Leicester City vs Watford EPL Betting Tips 3/14/2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Vicarage Road is the venue where Troy Deeney and Watford (6-9-14, 17th in EPL) will take on Leicester City (15-5-8, 3rd in EPL) on Saturday. The expected starting goalkeepers are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and Ben Foster for Watford. Watford are at at +221 while Leicester are at +124. The O/U is set at 2.75.
Leicester City comes into the game with a record of 15 victories, 5 draws, and 8 defeats putting them at 3rd in EPL. During the year thus far, they have earned a total of 52 goals which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their goal differential is +26, putting them at 3rd in the league. Concerning shots on target, they have earned a total of 139 which ranks them 5th in the league. As a team, Leicester City currently has a total of 293 fouls which has them averaging 10.5 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 50 points for 2019 and they have an average attendance of 32,057.
James Maddison is a top player to watch for the Foxes. The midfielder from England has appeared in 159 games in his professional soccer career and has played 11,496 mins. During that period of time, the 22-year-old has netted 35 goals and has assisted on 25 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 72.3 minutes per appearance. Maddison has been a starter in 129 games and has a total of 132 fouls in that time. In terms of shots on target, Maddison has totaled 100 which is 104th among active players and 48th among midfielders. Jamie Vardy is another scorer to keep an eye on for the team from Leicester City. The 32-year-old from England has connected on 148 goals in the time he has played soccer which places him at 6th out of active players in the Premier League. He has played a total of 23,721 minutes in the time he has played soccer which places him at 13th among active forwards and holds an average of 79.1 mins per appearance which places him at 96th in the Premier League. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has earned 322 shots on target which places him at 11th among active forwards.
The man looking after the goal for the Foxes is Kasper Schmeichel from Denmark. He has played a total of 43,754 minutes protecting the goal for his career. Schmeichel has given up 1.12 goals per 90 minutes for his career which has him ranking 9th out of all active goalies. During his career, he has surrendered 545 goals. He has a career save percentage of .725 which has him ranking 8th out of all active goalies.
Watford will be the team across the field and for the 2019 season they have 6 victories, 9 draws, and 14 losses. With regard to goal differential, they sit 17th in the league with -17. They have compiled a total of 27 goals for the season. Watford has a save % as a team of .686 which currently has them ranked 12th in the league, which means chances to score may be scarce. They have an average attendance of 20,837 ranking them 18th in the league.
One of the scorers to remember for the Hornets is Troy Deeney. The 31 year-old has drilled 148 balls past the goalkeeper in the time he has played soccer. He is placed at 4th among active forwards in assists with 63 and has totaled 395 shots on target. He has totaled 35,606 minutes and averages 73.9 minutes per game. Another dangerous player on this squad is Andre Gray. The forward from England has a total of 116 goals in the time he has played soccer which ranks him 12th among active forwards. He also has committed 263 fouls.
In net for the Hornets is Ben Foster who has had a tough career by surrendering 1.41 goals per 90 mins and that has him 26th in pro soccer. In the 37,263 minutes he has been on the field in his career, he's surrendered 583 goals. His career save percentage is .711 which has him ranking 16th out of active goalies in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Leicester City (+124) and over the total goals
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