Sheffield United vs Burnley Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 7/5/2020
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Turf Moor is the venue where Billy Sharp and Sheffield United (12-11-9, 7th in EPL) will play Burnley (13-6-13, 10th in EPL) on Sunday. The expected starting goalies are Nick Pope for Burnley and Dean Henderson for Sheffield United. United are at at +166 while Burnley are priced at +199. The total has been set at 2.25.
Sheffield United steps onto the field holding a mark of 12 victories, 11 draws, and 9 losses which puts them at 7th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have earned a total of 30 goals which ranks them 16th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +1, which puts them at 9th in the EPL. In terms of shots on target, they have a total of 91 which ranks them 20th in the EPL. As a team, Sheffield United has earned a total of 327 fouls which has them averaging 10.2 fouls per game. They have a total of 47 points for this season and they have an average attendance of 30,869.
Billy Sharp is a great player to watch for the Blades. The forward from England has competed in 530 contests over the course of his career and has played 39,479 minutes. During that time, the 33-year-old has tallied 230 goals and has assisted on 54 goals. He's earned a career average of 74.5 mins per appearance. Sharp has been a starter in 446 contests and has racked up 576 fouls in that time. With reference to shots on target, Sharp has produced 562 which puts him at 2nd when compared to active players and 2nd among forwards. John Fleck is another guy to watch out for on the squad from Sheffield United. The 27-year-old from Scotland has connected on 23 goals in his career which has him ranking 128th among active players in soccer. He has played 29,104 mins in his career which has him ranking 7th among active forwards and has an average of 79.3 mins per game which has him ranking 90th in soccer. Over the course of his career, he has earned 178 shots on target which has him ranking 33rd among active forwards.
The goalie for the Blades is Dean Henderson from England. He has played 10,890 mins defending the goal in his career. Henderson has given up an average of 0.87 goals per 90 minutes in his career which has him ranking 3rd out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has given up 105 goals. He's earned a career save % of .766 which has him ranking 1st among active professional goalies.
Burnley will be looking to add points to their total and for the season they sit with 13 victories, 6 draws, and 13 losses. When it comes to goal differential, they are ranked 11th in the league with -9. They currently have a total of 35 goals for this year. Burnley has a save percentage as a team of .692 which is good for 10th in the league, which means chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging an attendance of 20,260 putting them at 19th in the league.
One of the players to remember for the Clarets is Jack Cork. The 30 year-old has put 13 balls past the goalkeeper in his professional soccer career. He is sitting at 23rd among active defenders in assists with 14 and has totaled 98 shots on target. He has played 36,521 minutes and is averaging 80.4 minutes per game. Another name to know on this squad is James Tarkowski. The defender from England has connected on 13 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which has him ranked 29th among active defenders. He also has racked up 246 fouls.
In goal for the Clarets is Nick Pope who has had a solid career by giving up only 1.05 goals per 90 mins and that has him 7th in the league. In the 14,049 minutes he has played as a goaltender in his career, he has allowed 164 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .745 which has him placed 4th among active goalies in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Burnley (+199)
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