Southampton vs Leicester City Prediction, 4/30/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Southampton vs Leicester City
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England
Odds/Point Spread: Southampton (+265) Leicester City (-105)
James Maddison and Leicester City (18-5-9, 3rd in the EPL) go to St. Mary's Stadium on Friday where they'll meet Southampton (10-6-16, 15th in the EPL). The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Fraser Forster for Southampton and Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City. The moneyline on this game has Southampton coming in at +265 and the Foxes are at -105. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Southampton took the field against Tottenham in their most recent match and went home with a loss by a final score of 2-1. In the passing game, they had a 77.4% received passes percentage by converting 288 of the 372 pass attempts in their last outing. Southampton attempted 22 dribbles in this matchup and were able to convert 14 of the attempts for a rate of 63.6%. Regarding shot accuracy, Southampton wrapped this game up at a 55.6% clip by landing 5 shots on target of 9 shots. Southampton sports an average of 1.25 goals per 90 min (40 total goals) and have racked up 27 assists in all contests for this campaign.
James Ward-Prowse is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for Southampton. Ward-Prowse has had a starting assignment in 183 outings so far in his career while he scores 0.15 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder representing England has earned 29 goals scored in 16,975 minutes played. He has accounted for 28 assists while accumulating 33 yellow cards in his career. Another player who should impact this match is Che Adams, the forward representing England. He has assisted on a goal 17 times during his pro soccer career while scoring 56 total goals. Adams has accumulated 14,398 mins in 158 starting assignments and has been handed a total of 16 yellow card warnings. He currently averages 0.35 goals per 90 during his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Southampton will be Fraser Forster. Forster has defended the goal for 29,394 mins and has 902 saves thus far in his career. His GA/90 is 0.9 (276 goals allowed) and he has a save % of 77.3. The goalie from England has faced 1,174 shots tried at him in 329 starting assignments. Forster (205-53-68 mark in his professional soccer career) has accumulated 154 clean sheets, which gives him a 46.8% shutout percentage.
For their last outing, Leicester City took home the win by a final score of 3-0 against West Brom. Leicester City had a 83.3% successful dribble rate by completing 10 of the 12 dribbles they attempted. They wrapped up this contest by converting 626 of the 700 passes they attempted for a percentage of 89.4%. Leicester City landed 7 shots tried out of 17 shots tried earning them a 41.2% rate in their last outing. Having earned a total of 54 goals and 37 assists in all competitions, Leicester City has an average of 1.69 goals and 1.16 assists per 90 minutes.
James Maddison will need to be on top of his game for Leicester City. He has an average of 0.29 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 151 outings so far in his career. The midfielder from England has played 13,507 minutes and has scored 43 goals. He has collected 24 yellow cards so far in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 30 times. You should also keep an eye on Jamie Vardy, the forward hailing from England. Vardy has been given a total of 37 yellow card warnings in 26,863 professional minutes (308 starting assignments). His G/90 average during his career is 0.56. He has scored 167 goals during his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 56 times.
Kasper Schmeichel will be residing in front of the goal for Leicester City. During his pro soccer career, Schmeichel has allowed 596 goals and has accounted for 1,540 saves in 529 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.13 goals per 90 and he has earned a mark of 243-136-152. He has earned a save percentage of 72.8 and his clean sheet rate is 34.4%. Schmeichel has accumulated 182 clean sheets and has defended 2,119 shots against him in 47,624 career mins.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Southampton (+265)
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