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Leicester City FC vs. Burnley FC 3/3/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Leicester City FC faces Burnley FC on 3/3/2021 at 1:00PM

Burnley FC clashes with Leicester City FC in a regular season match. Leicester City FC with a record of 15-4-7 this season comes into this game with a 9-3-1 record on the road. Burnley FC is 7-7-12 this season and is 4-4-5 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. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Burnley FC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Leicester City FC.

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

The Leicester City FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Leicester City FC

Youri Tielemans MF

Youri Tielemans has 28 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 Youri Tielemans had 13 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, Youri Tielemans 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 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. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but James Justin had 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

Jonny Evans 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 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 48 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 19 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, 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 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Maddison MF,FW

As a shooter, James Maddison had 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.

As a scorer, James Maddison had 18 goals 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.

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. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Wesley Fofana 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.

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 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

Timothy Castagne DF

Timothy Castagne has 3 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 14 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, Timothy Castagne had 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.

The Burnley FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Burnley FC

Ashley Westwood MF

Ashley Westwood has 8 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 Ashley Westwood had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Ashley Westwood had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ashley Westwood has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ashley Westwood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ashley Westwood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 36 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Tarkowski DF

As a shooter, James Tarkowski had 13 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. James Tarkowski has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

James Tarkowski has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. James Tarkowski has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

James Tarkowski has 0 Yellow Cards this season. James Tarkowski has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Matthew Lowton DF

Matthew Lowton has 12 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 Matthew Lowton had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Matthew Lowton had 22 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 FC teammates, Matthew Lowton had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matthew Lowton has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matthew Lowton has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Dwight McNeil MF

As a shooter, Dwight McNeil had 15 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Dwight McNeil has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Dwight McNeil had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dwight McNeil has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dwight McNeil has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dwight McNeil has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in EPL action.

Josh Brownhill MF

As a shooter, Josh Brownhill had 21 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Josh Brownhill has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Josh Brownhill had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Josh Brownhill has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Josh Brownhill has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Josh Brownhill has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in EPL action.

Chris Wood FW

As a shooter, Chris Wood had 31 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Chris Wood 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.

As a scorer, Chris Wood had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Chris Wood has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Chris Wood has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Wood has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ben Mee DF

As a shooter, Ben Mee had 11 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 Ben Mee had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Ben Mee had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ben Mee has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ben Mee has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ben Mee has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Charlie Taylor DF

As a shooter, Charlie Taylor had 2 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Charlie Taylor has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Charlie Taylor has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Burnley FC teammates, Charlie Taylor had 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. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 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. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leicester City FC was able to score 0 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Leicester City FC converted on 0.31 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Leicester City FC attempted 4.15 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Leicester City FC is able to get 35.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). 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 -3.65 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.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 6600.0% of shots on target were saved by Leicester City FC goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Leicester City FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 9% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Leicester City FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Leicester City FC had 1.92 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Leicester City FC is in the top 38 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Leicester City FC has successfully intercepted 10.62 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 10.31 fouls. This puts Leicester City FC in the top 85 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leicester City FC committed an offside 11.85 times. This puts Leicester City FC in the top 90 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Burnley FC Team Stats

The Burnley FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Burnley FC scored 0.38 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Burnley 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, Burnley FC was able to score on 0.22 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Burnley FC attempted 2.85 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 FC is able to get 31.1% 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 FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Burnley FC was able to hold opponents to -4.83 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Burnley FC goalkeepers fended off 0.05 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 9600.0% of shots on target were saved by Burnley FC goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Burnley FC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Burnley FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC had 2.42 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Burnley FC is in the top 5 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Burnley FC has successfully intercepted 10.69 passes per 90 minutes of action. Burnley FC is in the top 70 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Burnley FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Burnley FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Burnley FC drew 11.19 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Burnley FC is in the top 50 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Burnley FC committed an offside 10.62 times. Burnley FC is in the top 50 percentile in offside calls against them.

Leicester City FC vs. Burnley FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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