Everton hosts Wolverhampton Wanderers in what should be a very entertaining Premier League game on December 26. Everton is coming off a 3-0 road loss against AFC Bournemouth on November 12 while Wolverhampton Wanderers lost 2-0 at home against Arsenal on November 12.
Everton is in 17th place in the Premier League standings with 14 points in 15 games while Wolverhampton Wanderers is in 20th place with 10 points in 15 games.
The player to watch in this game is Rúben Neves, who has four goals and zero assists in 14 Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Rúben Neves a 21.1 percent chance to score against Everton. He has 32 SCA and 1 GCA in 14 Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Everton 2.34
• Wolverhampton Wanderers 3.10
• Draw 3.30
• Everton 0, -0.5 (1.99)
• Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, +0.5 (1.82)
• Over 2, 2.5 (1.87)
• Under 2, 2.5 (1.94)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on March 13 and Wolverhampton Wanderers won 1-0.
For Everton, Demarai Gray has an 18.72 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.26 shots overall per sim, 0.73 shots on goal per and 0.21 goals per sim.
For Wolverhampton Wanderers, Rúben Neves has a 21.1 percent chance to score. He averages 1.4 shots overall per sim, 0.53 shots on goal per and 0.24 goals per sim.
Under 2.5 (1.79)
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Everton 0.96 to Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.65.
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