Tottenham vs Southampton Prediction, 8/6/2022 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tottenham vs Southampton
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Tottenham (-260) Southampton (+750)
Jesse Lingard and Southampton (9-13-16 last season) head to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on Tottenham (22-5-11 last year). Southampton are at at +750 while the Spurs are priced at -260. The over/under opens at 2.75. The goalies expected to start will be Hugo Lloris for Tottenham and Alex McCarthy for Southampton.
Tottenham accounted for 95 SVs and they earned a shots on target rate of 71.4 last season. Their differential on goals was at 29 with 69 goals put in the net as well as 40 goals surrendered. For the prior year, this club had an average of 1.87 points per fixture (71 pts) and they also had a rank of 4th in the league with 50 assists. The Spurs sat at 4th in the matter of expected goals having 65.1, and their xGA were at 39.4. Tottenham earned 69 yellow card warnings for the previous season as well as 1 red card. Tottenham allowed 40 goals while giving up 1.05 goals per 90 min, and opponents amassed 133 shots on target against them. They recorded 16 shut outs, which put them at a % of 42.1 over the course of the prior season.
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Over the course of the season, the Saints had a save % of 63.9 (180 shots on target against), and also had a ranking of 15th in soccer with 40 points. The Saints finished with an average of 1.1 pts per match while tallying 26 assists and 2 red cards. Southampton had a total of 43 goals and the squad's expected goals over the course of last season was at 46.8. Southampton accounted for a clean sheet rate of 21.1 for the previous season in addition to 65 yellow card warnings. This team's goals against per 90 was 1.76 with 116 saves, and they accumulated 8 clean sheets. Southampton ranked 16th when talking about goals conceded having 67, and the squad's goal differential was -24.
The man who will protect the net for Tottenham will be Hugo Lloris. Lloris has defended the goal for a total of 49,525 minutes and has tallied 1,535 stops so far in his career. His GA/90 is 1.04 (575 goals conceded) and he holds a save % of .734. The goalie born in France has seen 2,090 shots sent his way in 554 starts. Lloris (284-136-131 mark in his career) has earned 196 shutouts, which gives him a 35.4% shutout percentage.
Alex McCarthy will be looking after the goal for Southampton. He has given up 1.47 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 84-77-104. McCarthy has earned 63 clean sheets while defending 1,253 shots against him in 23,780 mins throughout his career. In his career, McCarthy has given up 389 goals and has earned 876 stops in 264 starting assignments. He sports a save percentage of .699 and his clean sheet rate is 23.9%.
Harry Kane is one man who can be a force in the game for Tottenham. Kane has been in the starting lineup in 297 outings during his soccer career and he has earned 0.67 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from England has racked up 197 goals in 26,548 mins. He has 42 assists while tallying 35 yellow card warnings in his career.
They feature an attacker in Jesse Lingard, who pesters opposing defenses. The forward from England has played 12,258 professional minutes while earning 40 goals. He is averaging 0.29 goals per 90 minutes and has started 138 matches so far in his career. He has totaled 21 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 19 times.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Tottenham (-260)
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