Everton vs Arsenal EPL Picks & Predictions 2/23/2020
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Emirates Stadium is the site where Alexandre Lacazette and Arsenal (7-13-6, 10th in EPL) will play Everton (10-6-10, 9th in EPL) on Sunday. The probable starting goaltenders are Jordan Pickford for Everton and Bernd Leno for Arsenal. Arsenal are at at -109 while Everton are priced at +278. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Everton steps onto the field holding a mark of 10 victories, 6 draws, and 10 defeats which is good for 9th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 32 goals which has them at 10th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -4, which is good for 10th in the EPL. When looking at shots on target, they have earned a total of 117 which has them at 6th in the EPL. As a group, Everton has earned a total of 313 fouls which has them averaging 12 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 36 points for the year and they have an average crowd of 39,133.
Gylfi Siguršsson is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Toffees. The midfielder from Iceland has appeared in 368 contests in the time he has played soccer and has played a total of 26,711 minutes. In that time, the 29-year-old has scored 91 goals and has assisted on 55 goals. He's earned a career average of 72.6 minutes per appearance. Siguršsson has started 296 contests and has committed 253 fouls over that period. As to shots on target, Siguršsson has 345 which places him at 9th among active players and 1st among midfielders. Richarlison is another guy to watch out for on the squad from Everton. The 22-year-old from Brazil has scored 36 goals in his career which has him ranked 78th out of active players in the EPL. He has totaled 10,330 mins in his career which has him ranked 53rd among active forwards and holds an average of 74.3 mins per game which has him ranked 148th in the EPL. In his career, he has connected on 100 shots on target which has him ranked 54th among active forwards.
The man looking after the goal for the Toffees is Jordan Pickford from England. He has totaled 22,272 minutes in goal in his career. Pickford has conceded 1.39 goals per 90 mins in his career which has him placed 24th among active goalies in EPL. For his career, he's surrendered 343 goals. He holds a career save % of .685 which has him placed 24th out of all active professional goalies.
Arsenal will be on the other side of the pitch and for the year they sit with 7 wins, 13 draws, and 6 defeats. When looking at goal differential, they are ranked 9th in the league with +2. They have earned a total of 36 goals for this season. Arsenal has a save percentage as a team of .728 which currently has them sitting 3rd in the league, which means scoring opportunities may be scarce. They have an average attendance of 60,274 which puts them at 2nd in the league.
One of the scorers to remember for the Gunners is Alexandre Lacazette. The 28 year-old has put 133 balls past the man in net in the time he's played soccer. He ranks 21st among active forwards in assists with 36 and has earned 307 shots on target. He has played 20,940 minutes and averages 72.5 mins per appearance. Another name to know on this squad is Lucas Torreira. The midfielder from Uruguay has a total of 10 goals in his career which ranks him 90th among active midfielders. He also has committed 154 fouls.
In net for the Gunners is Bernd Leno who has had an marginal career by surrendering 1.24 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 16th in pro soccer. In the 31,275 minutes he has played in his career, he has surrendered 430 goals. He has a career save % of .695 which has him placed 23rd out of all active goalkeepers in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Everton (+278)
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