Burnley vs West Ham United Prediction, 5/3/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Burnley vs West Ham United
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Turf Moor in Lancashire, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Burnley (+260) West Ham United (+100)
Ashley Westwood and Burnley (9-9-15, 14th in the EPL) host West Ham United (16-7-10, 5th in the EPL) at Turf Moor on Monday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are Nick Pope for Burnley and Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United. The moneyline on this game has Burnley coming in at +260 and the Hammers are at +100. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Burnley faced off with Wolverhampton in their last match and took home the win by a score of 4-0. When discussing the passing game, they earned a 74.2% passes received rate by completing 259 of the 349 passing targets last contest. Burnley tried 15 dribbles in this contest and successfully completed 7 of the tries for a rate of 46.7%. In terms of shooting accuracy, Burnley walked away from the pitch at a 50.0% rate by hitting 7 shots on target of 14 total shots. Burnley sports an average of 0.88 goals per 90 min (29 total goals) and have 18 assists in all matches for this campaign.
Ashley Westwood is a player who should impact this matchup for Burnley. Westwood has started 375 games so far in his pro soccer career and has 0.07 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder born in England has recorded 25 goals scored in 33,338 minutes. He has accounted for 45 assists while earning 60 yellow card warnings in his career. Another player who could decide the outcome is Chris Wood, the forward representing New Zealand. He has helped a teammate on a goal 35 times so far in his pro soccer career while he has scored 131 total goals. Wood has been on the field for 25,416 mins during 286 starting assignments and has been given a total of 9 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.46 goals per 90 during his pro soccer career.
The man who will protect the net for Burnley will be Nick Pope. Pope (72-58-62 record during his career) has recorded 76 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 39.8% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper hailing from England has faced 808 shots sent his way in 191 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.1 (204 total goals conceded) and his save percentage is 76.0. Pope has seen the field for a total of 17,289 minutes and has tallied 613 stops so far in his career.
For their last match, West Ham United took a loss by a final score of 1-0 against Chelsea. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 367 out of their 442 passes they attempted earning a percentage of 83.0%. West Ham United finished with a 42.9% successful dribble percentage by completing 6 out of the 14 dribbles they pursued. West Ham United connected on 2 shots attempted out of their 9 shots attempted which gave them a 22.2% clip in their last outing. With 51 goals and 39 assists in all their matches, West Ham United sports an average of 1.55 goals and 1.18 assists per 90 minutes.
Jarrod Bowen will need to be on top of his game for West Ham United. The forward who is from England has been on the field for 13,885 mins while scoring 62 goals. He has tallied 10 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 21 times. He scores 0.40 goals per 90 minutes and has started 159 matches in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Tomas Soucek, the midfielder who is from Czech Republic. He has accounted for 43 goals during his soccer career while assisting on a goal 5 different times. Soucek has been handed 27 yellow cards in 14,916 mins (166 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.26.
Lukasz Fabianski will be looking after the net for West Ham United. In his career, Fabianski has conceded 432 goals and has tallied 1,026 saves in 326 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.33 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 133-68-124. He is the owner of a save percentage of 71.3 and his clean sheet rate is 29.1%. Fabianski has totaled 95 shutouts and has seen 1,440 shots against him in 29,176 career mins.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take West Ham United (+100)
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