Newcastle United vs Sheffield United Prediction, 5/19/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Newcastle United vs Sheffield United
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Location: St. James' Park in Tyne, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Newcastle United (-131) Sheffield United (+364)
Miguel Almiron and Newcastle United (10-9-17, 16th in the EPL) host Sheffield United (6-2-28, 20th in the EPL) at St. James' Park on Wednesday. The expected starting goaltenders will be Martin Dubravka for Newcastle United and Aaron Ramsdale for Sheffield United. The moneyline on this contest has Newcastle United coming in at -131 and the Blades are at +364. The total is set at 2.5.
Newcastle United faced Manchester City in their most recent match and went home with a loss by a final score of 4-3. When talking about passing the ball, they finished with a 72.5% received passes rate by connecting on 145 out of their 200 passing targets in their last outing. Newcastle United tried 14 dribbles in this match and were able to convert 12 of the tries for a rate of 85.7%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Newcastle United finished the game at a 33.3% clip by hitting 3 shots on target of 9 shots. Newcastle United sports an average of 1.14 g/90 (41 goals in total) and have accounted for 25 assists in all contests for the season.
Miguel Almiron is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Newcastle United. He has totaled 26 assists while earning 16 yellow card cautions so far in his career. Almiron has had a starting assignment in 152 contests so far in his career and he scores 0.21 G/90. The forward from Paraguay has earned 31 goals in 13,392 mins played. Another guy who could decide the outcome is Joelinton, the forward born in Brazil. He has helped a teammate on a goal 17 times in his pro soccer career while he has scored 31 total goals. Joelinton has been on the field for 11,804 mins in 134 career starting assignments and has been handed 32 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.24 G/90 during his pro soccer career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Newcastle United is Martin Dubravka. Dubravka (67-59-78 record in his career) has earned 60 shutouts, which gives him a 29.4% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper born in Slovakia has seen 873 shots tried at him in 204 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.3 (263 goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of 71.0. Dubravka has seen the field for a total of 18,360 mins and has earned 621 stops so far in his career.
For their last game, Sheffield United took home the win by a final score of 1-0 against Everton. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 307 out of their 387 passes they tried for a percentage of 79.3%. Sheffield United ended the game with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by completing 8 out of the 14 dribbles they attempted. Sheffield United had 3 shots tried out of their 10 shots tried which had them sitting at a 30.0% clip in their last match. With 18 goals and 12 assists in all competitions, Sheffield United averages 0.50 goals and 0.33 assists per 90 minutes.
Ben Osborn should provide a spark for Sheffield United. He scores 0.08 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 202 outings so far in his career. The defender representing England has played 18,525 minutes while he has scored 16 goals. He has 17 yellow card warnings thus far in his career and has assisted on a goal 29 times. Be sure to watch out for David McGoldrick, the forward hailing from England. He has accounted for 109 goals in his career while helping on a goal 30 times. McGoldrick has earned himself 46 yellow cards in 30,362 mins played (340 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.32.
Aaron Ramsdale will be looking after the goal for Sheffield United. So far in his career, Ramsdale has conceded 183 goals while totaling 323 saves in 112 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.63 goals per 90 minutes while holding a mark of 27-18-67. He holds a save % of 69.1 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 17.0%. Ramsdale has totaled 19 clean sheets while defending 472 shots attempted against him in 10,080 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+364)
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