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Leicester City FC vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FC 3/6/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Leicester City FC visits Brighton & Hove Albion FC on 3/6/2021 at 3:00PM

Leicester City FC visits Brighton & Hove Albion FC in a regular season match. Leicester City FC with a record of 15-5-7 this season comes into this game with a 9-4-1 record on the road. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is 5-11-10 this season and is 1-7-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Leicester City FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Leicester City 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 Brighton & Hove Albion FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Brighton & Hove Albion FC than game on their home pitch?

The Leicester City FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Leicester City FC

Youri Tielemans MF

Youri Tielemans has 31 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Youri Tielemans has 14 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Youri Tielemans 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 Leicester City FC teammates, Youri Tielemans had 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.

Youri Tielemans has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Youri Tielemans has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 38 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Justin DF

James Justin has 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. James Justin has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, James Justin had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. James Justin has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

James Justin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. James Justin has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in EPL action.

Harvey Barnes FW,MF

As a shooter, Harvey Barnes had 55 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 Harvey Barnes had 25 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, Harvey Barnes 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 Leicester City FC teammates, Harvey Barnes had 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.

Harvey Barnes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Harvey Barnes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 33 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jonny Evans DF

As a shooter, Jonny Evans had 4 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 Jonny Evans had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Jonny Evans had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonny Evans has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonny Evans has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonny Evans has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jamie Vardy FW

Jamie Vardy has 49 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Jamie Vardy 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.

Jamie Vardy 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 Leicester City FC teammates, Jamie Vardy had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jamie Vardy has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Jamie Vardy has 7 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Maddison MF,FW

James Maddison has 54 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. James Maddison has 18 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

James Maddison has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leicester City FC teammates, James Maddison had 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.

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

Timothy Castagne DF

Timothy Castagne has 4 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 Timothy Castagne had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Timothy Castagne has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Timothy Castagne has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Wesley Fofana DF

As a shooter, Wesley Fofana had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Wesley Fofana has 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.

Wesley Fofana has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leicester City FC teammates, Wesley Fofana had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Wesley Fofana has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wesley Fofana has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Brighton & Hove Albion FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Ben White DF,MF

As a shooter, Ben White had 6 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 Ben White 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, Ben White 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 Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Ben White had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ben White has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ben White has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Yves Bissouma MF

As a shooter, Yves Bissouma had 25 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 Yves Bissouma had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Yves Bissouma has 22 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 Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Yves Bissouma had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yves Bissouma has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yves Bissouma has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in EPL action.

Lewis Dunk DF

As a shooter, Lewis Dunk had 22 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Lewis Dunk has 8 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Lewis Dunk has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Lewis Dunk has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Lewis Dunk has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lewis Dunk has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Adam Webster DF

As a shooter, Adam Webster had 20 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 Adam Webster had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Adam Webster 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 Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Adam Webster had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Adam Webster has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adam Webster has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Neal Maupay FW,MF

Neal Maupay has 52 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 Neal Maupay 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, Neal Maupay had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Neal Maupay has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Neal Maupay has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Neal Maupay has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in EPL action.

Solly March DF

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

As a scorer, Solly March had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Solly March had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Solly March has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Solly March has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in EPL action.

Leandro Trossard FW,MF

As a shooter, Leandro Trossard had 41 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 Leandro Trossard had 15 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Leandro Trossard has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Leandro Trossard had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Joël Veltman DF

Joël Veltman has 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Joël Veltman has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Joël Veltman has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brighton & Hove Albion FC teammates, Joël Veltman had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joël Veltman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joël Veltman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in EPL action.

Leicester City FC Team Stats

The Leicester City FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Leicester City FC scored 1.04 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Leicester City FC scored those goals off assists 0.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leicester City FC was able to score on 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Leicester City FC attempts 4.15 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. Leicester City FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Leicester City FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Leicester City FC gave up -3.77 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Leicester City FC goalkeepers fended off 0.04 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Leicester City FC truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Leicester City FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 7200.0% 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, 9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Leicester City FC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Leicester City FC Utility Stats

Leicester City FC tried 1.96 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leicester City FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Leicester City FC has successfully intercepted 10.44 passes per 90 minutes of action. Leicester City FC is in the top 75 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Leicester City FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Leicester City FC is in the top 35 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leicester City FC drew 10.37 fouls. This puts Leicester City FC in the top 82 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leicester City FC committed an offside 11.59 times. This puts Leicester City FC in the top 88 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Team Stats

The Brighton & Hove Albion FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton & Hove Albion FC was able to score 0.58 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Brighton & Hove Albion FC scored those goals off assists 517.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 3 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC converted on 0.22 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC attempted 3.42 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Brighton & Hove Albion FC is able to get 26.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton & Hove Albion FC was able to hold opponents to -2.84 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.05 shots were saved by Brighton & Hove Albion 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, 5000.0% of shots on target were saved by Brighton & Hove Albion FC goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Brighton & Hove Albion FC had 1.42 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is in the top 85 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brighton & Hove Albion FC had 13.73 interceptions. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is in the top 30 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brighton & Hove Albion FC commits 0.04 fouls. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is in the top 80 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brighton & Hove Albion FC drew 11.81 fouls. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is in the top 30 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Brighton & Hove Albion FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 9.73 times per 90 minutes of action. Brighton & Hove Albion FC is in the top 30 percentile in offside calls against them.

Leicester City FC vs. Brighton & Hove Albion FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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