Newcastle United vs Bournemouth Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 7/1/2020
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Adam Smith and Bournemouth (7-6-18, 18th in EPL) go to Vitality Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet Newcastle United (10-9-12, 14th in EPL). The goalkeepers expected to start are Aaron Ramsdale for Bournemouth and Martin Dúbravka for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +253 while the Cherries are at +123. The O/U is set at 2.25.
Newcastle United steps onto the field holding a record of 10 wins, 9 draws, and 12 losses which puts them at 14th in EPL. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 29 goals which has them ranked at 15th in the league. Their goal differential is -13, which puts them at 14th in the league. With regard to shots on target, they currently have a total of 103 which has them ranked at 15th in the league. As a group, Newcastle United has collected a total of 285 fouls which means they are averaging 9.2 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 39 points for the year and they are averaging an attendance of 48,248.
Isaac Hayden is one of the top players to keep an eye on for the Magpies. The defender from England has appeared in 128 contests in the time he's played soccer and has played 8,576 minutes. Up to now, the 24-year-old has scored 6 goals and has assisted on 9 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 67.0 mins per appearance. Hayden has started 98 contests and has totaled 142 fouls over the course of that period. With reference to shots on target, Hayden has 26 which puts him at 233rd when compared to all players still active and 61st among defenders. Allan Saint-Maximin is another scorer to keep an eye on for the team from Newcastle United. The 22-year-old from France has a total of 15 goals in his career which has him ranked 164th out of all players still active in the EPL. He has played a total of 10,218 mins in his career which has him ranked 56th among active forwards and has an average of 69.5 mins per appearance which has him ranked 184th in the EPL. In the time he's played professional soccer, he has a total of 80 shots on target which has him ranked 57th among active forwards.
The man protecting the net for the Magpies is Martin Dúbravka from Slovakia. He has totaled 16,740 mins in goal over the course of his career. Dúbravka has surrendered an average of 1.23 goals per 90 mins over the course of his career which places him at 17th among active goalies in EPL. Over the course of his career, he has surrendered 228 goals. He holds a career save % of .712 which places him at 16th among active professional goalies.
Bournemouth will be the team across the field and for the 2020 season they sit with 7 wins, 6 draws, and 18 losses. Concerning goal differential, they are sitting 18th in the league with -21. They have compiled a total of 28 goals for the 2020 season. Bournemouth has a save percentage as a team of .685 which currently has them sitting 10th in the league, meaning they are a tough group to score against. They are averaging an attendance of 10,510 which puts them at 20th in the league.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Cherries is Adam Smith. The 28 year-old has delivered 9 balls past the goalie over the course of his professional soccer career. He is ranked 18th among active defenders in assists with 17 and has connected on 41 shot on target. He has totaled 21,529 mins and holds an average of 75.8 minutes per game. Another one of the great players on this squad is Jefferson Lerma. The midfielder from Colombia has racked up 8 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which places him at 93rd among active midfielders. He also has a total of 220 fouls.
In net for the Cherries is Aaron Ramsdale who has had a tough career by giving up 1.54 goals per 90 mins and that places him 31st in the EPL. In the 6,210 mins he has played over the course of his career, he's surrendered 106 goals. His career save % is .556 which places him at 31st among active goalkeepers in the EPL.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+253)
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