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Burnley vs. Tottenham 5/15/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Burnley visits Tottenham on 5/15/2022 at 07:00 AM.

Tottenham faces Burnley in a Premier League match. Burnley with a record of 7-13-15 this season comes into this game with a 2-7-8 record on the road. Tottenham is 20-5-11 this season and is 12-1-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Burnley and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Tottenham bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Burnley.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Tottenham and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Tottenham came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Burnley at their home pitch.

The Burnley Roster

The Players to Watch for the Burnley

James Tarkowski DF



As a scorer, James Tarkowski had 32 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 teammates, James Tarkowski had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

James Tarkowski has 0 Yellow Cards this season. James Tarkowski has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dwight McNeil MF



Dwight McNeil has 31 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 teammates, Dwight McNeil had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dwight McNeil has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dwight McNeil has 0 Red Cards this season.

Josh Brownhill MF



Josh Brownhill has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Josh Brownhill has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Josh Brownhill has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Josh Brownhill has 0 Red Cards this season.

Charlie Taylor DF



As a scorer, Charlie Taylor had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. 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.

Ashley Westwood MF



As a scorer, Ashley Westwood had 25 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 teammates, Ashley Westwood had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ashley Westwood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ashley Westwood has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Tottenham Roster

The Players to Watch for the Tottenham

Pierre Højbjerg MF



Pierre Højbjerg has 33 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 Tottenham teammates, Pierre Højbjerg had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pierre Højbjerg has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pierre Højbjerg has 0 Red Cards this season.

Harry Kane FW



Harry Kane has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Harry Kane has 15 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Harry Kane has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Harry Kane has 3 Red Cards this season.

Eric Dier DF



As a scorer, Eric Dier had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Tottenham teammates, Eric Dier had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Eric Dier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Eric Dier has 0 Red Cards this season.

Son Heung-min FW,MF



Son Heung-min has 31 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 Tottenham teammates, Son Heung-min had 21 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Son Heung-min has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Son Heung-min has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ben Davies DF



Ben Davies 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 Tottenham teammates, Ben Davies had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ben Davies has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ben Davies has 0 Red Cards this season.

Burnley Team Stats

The Burnley Offensive Stats and Metrics

Burnley scored 0.86 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Burnley scored those goals off assists 86.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.74 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, Burnley was able to score on 0.28 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Burnley attempted 3.11 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Burnley is able to get 29.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Burnley Defensive Stats and Metrics

Burnley gave up 1.34 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Burnley 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, 4.34 shots were saved by Burnley goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Burnley goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 69.7% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 25.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Burnley. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.



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Burnley Utility Stats

Burnley tried 12.03 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Burnley in the top 73 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Burnley has successfully intercepted 16.8 passes per 90 minutes of action. Burnley is in the top 3 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Burnley has committed 12.34 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Burnley is in the top 40 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Burnley drew 10.4 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Burnley is in the top 82 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley committed an offside 2.69 times. Burnley is in the top 99 percentile in offside calls against them.







Tottenham Team Stats

The Tottenham Offensive Stats and Metrics

Tottenham scored 1.47 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, Tottenham was able to score 1.28 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, Tottenham was able to score on 0.32 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Tottenham attempted 4.67 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, Tottenham is able to get 37.2% 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.

Tottenham Defensive Stats and Metrics

Tottenham gave up 1.03 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. Tottenham goalkeepers fended off 3.64 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Tottenham truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Tottenham goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 38.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Tottenham. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Tottenham Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Tottenham had 10.53 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Tottenham is in the top 90 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Tottenham had 14.53 interceptions. This puts Tottenham in the top 25 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Tottenham has committed 12.72 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Tottenham is in the top 49 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Tottenham drew 13.56 fouls. This puts Tottenham in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Tottenham committed an offside 1.58 times. This puts Tottenham in the top 32 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Burnley vs. Tottenham Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Burnley 1 Tottenham 2

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