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Leeds United vs. Chelsea FC 12/5/2020 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Leeds United visits Chelsea FC on 12/5/2020 at 3:00PM

Leeds United faces Chelsea FC in a regular season match. Leeds United with a record of 4-2-4 this season comes into this game with a 3-0-2 record on the road. Chelsea FC is 5-4-1 this season and is 2-2-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Leeds United 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 Leeds United.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Chelsea FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Chelsea 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 Leeds United Roster

The Players to Watch for the Leeds United

Luke Ayling DF

Luke Ayling has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Luke Ayling was ranked #38 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luke Ayling had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #125 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Luke Ayling has 0 goals scored this season. Luke Ayling was ranked #284 in goals this season in the EPL. Luke Ayling has 0 assists this season. Luke Ayling was ranked #273 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Luke Ayling has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Luke Ayling has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

Patrick Bamford FW

As a shooter, Patrick Bamford had 40 shots fired this season. Patrick Bamford was ranked #99 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Patrick Bamford had 17 shots on target this season. He was ranked #157 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Patrick Bamford had 7 goals this season. Patrick Bamford was ranked #5 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Patrick Bamford had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Patrick Bamford was ranked #83 in assists this season.

Patrick Bamford has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Patrick Bamford has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in EPL action.

Stuart Dallas DF,MF

Stuart Dallas has 11 shots fired this season. Stuart Dallas was ranked #275 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Stuart Dallas has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #21 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Stuart Dallas has 1 goals scored this season. Stuart Dallas was ranked #102 in goals this season in the EPL. Stuart Dallas has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Stuart Dallas was ranked #273 in assists this season.

Stuart Dallas has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Stuart Dallas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Mateusz Klich MF

Mateusz Klich has 12 shots fired this season. Mateusz Klich was ranked #267 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mateusz Klich had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Mateusz Klich was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mateusz Klich had 2 goals this season. Mateusz Klich was ranked #45 in goals this season in the EPL. Mateusz Klich has 3 assists this season. Mateusz Klich was ranked #11 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Mateusz Klich has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Mateusz Klich has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in EPL action.

Robin Koch DF

As a shooter, Robin Koch had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Robin Koch was ranked #38 in shots attempted this season. Robin Koch has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #125 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Robin Koch has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Robin Koch was ranked #284 in goals this season. Robin Koch has 0 assists this season. Robin Koch was ranked #273 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Robin Koch has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Koch has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in EPL action.

Hélder Costa MF,DF

Hélder Costa has 9 shots fired this season. Hélder Costa was ranked #8 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hélder Costa had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Hélder Costa was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season.

Hélder Costa has 2 goals scored this season. Hélder Costa was ranked #45 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Hélder Costa had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Hélder Costa was ranked #30 in assists this season.

Hélder Costa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hélder Costa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jack Harrison MF,DF

Jack Harrison has 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Jack Harrison was ranked #262 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jack Harrison had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Jack Harrison had 1 goals this season. Jack Harrison was ranked #102 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Jack Harrison had 3 assists this season. Jack Harrison was ranked #11 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Jack Harrison has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jack Harrison has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ezgjan Alioski DF,MF

Ezgjan Alioski has 7 shots fired this season. Ezgjan Alioski was ranked #38 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ezgjan Alioski had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Ezgjan Alioski was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ezgjan Alioski had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Ezgjan Alioski was ranked #284 in goals this season. Ezgjan Alioski has 0 assists this season. Ezgjan Alioski was ranked #273 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Ezgjan Alioski has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ezgjan Alioski has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Chelsea FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Chelsea FC

N’Golo Kanté MF

As a shooter, N’Golo Kanté had 2 shots fired this season. N’Golo Kanté was ranked #212 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. N’Golo Kanté has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #338 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

N’Golo Kanté has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, N’Golo Kanté was ranked #284 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, N’Golo Kanté had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, N’Golo Kanté was ranked #83 in assists this season.

N’Golo Kanté has 1 Yellow Cards this season. N’Golo Kanté has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in EPL action.

Timo Werner FW

As a shooter, Timo Werner had 23 shots fired this season. Timo Werner was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Timo Werner had 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #167 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Timo Werner has 4 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Timo Werner was ranked #16 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Timo Werner had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Timo Werner was ranked #30 in assists this season.

Timo Werner has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Timo Werner has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in EPL action.

Tammy Abraham FW

Tammy Abraham has 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Tammy Abraham was ranked #181 in shots attempted this season. Tammy Abraham has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Tammy Abraham was ranked #9 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Tammy Abraham had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Tammy Abraham was ranked #25 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Tammy Abraham had 1 assists this season. Tammy Abraham was ranked #83 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Tammy Abraham has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tammy Abraham has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in EPL action.

Reece James DF

Reece James has 9 shots fired this season. Reece James was ranked #8 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Reece James had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #80 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Reece James has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Reece James was ranked #102 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Reece James had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Reece James was ranked #83 in assists this season.

Reece James has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Reece James has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in EPL action.

Mason Mount MF,FW

Mason Mount has 21 shots fired this season. Mason Mount was ranked #181 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Mason Mount has 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Mason Mount was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mason Mount had 1 goals this season. Mason Mount was ranked #102 in goals this season in the EPL. Mason Mount has 1 assists this season. Mason Mount was ranked #83 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Mason Mount has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mason Mount has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kurt Zouma DF

Kurt Zouma has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Kurt Zouma was ranked #38 in shots attempted this season. Kurt Zouma has 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Kurt Zouma had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Kurt Zouma was ranked #25 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Kurt Zouma had 0 assists this season. Kurt Zouma was ranked #273 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Kurt Zouma has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kurt Zouma has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kai Havertz MF,FW

As a shooter, Kai Havertz had 7 shots fired this season. Kai Havertz was ranked #38 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kai Havertz had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Kai Havertz was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season.

Kai Havertz has 1 goals scored this season. Kai Havertz was ranked #102 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Kai Havertz had 1 assists this season. Kai Havertz was ranked #83 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Kai Havertz has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kai Havertz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ben Chilwell DF

As a shooter, Ben Chilwell had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Ben Chilwell was ranked #21 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ben Chilwell had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Ben Chilwell had 2 goals this season. Ben Chilwell was ranked #45 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea FC teammates, Ben Chilwell had 2 assists this season. Ben Chilwell was ranked #30 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Ben Chilwell has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ben Chilwell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

Leeds United Team Stats

The Leeds United Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to score 1.40 goals. This puts Leeds United in a ranking of #9 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Leeds United scored those goals off assists 71.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. Leeds United has a ranking of #10 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to score at a 0.26 rate on their shots on target. Is Leeds United a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #16 in EPL in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Leeds United attempts 5.4 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #3 in EPL in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Leeds United is able to get 35.3 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #3 in EPL in shots on target.

Leeds United Defensive Stats and Metrics

Leeds United gave up 1.2 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Leeds United is ranked #8 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.3 shots were saved by Leeds United goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Leeds United is ranked #12 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 69.8% of shots on target were saved by Leeds United goalkeepers. Leeds United goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #9 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 40.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Leeds United. Leeds United is ranked #5 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Leeds United Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United had 2.1 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Leeds United in the top 18 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Leeds United has successfully intercepted 14.9 passes per 90 minutes of action. Leeds United is in the top 15 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Leeds United has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leeds United in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United drew 11.3 fouls. This puts Leeds United in the top 60 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Leeds United had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 10.7 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leeds United in the top 40 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Chelsea FC Team Stats

The Chelsea FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Chelsea FC scored 1.80 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Chelsea FC in a ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Chelsea FC scored those goals off assists 83.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.50 assists. Chelsea FC has a ranking of #3 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Chelsea FC converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. Chelsea FC has a #6 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Chelsea FC attempts 5.1 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #5 in EPL in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Chelsea FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 38.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #5 in EPL in shots on target.

Chelsea FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Chelsea FC was able to hold opponents to 1.0 goals. Chelsea FC is #4 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Chelsea FC goalkeepers fended off 2.6 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Chelsea FC in a ranking of #3 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 61.5% of shots on target were saved by Chelsea FC goalkeepers. This puts Chelsea FC ranks #17 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 50.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Chelsea FC. Chelsea FC is ranked #1 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Chelsea FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Chelsea FC had 1.8 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Chelsea FC is in the top 45 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Chelsea FC had 12.2 interceptions. Chelsea FC is in the top 45 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Chelsea FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Chelsea FC is in the top 50 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Chelsea FC drew 12.9 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Chelsea FC in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Chelsea FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 9.1 times per 90 minutes of action. Chelsea FC is in the top 10 percentile in offside calls against them.

Leeds United vs. Chelsea FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Leeds United 1 Chelsea FC 2

Moneyline Pick: Chelsea FC -179 Heritage