Free EPL Pick Southampton vs. Leicester City
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Weekly EPL Handicapping
Leicester City vs. Southampton
Date: Sunday May 22
Time: 04:00 PM
Venue: King Power Stadium
EPL Moneyline Odds: Southampton 280 / Draw 300/ Leicester City -120
EPL Spread Betting Odds: Southampton 0.5 / Leicester -0.5
EPL Betting Total: 2.5
Heading into this matchup, the Southampton is the 0.5-goal underdogs. Through 37 matches, they have covered this margin 28 times. As for the Leicester City, they enter the match as -0.5 goal favorites. Through 37 matches, they have won by at this margin 14 times.
Heading into the Southampton 38th game of the season, the team is below .500 at 9-13-15. In their last match, Southampton fell to Liverpool by a score of 2-1. So far, Southampton has turned in 9 performances with one goal or less. While on defense, Southampton’s defense has given up at least two goals 15 times this year.
So far, Southampton is the 13th-rated scoring team, averaging 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action. In terms of defense, Southampton is near the MLS average, giving up 1.65 goals per 90 minutes (17th).
Heading into the match, James Ward-Prowse leads the Southampton FC with 9 goals through 35 matches. Behind him is Che Adams, who has also found the net 7 times. In terms of goalie play, Southampton has gotten good performances from Fraser Forster. On the season, opposing teams have accumulated 174 shots on target, in which Forster has turned away at a rate of 66.3%. This percentage is good for 4th in the MLS.
Heading into Leicester City 38th game of the season, the Leicester FC is below .500 at 10-15-12. In their last match, Leicester lost to the Everton by a score of 3-2. For the season, Leicester City has finished 20 matches having scored at least two goals. While on defense, Leicester’s defense has given up at least two goals 20 times this year.
Through 37 matches, the Leicester City have found the net, 59, placing them 5th in the MLS with a per 90 average of 1.57. In terms of defense, Leicester is near the MLS average, giving up 1.54 goals per 90 minutes (15th).
Heading into the match, Wilfried Zaha leads Leicester FC with 13 goals through 32 matches. Behind him is Conor Gallagher, who has also found the net 8 times. To start the season, goalie Vicente Guaita is turning home goals at a rate near the league average. This has come with the Leicester City’s opponents have generated a total of 180 shots on target. Guaita is saving these attempts at a rate of 72.5%.
Free Southampton vs Leicester City EPL Prediction:
Coming into this matchup, both Southampton and Leicester have done an excellent job at generating possessions in the attacking area of the field. So far, Southampton is 7th in attacking area touches, while Leicester City ranks 12th. Heading into this game, something has to give, as both the Leicester City and Southampton rank well in generated attacking possessions and attacking possessions allowed. So far, Leicester has given up 6228 possessions near the goal (12th) compared to Southampton at 10th (6105).
On offense, Southampton has been able to generate shots at a higher rate than Leicester City. So far, Southampton ranks 6th in shots taken compared to Leicester City at 15th. For the year, Southampton has turned 8.0% of their shot into goals. As for Leicester City, their current shooting percentage is 13.0%. So far, 33.1% of Southampton’s shots have been on target. On the other side, Leicester City has a season long on target percent of 36.8%. For Southampton, they have converted on 23.0% of these on-target shots compared to Leicester City at 36.0%.
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