total of 25,843 minutes. During that period of time, the 26-year-old has racked up 48 goals and has assisted on 39 goals. He has a career average of 77.8 mins per appearance. Zaha has been a starter in 285 games and has committed 422 fouls during that period. In terms of shots on target, Zaha has 194 which is 45th among all players still active and 28th among forwards. Jordan Ayew is another guy to keep an eye on for the team from Crystal Palace. The 27-year-old from Ghana has racked up 57 goals over the course of his career which places him at 45th when compared to active players in the Premier League. He has played 20,256 mins over the course of his career which places him at 23rd among active forwards and has an average of 65.8 mins per appearance which places him at 215th in the Premier League. In his professional soccer career, he has 195 shots on target which places him at 27th among active forwards.
Protecting the net for the Eagles is Vicente Guaita from Spain. He has totaled 23,255 mins in goal for his career. Guaita has surrendered 1.20 goals per 90 mins for his career which places him at 16th out of all active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he has given up 311 goals. He holds a career save % of .721 which places him at 10th among active professional goalies.
Bournemouth will be on the other side of the pitch and for the current year they have 7 wins, 6 draws, and 16 losses. With regard to goal differential, they are currently sitting 18th in the EPL with -18. They have compiled a total of 28 goals for the season. Bournemouth has a save percentage as a team of .697 which currently has them ranked 10th in the EPL, meaning they are a tough group to score against. They are averaging an attendance of 10,510 ranking them 20th in the EPL.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Cherries is Ryan Fraser. The 25 year-old has driven 24 balls into the back of the net over the course of his career. He ranks 27th among active midfielders in assists with 35 and has connected on 110 shots on target. He has played a total of 14,101 mins and is averaging 63.5 minutes per game. Another dangerous player on this squad is Callum Wilson. The forward from England has a total of 85 goals in his professional soccer career which has him ranked 22nd among active forwards. He also has totaled 331 fouls.
In net for the Cherries is Aaron Ramsdale who has had a rough career by allowing 1.54 goals per 90 minutes and that places him 30th in the Premier League. In the 6,030 minutes he's played as a goaltender in his career, he has given up 103 goals. His career save % is .562 which puts him at 30th among all goalies still active in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Bournemouth (+138)
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