Celta Vigo vs Huesca Prediction, 12/30/2020 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Celta Vigo vs Huesca
Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Location: Estadio de Balaídos in Vigo, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Celta Vigo (-143) Huesca (+330)
Nolito and Celta de Vigo (5-5-5, 8th in La Liga) host Huesca (1-9-5, 20th in La Liga) at Estadio de Balaídos on Wednesday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are Ruben Blanco for Celta de Vigo and Alvaro Fernandez for Huesca. Huesca are priced at +330 while the Celtics are at -143. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Celta Vigo stepped onto the pitch against Getafe in their last match and got the draw with a final of 1-1. Celta Vigo attempted 6 dribbles in this match and successfully completed 4 of those attempts for a rate of 66.7%. When discussing the passing game, they finished this match with a 79.7% received passes rate by converting 424 of the 532 pass targets in their last outing. Celta Vigo has an average of 1.33 goals per 90 minutes (20 total goals) and have racked up 12 assists in all competitions this season.
Nolito is a player who should be able to impact this match for Celta Vigo. He has totaled 50 assists while accumulating 54 yellow cards in his career. Nolito has been given a starting assignment in 203 matches thus far in his career and he accounts for 0.40 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from Spain has totaled 83 goals scored in 18,586 minutes played. One more player who could decide who wins is Iago Aspas, the forward representing Spain. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 45 times in his pro soccer career while he has scored 138 total goals. Aspas has totaled 21,811 mins during 247 starting assignments and has been given a total of 62 yellow card cautions. He sports an average of 0.57 goals per 90 during his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Celta Vigo will be Ruben Blanco. Blanco (40-30-40 record in his career) has accounted for 30 shutouts, which leaves him with a 27.8% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper from Spain has seen 437 shots sent his way in 108 starting assignments. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.42 (154 total goals allowed) and he has earned a save percentage of .689. Blanco has defended the goal for a total of 9,755 mins and has earned 295 saves during his pro soccer career.
When they last took the field, Huesca finished locked up with a final of 1-1 against Levante. Huesca had a 64.3% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 18 of the 28 dribbles they tried. They finished this game by converting 396 out of their 490 passing attempts for a rate of 80.8%. Huesca landed 1 shot on target out of 10 shots attempted giving them a 10.0% rate in their last outing. Having accumulated 13 goals and 9 assists in all competitions, Huesca averages 0.87 goals and 0.60 assists per 90.
Rafa should provide a spark for Huesca. The forward from Spain has been on the pitch for 3,916 mins while scoring 19 goals. He has tallied 8 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 5 times. He currently averages 0.44 G/90 and has started 42 outings so far in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for David Ferreiro, the midfielder representing Spain. Ferreiro has been handed a total of 48 yellow card warnings in 20,230 minutes played (223 starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average in his pro soccer career is 0.07. He has scored 16 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 44 different times.
Alvaro Fernandez will be looking after the net for Huesca. Fernandez has accumulated 18 clean sheets while defending 125 shots tried against him in 5,175 career minutes. He has earned a save % of .712 and his clean sheet rate is currently 31.6%. He has allowed 1.06 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 24-13-20. During his career, Fernandez has surrendered 61 goals and has accumulated 91 saves in 57 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Celta Vigo (-143)
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