Leeds United vs Everton Predictions and Betting:
The Premier League season has been one of the most entertaining with the underdogs pushing more than their abilities resulting in a level playing field in England.
Teams like Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal are struggling to get their act together whereas teams like Everton, Aston Villa and Southampton have done a great job until now.
Come this Saturday, an exciting clash is lined up between Everton and the newly promoted Leeds United. Looking at the history between the sides, it looks like we are in for a close contest this weekend.
Everton vs Leeds United predictions and betting Summary
Everton vs Leeds United predictions and betting: Recent form
Everton did get off to a great start to this season with back to back wins against quality teams that ensured them a top spot in the table.
They shocked Spurs in the opener and secured easy victories against West Brom, Crystal Palace and Brighton. After the brief break due to international fixtures, they put up a mighty challenge against the defending champions Liverpool which ended in a 2-2 draw.
But from then on, their campaign has taken a hit with three consecutive defeats against Southampton, Newcastle United and Manchester United dropping them below the top 5 in the table. But it seems like they have sorted out the issues as they scored an important victory last weekend putting them in 6th place in the points table.
Leeds have looked like a formidable opposition so far justifying their promotion to the premier league so far. They started their journey with a hard-fought game against the defending champions at Anfield.
They grabbed victories against Fulham and Sheffield United but faced an unlikely defeat against Wolves. Despite taking down Aston Villa, their campaign derailed thanks to consecutive losses against the likes of Leicester and Crystal Palace. In their recent outing, they played some quality football as they held Arsenal to a goal less draw.
They are currently sitting in 14th place, but a win on Saturday will help their cause of finishing in the top 10.
Leeds United vs Everton Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head
Matches: 12 : Leeds United: 4 Everton: 3 Draw: 5
Last 5 games: Leeds United – 2, Everton – 2, Draw – 1.
Recent Meeting: Leeds defeated Everton with a 2-0 margin in a club friendly game at home.
Everton vs Leeds United predictions and betting : Offensive and defensive stats
Everton would field 3-4-3 combination to counter attack the underdogs at home whereas the Leeds will go in with a 4-1-4-1 formation to help them secure an important win over the weekend.
The Everton attack would probably be led by James Rodriguez who has been the prime striker of the side. Rodriguez has scored 4 goals and involved in 3 assists in 10 outings so far. He has been a trump card for the side who has 84.7% pass rate along with 2 shots on target and 2.3 key passes per game so far.
He will be accompanied by Calvert-Lewin who has been in hot form with 13 goals in 14 games and has 71.6% pass success. Apart from this, he also enjoys 2.8 shots per target and 0.5 dribbles per game so far.
This duo will be accompanied by Andre Gomes who is yet to make a significant impact but will have to up his game on Saturday.
For Leeds United, Jack Harrison has been a quality winger and a force to deal with who is impressive in creating chances and has 75.5% success in passes along with a goal and 2 assists in 8 games.
He will be accompanied by the striker Patrick Bamford who is on a roll for the team with 7 goals, one assist in 9 outings and needs to step up when they face a quality team like Everton. He also provides with 3.8 shots on target and 0.4 key pass per game.
Apart from them, the likes of Klich, Helder Costa and Hernandez will have to assume responsibility on the front lines.
The Everton defense has the services of Nkounkou, Mina, Keane and Kenny. Yerry Mina who plays as the center back is a regular in the side with 91% pass success and a brace against Brighton last month. The defensive numbers look astounding with 0.6 tackles, 1.4 interceptions and 4.1 clears per game so far.
Michael Keane is also a versatile player who has 90.5% pass completion rate along with 1.3 interceptions and 3 clears per game. Surprisingly, he has also scored four times in the last 12 games that gives enough for Everton to play with.
The backline of the Leeds will have to be guarded well with their opponents possessing a strong attack. It is important for someone like Robin Koch to lead from the front. In the last 14 appearances, he has 1.8 tackles, 2.3 interceptions and 1.8 clears per game along with 88.7% passing accuracy.
He will be joined by Pascal Struijk who has 89.1% success in passes in addition to 3.8 clears and 1.8 tackles in every game so far.
Liam Cooper’s strengths include passing and aerial duels. He has won 3.9 aerial duels in every outing along with 2.5 tackles and 86.6% pass accuracy. The trio will be supported by Dallas and Ayling who are a force to deal in this season so far.
Leeds United vs Everton Predictions and Betting: Predicted Winner
The match between Everton and Leeds United is scheduled to be held in the Goodison Park on 28th November at 5.30 pm local time. Everton got that much needed victory against Fulham whereas Leeds put up a great fight to force a draw against Arsenal.
The betting platform and prediction experts have their money on Everton’s victory in this contest.
FCTables have given 49% chance to the Everton while the Leeds have been given a 33% chance to get a famous win under their belt. Another platform Oddschecker have also gone on to back Everton in what looks like a competitive contest with every chance of Leeds pulling off a surprise.
According to FiveThirtyEight, it is expecting Everton to get those three valuable points on Saturday with Leeds getting just 25% chance to pull off an unlikely victory.