Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur Expert EPL Picks 6/19/2020
Friday, June 19, 2020
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Daniel James and Manchester United (12-9-8, 5th in EPL) play Tottenham Hotspur (11-8-10, 8th in EPL) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2020. The probable starting goalies are Hugo Lloris for Tottenham Hotspur and David de Gea for Manchester United. Tottenham are at at +150 while Manchester United are at +162. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Manchester United comes into this matchup with a mark of 12 wins, 9 draws, and 8 defeats ranking them 5th in EPL. So far this season, they have scored a total of 43 goals which is good for 6th in the league. Their goal differential is +14, ranking them 4th in the league. Regarding shots on target, they have compiled a total of 153 which is good for 4th in the league. As a team, Manchester United has a total of 320 fouls which means they are averaging 11 fouls per game. They have compiled a total of 45 points for 2019 and they are averaging an attendance of 72,726.
Daniel James is one of the players to watch for the Red Devils. The midfielder from Wales has appeared in 60 games in his career and has totaled 4,675 mins. Over the course of that time, the 21-year-old has scored 7 goals and has assisted on 13 goals. For his career he is averaging 77.9 mins per appearance. James has been a starter in 53 games and has a total of 24 fouls in that time. In respect to shots on target, James has produced 42 which has him sitting in 189th out of all players still active and 92nd among midfielders. Marcus Rashford is another player to watch out for on the team from Manchester United. The 21-year-old from England has scored 41 goals in his career which has him ranked 70th when compared to all players still active in soccer. He has totaled 8,596 minutes in his career which has him ranked 63rd among active forwards and averages 64.6 mins per game which has him ranked 224th in soccer. In his career, he has connected on 114 shots on target which has him ranked 51st among active forwards.
The man looking after the net for the Red Devils is David de Gea from Spain. He has racked up 32,473 mins protecting the goal in his career. De Gea has given up an average of 1.08 goals per 90 minutes in his career which places him at 8th out of all active goalies. During his career, he has surrendered 389 goals. His career save percentage is .728 which places him at 7th out of all active goalies.
Tottenham Hotspur will be standing on the other sideline and for the 2019 season they sit with 11 victories, 8 draws, and 10 losses. In terms of goal differential, they sit 6th in the EPL with +7. They have earned a total of 45 goals for the season. Tottenham Hotspur has a save percentage as a team of .739 which currently has them ranked 6th in the EPL, which tells us chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging an attendance of 59,384 which puts them at 4th in the EPL.
One of the toughest players to defend for the Spurs is Lucas Moura. The 26 year-old has driven 48 balls past the man in net in the time he's played soccer. He is 25th among active forwards in assists with 33 and has 130 shots on target. He has played a total of 13,398 mins and holds an average of 61.5 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this team is Tanguy Ndombele. The midfielder from France has racked up 5 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which has him sitting in 105th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 135 fouls.
In net for the Spurs is Hugo Lloris who has had a solid career by giving up only 1.04 goals per 90 mins and that places him 6th in professional soccer. In the 41,875 mins he's been on the field in his career, he has given up 483 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .731 which has him ranked 6th out of all goalies still active in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Tottenham Hotspur (+150)
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