Manchester United vs Liverpool Prediction, 5/2/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester United vs Liverpool
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester United (+169) Liverpool (+142)
Old Trafford is the site where Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United (19-10-4, 2nd in the EPL) will take on Liverpool (15-9-9, 6th in the EPL) on Sunday. The goaltenders who are expected to start will be Dean Henderson for Manchester United and Alisson for Liverpool. Liverpool are at at +142 while the Red Devils are at +169. The O/U has been set at 2.75.
Manchester United played Leeds United in their most recent game and got the draw with a final of 0-0. In the passing game, they ended with a 86.4% rate by completing 438 out of their 507 pass targets in their last match. Manchester United tried 40 dribbles in this outing and successfully completed 20 of those attempts for a rate of 50.0%. Concerning shot accuracy, Manchester United finished the game at a 25.0% rate by putting 4 shots on target of 16 total shots. Manchester United averages 1.85 goals per 90 minutes (61 goals in total) and have racked up 44 assists In all contests for this campaign.
Bruno Fernandes is a player who should impact this matchup for Manchester United. Fernandes has been a starter in 222 matches thus far in his career and scores 0.38 G/90. The midfielder born in Portugal has totaled 82 goals scored in 19,573 professional minutes played. He has 60 assists while earning 48 yellow card cautions so far in his career. One more player who should impact this match is Marcus Rashford, the forward representing England. Rashford has been on the field for 12,041 minutes in 132 starts and has earned himself a total of 16 yellow cards. He has helped on a goal 29 times during his pro soccer career while scoring 54 goals. He currently averages 0.40 goals per 90 mins for his pro soccer career.
The man protecting the net for Manchester United will be Dean Henderson. Henderson (71-35-30 mark during his career) has earned 56 shutouts, which leaves him with a 41.2% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper hailing from England has had 505 shots attempted against him in 136 career starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 0.9 (118 goals given up) and he has earned a save percentage of 77.6. Henderson has played for a total of 12,285 mins and has tallied 388 saves during his pro soccer career.
In their last game, Liverpool earned the draw by finishing with a tally of 1-1 against Newcastle United. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 732 out of their 809 passing attempts for a percentage of 90.5%. Liverpool finished the match with a 62.5% successful dribble percentage by completing 15 out of the 24 dribbles they attempted. Liverpool converted 9 shots tried out of the team's 21 shots tried which had them sitting at a 42.9% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. With a total of 52 goals and 31 assists for all their matches, Liverpool is averaging 1.58 goals and 0.94 assists per 90.
Sadio Mane should be someone to watch for Liverpool. The forward from Senegal has been on the field for 23,515 mins and has scored 124 goals. He has accumulated 43 yellow card cautions so far in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 58 times. He has an average of 0.47 goals per 90 mins and has had a starting assignment in 272 outings during his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Mohamed Salah, the forward representing Egypt. Salah has been handed 9 yellow card cautions in 20,894 professional minutes played (234 starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.60. He has accounted for 139 goals in his career while helping on a goal 59 different times.
Alisson will look after the net for Liverpool. Alisson has tallied 76 clean sheets while seeing 405 shots against him in 15,159 mins in his career. He has a save % of 76.8 and his clean sheet rate sits at 44.7%. He has allowed 0.77 goals per 90 and he has a record of 107-35-28. Thus far in his career, Alisson has given up 102 goals and has earned 308 stops in 170 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Manchester United (+169)
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