Manchester United vs Brentford Prediction, 5/2/2022 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester United vs Brentford
Date: Monday, May 2, 2022
Location: Old Trafford in Manchester, England
TV: USA Network
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester United (-224) Brentford (+527)
Bryan Mbeumo and Brentford (11-7-16, 12th in the EPL) go to Old Trafford on Monday where they'll meet Manchester United (15-9-10, 6th in the EPL). The goalies who are expected to start are David de Gea for Manchester United and David Raya for Brentford. The line on this contest has Manchester United coming in at -224 and the Bees are priced at +527. The O/U has been set at 2.75.
Manchester United took the field against Arsenal in their last match and ended up losing by a score of 3-1. Manchester United tried 11 dribbles in this contest and were successful in 4 of the attempts for a rate of 36.4%. When discussing the passing game, they ended the game with a 86.8% received passes percentage by converting 347 of the 400 passing attempts last match.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Manchester United ended this match at a 38.5% rate by landing 5 shots on target of 13 total shots. Manchester United averages 1.53 goals per 90 min (52 goals in total) and have accounted for 43 assists In all contests this year.
Bruno Fernandes is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Manchester United. Fernandes has started 256 contests during his soccer career and accounts for 0.37 goals per 90 minutes. The midfielder hailing from Portugal has racked up 93 goals scored in 22,602 minutes played. He has 67 assists while accumulating 58 yellow card cautions so far in his career.
Someone else who should impact this game is Jadon Sancho, the forward born in England. He has assisted on a goal 48 times in his career while he has scored 41 total goals. Sancho has been on the pitch for 9,400 minutes in 102 starts and has earned himself a total of 4 yellow card cautions. He is currently averaging 0.39 G/90 for his pro soccer career.
The man who will defend the goal for Manchester United is David de Gea. de Gea has seen the field for 38,638 mins and has 1,232 saves during his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.1 (478 total goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of 72.9. The keeper from Spain has faced 1,687 shots tried against him in 430 career starts. de Gea (226-102-102 mark in his professional soccer career) has tallied 144 clean sheets, which gives him a 33.5% shutout percentage.
For their last match, Brentford weren't able to secure a win with a final of 0-0 against Tottenham. They wrapped up this contest by completing 324 out of their 400 attempted passes for a percentage of 81.0%. Brentford ended the game with a 37.5% successful dribble percentage by completing 3 of the 8 dribbles they tried. Brentford landed 1 shot on target out of their 15 shots tried which had them at a 6.7% rate in their last match. With 40 goals and 27 assists in all competitions, Brentford is averaging 1.18 goals and 0.79 assists per 90 minutes.
Bryan Mbeumo should provide a spark for Brentford. He averages 0.30 G/90 and has been in the starting lineup in 135 games in his pro soccer career. The forward hailing from France has earned 11,269 mins and he has scored 38 goals. He has accounted for 16 yellow card warnings so far in his pro soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 27 times. You should also keep an eye on Ivan Toney, the forward who is from England. Toney has been handed a total of 65 yellow card cautions in 20,483 mins played (222 starts). His goals per 90 min average during his soccer career is 0.52. He has scored 119 goals during his career while helping a teammate on a goal 38 different times.
David Raya will look after the net for Brentford. So far in his pro soccer career, Raya has given up 234 goals while earning 604 stops in 222 starting assignments. He has surrendered 1.05 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 107-58-57. He holds a save % of 73.4 and his shutout rate is currently 26.6%. Raya has totaled 59 clean sheets and has defended 828 shots against him in 19,980 minutes in his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Brentford (+527)
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