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Arsenal FC vs. Burnley FC 3/6/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Arsenal FC encounters Burnley FC on 3/6/2021 at 7:30AM

Burnley FC takes on Arsenal FC in a regular season match. Arsenal FC with a record of 11-4-11 this season comes into this game with a 6-1-6 record on the road. Burnley FC is 7-8-12 this season and is 4-5-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Arsenal FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Arsenal FC.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Burnley FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Burnley FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Arsenal FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Arsenal FC

Héctor Bellerín DF

Héctor Bellerín has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Héctor Bellerín has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Héctor Bellerín has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Héctor Bellerín had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Héctor Bellerín has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Héctor Bellerín has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in EPL action.

Bukayo Saka FW,DF

Bukayo Saka has 49 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bukayo Saka had 18 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Bukayo Saka had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Bukayo Saka had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Bukayo Saka has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bukayo Saka has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 50 fouls this season in EPL action.

Granit Xhaka MF

Granit Xhaka has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Granit Xhaka had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Granit Xhaka had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Granit Xhaka had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Granit Xhaka has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Granit Xhaka has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in EPL action.

Rob Holding DF

Rob Holding has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rob Holding had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Rob Holding had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rob Holding has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rob Holding has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rob Holding has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in EPL action.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang FW

As a shooter, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had 44 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had 17 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kieran Tierney DF

Kieran Tierney has 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Kieran Tierney has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Kieran Tierney has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Kieran Tierney had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kieran Tierney has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kieran Tierney has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

Alexandre Lacazette FW

Alexandre Lacazette has 29 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Alexandre Lacazette has 20 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Alexandre Lacazette has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Alexandre Lacazette has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alexandre Lacazette has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Alexandre Lacazette has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in EPL action.

Gabriel Dos Santos DF

Gabriel Dos Santos has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gabriel Dos Santos had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Gabriel Dos Santos has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gabriel Dos Santos has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gabriel Dos Santos has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Dos Santos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Burnley FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Burnley FC

Ashley Westwood MF

Ashley Westwood has 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ashley Westwood had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ashley Westwood has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Ashley Westwood had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ashley Westwood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ashley Westwood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Tarkowski DF

As a shooter, James Tarkowski had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. James Tarkowski has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, James Tarkowski had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. James Tarkowski has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

James Tarkowski has 0 Yellow Cards this season. James Tarkowski has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in EPL action.

Matthew Lowton DF

As a shooter, Matthew Lowton had 13 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Matthew Lowton has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Matthew Lowton had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Matthew Lowton had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matthew Lowton has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matthew Lowton has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

Dwight McNeil MF

Dwight McNeil has 16 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dwight McNeil had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Dwight McNeil has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dwight McNeil has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dwight McNeil has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dwight McNeil has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in EPL action.

Josh Brownhill MF

Josh Brownhill has 22 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Josh Brownhill had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Josh Brownhill had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Josh Brownhill has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Josh Brownhill has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Josh Brownhill has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in EPL action.

Chris Wood FW

As a shooter, Chris Wood had 34 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Chris Wood had 21 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Chris Wood had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Chris Wood has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Chris Wood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Wood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ben Mee DF

Ben Mee has 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ben Mee had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ben Mee has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ben Mee has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ben Mee has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ben Mee has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

Charlie Taylor DF

As a shooter, Charlie Taylor had 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Charlie Taylor has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Charlie Taylor had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Charlie Taylor has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Charlie Taylor has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Charlie Taylor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in EPL action.

Arsenal FC Team Stats

The Arsenal FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Arsenal FC scored 0.96 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Arsenal FC was able to score 5 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Arsenal FC was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Arsenal FC attempts 3.69 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Arsenal FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Arsenal FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Arsenal FC gave up -3.58 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Arsenal FC plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.04 shots were saved by Arsenal FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Arsenal FC truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 7100.0% of shots on target were saved by Arsenal FC goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Arsenal FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 8% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Arsenal FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC had 1.73 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Arsenal FC is in the top 55 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Arsenal FC has successfully intercepted 14.12 passes per 90 minutes of action. Arsenal FC is in the top 15 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC commits 0.04 fouls. Arsenal FC is in the top 80 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC drew 9.12 fouls. This puts Arsenal FC in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC committed an offside 11.27 times. This puts Arsenal FC in the top 75 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Burnley FC Team Stats

The Burnley FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to score 0.37 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to score 0 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to score on 0.21 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Burnley FC attempts 3.0 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Burnley FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Burnley FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to hold opponents to -4.8 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.05 shots were saved by Burnley FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 9900.0% of shots on target were saved by Burnley FC goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Burnley FC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Burnley FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC had 2.44 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Burnley FC in the top 5 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC had 10.78 interceptions. Burnley FC is in the top 70 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Burnley FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC drew 11.0 fouls. This puts Burnley FC in the top 55 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC committed an offside 10.63 times. Burnley FC is in the top 50 percentile in offside calls against them.

Arsenal FC vs. Burnley FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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