Manchester United vs Newcastle United Prediction, 2/21/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester United vs Newcastle United
Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021
Location: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester United (-333) Newcastle United (+700)
Marcus Rashford and Manchester United (13-7-4, 2nd in the EPL) play Newcastle United (7-4-12, 17th in the EPL) at Old Trafford on Sunday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start will be David de Gea for Manchester United and Karl Darlow for Newcastle United. Newcastle United are at at +700 while the Red Devils are at -333. The total opens at 2.5.
Manchester United stepped onto the pitch against West Brom in their last game and finished with a draw by a score of 1-1. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 87.6% rate by converting 619 of the 707 pass targets in their last outing. Manchester United attempted 13 dribbles in this contest and completed 7 of those tries for a rate of 53.8%. Concerning shot accuracy, Manchester United finished at a 60.0% rate by putting 6 shots on target out of 10 total shots. Manchester United averages 2.00 goals per 90 (48 total goals) and have tallied 34 assists in all games for this campaign.
Marcus Rashford is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for Manchester United. Rashford has had a starting assignment in 123 games during his soccer career and he has earned 0.41 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in England has accumulated 52 goals in 11,301 minutes. He has totaled 27 assists while tallying 15 yellow cards so far in his career. Another player who could decide the outcome is Bruno Fernandes, the midfielder representing Portugal. He has assisted on a goal 58 times in his career while he has scored 80 total goals. Fernandes has played 18,765 minutes during 213 starts and has been given a total of 47 yellow card warnings. He sports an average of 0.38 G/90 so far in his career.
The guy protecting the net for Manchester United will be David de Gea. de Gea has been on the field for a total of 35,218 mins and has tallied 1,105 stops so far in his career. His GA/90 is 1.1 (423 goals given up) and he holds a save percentage of 73.1. The goalkeeper born in Spain has had 1,508 shots attempted against him in 392 starting assignments. de Gea (210-91-91 record during his soccer career) has accounted for 136 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 34.7% clean sheet percentage.
For their last outing, Newcastle United went home victorious with a score of 3-2 against Southampton. Newcastle United finished with a 66.7% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 10 out of the 15 dribbles they attempted. They finished the match by converting 137 of the 199 passes they attempted for a rate of 68.8%. Newcastle United landed 4 shots attempted out of their 6 shots attempted earning them a 66.7% clip in their last game. With 24 goals and 16 assists in all their matches, Newcastle United averages 1.04 goals and 0.70 assists per 90 minutes.
Joelinton will be someone to watch for Newcastle United. The forward from Brazil has accumulated 10,961 professional minutes while scoring 28 goals. He has accounted for 31 yellow cards so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 17 times. He sports an average of 0.23 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 124 contests in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Miguel Almiron, the forward hailing from Paraguay. He has totaled 31 goals in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 26 different times. Almiron has been handed 14 yellow cards in 12,502 minutes (141 starts). His goals per 90 average during his soccer career is 0.22.
Karl Darlow will be residing in front of the goal for Newcastle United. So far in his career, Darlow has conceded 256 goals and has accounted for 456 saves in 198 starting assignments. He has surrendered 1.29 goals per 90 mins while holding a record of 77-57-62. He has a save percentage of 64.8 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 28.8%. Darlow has 57 shutouts while defending 705 shots attempted against him in 17,837 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Manchester United (-333)
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