Brighton vs Watford Prediction, 8/21/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Brighton vs Watford
Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021
Location: The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton and Hove, Sussex
Odds/Point Spread: Brighton (-152) Watford (+400)
Ismaila Sarr and Watford (1-0-0, 7th in the EPL) go to The American Express Community Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet Brighton (1-0-0, 8th in the EPL). The expected starting goalies will be Robert Sanchez for Brighton and Daniel Bachmann for Watford. Watford are at at +400 while the Seagulls are at -152. The total is set at 2.25.
Brighton stepped onto the pitch against Burnley in their last match and went home with a win by a final score of 2-1. In the passing game, they ended with a 87.8% received passes percentage by connecting on 462 of the 526 passing targets last contest. Brighton tried 6 dribbles in this matchup and were able to convert 3 of those attempts for a percentage of 50.0%.
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Concerning shot accuracy, Brighton ended this match at a 42.9% clip by putting 6 shots on target of 14 shots. Brighton is averaging 2.00 g/90 (2 total goals) and have accounted for 2 assists in all contests for the year.
Neal Maupay is a player who can be a difference maker for Brighton. He has accounted for 21 assists while earning 34 yellow cards in his career. Maupay has started 170 games in his pro soccer career and has 0.43 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from France has tallied 74 goals in 15,604 minutes played.
Someone else who should impact this match is Leandro Trossard, the forward hailing from Belgium. He has assisted on a goal 25 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 62 total goals. Trossard has been on the field for 15,114 mins during 170 starts and has been given 12 yellow card cautions. He is averaging 0.37 goals per 90 mins so far in his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Brighton is Robert Sanchez. Sanchez (16-15-23 record in his career) has earned 16 shutouts, which gives him a 29.6% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper from Spain has had 223 shots tried at him in 54 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.3 (72 goals allowed) and his save percentage is 69.5. Sanchez has defended the goal for a total of 4,860 minutes and is sitting with 156 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
When they last took the field, Watford earned three points by winning 3-2 against Aston Villa. They wrapped up this outing by completing 247 out of their 317 attempted passes for a rate of 77.9%. Watford had a 68.4% successful dribble percentage by completing 13 out of the 19 dribbles they attempted. Watford connected on 7 shots attempted out of 13 shots attempted earning them a 53.8% clip in their last match. With a total of 3 goals and 2 assists in all their matches, Watford averages 3.00 goals and 2.00 assists per 90 min.
Ismaila Sarr will be someone to watch for Watford. He sports an average of 0.27 G/90 and has started 136 matches so far in his pro soccer career. The forward born in Senegal has totaled 12,166 mins and has earned 37 goals. He has tallied 16 yellow card cautions so far in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 18 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Emmanuel Dennis, the forward representing Nigeria. He has scored 26 goals so far in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 8 different times. Dennis has been handed 20 yellow card cautions in 6,621 professional minutes (79 career starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.35.
Daniel Bachmann is expected to look after the net for Watford. Bachmann has totaled 30 shutouts while defending 144 shots against him in 6,480 mins throughout his career. He is the owner of a save % of 71.5 and his shutout rate is currently 41.7%. He has conceded 0.61 goals per 90 mins and he has a mark of 39-12-21. In his career, Bachmann has given up 44 goals and has accounted for 103 stops in 72 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Watford (+400)
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