Norwich City vs Leicester City Prediction, 8/28/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Norwich City vs Leicester City
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: Carrow Road in Norfolk, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Norwich City (+373) Leicester City (-116)
Todd Cantwell and Norwich City (0-0-2, 20th in the EPL) host Leicester City (1-0-1, 12th in the EPL) at Carrow Road on Saturday. The goalkeepers protecting the net will be Tim Krul for Norwich City and Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City. The line on this matchup has Norwich City priced at +373 and the Foxes are at -116. The over/under has been set at 2.75.
Norwich city stepped onto the pitch against Manchester City in their last matchup and ended up losing by a score of 5-0. Norwich city tried 19 dribbles in this game and completed 8 of those tries for a percentage of 42.1%. In regard to passing, they finished with a 85.0% rate by converting 318 out of their 374 pass attempts last match.
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In relation to shooting accuracy, Norwich city finished the game at a 0.0% rate by putting 0 shots on target of 1 total shots.
Todd Cantwell is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Norwich City. He has 10 assists while accumulating 17 yellow cards in his career. Cantwell has started 88 contests thus far in his career while he scores 0.18 goals per 90 minutes. The midfielder from England has accumulated 15 goals scored in 7,613 professional minutes.
Another guy who should impact this match is Teemu Pukki, the forward representing Finland. He has assisted on a goal 41 times in his career while scoring 155 total goals. Pukki has been on the pitch for 26,575 minutes during 294 starting assignments and has been handed a total of 20 yellow card warnings. He has an average of 0.52 goals per 90 thus far in his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Norwich City is Tim Krul. Krul (133-72-122 mark during his career) has recorded 93 clean sheets, which gives him a 28.4% clean sheet rate. The goalie hailing from Netherlands has faced 1,468 shots attempted against him in 328 starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.4 (470 total goals allowed) and his save % is 68.7. Krul has defended the goal for 29,581 mins and has accumulated 1,008 stops during his pro soccer career.
For their last game, Leicester City took a loss by a score of 4-1 against West Ham United. They finished the match by completing 418 of the 486 passing attempts for a rate of 86.0%. Leicester City finished the match with a 25.0% successful dribble rate by connecting on 1 out of the 4 dribbles they tried. Leicester City connected on 1 shot on target out of their 5 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 20.0% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having earned a total of 2 goals and 1 assist in all their contests, Leicester City averages 1.00 goal and 0.50 assists per 90.
Jamie Vardy will need to provide a spark for Leicester City. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 minutes and has started 316 games thus far in his career. The forward hailing from England has been on the field for 27,562 professional minutes while he has scored 170 goals. He has accumulated 38 yellow card warnings in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 57 times. You should also keep an eye on James Maddison, the midfielder hailing from England. Maddison has been handed a total of 24 yellow card cautions in 14,029 mins played (158 starts). His G/90 average thus far in his career is 0.28. He has scored 43 goals in his pro soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 30 different times.
Kasper Schmeichel will reside in front of the goal for Leicester City. Schmeichel has accumulated 183 clean sheets and has defended 2,147 shots tried against him in 48,344 career minutes. He holds a save % of 72.4 and his clean sheet rate is 34.1%. He has conceded 1.14 goals per 90 mins and he has a mark of 246-137-156. In his career, Schmeichel has given up 613 goals and has racked up 1,553 saves in 537 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Norwich City (+373)
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