Tottenham Hotspur vs Burnley Expert EPL Picks 3/7/2020
Saturday, March 7, 2020
Lucas Moura and Tottenham Hotspur (11-7-10, 7th in EPL) are headed to Turf Moor on Saturday where they'll take on Burnley (11-5-12, 9th in EPL). The goalkeepers expected to start are Hugo Lloris for Tottenham Hotspur and Nick Pope for Burnley. Tottenham are at at +110 while Burnley are priced at +261. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Tottenham Hotspur steps onto the field holding a record of 11 victories, 7 draws, and 10 losses which is good for 7th in EPL. So far this season, they have converted a total of 44 goals which has them sitting at 5th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +7, which is good for 6th in the EPL. in respect to shots on target, they have a total of 124 which has them sitting at 7th in the EPL. As a team, Tottenham Hotspur has compiled a total of 285 fouls which has them averaging 10.2 fouls per game. They have a total of 40 points for the year and they have an average crowd of 59,384.
Lucas Moura is one of the best players to watch for the Spurs. The forward from Brazil has appeared in 217 games in his professional soccer career and has played 13,354 minutes. Up to now, the 26-year-old has scored 48 goals and has assisted on 33 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 61.5 mins per game. Moura has started 149 games and has totaled 161 fouls in that time. With regard to shots on target, Moura has 130 which places him at 81st among all players still active and 46th among forwards. Tanguy Ndombele is another guy to keep an eye on for the squad from Tottenham Hotspur. The 22-year-old from France has connected on 5 goals in his career which ranks him 244th among all players still active in the EPL. He has played a total of 8,075 mins in his career which ranks him 92nd among active midfielders and averages 69.0 mins per appearance which ranks him 190th in the EPL. Over the course of his professional soccer career, he has a total of 24 shots on target which ranks him 103rd among active midfielders.
In net for the Spurs is Hugo Lloris from France. He has totaled 41,786 mins defending the net over the course of his career. Lloris has surrendered 1.04 goals per 90 minutes over the course of his career which has him placed 6th out of all active goalies. During his time playing professional soccer, he has given up 482 goals. His career save percentage is .730 which has him placed 6th out of all active professional goalies.
Burnley is the team on the other side of the pitch and for the year they have 11 victories, 5 draws, and 12 losses. When looking at goal differential, they sit 11th in the league with -6. They currently have a total of 32 goals for the season. Burnley has a team save % of .672 which is good for 10th in the league, meaning they are a tough group to score against. They are averaging a crowd of 20,243 ranking them 19th in the league.
One of the scorers to watch for the Clarets is Dwight McNeil. The 19 year-old has guided 5 balls into the goal in the time he's played professional soccer. He is placed at 85th among active midfielders in assists with 10 and has totaled 16 shots on target. He has played 4,043 minutes and averages 82.5 mins per game. Another player to watch out for on this team is Ashley Westwood. The midfielder from England has scored 23 goals over the course of his pro soccer career which is 63rd among active midfielders. He also has totaled 281 fouls.
In goal for the Clarets is Nick Pope who has played well in his career by surrendering only 1.05 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 7th in professional soccer. In the 13,599 mins he's been on the field over the course of his career, he's given up 158 goals. His career save percentage is .747 which places him at 4th out of active goalies in professional soccer.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Burnley (+261)
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