Manchester City vs Burnley Prediction, 11/28/2020 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester City vs Burnley
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester City (-588) Burnley (+1000)
Etihad Stadium is the venue where Raheem Sterling and Manchester City (3-3-2, 13th in the EPL) will take on Burnley (1-2-5, 17th in the EPL) on Saturday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Ederson for Manchester City and Nick Pope for Burnley. Burnley are at at +1000 while the Citizens are priced at -588. The over/under opens at 3.5.
Manchester City played Tottenham in their most recent match and took a loss by a score of 2 - 0. Manchester City tried 25 dribbles in this contest and completed 16 of those attempts for a percentage of 64.0%. When talking about passing the ball, they ended with a 92.3% received passes percentage by completing 551 of the 597 passing attempts last match. In relation to shooting accuracy, Manchester City finished the game at a 23.8% rate by putting 5 shots on target of 21 shots. Manchester City is averaging 1.25 goals per 90 (10 total goals) and have tallied 7 assists in all contests this year.
Raheem Sterling is a guy who can be a difference maker for Manchester City. Sterling has been a starter in 226 games during his soccer career and he tallies 0.39 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from England has recorded 88 goals scored in 20,117 minutes played. He has 46 assists while accumulating 30 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career. One more player who should impact this match is Gabriel Jesus, the forward who represents Brazil. Jesus has been on the pitch for 9,274 minutes in 97 starts and has been given a total of 29 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 26 times during his career while he has scored 59 goals. He is currently averaging 0.57 G/90 thus far in his career.
The man who will protect the net for Manchester City will be Ederson. Ederson (127-32-31 mark during his soccer career) has earned 82 shutouts, which gives him a 43.2% shutout rate. The keeper born in Brazil has had 508 shots tried at him in 190 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 0.81 (152 goals given up) and he holds a save percentage of .724. Ederson has played for 16,982 mins and has accumulated 365 saves in his career.
The last time they took the pitch, Burnley took home the win by a final score of 1 - 0 against Crystal Palace. Burnley finished with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 4 of the 7 dribbles they tried. They finished the contest by connecting on 328 of the 392 passing tries for a percentage of 83.7%. Burnley landed 5 shots on goal out of the team's 10 shots attempted which gave them a 50.0% rate when they last took the field. Having tallied 4 goals and 1 assist in all their games, Burnley averages 0.50 goals and 0.12 assists per 90 min.
Ashley Westwood should be someone to watch for Burnley. The midfielder who is from England has been on the pitch for 31,098 mins while scoring 24 goals. He has 55 yellow cards thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 42 times. He scores 0.07 goals per 90 and has been in the starting lineup in 350 outings in his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Chris Wood, the forward representing New Zealand. Wood has earned himself a total of 9 yellow cards in 23,801 professional minutes played (267 starts). His goals per 90 average in his career is 0.47. He has accumulated 123 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 32 times.
Nick Pope will be looking after the goal for Burnley. Pope has 69 shutouts and defended 705 shots tried against him in 15,309 mins throughout his career. He sports a save % of .755 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 40.8%. He has allowed 1.06 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 64-51-55. During his professional soccer career, Pope has given up 181 goals and has accounted for 532 saves in 169 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Manchester City (-588)
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