Newcastle United vs Everton EPL Picks 1/21/2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Miguel Almirón and Newcastle United (7-5-10, 13th in EPL) are headed to Goodison Park on Tuesday where they'll meet Everton (8-4-10, 11th in EPL). The goalkeepers expected to start are Martin Dúbravka for Newcastle United and Jordan Pickford for Everton. Everton are at at -190 while Newcastle United are at +576. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Newcastle United comes into this matchup with a record of 7 victories, 5 draws, and 10 defeats which is good for 13th in EPL. So far this year, they have converted a total of 21 goals which ranks them 16th in the EPL. Their goal differential is -13, which is good for 16th in the EPL. Concerning shots on target, they currently have a total of 69 which ranks them 18th in the EPL. As a team, Newcastle United currently has a total of 201 fouls which means they have an average of 9.1 fouls per contest. They currently have a total of 26 points for the season and they are averaging a crowd of 47,166.
Miguel Almirón is one of the best players to watch for the Magpies. The midfielder from Paraguay has appeared in 124 games in the time he has played soccer and has played 9,889 mins. Over the course of that time, the 25-year-old has scored 25 goals and has assisted on 24 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 79.8 mins per appearance. Almirón has been a starter in 112 games and has totaled 106 fouls during that period. As to shots on target, Almirón has produced 116 which puts him at 91st when compared to all players still active and 41st among midfielders. Joelinton is another guy to watch out for on the team from Newcastle United. The 22-year-old from Brazil has scored 26 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 110th when compared to all players still active in professional soccer. He has totaled 8,887 minutes over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 60th among active forwards and averages 72.3 minutes per game which puts him at 163rd in professional soccer. In the time he has played pro soccer, he has connected on 88 shots on target which puts him at 55th among active forwards.
The man looking after the net for the Magpies is Martin Dúbravka from Slovakia. He has been on the field a total of 15,930 minutes defending the net in his career. Dúbravka has allowed an average of 1.24 goals per 90 mins in his career which places him at 16th among active goalies in EPL. During his career, he has surrendered 220 goals. He's earned a career save % of .709 which places him at 19th out of all active goalies.
Everton will be the team across the field and for the current year they sit with 8 victories, 4 draws, and 10 losses. In the matter of goal differential, they sit 12th in the league with -7. They currently have a total of 23 goals for the 2019 season. Everton has a save percentage as a team of .632 which has them ranked 14th in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have an average attendance of 39,175 ranking them 10th in the league.
One of the toughest players to defend for the Toffees is Gylfi Sigurðsson. The 29 year-old has delivered 91 balls into the back of the net in his professional soccer career. He is placed at 12th among active midfielders in assists with 54 and has 344 shots on target. He has played 26,558 minutes and holds an average of 72.6 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this team is Richarlison. The forward from Brazil has tallied 35 goals in the time he's played professional soccer which ranks him 51st among active forwards. He also has committed 168 fouls.
In goal for the Toffees is Jordan Pickford who has had an average career by allowing 1.38 goals per 90 mins and that has him 24th in pro soccer. In the 21,912 minutes he's been on the field over the course of his career, he's surrendered 337 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .688 which has him ranking 24th out of active goalies in pro soccer.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+576)
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