Wolverhampton vs West Ham United Expert EPL Picks Against the Spread 6/20/2020
Saturday, June 20, 2020
João Moutinho and Wolverhampton (10-13-6, 6th in EPL) host West Ham United (7-6-16, 16th in EPL) at London Stadium on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The goalkeepers expected to start are Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United and Rui Patrício for Wolverhampton. The Wolverhampton Wanderers are at at +116 while West Ham United are at +239. The O/U is set at 2.25.
Wolverhampton comes into this match with a record of 10 victories, 13 draws, and 6 losses ranking them 6th in EPL. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 39 goals which has them at 8th in the league. Their goal differential is +7, ranking them 7th in the league. When discussing shots on target, they have earned a total of 112 which has them at 11th in the league. As a unit, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has racked up a total of 316 fouls which means they are averaging 10.9 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 43 points for the 2019 season and they are averaging a crowd of 31,360.
João Moutinho is a top player to watch for the Wolves. The midfielder from Portugal has appeared in 471 games over the course of his professional soccer career and has totaled 39,006 minutes. In that time, the 32-year-old has connected on 36 goals and has had an assist on 80 goals. For his career he is averaging 82.8 minutes per appearance. Moutinho has started 440 games and has a total of 399 fouls over the course of that time. Concerning shots on target, Moutinho has earned 161 which has him sitting in 57th among all players still active and 23rd among midfielders. Raúl Jiménez is another scorer to watch out for on the squad from Wolverhampton. The 28-year-old from Mexico has a total of 74 goals over the course of his career which is 35th when compared to all players still active in the EPL. He has played a total of 14,521 mins over the course of his career which is 36th among active forwards and averages 59.8 minutes per game which is 251st in the EPL. Over the course of his career, he has earned 209 shots on target which is 25th among active forwards.
In net for the Wolves is Rui Patrício from Portugal. He has played 35,305 mins minding the net over the course of his career. Patrício has allowed 0.92 goals per 90 minutes over the course of his career which has him ranking 4th out of all active goalies in the Premier League. Over the course of his career, he's surrendered 359 goals. He holds a career save % of .741 which has him ranking 5th out of all active goalies.
West Ham United is the team looking to add points to their total and for the 2019 campaign they sit with 7 wins, 6 draws, and 16 losses. When talking about goal differential, they are sitting 14th in the EPL with -15. They currently have a total of 35 goals for the season. West Ham United has a save percentage as a team of .676 which has them sitting 13th in the EPL, meaning chances to score may be scarce. They are averaging an attendance of 59,925 which is good for 3rd in the EPL.
One of the guys to watch for the Hammers is Aaron Cresswell. The 29 year-old has drilled 19 balls past the goalkeeper in the time he's played professional soccer. He ranks 2nd among active defenders in assists with 41 and has totaled 99 shots on target. He has played a total of 33,104 minutes and averages 86.7 minutes per game. Another good player on this squad is Sébastien Haller. The forward from France has netted 78 goals in his career which puts him at 23rd among active forwards. He also has committed 235 fouls.
In goal for the Hammers is Lukasz Fabianski who has had an average career by surrendering 1.33 goals per 90 minutes and that has him ranked 23rd in the league. In the 25,576 minutes he has played as a goaltender in his career, he has given up 379 goals. He's earned a career save % of .707 which has him ranked 19th among all goalies still active in the league.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wolverhampton (+116)
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