Sheffield United vs Southampton Prediction, 3/6/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Sheffield United vs Southampton
Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Location: Bramall Lane in South Yorkshire, England
Odds/Point Spread: Sheffield United (+230) Southampton (+120)
Billy Sharp and Sheffield United (4-2-21, 20th in the EPL) host Southampton (8-6-12, 14th in the EPL) at Bramall Lane on Saturday. The starting goalkeepers will be Aaron Ramsdale for Sheffield United and Alex McCarthy for Southampton. United are at +230 while the Saints are at +120. The total opens at 2.5.
Sheffield United stepped onto the pitch against Aston Villa in their last matchup and took home the win by a score of 1-0. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 74.2% rate by converting 198 of the 267 pass targets in their last game. Sheffield United attempted 14 dribbles in this contest and were able to convert 6 of the dribbles for a percentage of 42.9%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Sheffield United finished the game at a 22.2% clip by hitting 2 shots on target of 9 total shots. Sheffield United is averaging 0.56 goals per 90 min (15 goals in total) and have 11 assists in all competitions for the season.
Billy Sharp is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Sheffield United. He has accounted for 56 assists while earning 64 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. Sharp has started 454 contests so far in his career while scoring 0.52 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in England has totaled 233 goals scored in 40,327 minutes played. Someone else who should impact this game is David McGoldrick, the forward who is from England. He has assisted on a goal 30 times during his pro soccer career while scoring 108 goals. McGoldrick has totaled 29,710 mins during 332 career starting assignments and has been handed 44 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.33 goals per 90 thus far in his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Sheffield United is Aaron Ramsdale. Ramsdale (25-18-60 record in his career) has accumulated 17 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 16.5% clean sheet rate. The goalie hailing from England has faced 412 shots attempted against him in 103 career starts. His GA/90 is 1.6 (164 goals surrendered) and he has a save percentage of 68.9. Ramsdale has seen the field for a total of 9,270 minutes and has tallied 281 saves during his soccer career.
When they last took the field, Southampton walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 1-0 against Everton. They wrapped up this match by converting 382 of the 464 passes they tried for a percentage of 82.3%. Southampton finished with a 46.2% successful dribble rate by completing 6 out of the 13 dribbles they tried. Southampton connected on 1 shot on target out of 9 shots attempted which gave them a 11.1% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. With a total of 31 goals and 22 assists for all their matches, Southampton averages 1.19 goals and 0.85 assists per 90 min.
James Ward-Prowse will need to be on top of his game for Southampton. He scores 0.15 goals per 90 minutes and has started 177 games in his career. The midfielder from England has totaled 16,435 professional minutes while scoring 27 goals. He has accumulated 32 yellow card cautions during his soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 27 times. Make sure to watch out for Che Adams, the forward representing England. Adams has been handed a total of 16 yellow card warnings in 14,030 professional minutes (155 starts). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.34. He has 53 goals during his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 17 times.
Alex McCarthy will be looking after the goal for Southampton. McCarthy has racked up 58 shutouts while defending 1,139 shots attempted against him in 21,710 career mins. He is the owner of a save % of 70.2 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 24.1%. He has conceded 1.44 goals per 90 mins while earning a record of 80-69-93. During his pro soccer career, McCarthy has allowed 348 goals and has earned 804 saves in 241 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Southampton (+120)
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