Manchester United vs Leicester City Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 7/26/2020
Game: Manchester United vs Leicester City
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2020
Location: King Power Stadium in Leicester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Red Devils (+110) Foxes (+225)
Anthony Martial and Manchester United (17-12-8, 3rd in EPL) play Leicester City (18-8-11, 5th in EPL) at King Power Stadium on Sunday, July 26, 2020. The expected starting goalkeepers are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and David de Gea for Manchester United. Leicester are at at +225 while Manchester United are at +110. The O/U opens at 2.25.
Manchester United comes into this matchup with a record of 17 wins, 12 draws, and 8 losses which is good for 3rd in EPL. So far this season, they have earned a total of 63 goals which is good for 5th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +28, which is good for 4th in the EPL. In the matter of shots on target, they have a total of 198 which is good for 4th in the EPL. As a unit, Manchester United has compiled a total of 412 fouls which has them averaging 11.1 fouls per contest. They have a total of 63 points for this year.
Anthony Martial is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Red Devils. The forward from France has taken part in 196 games in his professional soccer career and has played 12,563 minutes. Over the course of that time, the 23-year-old has scored 62 goals and has assisted on 27 goals. For his career he is averaging 64.1 mins per game. Martial has been a starter in 142 games and has totaled 204 fouls over that period. Regarding shots on target, Martial has connected on 149 which puts him at 65th among all players still active and 38th among forwards. Paul Pogba is another player to watch out for on the squad from Manchester United. The 26-year-old from France has scored 53 goals in his career which has him sitting in 54th among all players still active in soccer. He has totaled 18,886 mins in his career which has him sitting in 45th among active midfielders and has an average of 80.7 minutes per game which has him sitting in 75th in soccer. Over the course of his pro soccer career, he has earned 216 shots on target which has him sitting in 16th among active midfielders.
The man protecting the goal for the Red Devils is David de Gea from Spain. He has played a total of 33,193 mins protecting the net over the course of his career. De Gea has surrendered 1.07 goals per 90 mins over the course of his career which has him ranking 8th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. For his career, he has allowed 395 goals. His career save percentage is .728 which has him ranking 7th among active goalies.
Leicester City will be looking to add points to their total and for the 2020 campaign they sit with 18 victories, 8 draws, and 11 defeats. In discussing goal differential, they are currently ranked 3rd in the league with +28. They have earned a total of 65 goals for this season. Leicester City has a team save % of .742 which has them 3rd in the league, which means chances to score may be scarce.
One of the guys to watch for the Foxes is Wilfred Ndidi. The 22 year-old has put 10 balls into the back of the net in the time he has played soccer. He is placed at 55th among active defenders in assists with 6 and has a total of 32 shots on target. He has played a total of 15,409 mins and holds an average of 85.6 mins per appearance. Another player to keep an eye on for this team is Jamie Vardy. The forward from England has tallied 154 goals in his career which places him at 6th among active forwards. He also has a total of 274 fouls.
In net for the Foxes is Kasper Schmeichel who has played well in his career by surrendering only 1.12 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 9th in pro soccer. In the 44,654 minutes he has played in his career, he has given up 557 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .723 which places him at 8th out of active goalies in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Manchester United (+110)
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