Fulham vs Burnley Prediction, 5/10/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Fulham vs Burnley
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: Craven Cottage in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Fulham (+120) Burnley (+235)
Chris Wood and Burnley (9-9-15, 16th in the EPL) are headed to Craven Cottage on Monday where they'll meet Fulham (5-12-17, 18th in the EPL). The goalies protecting the net are Alphonse Areola for Fulham and Nick Pope for Burnley. Burnley are at at +235 while the Cottagers are priced at +120. The total opens at 2.5.
Fulham took the field against Chelsea in their last matchup and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 2-0. When talking about passing the ball, they earned a 87.1% passes received percentage by connecting on 461 of the 529 pass attempts in their last outing. Fulham attempted 26 dribbles in this contest and were successful in 18 of those dribbles for a rate of 69.2%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Fulham finished at a 30.0% clip by putting 3 shots on target of 10 total shots. Fulham is averaging 0.71 goals per 90 (24 goals in total) and are sitting with 16 assists in all matches this year.
Ademola Lookman is a player who should be able to impact this game for Fulham. He has totaled 11 assists while earning 9 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. Lookman has been in the starting lineup in 75 matches so far in his career and he has earned 0.24 goals per 90 mins. The forward from England has 20 goals scored in 7,351 minutes. Another player who could decide the outcome is Ivan Cavaleiro, the forward born in Portugal. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 29 times in his career while he has scored 30 goals. Cavaleiro has totaled 13,298 mins during 151 starts and has been given 22 yellow card cautions. He has an average of 0.20 goals per 90 minutes so far in his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Fulham is Alphonse Areola. Areola (106-55-50 mark in his professional soccer career) has recorded 87 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 41.2% shutout rate. The keeper from France has seen 727 shots tried against him in 211 career starts. His GA/90 is 1.0 (207 goals allowed) and he has a save percentage of 73.5. Areola has seen the field for 19,010 mins and is sitting with 534 stops in his career.
In their last game, Burnley took home the win by a final score of 4-0 against Wolverhampton. Burnley ended the game with a 46.7% successful dribble rate by connecting on 7 out of the 15 dribbles they attempted. They finished this game by converting 259 out of their 349 passes they attempted earning a percentage of 74.2%. Burnley connected on 7 shots attempted out of the team's 14 shots attempted which gave them a 50.0% clip in their last match. With 29 goals and 18 assists in all their matches, Burnley is averaging 0.88 goals and 0.55 assists per 90.
Chris Wood will be someone to watch for Burnley. He is averaging 0.46 goals per 90 mins and has been given a starting assignment in 286 contests thus far in his career. The forward from New Zealand has been on the pitch for 25,416 mins while scoring 131 goals. He has 9 yellow card cautions so far in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 35 times. You should also keep an eye on Ashley Westwood, the midfielder hailing from England. Westwood has earned himself 60 yellow card cautions in 33,338 mins played (375 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.07. He has accounted for 25 goals during his career while helping a teammate on a goal 45 times.
Nick Pope will be residing in front of the net for Burnley. Thus far in his career, Pope has allowed 204 goals and has totaled 613 stops in 191 starts. He has allowed 1.06 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a record of 72-58-62. He has earned a save % of 76.0 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 39.8%. Pope has 76 clean sheets while he has seen 808 shots against him in 17,289 career mins.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Burnley (+235)
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