Southampton vs Leicester City Prediction, 12/1/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Southampton vs Leicester City
Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Location: St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Southampton (+160) Leicester City (+160)
James Maddison and Leicester City (5-3-5, 10th in the EPL) are headed to St. Mary's Stadium on Wednesday where they'll take on Southampton (3-5-5, 15th in the EPL). The goaltenders protecting the net will be Alex McCarthy for Southampton and Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City. Leicester are at at +160 while the Saints are at +160. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Southampton faced Liverpool in their most recent match and went home with a loss by a final score of 4-0. Southampton attempted 18 dribbles in this match and were successful in 9 of the dribbles for a percentage of 50.0%. When talking about passing the ball, they ended up with a 71.5% rate by completing 243 out of their 340 passing targets last match.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Southampton walked away from the pitch at a 42.9% clip by landing 3 shots on target out of 7 shots. Southampton is averaging 0.77 goals per 90 (10 total goals) and have tallied 6 assists in all games for the season.
Adam Armstrong is a guy who can be a difference maker for Southampton. He has totaled 30 assists while tallying 10 yellow card warnings so far in his pro soccer career. Armstrong has been a starter in 213 matches so far in his pro soccer career and has 0.41 G/90. The forward from England has racked up 87 goals scored in 19,110 professional minutes played.
Someone else who should impact this game is Che Adams, the forward born in England. Adams has played 15,468 mins in 172 starts and has been given 16 yellow card cautions. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 19 times in his pro soccer career while scoring 60 total goals. He averages 0.35 G/90 so far in his career.
The man who will protect the net for Southampton is Alex McCarthy. McCarthy has been on the field for 23,420 mins and is sitting with 862 stops so far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.5 (380 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save percentage of 69.9. The keeper from England has had 1,230 shots tried at him in 260 starts. McCarthy (84-75-102 record in his career) has accumulated 63 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 24.2% shutout percentage.
When they last stepped on the pitch, Leicester City earned three points by winning 4-2 against Watford. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 307 of the 393 pass attempts for a rate of 78.1%. Leicester City ended the game with a 66.7% successful dribble rate by completing 10 of the 15 dribbles they attempted. Leicester City had 8 shots tried out of 18 shots tried which gave them a 44.4% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. With 20 goals and 15 assists in all competitions, Leicester City averages 1.54 goals and 1.15 assists per 90.
James Maddison should be someone to watch for Leicester City. He is currently averaging 0.28 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 165 games during his soccer career. The midfielder from England has been on the field for 14,625 minutes while he has scored 45 goals. He has 24 yellow card cautions thus far in his career and has helped on a goal 32 times. Make sure to watch out for Jamie Vardy, the forward hailing from England. Vardy has been handed 39 yellow card warnings in 28,507 mins played (327 career starts). His G/90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.56. He has scored 178 goals thus far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 58 times.
Kasper Schmeichel will look after the net for Leicester City. Schmeichel has 183 shutouts while defending 2,200 shots tried against him in 49,334 mins throughout his career. He holds a save percentage of 72.4 and his clean sheet rate is currently 33.4%. He has surrendered 1.15 goals per 90 minutes while earning a record of 250-140-160. In his career, Schmeichel has conceded 632 goals and has accumulated 1,591 saves in 548 starts.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Southampton (+160)
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