Arsenal vs Newcastle United Prediction, 1/18/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arsenal vs Newcastle United
Date: Monday, January 18, 2021
Location: Emirates Stadium in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Arsenal (-213) Newcastle United (+460)
Emirates Stadium is the site where Alexandre Lacazette and Arsenal (7-3-8, 11th in the EPL) will take on Newcastle United (5-4-8, 15th in the EPL) on Monday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Bernd Leno for Arsenal and Karl Darlow for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +460 while the Gunners are at -213. The total has been set at 2.5.
Arsenal took the field against Crystal Palace in their last game and walked away with a draw with a final of 0-0. Arsenal attempted 23 dribbles in this outing and completed 15 of the attempts for a rate of 65.2%. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 88.4% received passes rate by converting 624 of the 706 pass attempts last match. Regarding shot accuracy, Arsenal wrapped this game up at a 33.3% rate by landing 4 shots on target out of 12 total shots. Arsenal is averaging 1.11 goals per 90 (20 goals in total) and are sitting with 13 assists in all matches this season.
Alexandre Lacazette is a guy who can be a difference maker for Arsenal. He has 37 assists while accumulating 40 yellow card cautions during his career. Lacazette has had a starting assignment in 257 matches in his career and he tallies 0.58 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from France has recorded 144 goals scored in 22,467 minutes. Another guy who should impact this match is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the forward who represents France. He has helped a teammate on a goal 51 times so far in his career while scoring 196 total goals. Aubameyang has been on the field for 28,751 minutes during 321 career starts and has been given 23 yellow card cautions. He is currently averaging 0.61 G/90 during his soccer career.
The guy protecting the net for Arsenal is Bernd Leno. Leno (164-96-108 mark during his career) has tallied 110 shutouts, which leaves him with a 29.8% shutout percentage. The keeper from Germany has seen 1,472 shots tried against him in 369 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.23 (454 goals surrendered) and he holds a save percentage of .706. Leno has played for a total of 33,204 minutes and has accumulated 1,035 saves during his career.
For their last game, Newcastle United walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 1-0 against Sheffield United. Newcastle United finished with a 46.2% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 6 out of the 13 dribbles they attempted. They wrapped up this contest by completing 216 of the 297 passes they attempted for a percentage of 72.7%. Newcastle United connected on 3 shots attempted out of 7 shots attempted earning them a 42.9% rate in their last match. With 17 goals and 10 assists in all competitions, Newcastle United is averaging 1.00 goal and 0.59 assists per 90 min.
Miguel Almiron will need to be on top of his game for Newcastle United. The forward hailing from Paraguay has been on the field for 11,976 mins and he has scored 28 goals. He has tallied 14 yellow cards during his career and has assisted on a goal 26 times. He has an average of 0.21 goals per 90 and has had a starting assignment in 135 contests in his pro soccer career. Make sure to watch out for Callum Wilson, the forward representing England. He has 93 goals during his career while helping a teammate on a goal 29 different times. Wilson has been given a total of 34 yellow cards in 20,112 professional minutes (228 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.42.
Karl Darlow is expected to look after the net for Newcastle United. During his pro soccer career, Darlow has surrendered 245 goals and has racked up 443 stops in 192 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.27 goals per 90 minutes while earning a record of 75-57-58. He has a save percentage of .652 and his shutout rate sits at 29.2%. Darlow has racked up 56 shutouts and defended 681 shots against him in 17,297 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+460)
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