Leicester City vs Brighton Prediction, 12/13/2020 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Leicester City vs Brighton
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: King Power Stadium in Leicester, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Leicester City (-167) Brighton (+160)
Solly March and Brighton (2-4-4, 16th in the EPL) go to King Power Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on Leicester City (7-0-4, 4th in the EPL). The goaltenders who are expected to start are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and Mathew Ryan for Brighton. Leicester are at -167 while the Seagulls are at +160. The total opens at 2.5.
Leicester City faced Sheffield United in their last matchup and walked away with a win by a score of 2-1. When talking about passing the ball, they earned a 86.8% received passes rate by converting 597 out of their 688 pass attempts last match. Leicester City tried 28 dribbles in this game and converted 20 of the attempts for a rate of 71.4%. Regarding shot accuracy, Leicester City finished at a 30.8% rate by putting 4 shots on target out of 13 total shots. Leicester City averages 1.82 goals per 90 (20 total goals) and have accumulated 10 assists in all matches for this campaign.
James Maddison is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Leicester City. He has totaled 26 assists while earning 22 yellow cards in his career. Maddison has had a starting assignment in 137 contests in his pro soccer career while scoring 0.26 G/90. The midfielder from England has earned 36 goals in 12,331 mins played. Another player who should impact this match is Jamie Vardy, the forward representing England. Vardy has totaled 25,381 minutes during 292 starting assignments and has been handed a total of 37 yellow card warnings. He has helped on a goal 50 times so far in his career while he has scored 163 goals. He scores 0.58 goals per 90 mins during his soccer career.
The man who will defend the goal for Leicester City is Kasper Schmeichel. Schmeichel (232-131-147 record during his career) has recorded 174 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.3% shutout percentage. The goalie hailing from Denmark has had 2,054 shots tried at him in 508 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.13 (574 total goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save percentage of .729. Schmeichel has seen the field for a total of 45,734 mins and is sitting with 1,498 stops so far in his pro soccer career.
In their last game, Brighton were able to avoid a loss with a score of 1-1 against Liverpool. They finished this game by converting 286 out of their 361 attempted passes for a percentage of 79.2%. Brighton ended the game with a 73.3% successful dribble rate by completing 11 of the 15 dribbles they tried. Brighton landed 2 shots on target out of their 9 shots attempted which gave them a 22.2% rate in their last game. Having earned a total of 13 goals and 9 assists in all matches, Brighton has an average of 1.30 goals and 0.90 assists per 90.
Solly March will need to provide a lift for Brighton. He has an average of 0.10 goals per 90 mins and has started 103 games so far in his career. The forward from England has been on the pitch for 9,632 professional minutes and has scored 11 goals. He has tallied 12 yellow card cautions so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 13 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Leandro Trossard, the forward representing Belgium. Trossard has been given 11 yellow card cautions in 13,085 mins played (146 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average during his career is 0.40. He has totaled 58 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 21 different times.
Mathew Ryan will reside in front of the goal for Brighton. During his professional soccer career, Ryan has surrendered 346 goals while totaling 830 stops in 293 starts. He has given up 1.18 goals per 90 minutes while earning a mark of 123-81-89. He has earned a save percentage of .714 and his shutout rate is currently 29.0%. Ryan has totaled 85 shutouts while defending 1,155 shots tried against him in 26,370 career mins.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Brighton (+160)
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