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Aston Villa FC vs. Sheffield United FC 3/3/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Aston Villa FC encounters Sheffield United FC on 3/3/2021 at 1:00PM

Sheffield United FC visits Aston Villa FC in a regular season match. Aston Villa FC with a record of 12-3-9 this season comes into this game with a 7-2-4 record on the road. Sheffield United FC is 3-2-21 this season and is 2-1-10 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Aston Villa 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 Aston Villa FC.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sheffield United FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Sheffield United FC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Aston Villa FC.

The Aston Villa FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Aston Villa FC

Matt Targett DF

Matt Targett has 5 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Matt Targett had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Matt Targett has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Matt Targett has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matt Targett has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matt Targett has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ollie Watkins FW

As a shooter, Ollie Watkins had 65 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 Ollie Watkins had 29 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, Ollie Watkins had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa FC teammates, Ollie Watkins had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ollie Watkins has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ollie Watkins has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in EPL action.

John McGinn MF

John McGinn has 24 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 John McGinn had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, John McGinn 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 Aston Villa FC teammates, John McGinn had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John McGinn has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John McGinn has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 55 fouls this season in EPL action.

Tyrone Mings DF

Tyrone Mings 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 Tyrone Mings had 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Tyrone Mings has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Tyrone Mings has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tyrone Mings has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tyrone Mings has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jack Grealish FW,MF

Jack Grealish has 46 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Jack Grealish has 16 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Jack Grealish has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jack Grealish has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jack Grealish has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jack Grealish has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 99 fouls this season in EPL action.

Matty Cash DF

Matty Cash has 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Matty Cash has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Matty Cash has 20 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 Aston Villa FC teammates, Matty Cash had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matty Cash has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matty Cash has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ezri Konsa DF

As a shooter, Ezri Konsa had 10 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 Ezri Konsa had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ezri Konsa has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ezri Konsa has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ezri Konsa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ezri Konsa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in EPL action.

Douglas Luiz MF

As a shooter, Douglas Luiz had 20 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Douglas Luiz has 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Douglas Luiz has 20 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Douglas Luiz has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Douglas Luiz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Douglas Luiz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Sheffield United FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sheffield United FC

Chris Basham DF,MF

Chris Basham has 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Chris Basham has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Chris Basham had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Chris Basham has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Chris Basham has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Basham has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in EPL action.

John Egan DF

As a shooter, John Egan had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but John Egan had 0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, John Egan had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, John Egan had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Egan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Egan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

George Baldock DF

As a shooter, George Baldock had 10 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 George Baldock had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, George Baldock 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 Sheffield United FC teammates, George Baldock had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

George Baldock has 0 Yellow Cards this season. George Baldock has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ethan Ampadu DF,MF

As a shooter, Ethan Ampadu had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ethan Ampadu had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Ethan Ampadu has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ethan Ampadu has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

John Lundstram MF

John Lundstram has 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. John Lundstram has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, John Lundstram had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, John Lundstram had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Lundstram has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Lundstram has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

Enda Stevens DF

As a shooter, Enda Stevens had 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Enda Stevens has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Enda Stevens has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Enda Stevens has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Enda Stevens has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Enda Stevens has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in EPL action.

John Fleck MF

John Fleck has 13 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 John Fleck had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, John Fleck had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, John Fleck had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Fleck has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Fleck has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in EPL action.

David McGoldrick FW,MF

David McGoldrick has 40 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. David McGoldrick has 19 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, David McGoldrick had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, David McGoldrick 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.

David McGoldrick has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David McGoldrick has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 29 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in EPL action.

Aston Villa FC Team Stats

The Aston Villa FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Aston Villa FC scored 1.21 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa FC was able to score 2 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Aston Villa FC converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Aston Villa FC attempted 5.08 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Aston Villa FC is able to get 36.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Aston Villa FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa FC was able to hold opponents to -4.75 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 Aston Villa FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Aston Villa FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 8900.0% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Aston Villa FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 13% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Aston Villa FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa FC had 1.92 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Aston Villa FC is in the top 38 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Aston Villa FC has successfully intercepted 14.04 passes per 90 minutes of action. Aston Villa FC is in the top 18 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa FC commits 0.08 fouls. Aston Villa FC is in the top 98 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Aston Villa FC drew 11.38 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa FC in the top 45 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa FC committed an offside 15.42 times. This puts Aston Villa FC in the top 100 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sheffield United FC Team Stats

The Sheffield United FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sheffield United FC scored 0.38 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sheffield United FC was able to score 2 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sheffield United FC was able to score on 0.15 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, Sheffield United FC attempts 2.77 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. Sheffield United 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.

Sheffield United FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sheffield United FC gave up -5.05 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.06 shots were saved by Sheffield United FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Sheffield United FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 9200.0% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Sheffield United FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 1% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Sheffield United FC Utility Stats

Sheffield United FC tried 2.15 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Sheffield United FC is in the top 20 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC had 11.81 interceptions. This puts Sheffield United FC in the top 50 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sheffield United FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sheffield United FC is in the top 35 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC drew 12.31 fouls. This puts Sheffield United FC in the top 10 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sheffield United FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 8.0 times per 90 minutes of action. Sheffield United FC is in the top 5 percentile in offside calls against them.

Aston Villa FC vs. Sheffield United FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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