Tottenham vs Sheffield United Prediction, 5/2/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tottenham vs Sheffield United
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Tottenham (-294) Sheffield United (+800)
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is the venue where Son Heung-Min and Tottenham (15-8-10, 7th in the EPL) will play Sheffield United (5-2-26, 20th in the EPL) on Sunday. The goalies who are expected to start are Hugo Lloris for Tottenham and Aaron Ramsdale for Sheffield United. United are at at +800 while the Spurs are priced at -294. The total opens at 2.75.
Tottenham took the field against Southampton in their last match and walked away with a win by a score of 2-1. Tottenham tried 34 dribbles in this match and completed 16 of those tries for a rate of 47.1%. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 86.8% passes received percentage by completing 526 of the 606 pass targets in their last game. In regard to shooting accuracy, Tottenham ended this match at a 16.7% rate by landing 2 shots on target of 12 total shots. Tottenham is averaging 1.67 g/90 (55 goals in total) and have 43 assists in all matches this year.
Son Heung-min is a player who can be a difference maker for Tottenham. Heung-min has had a starting assignment in 253 outings during his soccer career and he has earned 0.45 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from Korea has earned 109 goals in 22,008 mins. He has totaled 46 assists while accumulating 14 yellow cards in his career. Someone else who should impact this game is Harry Kane, the forward representing England. Kane has been on the field for 22,866 mins during 256 career starting assignments and has earned himself 30 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 32 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 178 goals. He scores 0.70 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Tottenham is Hugo Lloris. Lloris has seen the pitch for 45,655 minutes and has earned 1,431 saves thus far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.0 (528 goals allowed) and he has earned a save percentage of 73.6. The goalie from France has faced 1,942 shots attempted against him in 511 starting assignments. Lloris (259-131-118 record during his career) has accumulated 178 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.8% clean sheet percentage.
The last time they took the field, Sheffield United walked away with a victory by a final of 1-0 against Brighton. Sheffield United ended the game with a 80.0% successful dribble rate by connecting on 12 of the 15 dribbles they attempted. They wrapped up this outing by completing 218 of the 304 passing attempts earning a rate of 71.7%. Sheffield United connected on 3 shots tried out of 7 shots tried which had them at a 42.9% rate in their last match. Having earned a total of 17 goals and 11 assists in all their matches, Sheffield United has an average of 0.52 goals and 0.33 assists per 90 minutes.
Oliver Burke will need to be on top of his game for Sheffield United. He is currently averaging 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 55 contests so far in his career. The forward representing Scotland has been on the pitch for 5,731 professional minutes while scoring 13 goals. He has accumulated 6 yellow card warnings in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 9 times. Make sure to watch out for David McGoldrick, the forward hailing from England. McGoldrick has been given 46 yellow card warnings in 30,100 minutes played (337 starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average so far in his career is 0.33. He has tallied 109 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 30 different times.
Aaron Ramsdale will be looking after the net for Sheffield United. In his career, Ramsdale has allowed 177 goals and has earned 306 saves in 109 starts. He has allowed 1.62 goals per 90 and he has a mark of 26-18-65. He has earned a save percentage of 68.8 and his clean sheet rate is 16.5%. Ramsdale has 18 clean sheets while seeing 448 shots attempted against him in 9,810 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Sheffield United (+800)
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