Leicester City vs Manchester City Prediction, 4/3/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Leicester City vs Manchester City
Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021
Location: King Power Stadium in Leicester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Leicester City (+700) Manchester City (-225)
King Power Stadium is the venue where Jamie Vardy and Leicester City (17-5-7, 3rd in the EPL) will take on Manchester City (22-5-3, 1st in the EPL) on Saturday. The goaltenders protecting the net are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and Ederson for Manchester City. The line on this contest has Leicester City coming in at +700 and the Citizens are priced at -225. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Leicester City stepped onto the pitch against Sheffield United in their most recent game and notched a win by a score of 5-0. Leicester City attempted 15 dribbles in this match and were successful in 9 of those attempts for a percentage of 60.0%. In the passing game, they earned a 90.8% passes received percentage by converting 680 out of their 749 pass attempts last match. In regard to shooting accuracy, Leicester City ended this match at a 47.4% rate by putting 9 shots on target out of 19 shots. Leicester City sports an average of 1.69 g/90 (49 goals in total) and have earned 34 assists in all competitions this year.
Jamie Vardy is a player who should be able to impact this match for Leicester City. Vardy has had a starting assignment in 305 contests in his pro soccer career and he scores 0.56 goals per 90 mins. The forward from England has 166 goals in 26,599 minutes played. He has 55 assists while accumulating 37 yellow cards in his career. One more guy who should impact this match is Youri Tielemans, the midfielder hailing from Belgium. Tielemans has totaled 20,392 minutes in 230 career starts and has been given a total of 31 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 40 times in his career and he has scored 43 total goals. He is averaging 0.19 goals per 90 mins so far in his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for Leicester City will be Kasper Schmeichel. Schmeichel has seen the field for a total of 47,354 minutes and has accumulated 1,536 stops during his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.1 (591 total goals allowed) and his save percentage is 72.9. The goalkeeper from Denmark has seen 2,110 shots sent his way in 526 starts. Schmeichel (242-136-150 mark during his soccer career) has accounted for 181 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.4% shutout percentage.
In their last game, Manchester City took home the win by a final score of 2-0 against Monchengladbach. Manchester City earned a 61.5% successful dribble rate by completing 16 of the 26 dribbles they pursued. They finished this game by connecting on 797 out of their 860 pass attempts for a rate of 92.7%. Manchester City landed 6 shots attempted out of 10 shots attempted which had them at a 60.0% clip when they last took the field. With 63 goals and 40 assists in all their matches, Manchester City is averaging 2.10 goals and 1.33 assists per 90 minutes.
Raheem Sterling should provide a lift for Manchester City. He currently averages 0.40 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 242 outings in his pro soccer career. The forward born in England has been on the field for 21,536 professional minutes while scoring 95 goals. He has earned 31 yellow card cautions during his soccer career and has helped a teammate on a goal 50 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Kevin De Bruyne, the midfielder representing Belgium. He has accounted for 79 goals during his soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 136 times. Bruyne has been handed a total of 33 yellow cards in 27,479 professional minutes (316 starts). His goals per 90 average in his career is 0.26.
Ederson will be residing in front of the net for Manchester City. Ederson has 96 shutouts while defending 546 shots tried against him in 18,872 minutes throughout his career. He holds a save percentage of 73.3 and his clean sheet rate is 45.5%. He has surrendered 0.77 goals per 90 minutes while earning a record of 145-34-32. Thus far in his career, Ederson has conceded 161 goals and has totaled 398 stops in 211 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Leicester City (+700)
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