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Liverpool vs. Newcastle Utd 4/30/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Liverpool clashes with Newcastle Utd on 4/30/2022 at 07:30 AM.

Newcastle Utd meets Liverpool in a Premier League match. Liverpool with a record of 24-7-2 this season comes into this game with a 10-4-2 record on the road. Newcastle Utd is 11-10-13 this season and is 7-6-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Liverpool and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Newcastle Utd came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Liverpool at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Newcastle Utd and it is an opportunity to get rolling. 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 Liverpool.

The Liverpool Roster

The Players to Watch for the Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk DF



As a scorer, Virgil van Dijk had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Virgil van Dijk has 3 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Virgil van Dijk has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Virgil van Dijk has 0 Red Cards this season.

Trent Alexander-Arnold DF



Trent Alexander-Arnold has 28 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 Liverpool teammates, Trent Alexander-Arnold had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Trent Alexander-Arnold has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mohamed Salah FW



Mohamed Salah has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Mohamed Salah has 22 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mohamed Salah has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed Salah has 6 Red Cards this season.

Sadio Mané FW



Sadio Mané has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Sadio Mané has 14 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sadio Mané has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sadio Mané has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joël Matip DF



As a scorer, Joël Matip had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Liverpool teammates, Joël Matip 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 Matip has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joël Matip has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Newcastle Utd Roster

The Players to Watch for the Newcastle Utd

Allan Saint-Maximin FW,MF



As a scorer, Allan Saint-Maximin had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Newcastle Utd teammates, Allan Saint-Maximin had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Allan Saint-Maximin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Allan Saint-Maximin has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joelinton MF,FW



Joelinton has 25 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 Newcastle Utd teammates, Joelinton had 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.

Joelinton has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joelinton has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fabian Schär DF



As a scorer, Fabian Schär had 22 goals this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Newcastle Utd teammates, Fabian Schär had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fabian Schär has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabian Schär has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joe Willock MF



Joe Willock has 21 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joe Willock has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joe Willock has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joe Willock has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jonjo Shelvey MF



Jonjo Shelvey has 21 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jonjo Shelvey has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonjo Shelvey has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonjo Shelvey has 0 Red Cards this season.

Liverpool Team Stats

The Liverpool Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Liverpool was able to score 2.36 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Liverpool was able to score 1.94 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, Liverpool was able to score on 0.38 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Liverpool attempted 6.24 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, Liverpool is able to get 34.0% 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.







Liverpool Defensive Stats and Metrics

Liverpool gave up 0.7 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. Liverpool goalkeepers fended off 2.7 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Liverpool truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Liverpool goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 75.3% of the time. 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, 60.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Liverpool. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Liverpool Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Liverpool had 14.42 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Liverpool in the top 53 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Liverpool has successfully intercepted 14.73 passes per 90 minutes of action. Liverpool is in the top 30 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Liverpool has committed 11.15 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Liverpool in the top 18 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Liverpool drew 10.33 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Liverpool is in the top 86 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Liverpool had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.67 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Liverpool in the top 44 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Newcastle Utd Team Stats

The Newcastle Utd Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Newcastle Utd was able to score 1.06 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Newcastle Utd scored those goals off assists 61.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.65 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Newcastle Utd was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Newcastle Utd attempted 3.71 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, Newcastle Utd is able to get 30.8% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Newcastle Utd Defensive Stats and Metrics

Newcastle Utd gave up 1.47 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Newcastle Utd 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, 4.0 shots were saved by Newcastle Utd 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, 63.2% of shots on target were saved by Newcastle Utd goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Newcastle Utd goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 20.6% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Newcastle Utd Utility Stats

Newcastle Utd tried 10.74 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Newcastle Utd is in the top 86 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Newcastle Utd had 15.97 interceptions. This puts Newcastle Utd in the top 18 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Newcastle Utd commits 12.97 fouls. Newcastle Utd is in the top 51 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Newcastle Utd drew 12.15 fouls. This puts Newcastle Utd in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Newcastle Utd had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.53 times per 90 minutes of action. Newcastle Utd is in the top 28 percentile in offside calls against them.

Liverpool vs. Newcastle Utd Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Liverpool 2 Newcastle Utd 0

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