Leeds United vs Tottenham Prediction, 5/8/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Leeds United vs Tottenham
Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Location: Elland Road in Leeds, England
Odds/Point Spread: Leeds United (+190) Tottenham (+110)
Helder Costa and Leeds United (14-5-15, 11th in the EPL) host Tottenham (16-8-10, 5th in the EPL) at Elland Road on Saturday. The starting goalkeepers are Illan Meslier for Leeds United and Hugo Lloris for Tottenham. Tottenham are at at +110 while the Whites are priced at +190. The O/U has been set at 2.5.
Leeds United faced off with Brighton in their most recent match and took a loss by a score of 2-0. When talking about passing the ball, they finished with a 83.2% passes received percentage by completing 387 of the 465 pass attempts in their last match. Leeds United tried 16 dribbles in this game and successfully completed 10 of the attempts for a rate of 62.5%. Concerning shot accuracy, Leeds United ended this match at a 18.2% rate by landing 2 shots on target of 11 shots. Leeds United has an average of 1.41 g/90 (48 total goals) and are sitting with 37 assists In all contests this year.
Helder Costa is a player who should be able to impact this match for Leeds United. Costa has started 128 contests in his career while scoring 0.21 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in Angola has 26 goals scored in 11,230 mins played. He has totaled 26 assists while earning 14 yellow cards so far in his career. One more guy who could decide who wins is Patrick Bamford, the forward born in England. Bamford has totaled 17,431 mins during 198 career starting assignments and has been handed a total of 21 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 18 times in his pro soccer career while he has scored 94 goals. He scores 0.49 goals per 90 minutes during his pro soccer career.
The guy protecting the net for Leeds United is Illan Meslier. Meslier has played for a total of 6,390 minutes and has accumulated 149 stops so far in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.2 (87 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of 75.9. The goalie born in France has faced 195 shots sent his way in 71 starting assignments. Meslier (34-15-22 record during his career) has totaled 26 shutouts, which gives him a 36.6% shutout percentage.
The last time they took the pitch, Tottenham took home the win by a final score of 4-0 against Sheffield United. They finished this game by completing 649 out of their 714 passing attempts earning a percentage of 90.9%. Tottenham finished with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 12 of the 21 dribbles they tried. Tottenham converted 10 shots tried out of their 20 shots tried which gave them a 50.0% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having accumulated 59 goals and 47 assists in all their contests, Tottenham is averaging 1.74 goals and 1.38 assists per 90 minutes.
Harry Kane will be someone to watch for Tottenham. The forward representing England has 22,956 mins and he has scored 178 goals. He has accumulated 30 yellow cards so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 32 times. He sports an average of 0.70 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 257 games during his pro soccer career. Be sure to watch out for Son Heung-min, the forward representing Korea. Heung-min has earned himself 14 yellow card warnings in 22,098 minutes (254 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.45. He has 110 goals so far in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 47 different times.
Hugo Lloris will reside in front of the net for Tottenham. Lloris has tallied 179 clean sheets and has defended 1,943 shots against him in 45,745 mins throughout his career. He has a save % of 73.6 and his clean sheet rate is 35.0%. He has surrendered 1.04 goals per 90 mins while holding a mark of 260-131-118. During his pro soccer career, Lloris has surrendered 528 goals while tallying 1,432 stops in 512 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Tottenham (+110)
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