Burnley vs Newcastle United Prediction, 5/22/2022 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Burnley vs Newcastle United
Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Location: Turf Moor in Lancashire, England
TV: Peacock Premium
Odds/Point Spread: Burnley (+119) Newcastle United (+185)
Turf Moor is the venue where Wout Weghorst and Burnley (7-13-16, 18th in the EPL) will take on Newcastle United (12-10-15, 12th in the EPL) on Sunday. The starting goalies will be Nick Pope for Burnley and Martin Dubravka for Newcastle United. The line on this matchup has Burnley coming in at +119 and the Magpies are at +185. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Burnley faced Aston Villa in their most recent match and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 3-1. Burnley attempted 9 dribbles in this matchup and completed 6 of those attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. In regard to passing, they earned a 88.0% passes received rate by converting 365 out of their 415 pass attempts last contest.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Burnley ended this match at a 42.9% rate by putting 6 shots on target of 14 total shots. Burnley is averaging 0.86 goals per 90 min (30 total goals) and have racked up 26 assists in all matches for the year.
Wout Weghorst is a player who should be able to impact this match for Burnley. Weghorst has been in the starting lineup in 269 contests during his pro soccer career and he has earned 0.48 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in Netherlands has accumulated 131 goals in 24,615 mins played. He has 36 assists while earning 46 yellow card warnings in his career.
Another guy who should impact this match is Aaron Lennon, the forward representing England. Lennon has 32,262 mins during 364 starts and has been handed a total of 26 yellow card cautions. He has helped a teammate on a goal 57 times during his career while he has scored 37 total goals. He is averaging 0.10 goals per 90 minutes for his career.
The guy protecting the net for Burnley is Nick Pope. Pope (80-71-76 record during his career) has earned 86 shutouts, which gives him a 38.1% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper hailing from England has had 953 shots attempted against him in 226 career starting assignments. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.1 (249 total goals conceded) and his save % is 75.2. Pope has seen the field for 20,439 minutes and has accumulated 714 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
For their last match, Newcastle United went home defeated by a final of 5-0 against Manchester City. They wrapped up this contest by connecting on 231 of the 295 passes they attempted for a rate of 78.3%. Newcastle United finished with a 75.0% successful dribble percentage by completing 6 of the 8 dribbles they tried. Newcastle United had 2 shots attempted out of 4 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 50.0% rate in their last match. Having accumulated 38 goals and 22 assists in all their games, Newcastle United has an average of 1.06 goals and 0.61 assists per 90 minutes.
Jonjo Shelvey will be counted on for Newcastle United. The midfielder born in England has totaled 26,293 professional minutes while he has scored 41 goals. He has collected 65 yellow card warnings thus far in his career and has assisted on a goal 42 times. He is averaging 0.14 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 293 outings during his soccer career. Be sure to watch out for Allan Saint-Maximin, the forward representing France. He has accounted for 23 goals during his soccer career while helping on a goal 25 times. Saint-Maximin has earned himself a total of 11 yellow cards in 14,843 minutes played (165 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.14.
Martin Dubravka will be looking after the net for Newcastle United. In his career, Dubravka has conceded 297 goals and has tallied 686 saves in 230 starts. He has given up 1.29 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 80-63-87. He has a save percentage of 70.6 and his clean sheet rate sits at 30.0%. Dubravka has 69 clean sheets while seeing 972 shots against him in 20,700 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Newcastle United (+185)
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