Brighton vs West Ham United Prediction, 5/15/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Brighton vs West Ham United
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Location: The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton and Hove, Sussex
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Brighton (+150) West Ham United (+180)
Leandro Trossard and Brighton (8-13-14, 17th in the EPL) play West Ham United (17-7-11, 5th in the EPL) at The American Express Community Stadium on Saturday. The starting goalies will be Robert Sanchez for Brighton and Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United. Brighton are at +150 while the Hammers are at +180. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Brighton played Wolverhampton in their last match and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 2-1. In regard to passing, they finished with a 81.7% rate by connecting on 321 out of their 393 passing targets last contest. Brighton attempted 13 dribbles in this contest and successfully completed 8 of the attempts for a percentage of 61.5%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Brighton walked away from the pitch at a 50.0% rate by landing 3 shots on target of 6 total shots. Brighton sports an average of 1.00 goal per 90 (35 total goals) and have tallied 22 assists in all matches for the season.
Leandro Trossard is a player who can be a difference maker for Brighton. Trossard has had a starting assignment in 167 games in his career and accounts for 0.37 G/90. The forward from Belgium has totaled 61 goals in 14,850 professional minutes played. He has totaled 25 assists while tallying 12 yellow card warnings in his pro soccer career. One more guy who could decide who wins is Danny Welbeck, the forward representing England. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 23 times so far in his pro soccer career and he has scored 51 goals. Welbeck has played 14,118 minutes during 151 starts and has been handed 13 yellow cards. He scores 0.33 goals per 90 mins during his soccer career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Brighton is Robert Sanchez. Sanchez has played for a total of 4,500 mins and has tallied 148 saves in his pro soccer career. His GA/90 is 1.3 (66 total goals allowed) and his save % is 70.3. The keeper hailing from Spain has faced 209 shots tried against him in 50 career starts. Sanchez (14-14-22 record in his career) has 16 clean sheets, which gives him a 32.0% shutout percentage.
For their last match, West Ham United took a loss by a final score of 1-0 against Everton. They finished the match by converting 566 of the 611 passes they attempted for a rate of 92.6%. West Ham United finished with a 31.3% successful dribble percentage by converting 5 out of the 16 dribbles they pursued. With a total of 53 goals and 41 assists in all their contests, West Ham United sports an average of 1.51 goals and 1.17 assists per 90 minutes.
Tomas Soucek will be counted on for West Ham United. He averages 0.26 G/90 and has been a starter in 168 games so far in his career. The midfielder hailing from Czech Republic has totaled 15,096 professional minutes while scoring 43 goals. He has 28 yellow card cautions during his soccer career and has assisted on a goal 5 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Jarrod Bowen, the forward representing England. Bowen has been given a total of 10 yellow card warnings in 13,946 minutes played (159 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average during his soccer career is 0.40. He has tallied 62 goals thus far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 21 different times.
Lukasz Fabianski will look after the net for West Ham United. Fabianski has accumulated 95 shutouts while seeing 1,444 shots against him in 29,356 career mins. He is the owner of a save percentage of 71.3 and his shutout rate is currently 29.0%. He has conceded 1.33 goals per 90 mins while earning a mark of 134-68-125. In his career, Fabianski has conceded 434 goals and has accounted for 1,029 saves in 328 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take West Ham United (+180) and under the total goals
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