Newcastle United vs Brentford Prediction, 9/17/2023 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Newcastle United vs Brentford
Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Location: St. James' Park in Tyne, England
TV: BT Sport
Odds/Point Spread: Newcastle United (-182) Brentford (+490)
St. James' Park is the site where Brentford (1-3-0) will meet Newcastle United (1-0-3) on Sunday. The Magpies open at -182 while Brentford are at +490. The over/under has been set at 2.5. The goaltenders protecting the net will be Nick Pope for Newcastle United and Mark Flekken for Brentford.
Newcastle United has amassed 13 SVs and also are the owners of a save rate of 65.0 on the year. The team's differential on goals is 0 by means of 7 goals accumulated in addition to 7 goals surrendered. So far this year, the team is sitting with an average of 0.75 pts per match (3 points) and also rank 8th in soccer with 5 assists. The Magpies have a ranking of 11th in relation to xG with 6.9, and the squad's expected goals against are sitting at 4.9. Newcastle United has tallied 14 yellow cards over the course of the season. The Magpies have allowed 7 goals while surrendering 1.75 goals per 90 minutes, and the opposition have recorded 20 shots on target on them. The team hasn't gotten a clean sheet this year.
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Brentford has totaled 8 goals and their xG this season is 9.7. Their goals against per 90 minutes is at 1.25 in addition to 13 saves, and they have accounted for 1 clean sheet. Over the course of the season, Brentford F.C. has a save percentage of 72.2 (18 SoT against), and also sit at 9th in the league with 6 pts. Brentford sits at 7th in the category of goals given up having 5, and the squad's difference in goals is 3. Brentford F.C. has accounted for a shut out percentage of 25.0 so far this season and 4 yellow cards. The Bees average 1.5 pts/match while recording 4 assists.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Newcastle United will be Nick Pope. Pope has seen the pitch for a total of 24,330 minutes and has accumulated 836 saves in his career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.08 (292 total goals allowed) and his save % is 75.6. The goalie hailing from England has had 1,127 shots tried against him in 270 career starts. Pope (99-85-86 record in his career) has accumulated 101 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 37.4% shutout rate.
Mark Flekken will look after the net for Brentford. Flekken has totaled 55 shutouts while defending 774 shots attempted against him in 15,149 career mins. He sports a save % of 72.7 and his clean sheet rate is 32.5%. He has allowed 1.35 goals per 90 mins while holding a mark of 70-49-49. During his career, Flekken has given up 227 goals and has accounted for 548 saves in 169 starting assignments.
Callum Wilson is a guy who should impact this matchup for Newcastle United. The forward from England has 125 goals in 24,232 mins. Wilson has been given a starting assignment in 273 matches so far in his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.46 G/90. He has 36 assists while earning 42 yellow card cautions in his career.
Brentford stars Bryan Mbeumo, who defenders will be preparing for in this game. He averages 0.31 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 179 outings in his pro soccer career. The forward hailing from France has been on the field for 14,870 minutes while scoring 51 goals. He has totaled 21 yellow card cautions during his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 35 times.
Who will win tonight's EPL game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Newcastle United (-182)
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