Manchester United vs Wolverhampton Prediction, 12/29/2020 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester United vs Wolverhampton
Date: Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Location: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester United (-154) Wolverhampton (+450)
Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United (8-3-3, 4th in the EPL) host Wolverhampton (6-3-6, 11th in the EPL) at Old Trafford on Tuesday. The goalkeepers protecting the net will be David de Gea for Manchester United and Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton. The moneyline on this game has Manchester United priced at -154 and the Wolves are at +450. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Manchester United stepped onto the pitch against Leicester City in their most recent game and earned a one point draw by a score of 2-2. In the passing game, they earned a 80.9% rate by connecting on 369 of the 456 targeted passes in their last game. Manchester United attempted 18 dribbles in this contest and successfully completed 9 of the tries for a percentage of 50.0%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Manchester United finished the game at a 44.4% clip by putting 4 shots on target of 9 total shots. Manchester United averages 2.07 goals per 90 minutes (29 total goals) and have accounted for 21 assists in all contests this year.
Bruno Fernandes is a guy who can be a difference maker for Manchester United. He has totaled 55 assists while tallying 46 yellow card cautions in his career. Fernandes has started 203 contests thus far in his career and he tallies 0.38 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder from Portugal has accumulated 76 goals scored in 17,875 professional minutes played. One more guy who could decide who wins is Marcus Rashford, the forward who represents England. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 25 times in his career while scoring 50 total goals. Rashford has been on the pitch for 10,538 minutes in 114 career starting assignments and has been given a total of 13 yellow cards. He has an average of 0.43 goals per 90 during his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Manchester United is David de Gea. de Gea (205-87-90 mark in his career) has totaled 131 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.3% shutout rate. The goalkeeper hailing from Spain has had 1,477 shots attempted at him in 382 starts. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.09 (415 goals conceded) and he has a save % of .731. de Gea has seen the pitch for 34,318 minutes and has tallied 1,082 stops so far in his pro soccer career.
The last time they took the field, Wolverhampton weren't able to secure a win with a final of 1-1 against Tottenham. Wolverhampton had a 68.0% successful dribble rate by connecting on 17 of the 25 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this match by converting 478 of the 576 passing attempts for a rate of 83.0%. Wolverhampton converted 6 shots attempted out of the team's 11 shots attempted earning them a 54.5% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. With a total of 15 goals and 8 assists in all competitions, Wolverhampton averages 1.00 goal and 0.53 assists per 90 minutes.
Daniel Podence will be someone to watch for Wolverhampton. He is averaging 0.21 goals per 90 minutes and has been given a starting assignment in 83 outings thus far in his career. The forward from Portugal has been on the field for 6,853 mins and has scored 16 goals. He has totaled 13 yellow cards in his career and has assisted on a goal 15 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Pedro Neto, the forward hailing from Portugal. Neto has been handed 4 yellow cards in 2,239 minutes played (23 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average in his career is 0.32. He has totaled 8 goals so far in his career while helping on a goal 6 times.
Rui Patricio will be residing in front of the goal for Wolverhampton. Patricio has tallied 160 clean sheets while defending 1,445 shots against him in 37,465 career minutes. He sports a save percentage of .745 and his clean sheet rate is 38.4%. He has allowed 0.92 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 228-101-87. In his career, Patricio has conceded 385 goals and has totaled 1,071 stops in 417 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Manchester United (-154)
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