Tottenham Hotspur vs Watford EPL Betting Tips 1/18/2020
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Vicarage Road is the venue where Troy Deeney and Watford (5-7-10, 17th in EPL) will play Tottenham Hotspur (8-6-8, 8th in EPL) on Saturday. The expected starting goalkeepers are Paulo Gazzaniga for Tottenham Hotspur and Ben Foster for Watford. The odds on this matchup have Tottenham Hotspur priced at +120 and Watford are at +235. The over/under has been set at 2.75.
Tottenham Hotspur comes into this matchup with a record of 8 wins, 6 draws, and 8 defeats which puts them at 8th in EPL. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 35 goals which ranks them 5th in the league. Their goal differential is +5, which puts them at 6th in the league. Concerning shots on target, they have a total of 98 which ranks them 6th in the league. As a team, Tottenham Hotspur has obtained a total of 216 fouls which means they have an average of 9.8 fouls per contest. They have a total of 30 points for the season and they have an average attendance of 59,464.
Lucas Moura is a top player to watch for the Spurs. The forward from Brazil has appeared in 211 games in his career and has played 12,820 mins. Up to now, the 26-year-old has a total of 48 goals and has assisted on 32 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 60.8 mins per appearance. Moura has been a starter in 143 games and has a total of 156 fouls over that period. With regard to shots on target, Moura has connected on 128 which has him ranking 80th when compared to active players and 45th among forwards. Harry Winks is another scorer to keep an eye on for the squad from Tottenham Hotspur. The 23-year-old from England has racked up 2 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 272nd out of active players in the Premier League. He has played a total of 3,947 mins over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 112th among active midfielders and holds an average of 49.3 mins per appearance which puts him at 272nd in the Premier League. In his pro soccer career, he has 6 shots on target which puts him at 117th among active midfielders.
The man in goal for the Spurs is Paulo Gazzaniga from Argentina. He has totaled 8,260 minutes in net for his career. Gazzaniga has conceded 1.25 goals per 90 mins for his career which puts him at 18th among active goalies. During his career, he has allowed 115 goals. His career save percentage is .716 which puts him at 10th among active professional goalies.
Watford is the team standing on the sideline and for the 2019 season they sit with 5 wins, 7 draws, and 10 defeats. In connection with goal differential, they are currently sitting 17th in the league with -14. They have a total of 20 goals for this year. Watford has a team save % of .646 which is good for 12th in the league, which tells us there should be some chances to score. They have an average attendance of 20,680 putting them at 18th in the league.
One of the hardest players to defend for the Hornets is Troy Deeney. The 31 year-old has put 146 balls past the goalie over the course of his career. He is 4th among active forwards in assists with 61 and has connected on 391 shots on target. He has played a total of 35,006 minutes and is averaging 73.7 minutes per game. Another good player on this squad is Gerard Deulofeu. The forward from Spain has tallied 53 goals over the course of his career which ranks him 34th among active forwards. He also has a total of 81 fouls.
In net for the Hornets is Ben Foster who has had a rough career by giving up 1.40 goals per 90 minutes and that has him 24th in the EPL. In the 36,813 minutes he's been on the field as a goaltender in his career, he's given up 574 goals. He holds a career save % of .713 which places him at 13th out of active goalies in the EPL.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Tottenham Hotspur (+120) and over the total goals
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