Brentford vs Spurs
Only City and Arsenal have outscored Spurs this season. They’ve netted 31 times in 15 games, just above 2 per game.
They average an xG of 1.81 and with Kane, Son & Richarlison all available, they have the quality to convert that.
Brentford average a massive 1.90 xGA. They’re far from solid defensively and Spurs can exploit that.
Spurs take an average of 6.47 corners per match, Brentford concede an average of 5.73.
Tottenham draw 2.20 cards per game for their opponents. Brentford pick up an average of 1.40 bookings per game.
Since the Bees returned to the Premier League, they’ve received 2+ cards in 2/3 games against Spurs.
Aston Villa vs Liverpool
Liverpool returned to action with a 3-2 cup defeat to City.
Poor defensively but they had an abundance of chances. To be expected for a side that averages a huge 2.37 xG.
Liverpool have scored 28 in 14 so far this season. They average more than 6 shots on target per game.
The Reds have hit 2+ goals against Villa in 5 of their last 6 meetings.
The Merseyside club are also a corner machine, averaging 7.50 per game. Whilst Villa concede 4.93 on average.
Villa have one of the league’s poorest disciplinary records, they’ve averaged 2.54 bookings per game.
They’ve yet to have a game this season where they haven’t had a booking, 93% of their matches have seen them receive 2 or more cards.
Arsenal vs West Ham
Arsenal have netted an average of 2.36 goals per game from an impressive xG of 2.06.
They’ve been especially strong at home, netting 19 times in 6 games, winning all 6.
West Ham have been woeful on the road, only Forest & Wolves (2) have collected fewer points than The Hammers (4).
Arsenal take an average of 5.50 corners per game, West Ham concede an average of 4.53.
Arsenal draw an average fo 2.07 cards per game from their opponents.
West Ham are far from the poorest disciplined team in the league, averaging 1.27 cards.
However, no side is yet to leave the Emirates this season without a booking and 67% have received 2 or more.