Aston Villa vs Newcastle United Prediction, 8/21/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Aston Villa vs Newcastle United
Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Location: Villa Park in Birmingham, England
TV: USA Network
Odds/Point Spread: Aston Villa (-152) Newcastle United (+360)
Danny Ings and Aston Villa (0-0-1, 11th in the EPL) play Newcastle United (0-0-1, 15th in the EPL) at Villa Park on Saturday. The goalies who are expected to start are Emiliano Martinez for Aston Villa and Karl Darlow for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +360 while the Villains are at -152. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Aston Villa played Watford in their last match and took a loss by a final of 3-2. Aston Villa attempted 20 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 15 of those attempts for a rate of 75.0%. In regard to passing, they ended up with a 83.2% received passes rate by connecting on 435 of the 523 passing targets last game.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, Aston Villa wrapped this game up at a 10.0% rate by landing 1 shot on target of 10 shots. Aston Villa averages 2.00 goals per 90 (2 total goals) and have earned 1 assist in all matches this year.
Danny Ings is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Aston Villa. Ings has been in the starting lineup in 209 matchups during his pro soccer career and he has earned 0.44 G/90. The forward born in England has 90 goals in 18,307 mins played. He has totaled 23 assists while tallying 20 yellow cards during his soccer career.
Someone else who should impact this match is Ollie Watkins, the forward hailing from England. Watkins has been on the pitch for 19,250 minutes in 212 career starting assignments and has earned himself 30 yellow card warnings. He has helped a teammate on a goal 25 times during his soccer career and he has scored 80 total goals. He currently averages 0.37 goals per 90 for his pro soccer career.
The man who will defend the goal for Aston Villa is Emiliano Martinez. Martinez (40-25-43 record in his career) has 36 clean sheets, which gives him a 33.3% shutout rate. The goalkeeper born in Argentina has had 504 shots attempted at him in 108 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.3 (139 total goals allowed) and he has a save percentage of 74.2. Martinez has seen the field for 9,769 minutes and has 371 saves during his soccer career.
In their last outing, Newcastle United took a defeat with a final score of 4-2 against West Ham United. Newcastle United finished with a 71.4% successful dribble percentage by converting 10 out of the 14 dribbles they pursued. They finished this game by completing 363 out of their 419 pass attempts for a percentage of 86.6%. Newcastle United had 3 shots tried out of 17 shots tried earning them a 17.6% rate in their last match. Having earned a total of 2 goals and 2 assists in all matches, Newcastle United has an average of 2.00 goals and 2.00 assists per 90 minutes.
Miguel Almiron will be someone to watch for Newcastle United. The forward hailing from Paraguay has been on the field for 13,651 minutes while scoring 31 goals. He has collected 16 yellow card cautions thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 26 times. He has an average of 0.20 goals per 90 minutes and has started 155 games so far in his pro soccer career. Be sure to watch out for Callum Wilson, the forward who is from England. He has scored 98 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 31 times. Wilson has been given a total of 34 yellow card cautions in 20,953 professional minutes played (237 starts). His G/90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.42.
Karl Darlow will reside in front of the net for Newcastle United. So far in his career, Darlow has given up 261 goals and has 464 stops in 200 starts. He has given up 1.30 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 77-57-64. He holds a save percentage of 64.9 and his clean sheet rate is currently 28.5%. Darlow has accumulated 57 shutouts while defending 717 shots attempted against him in 18,017 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+360)
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