Newcastle United vs Leeds United Prediction, 1/26/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Newcastle United vs Leeds United
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Location: St. James' Park in Tyne, England
Odds/Point Spread: Newcastle United (+220) Leeds United (+115)
Patrick Bamford and Leeds United (7-2-9, 12th in the EPL) head to St. James' Park on Tuesday where they'll take on Newcastle United (5-4-10, 16th in the EPL). The men protecting the net are Karl Darlow for Newcastle United and Illan Meslier for Leeds United. Newcastle United are at +220 while the Whites are priced at +115. The total is set at 2.5.
Newcastle United faced Aston Villa in their last match and took a loss by a score of 2-0. In the passing game, they finished this match with a 77.8% passes received rate by connecting on 322 of the 414 pass attempts in their last outing. Newcastle United tried 14 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 8 of the tries for a percentage of 57.1%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Newcastle United ended this match at a 0% clip by hitting 0 shots on target out of 7 total shots. Newcastle United averages 0.89 goals per 90 minutes (17 goals in total) and have earned 10 assists in all competitions for the year.
Miguel Almiron is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Newcastle United. Almiron has been a starter in 137 outings so far in his career and tallies 0.21 goals per 90. The forward born in Paraguay has totaled 28 goals in 12,142 minutes. He has totaled 26 assists while accumulating 14 yellow cards during his career. One more player who could decide who wins is Callum Wilson, the forward representing England. He has helped on a goal 29 times during his soccer career while scoring 93 goals. Wilson has accumulated 20,292 mins in 230 starts and has been given 34 yellow cards. He is currently averaging 0.41 goals per 90 minutes during his career.
The guy protecting the net for Newcastle United will be Karl Darlow. Darlow (75-57-60 record in his career) has recorded 56 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 28.9% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper born in England has had 692 shots attempted at him in 194 career starting assignments. His GA/90 is 1.29 (250 total goals surrendered) and he holds a save % of .650. Darlow has seen the field for 17,477 mins and has accumulated 449 stops during his career.
In their last outing, Leeds United took a defeat with a final score of 1-0 against Brighton. They wrapped up this outing by completing 504 out of their 612 passes they tried earning a percentage of 82.4%. Leeds United finished with a 81.3% successful dribble rate by connecting on 13 out of the 16 dribbles they tried. Leeds United converted 2 shots attempted out of their 7 shots attempted which had them at a 28.6% clip in their last game. Having tallied 29 goals and 20 assists in all matches, Leeds United is averaging 1.61 goals and 1.11 assists per 90.
Patrick Bamford will need to provide a spark for Leeds United. He currently averages 0.50 goals per 90 minutes and has started 182 contests in his career. The forward born in England has earned 16,196 professional minutes while scoring 90 goals. He has collected 19 yellow cards during his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 13 times. You should also keep an eye on Helder Costa, the forward hailing from Angola. Costa has been handed a total of 14 yellow card warnings in 10,753 minutes played (123 starts). His goals per 90 min average thus far in his career is 0.21. He has accumulated 25 goals in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 25 different times.
Illan Meslier will be residing in front of the goal for Leeds United. Meslier has 22 clean sheets while he has seen 115 shots against him in 4,950 minutes throughout his career. He sports a save percentage of .730 and his shutout rate is 40.0%. He has allowed 1.25 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a mark of 27-12-16. During his professional soccer career, Meslier has conceded 69 goals and has earned 84 saves in 55 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Leeds United (+115)
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