Leicester City vs Norwich City Prediction, 1/1/2022 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Leicester City vs Norwich City
Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
Location: King Power Stadium in Leicester, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Leicester City (-200) Norwich City (+550)
King Power Stadium is the site where James Maddison and Leicester City (6-4-7, 10th in the EPL) will play Norwich City (2-4-12, 20th in the EPL) on Saturday. The starting goalies are Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City and Angus Gunn for Norwich City. The moneyline on this matchup has Leicester City coming in at -200 and the Canaries are priced at +550. The total has been set at 2.5.
Leicester City played Manchester City in their most recent match and went home with a loss by a final score of 6-3. Leicester City attempted 14 dribbles in this game and successfully completed 8 of those tries for a percentage of 57.1%. When talking about passing the ball, they ended the game with a 91.6% passes received rate by converting 261 of the 285 pass attempts in their last outing.
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In relation to shooting accuracy, Leicester City ended this match at a 53.3% rate by landing 8 shots on target of 15 total shots. Leicester City has an average of 1.76 g/90 (30 goals in total) and have accounted for 23 assists in all competitions for the season.
James Maddison is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Leicester City. Maddison has been given a starting assignment in 169 matchups in his career and has 0.29 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder born in England has 48 goals in 14,982 professional minutes played. He has totaled 33 assists while tallying 26 yellow cards thus far in his career.
One more player who could decide who wins is Jamie Vardy, the forward hailing from England. He has helped a teammate on a goal 58 times thus far in his career and he has scored 178 goals. Vardy has earned 28,623 minutes in 328 career starting assignments and has earned himself 39 yellow cards. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 minutes for his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Leicester City is Kasper Schmeichel. Schmeichel (251-141-162 mark during his career) has tallied 184 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 33.3% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper hailing from Denmark has seen 2,220 shots sent his way in 552 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.2 (642 goals surrendered) and he has a save % of 72.3. Schmeichel has played for a total of 49,694 minutes and has earned 1,603 stops thus far in his career.
The last time they took the field, Norwich city went home defeated by a final of 5-0 against Arsenal. They finished the match by completing 244 out of their 305 pass attempts earning a rate of 80.0%. Norwich city finished the match with a 16.7% successful dribble rate by connecting on 2 out of the 12 dribbles they pursued. Norwich city had 2 shots tried out of 4 shots tried giving them a 50.0% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having a total of 8 goals and 5 assists in all competitions, Norwich city averages 0.44 goals and 0.28 assists per 90 min.
Teemu Pukki should provide a lift for Norwich City. He is averaging 0.51 goals per 90 and has started 310 matches during his soccer career. The forward from Finland has totaled 27,972 professional minutes while scoring 160 goals. He has tallied 22 yellow cards in his career and has assisted on a goal 41 times. Make sure to watch out for Kenny McLean, the midfielder representing Scotland. McLean has been handed a total of 39 yellow cards in 29,632 professional minutes played (329 career starts). His G/90 average thus far in his career is 0.14. He has 45 goals so far in his career while assisting on a goal 29 times.
Angus Gunn will look after the goal for Norwich City. So far in his pro soccer career, Gunn has allowed 129 goals and has totaled 233 saves in 83 starts. He has allowed 1.54 goals per 90 mins while earning a mark of 26-23-34. He holds a save percentage of 66.6 and his clean sheet rate is 31.3%. Gunn has recorded 26 clean sheets while seeing 356 shots attempted against him in 7,515 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Norwich City (+550)
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