West Ham United vs Leicester City Prediction, 8/23/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: West Ham United vs Leicester City
Date: Monday, August 23, 2021
Location: London Stadium in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: West Ham United (+170) Leicester City (+150)
Jarrod Bowen and West Ham United (1-0-0, 4th in the EPL) play Leicester City (1-0-0, 9th in the EPL) at London Stadium on Monday. The expected starting goaltenders will be Lukasz Fabianski for West Ham United and Kasper Schmeichel for Leicester City. West Ham United are at +170 while the Foxes are at +150. The O/U is set at 2.75.
West Ham United played Newcastle United in their last matchup and earned the victory with a final of 4-2. West Ham United attempted 13 dribbles in this outing and converted 7 of those dribbles for a rate of 53.8%. When discussing the passing game, they ended with a 83.7% passes received rate by connecting on 420 out of their 502 targeted passes in their last outing.
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Regarding shot accuracy, West Ham United finished the game at a 41.2% rate by hitting 7 SoT out of 17 total shots. West Ham United has an average of 4.00 goals per 90 (4 goals in total) and have accounted for 3 assists in all contests for the season.
Jarrod Bowen is a guy who should impact this matchup for West Ham United. He has totaled 21 assists while accumulating 10 yellow card warnings in his career. Bowen has been a starter in 162 outings in his career and tallies 0.39 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from England has tallied 62 goals scored in 14,200 minutes.
One more player who could decide who wins is Tomas Soucek, the midfielder representing Czech Republic. He has helped on a goal 5 times during his career while scoring 45 total goals. Soucek has been on the field for 15,456 minutes in 172 career starting assignments and has been handed a total of 28 yellow cards. He averages 0.26 G/90 so far in his career.
The man protecting the net for West Ham United is Lukasz Fabianski. Fabianski has played for a total of 29,626 minutes and has tallied 1,026 saves in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.3 (437 total goals allowed) and he has a save % of 71.1. The goalie from Poland has faced 1,446 shots tried at him in 331 career starts. Fabianski (136-69-125 record during his soccer career) has 96 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 29.0% shutout percentage.
For their last match, Leicester City took home the win by a final score of 1-0 against Wolverhampton. Leicester City finished the match with a 52.9% successful dribble rate by connecting on 9 of the 17 dribbles they pursued. They finished the contest by converting 527 of the 602 passing attempts for a rate of 87.5%. Leicester City had 5 shots attempted out of the team's 9 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 55.6% clip in their last game. With 1 goal and 1 assist, Leicester City sports an average of 1.00 goal and 1.00 assist per 90 minutes.
James Maddison should be someone to watch for Leicester City. He is averaging 0.28 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 157 games in his pro soccer career. The midfielder representing England has 13,949 minutes while scoring 43 goals. He has 24 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 30 times. Make sure to watch out for Jamie Vardy, the forward representing England. He has scored 170 goals in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 57 different times. Vardy has been given 38 yellow card cautions in 27,482 professional minutes played (315 starts). His G/90 average thus far in his career is 0.56.
Kasper Schmeichel is expected to look after the goal for Leicester City. Schmeichel has 183 shutouts and has seen 2,140 shots attempted against him in 48,254 career minutes. He has a save % of 72.5 and his clean sheet rate sits at 34.1%. He has allowed 1.14 goals per 90 mins while he holds a mark of 246-137-155. During his career, Schmeichel has conceded 609 goals and has earned 1,550 saves in 536 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Leicester City (+150)
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