Wolverhampton vs Manchester United EPL Game Picks 2/1/2020
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Anthony Martial and Manchester United (9-7-8, 5th in EPL) host Wolverhampton (8-10-6, 7th in EPL) at Old Trafford on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The expected starting goalkeepers are Rui Patricio for Wolverhampton and David de Gea for Manchester United. The moneyline on this contest has Wolverhampton coming in at +417 and Manchester United are at -136. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Wolverhampton steps onto the field holding a mark of 8 victories, 10 draws, and 6 defeats putting them at 7th in EPL. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 33 goals which has them sitting at 7th in the EPL. Their goal differential is +3, putting them at 7th in the EPL. In the matter of shots on target, they have a total of 95 which has them sitting at 12th in the EPL. As a group, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has compiled a total of 259 fouls which has them averaging 10.8 fouls per contest. They have a total of 34 points for 2019 and they are averaging an attendance of 31,349.
Raúl Jiménez is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Wolves. The forward from Mexico has played in 238 contests in the time he's played soccer and has played a total of 14,100 mins. In that time, the 28-year-old has tallied 72 goals and has had an assist on 31 goals. Over the course of his career he has an average of 59.2 mins per game. Jiménez has been a starter in 149 contests and has racked up 191 fouls in that time. When talking about shots on target, Jiménez has totaled 207 which places him at 42nd when compared to active players and 26th among forwards. João Moutinho is another guy to watch out for on the team from Wolverhampton. The 32-year-old from Portugal has connected on 36 goals in the time he has played soccer which has him ranked 79th out of all players still active in the league. He has totaled 38,637 mins in the time he has played soccer which has him ranked 2nd among active midfielders and holds an average of 82.9 minutes per game which has him ranked 48th in the league. In the time he's played professional soccer, he has totaled 161 shots on target which has him ranked 23rd among active midfielders.
The man in goal for the Wolves is Rui Patricio from Portugal. He has played 34,855 mins in goal for his career. Patricio has conceded an average of 0.92 goals per 90 minutes for his career which puts him at 4th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he has surrendered 357 goals. He's earned a career save percentage of .740 which puts him at 5th out of all active goalies.
Manchester United is the team on the other side of the pitch and for the current year they have 9 wins, 7 draws, and 8 defeats. In terms of goal differential, they are ranked 5th in the EPL with +7. They have compiled a total of 34 goals for the season. Manchester United has a team save % of .667 which is good for 11th in the EPL, which means there should be some opportunities to score. They are averaging an attendance of 72,574 which puts them at 1st in the EPL.
One of the guys to remember for the Red Devils is Anthony Martial. The 23 year-old has put 53 balls into the back of the goal over the course of his professional soccer career. He is sitting at 35th among active forwards in assists with 24 and has connected on 133 shots on target. He has played a total of 11,486 mins and is averaging 62.8 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this squad is Daniel James. The midfielder from Wales has netted 7 goals in his professional soccer career which is 97th among active midfielders. He also has totaled 23 fouls.
In goal for the Red Devils is David de Gea who has had a good career by surrendering only 1.09 goals per 90 mins and that has him 8th in the league. In the 32,023 mins he's been on the field in his career, he's surrendered 388 goals. He has a career save percentage of .726 which has him sitting 7th among all goalies still active in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Manchester United (-136)
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