Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United Prediction, 10/23/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Selhurst Park in London, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Crystal Palace (-102) Newcastle United (+235)
Selhurst Park is the site where Christian Benteke and Crystal Palace (1-5-2, 14th in the EPL) will play Newcastle United (0-3-5, 19th in the EPL) on Saturday. The goalies protecting the net are Vicente Guaita for Crystal Palace and Freddie Woodman for Newcastle United. The odds on this contest have Crystal Palace coming in at -102 and the Magpies are at +235. The total has been set at 2.5.
Crystal Palace faced Arsenal in their most recent game and got the draw with a final of 2-2. In sharing the ball, they finished with a 87.8% rate by completing 417 out of their 475 pass targets last game. Crystal Palace attempted 13 dribbles in this contest and were successful in 5 of those dribbles for a percentage of 38.5%.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Crystal Palace finished at a 66.7% rate by hitting 6 shots on target of 9 total shots. Crystal Palace averages 1.25 g/90 (10 total goals) and have tallied 5 assists in all matches this year.
Christian Benteke is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Crystal Palace. Benteke has been in the starting lineup in 285 outings so far in his career and tallies 0.43 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in Belgium has racked up 126 goals in 26,276 mins. He has 36 assists while tallying 46 yellow card warnings so far in his pro soccer career.
One more player who should impact this match is Odsonne Edouard, the forward representing France. He has assisted on a goal 21 times in his career and he has scored 69 total goals. Edouard has been on the pitch for 8,515 mins in 97 starts and has earned himself a total of 7 yellow cards. He is averaging 0.73 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Crystal Palace will be Vicente Guaita. Guaita (108-86-118 record during his soccer career) has accumulated 90 shutouts, which gives him a 29.1% shutout rate. The goalie from Spain has seen 1,349 shots tried against him in 309 starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.3 (402 total goals conceded) and his save % is 70.6. Guaita has defended the goal for a total of 28,025 minutes and is sitting with 949 saves during his soccer career.
In their last game, Newcastle United walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 3-2 against Tottenham. Newcastle United finished with a 65.4% successful dribble rate by converting 17 of the 26 dribbles they attempted. They finished the match by converting 292 of the 323 attempted passes earning a rate of 90.4%. Newcastle United landed 1 shot on goal out of their 7 shots attempted giving them a 14.3% clip in their last match. With 9 goals and 8 assists in all competitions, Newcastle United sports an average of 1.13 goals and 1.00 assist per 90.
Miguel Almiron will be someone to watch for Newcastle United. He is averaging 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 161 outings thus far in his career. The forward representing Paraguay has been on the field for 14,136 professional minutes while scoring 31 goals. He has accumulated 17 yellow card warnings during his pro soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 26 times. Make sure to watch out for Allan Saint-Maximin, the forward representing France. He has earned 20 goals thus far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 22 times. Saint-Maximin has been handed 6 yellow cards in 12,913 professional minutes (144 career starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.14.
Freddie Woodman will be looking after the goal for Newcastle United. In his career, Woodman has conceded 140 goals and has accounted for 291 saves in 122 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.15 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 46-37-39. He is the owner of a save percentage of 68.2 and his clean sheet rate sits at 33.6%. Woodman has totaled 41 clean sheets while seeing 421 shots against him in 10,979 career mins.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Crystal Palace (-102)
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