Brighton vs Leeds United Prediction, 11/27/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Brighton vs Leeds United
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton and Hove, Sussex
Odds/Point Spread: Brighton (+114) Leeds United (+249)
The American Express Community Stadium is the venue where Leandro Trossard and Brighton (4-5-3, 9th in the EPL) will play Leeds United (2-5-5, 17th in the EPL) on Saturday. The goaltenders who are expected to start will be Robert Sanchez for Brighton and Illan Meslier for Leeds United. Brighton are at +114 while the Whites are priced at +249. The total opens at 2.75.
Brighton faced off with Aston Villa in their most recent game and took a loss by a score of 2-0. In regard to passing, they earned a 90.5% received passes rate by converting 561 of the 620 targeted passes last game. Brighton tried 21 dribbles in this outing and successfully completed 12 of the tries for a percentage of 57.1%.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Brighton finished at a 33.3% rate by hitting 2 shots on target out of 6 total shots. Brighton is averaging 1.00 goal per 90 (12 total goals) and are sitting with 9 assists in all competitions this season.
Leandro Trossard is a player who should impact this matchup for Brighton. Trossard has been in the starting lineup in 181 matchups during his career and he accounts for 0.36 G/90. The forward from Belgium has racked up 65 goals scored in 16,085 mins played. He has totaled 26 assists while tallying 13 yellow card warnings during his career.
Another player who could decide the outcome is Neal Maupay, the forward who is from France. He has assisted on a goal 21 times in his career while he has scored 77 total goals. Maupay has been on the field for 16,284 mins in 178 starting assignments and has been handed 36 yellow card cautions. He scores 0.43 goals per 90 mins during his pro soccer career.
The man who will protect the net for Brighton is Robert Sanchez. Sanchez has defended the goal for a total of 5,759 minutes and has 179 stops in his career. His GA/90 is 1.3 (83 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of 69.8. The keeper born in Spain has had 255 shots attempted at him in 64 starts. Sanchez (19-20-25 mark during his career) has recorded 20 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 31.3% shutout rate.
The last time they took the pitch, Leeds United went home defeated by a final of 2-1 against Tottenham. Leeds United had a 60.0% successful dribble percentage by converting 12 out of the 20 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 453 out of their 486 pass attempts earning a rate of 93.2%. Leeds United landed 7 shots attempted out of 18 shots attempted earning them a 38.9% clip in their last game. Having tallied 12 goals and 8 assists in all their matches, Leeds United averages 1.00 goal and 0.67 assists per 90 minutes.
Kalvin Phillips will need to provide a lift for Leeds United. The midfielder born in England has totaled 15,767 mins while scoring 13 goals. He has accumulated 49 yellow card warnings in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 12 times. He sports an average of 0.07 goals per 90 and has been a starter in 180 contests during his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Mateusz Klich, the midfielder who is from Poland. He has earned 43 goals so far in his career while assisting on a goal 41 different times. Klich has earned himself a total of 51 yellow card warnings in 23,207 minutes played (270 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average in his pro soccer career is 0.17.
Illan Meslier is expected to look after the net for Leeds United. Meslier has tallied 28 shutouts while defending 260 shots tried against him in 7,650 career minutes. He sports a save % of 74.2 and his shutout rate sits at 32.9%. He has surrendered 1.27 goals per 90 mins while holding a mark of 38-20-27. In his career, Meslier has given up 108 goals and has accounted for 193 saves in 85 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Brighton (+114)
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