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Burnley FC vs. Arsenal FC 12/13/2020 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Burnley FC visits Arsenal FC on 12/13/2020 at 2:15PM

Burnley FC encounters Arsenal FC in a regular season match. Burnley FC with a record of 1-3-6 this season comes into this game with a 0-2-3 record on the road. Arsenal FC is 4-1-6 this season and is 2-0-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Burnley FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Burnley FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Arsenal FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Arsenal FC bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Burnley FC.

The Burnley FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Burnley FC

Dwight McNeil MF

As a shooter, Dwight McNeil had 7 shots fired this season. Dwight McNeil was ranked #39 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dwight McNeil had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Dwight McNeil had 0 goals this season. Dwight McNeil was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. Dwight McNeil has 1 assists this season. Dwight McNeil was ranked #91 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Dwight McNeil has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Dwight McNeil has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Charlie Taylor DF

As a shooter, Charlie Taylor had 1 shots fired this season. Charlie Taylor was ranked #323 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Charlie Taylor had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Charlie Taylor was ranked #218 in shots on goal this season.

Charlie Taylor has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Charlie Taylor was ranked #290 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Charlie Taylor had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Charlie Taylor was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Charlie Taylor has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Charlie Taylor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ashley Westwood MF

Ashley Westwood has 4 shots fired this season. Ashley Westwood was ranked #113 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Ashley Westwood has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Ashley Westwood was ranked #86 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ashley Westwood had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Ashley Westwood was ranked #109 in goals this season. Ashley Westwood has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Ashley Westwood was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Ashley Westwood has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ashley Westwood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in EPL action.

Chris Wood FW

As a shooter, Chris Wood had 19 shots fired this season. Chris Wood was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Chris Wood has 11 shots on target this season. He was ranked #173 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Chris Wood had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Chris Wood was ranked #48 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Chris Wood had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Chris Wood was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Chris Wood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Wood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Josh Brownhill MF

Josh Brownhill has 9 shots fired this season. Josh Brownhill was ranked #8 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Josh Brownhill has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Josh Brownhill has 0 goals scored this season. Josh Brownhill was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. Josh Brownhill has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Josh Brownhill was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Josh Brownhill has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Josh Brownhill has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jay Rodriguez FW,MF

Jay Rodriguez has 6 shots fired this season. Jay Rodriguez was ranked #62 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jay Rodriguez had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Jay Rodriguez was ranked #218 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Jay Rodriguez had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Jay Rodriguez was ranked #290 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Jay Rodriguez had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Jay Rodriguez was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Jay Rodriguez has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Jay Rodriguez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Tarkowski DF

James Tarkowski has 7 shots fired this season. James Tarkowski was ranked #39 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but James Tarkowski had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, James Tarkowski was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season.

James Tarkowski has 0 goals scored this season. James Tarkowski was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. James Tarkowski has 0 assists this season. James Tarkowski was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

James Tarkowski has 1 Yellow Cards this season. James Tarkowski has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ashley Barnes FW

Ashley Barnes has 13 shots fired this season. Ashley Barnes was ranked #266 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Ashley Barnes has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #86 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Ashley Barnes has 0 goals scored this season. Ashley Barnes was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Ashley Barnes had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Ashley Barnes was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Ashley Barnes has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ashley Barnes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Arsenal FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Arsenal FC

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang FW

As a shooter, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had 19 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ranked #16 in shots on goal this season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ranked #48 in goals this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Héctor Bellerín DF

Héctor Bellerín has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Héctor Bellerín was ranked #213 in shots attempted this season. Héctor Bellerín has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Héctor Bellerín was ranked #218 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Héctor Bellerín had 0 goals this season. Héctor Bellerín was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. Héctor Bellerín has 2 assists this season. Héctor Bellerín was ranked #34 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Héctor Bellerín has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Héctor Bellerín has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in EPL action.

Dani Ceballos MF

Dani Ceballos has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Dani Ceballos was ranked #150 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dani Ceballos had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Dani Ceballos had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Dani Ceballos was ranked #290 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Dani Ceballos had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Dani Ceballos was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Dani Ceballos has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Dani Ceballos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Gabriel Dos Santos DF

As a shooter, Gabriel Dos Santos had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Gabriel Dos Santos was ranked #39 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gabriel Dos Santos had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Gabriel Dos Santos had 2 goals this season. Gabriel Dos Santos was ranked #48 in goals this season in the EPL. Gabriel Dos Santos has 0 assists this season. Gabriel Dos Santos was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Gabriel Dos Santos has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Dos Santos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kieran Tierney DF

Kieran Tierney has 4 shots fired this season. Kieran Tierney was ranked #113 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kieran Tierney had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Kieran Tierney had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Kieran Tierney was ranked #290 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Kieran Tierney had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Kieran Tierney was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Kieran Tierney has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kieran Tierney has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Willian FW,MF

As a shooter, Willian had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Willian was ranked #39 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Willian had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Willian was ranked #218 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Willian had 0 goals this season. Willian was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Arsenal FC teammates, Willian had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Willian was ranked #12 in assists this season.

Willian has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Willian has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in EPL action.

Alexandre Lacazette FW

As a shooter, Alexandre Lacazette had 14 shots fired this season. Alexandre Lacazette was ranked #261 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Alexandre Lacazette had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #10 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Alexandre Lacazette had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Alexandre Lacazette was ranked #26 in goals this season. Alexandre Lacazette has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Alexandre Lacazette was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Alexandre Lacazette has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Alexandre Lacazette has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in EPL action.

Eddie Nketiah FW

As a shooter, Eddie Nketiah had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Eddie Nketiah was ranked #150 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Eddie Nketiah had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Eddie Nketiah has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Eddie Nketiah was ranked #109 in goals this season. Eddie Nketiah has 0 assists this season. Eddie Nketiah was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Eddie Nketiah has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Eddie Nketiah has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in EPL action.

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 0.50 goals. Burnley FC is ranked #19 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Burnley FC scored those goals off assists 40.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.20 assists. Burnley FC has a ranking of #20 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Burnley FC converted on 0.19 of attempted shots on goal. Burnley FC has a #19 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Burnley FC attempted 2.7 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #18 in EPL in shots on target. 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 28.7 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #18 in EPL in shots on target.

Burnley FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to hold opponents to 1.6 goals. Burnley FC is #17 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 5.0 shots were saved by Burnley FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Burnley FC is ranked #16 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Burnley FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 66.0% of the time. Burnley FC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #14 in shots saved percentage. Burnley FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 30.0% of the time. Burnley FC is ranked #12 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Burnley FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC had 1.9 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Burnley FC is in the top 32 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC had 10.6 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 50 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC drew 10.4 fouls. Burnley FC is in the top 90 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Burnley FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.0 times per 90 minutes of action. Burnley FC is in the top 48 percentile in offside calls against them.

Arsenal FC Team Stats

The Arsenal FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Arsenal FC scored 0.82 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Arsenal FC is ranked #16 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Arsenal FC scored those goals off assists 78.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.64 assists. Arsenal FC has a ranking of #15 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Arsenal FC was able to score at a 0.28 rate on their shots on target. Arsenal FC has a #14 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Arsenal FC attempted 2.91 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #17 in EPL in shots on target. 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 30.5 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #17 in EPL in shots on target.

Arsenal FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Arsenal FC gave up 1.18 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Arsenal FC is ranked #6 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.91 shots were saved by Arsenal FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Arsenal FC is ranked #10 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Arsenal FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.4% of the time. This puts Arsenal FC ranks #12 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 27.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Arsenal FC. Arsenal FC is ranked #14 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Arsenal FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC had 1.91 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Arsenal FC in the top 22 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Arsenal FC has successfully intercepted 14.91 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 0.0 fouls. Arsenal FC is in the top 50 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Arsenal FC drew 10.27 fouls. This puts Arsenal FC in the top 95 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Arsenal FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.55 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Arsenal FC in the top 60 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

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


Prediction: Burnley FC 1 Arsenal FC 2

Moneyline Pick: Arsenal FC -178 5Dimes