Crystal Palace vs Leicester City Prediction, 10/3/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Crystal Palace vs Leicester City
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Selhurst Park in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Crystal Palace (+282) Leicester City (-107)
Selhurst Park is the venue where Wilfried Zaha and Crystal Palace (1-3-2, 15th in the EPL) will play Leicester City (2-1-3, 13th in the EPL) on Sunday. The starting goalkeepers are Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace and Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City. The line on this matchup has Crystal Palace coming in at +282 and the Foxes are at -107. The O/U opens at 2.75.
Crystal Palace played Brighton in their last match and walked away with a draw with a final of 1-1. In regard to passing, they earned a 95.6% rate by converting 436 of the 456 passing targets in their last match. Crystal Palace attempted 7 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 2 of the attempts for a rate of 28.6%.
Get all of our Free Soccer Picks
Concerning shot accuracy, Crystal Palace finished at a 28.6% rate by putting 2 shots on target of 7 shots. Crystal Palace averages 1.00 goal per 90 (6 total goals) and have tallied 3 assists in all matches for this campaign.
Wilfried Zaha is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Crystal Palace. He has totaled 42 assists while accumulating 61 yellow card warnings in his career. Zaha has been in the starting lineup in 329 outings so far in his career while scoring 0.19 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Cote d'Ivoire has totaled 62 goals in 29,725 professional minutes played.
Another player who could decide the outcome is Christian Benteke, the forward representing Belgium. Benteke has been on the field for 26,180 mins in 284 starts and has been handed a total of 46 yellow card cautions. He has helped a teammate on a goal 36 times in his career while scoring 125 total goals. He is averaging 0.43 goals per 90 mins thus far in his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Crystal Palace is Vicente Guaita. Guaita has seen the pitch for 27,845 mins and has tallied 942 stops during his soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.3 (398 total goals allowed) and he has a save % of 70.7. The keeper from Spain has seen 1,338 shots sent his way in 307 starts. Guaita (108-84-118 record during his soccer career) has earned 90 shutouts, which gives him a 29.3% shutout rate.
For their last outing, Leicester City finished locked up with a final of 2-2 against Burnley. They wrapped up this contest by converting 527 of the 613 passes they tried for a rate of 86.0%. Leicester City ended the game with a 58.8% successful dribble percentage by completing 10 out of the 17 dribbles they pursued. Leicester City had 3 shots attempted out of their 22 shots attempted earning them a 13.6% rate in their last match. Having a total of 7 goals and 6 assists for all their matches, Leicester City is averaging 1.17 goals and 1.00 assist per 90.
Jamie Vardy will need to provide a spark for Leicester City. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 320 contests in his pro soccer career. The forward hailing from England has 27,922 mins while scoring 174 goals. He has accumulated 38 yellow card cautions so far in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 58 times. Make sure to watch out for James Maddison, the midfielder who represents England. He has earned 43 goals thus far in his career while helping on a goal 30 different times. Maddison has been handed 24 yellow card warnings in 14,244 mins (161 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average in his career is 0.27.
Kasper Schmeichel will be looking after the net for Leicester City. Schmeichel has tallied 183 shutouts and has seen 2,164 shots attempted against him in 48,704 mins in his career. He holds a save percentage of 72.5 and his shutout rate is 33.8%. He has conceded 1.14 goals per 90 mins while he holds a mark of 247-138-158. So far in his career, Schmeichel has allowed 619 goals and has tallied 1,567 saves in 541 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Crystal Palace (+282)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- Bordeaux vs Nantes Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Celta Vigo vs Sevilla Prediction, 10/17/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Real Sociedad vs Mallorca Prediction, 10/16/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Alaves vs Betis Prediction, 10/18/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Troyes vs Nice Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Levante vs Getafe Prediction, 10/16/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Espanyol vs Cadiz Prediction, 10/18/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Metz vs Rennes Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- SpVgg Greuther Furth vs VfL Bochum Prediction, 10/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig Prediction, 10/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds