Watford vs Burnley Predictions, EPL Picks, Betting Tips, 6/25/2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Ashley Westwood and Burnley (11-6-13, 11th in EPL) head to Turf Moor on Thursday where they'll take on Watford (6-10-14, 16th in EPL). The expected starting goalkeepers are Nick Pope for Burnley and Ben Foster for Watford. Watford are at at +188 while Burnley are priced at +140. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Watford steps onto the field holding a mark of 6 wins, 10 draws, and 14 losses which puts them at 16th in EPL. So far this season, they have earned a total of 28 goals which ranks 17th in the league. Their goal differential is -17, which puts them at 16th in the league. With reference to shots on target, they have earned a total of 93 which ranks 18th in the league. As a group, Watford has collected a total of 365 fouls which has them averaging 12.2 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 28 points for the year and they are averaging a crowd of 20,837.
Andre Gray is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Hornets. The forward from England has participated in 301 contests in his career and has played a total of 20,534 minutes. Up to now, the 28-year-old has scored 116 goals and has had an assist on 46 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 68.2 mins per appearance. Gray has been a starter in 234 contests and has committed 263 fouls over the course of that time. With reference to shots on target, Gray has earned 276 which places him at 25th when compared to all players still active and 17th among forwards. Troy Deeney is another scorer to keep an eye on for the team from Watford. The 31-year-old from England has connected on 148 goals in the time he's played soccer which places him at 7th among all players still active in professional soccer. He has played a total of 35,692 minutes in the time he's played soccer which places him at 2nd among active forwards and is averaging 73.9 minutes per game which places him at 155th in professional soccer. Over the course of his professional soccer career, he has totaled 398 shots on target which places him at 7th among active forwards.
Looking after the goal for the Hornets is Ben Foster from England. He has totaled 37,533 minutes protecting the net in his career. Foster has given up an average of 1.40 goals per 90 minutes in his career which places him at 27th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he's surrendered 585 goals. He holds a career save % of .711 which places him at 17th among active goalies.
Burnley is the team standing on the sideline and for the current year they have 11 victories, 6 draws, and 13 losses. Concerning goal differential, they are currently ranked 13th in the EPL with -11. They currently have a total of 33 goals for the 2020 season. Burnley has a save % as a team of .675 which currently has them ranked 13th in the EPL, meaning chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging a crowd of 20,260 ranking them 19th in the EPL.
One of the guys to watch for the Clarets is Ashley Westwood. The 29 year-old has delivered 23 balls past the goaltender in his career. He is placed at 20th among active midfielders in assists with 41 and has 77 shots on target. He has played 29,656 minutes and is averaging 81.5 mins per game. Another dangerous player on this team is Dwight McNeil. The midfielder from England has a total of 5 goals over the course of his professional soccer career which puts him at 106th among active midfielders. He also has racked up 37 fouls.
In goal for the Clarets is Nick Pope who has played well in his career by surrendering only 1.06 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 7th in the Premier League. In the 13,869 mins he's played over the course of his career, he's surrendered 164 goals. He's earned a career save % of .742 which places him at 4th among active goalies in the Premier League.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Watford (+188)
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