Crystal Palace vs Brighton & Hove Albion Expert EPL Picks 2/29/2020
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Neal Maupay and Brighton & Hove Albion (6-10-11, 15th in EPL) play Crystal Palace (8-9-10, 13th in EPL) at Amex Stadium on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The goalkeepers expected to start are Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace and Mathew Ryan for Brighton & Hove Albion. Albion are at at +100 while Crystal Palace are at +328. The O/U has been set at 2.25.
Crystal Palace comes into this match holding a record of 8 wins, 9 draws, and 10 losses putting them at 13th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have converted a total of 22 goals which ranks 20th in the league. Their goal differential is -8, putting them at 13th in the league. in respect to shots on target, they currently have a total of 85 which ranks 17th in the league. As a team, Crystal Palace has compiled a total of 296 fouls which means they have an average of 11 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 33 points for the season and they have an average crowd of 25,032.
Jordan Ayew is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Eagles. The forward from Ghana has competed in 306 contests in his career and has played a total of 20,087 minutes. During that period of time, the 27-year-old has connected on 55 goals and has had an assist on 24 goals. He's earned a career average of 65.6 mins per game. Ayew has been a starter in 219 contests and has racked up 467 fouls in that time. As to shots on target, Ayew has a total of 195 which ranks him 44th when compared to all players still active and 27th among forwards. Wilfried Zaha is another guy to keep an eye on for the squad from Crystal Palace. The 26-year-old from England has scored 48 goals in his professional soccer career which has him sitting in 59th out of all players still active in soccer. He has played 25,662 mins in his professional soccer career which has him sitting in 11th among active forwards and averages 77.8 mins per appearance which has him sitting in 112th in soccer. In his career, he has totaled 194 shots on target which has him sitting in 28th among active forwards.
In goal for the Eagles is Vicente Guaita from Spain. He has totaled 23,075 mins minding the goal over the course of his career. Guaita has allowed 1.21 goals per 90 minutes over the course of his career which has him placed 16th among active goalies in the Premier League. During his career, he's surrendered 311 goals. He has a career save percentage of .718 which has him placed 10th out of all active goalies.
Brighton & Hove Albion is the team looking to add points to their total and for the year they sit with 6 wins, 10 draws, and 11 defeats. Concerning goal differential, they currently sit 12th in the league with -7. They currently have a total of 28 goals for this season. Brighton & Hove Albion has a team save percentage of .683 which currently has them ranked 9th in the league, meaning chances to score may be limited. They have an average attendance of 30,376 which is good for 14th in the league.
One of the guys to remember for the Seagulls is Neal Maupay. The 22 year-old has put 63 balls past the man in net in the time he's played soccer. He ranks 50th among active forwards in assists with 18 and has earned 175 shots on target. He has played 12,177 mins and is averaging 61.5 minutes per game. Another solid player on this team is Pascal Groß. The midfielder from Germany has racked up 32 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which places him at 38th among active midfielders. He also has totaled 209 fouls.
In goal for the Seagulls is Mathew Ryan who has had a good career by allowing only 1.16 goals per 90 mins and that places him 11th in professional soccer. In the 24,480 mins he has been on the field in his career, he has surrendered 315 goals. He has a career save % of .717 which has him placed 11th among active goalkeepers in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Brighton & Hove Albion (+100)
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