Chelsea vs Brighton Prediction, 4/20/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chelsea vs Brighton
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Location: Stamford Bridge in London, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Chelsea (-193) Brighton (+539)
Mason Mount and Chelsea (15-9-7, 5th in the EPL) host Brighton (7-12-12, 16th in the EPL) at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are Edouard Mendy for Chelsea and Robert Sanchez for Brighton. The line on this game has Chelsea coming in at -193 and the Seagulls are at +539. The total opens at 2.5.
Chelsea played Porto in their last matchup and took a loss by a score of 1-0. Chelsea attempted 13 dribbles in this contest and completed 8 of those dribbles for a rate of 61.5%. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 84.4% rate by completing 378 out of their 448 targeted passes in their last match. In terms of shooting accuracy, Chelsea finished the game at a 12.5% clip by putting 1 shot on target out of 8 total shots. Chelsea sports an average of 1.55 g/90 (48 total goals) and have earned 32 assists in all competitions this season.
Mason Mount is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Chelsea. He has totaled 21 assists while accumulating 12 yellow cards so far in his career. Mount has been given a starting assignment in 115 games so far in his career while scoring 0.26 goals per 90. The midfielder born in England has recorded 30 goals scored in 10,436 professional minutes played. One more guy who should impact this match is Timo Werner, the forward who represents Germany. Werner has been on the pitch for 17,781 mins during 201 career starting assignments and has been handed a total of 12 yellow cards. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 42 times so far in his career while scoring 97 goals. He is currently averaging 0.49 goals per 90 mins during his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for Chelsea will be Edouard Mendy. Mendy has defended the goal for 11,713 mins and is sitting with 323 stops thus far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 0.9 (115 total goals given up) and he is the owner of a save % of 76.6. The goalkeeper hailing from Senegal has had 423 shots tried at him in 130 career starting assignments. Mendy (42-32-23 record in his career) has tallied 57 shutouts, which gives him a 43.8% shutout percentage.
When they last took the field, Brighton weren't able to secure a win with a final of 0-0 against Everton. Brighton finished with a 76.9% successful dribble rate by completing 10 out of the 13 dribbles they tried. They finished this game by connecting on 434 out of their 514 pass attempts earning a rate of 84.4%. Brighton landed 1 shot on goal out of the team's 23 shots attempted which gave them a 4.3% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having earned a total of 32 goals and 21 assists in all their contests, Brighton averages 1.03 goals and 0.68 assists per 90.
Neal Maupay will be counted on for Brighton. He is averaging 0.43 goals per 90 mins and has had a starting assignment in 166 outings in his career. The forward from France has been on the field for 15,228 minutes and has earned 73 goals. He has tallied 33 yellow cards thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 21 times. Make sure to watch out for Leandro Trossard, the forward born in Belgium. He has 61 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 25 different times. Trossard has been given a total of 12 yellow cards in 14,573 mins played (163 career starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.38.
Robert Sanchez will be residing in front of the goal for Brighton. Sanchez has totaled 14 shutouts while seeing 194 shots against him in 4,140 minutes in his career. He holds a save % of 69.6 and his shutout rate is currently 30.4%. He has given up 1.37 goals per 90 and he has a record of 13-13-20. During his career, Sanchez has surrendered 63 goals and has accounted for 136 saves in 46 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chelsea (-193)
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