Newcastle United vs Southampton Prediction, 8/28/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Newcastle United vs Southampton
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: St. James' Park in Tyne, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Newcastle United (+156) Southampton (+162)
Callum Wilson and Newcastle United (0-0-2, 18th in the EPL) host Southampton (0-1-1, 13th in the EPL) at St. James' Park on Saturday. The goalies expected to start will be Mark Gillespie for Newcastle United and Alex McCarthy for Southampton. Newcastle United are at +156 while the Saints are at +162. The over/under is set at 2.75.
Newcastle United stepped onto the pitch against Aston Villa in their last game and took a loss by a score of 2-0. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 79.7% passes received percentage by connecting on 286 out of their 359 pass attempts in their last game. Newcastle United tried 16 dribbles in this match and successfully completed 8 of those dribbles for a rate of 50.0%.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Newcastle United walked away from the pitch at a 11.1% clip by landing 1 shot on target of 9 total shots. Newcastle United is averaging 1.00 goal per 90 (2 total goals) and have 2 assists in all matches this season.
Callum Wilson is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Newcastle United. Wilson has started 238 games in his career and tallies 0.42 G/90. The forward born in England has totaled 98 goals in 21,043 minutes played. He has 31 assists while earning 35 yellow card cautions thus far in his career.
Another player who could decide the outcome is Miguel Almiron, the forward representing Paraguay. Almiron has been on the pitch for 13,741 mins in 156 starts and has been given 16 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 26 times so far in his career and he has scored 31 goals. He has an average of 0.20 goals per 90 mins during his career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Newcastle United is Mark Gillespie. Gillespie (86-69-83 record in his career) has recorded 54 shutouts, which gives him a 22.6% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper from England has had 952 shots attempted against him in 239 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.3 (305 goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of 69.6. Gillespie has been on the pitch for 21,471 mins and is sitting with 651 saves during his career.
The last time they took the field, Southampton earned the draw by finishing with a tally of 1-1 against Manchester United. Southampton ended the game with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by converting 8 of the 14 dribbles they pursued. They finished the match by connecting on 225 out of their 301 attempted passes for a rate of 74.8%. Southampton had 3 shots attempted out of 8 shots attempted which had them at a 37.5% rate in their last game.
Che Adams should provide a spark for Southampton. The forward representing England has been on the pitch for 14,970 mins and has scored 58 goals. He has accumulated 16 yellow cards during his soccer career and has helped on a goal 19 times. He is averaging 0.35 goals per 90 mins and has been given a starting assignment in 165 games in his career. Make sure to watch out for James Ward-Prowse, the midfielder who represents England. He has earned 30 goals during his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 29 different times. Ward-Prowse has been handed a total of 33 yellow cards in 17,695 mins played (191 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.15.
Alex McCarthy is expected to look after the net for Southampton. McCarthy has racked up 58 shutouts while seeing 1,189 shots against him in 22,430 minutes in his career. He has a save % of 70.1 and his shutout rate is currently 23.3%. He has conceded 1.47 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 81-71-98. In his career, McCarthy has surrendered 366 goals and has accumulated 836 stops in 249 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Southampton (+162) and under the total goals
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