Alaves vs Granada Prediction, 5/16/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alaves vs Granada
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: Mendizorrotza Stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Alaves (+128) Granada (+247)
Mendizorrotza Stadium is the venue where Joselu and Alaves (8-11-17, 15th in La Liga) will play Granada (13-6-16, 10th in La Liga) on Sunday. The goalies expected to start will be Fernando Pacheco for Alaves and Rui Silva for Granada. Alaves are priced +128 while the Nazaríes are at +247. The over/under has been set at 2.25.
Alaves took the field against Elche in their most recent match and took home the win by a score of 2-0. Alaves attempted 14 dribbles in this match and were successful in 8 of those tries for a percentage of 57.1%. When talking about passing the ball, they earned a 78.4% rate by completing 196 of the 250 pass attempts last match. In terms of shooting accuracy, Alaves wrapped this game up at a 22.2% rate by landing 2 shots on target of 9 total shots. Alaves is averaging 0.86 g/90 (31 goals in total) and have 18 assists In all contests for the season.
Joselu is a player who should be able to impact this match for Alaves. Joselu has been given a starting assignment in 186 outings so far in his career while scoring 0.32 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in Germany has racked up 62 goals scored in 17,360 minutes played. He has 15 assists while accumulating 30 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career. Someone else who should impact this match is Lucas Perez, the forward hailing from Spain. Perez has been on the pitch for 18,865 minutes during 212 starts and has been given 35 yellow cards. He has helped on a goal 41 times in his career while he has scored 75 goals. He currently averages 0.36 goals per 90 for his career.
The man who will protect the net for Alaves will be Fernando Pacheco. Pacheco has seen the field for a total of 22,572 minutes and has 728 stops during his career. His GA/90 is 1.2 (311 total goals surrendered) and he has earned a save % of 72.2%. The goalie born in Spain has seen 1,017 shots attempted against him in 252 starting assignments. Pacheco (89-63-99 mark in his career) has recorded 76 shutouts, which has earned him a 30.2% shutout rate.
For their last outing, Granada took a defeat with a final score of 2-1 against Betis. They wrapped up this outing by completing 217 of the 276 pass attempts for a percentage of 78.6%. Granada had a 64.7% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 11 of the 17 dribbles they pursued. Granada connected on 4 shots attempted out of 11 shots attempted which had them at a 36.4% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having accumulated 43 goals and 28 assists in all their matches, Granada averages 1.23 goals and 0.80 assists per 90.
Jorge Molina will be someone to watch for Granada. He averages 0.48 goals per 90 minutes and has started 306 matches during his career. The forward hailing from Spain has accumulated 27,774 mins while scoring 149 goals. He has collected 52 yellow card cautions thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 36 times. You should also keep an eye on Darwin Machis, the forward born in Venezuela. He has scored 43 goals during his soccer career while helping on a goal 27 times. Machis has been given a total of 31 yellow card cautions in 13,125 mins (141 starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his career is 0.29.
Rui Silva will look after the net for Granada. During his pro soccer career, Silva has surrendered 205 goals and has 320 stops in 157 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.30 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a mark of 60-36-61. He sports a save percentage of 66.2 and his clean sheet rate is 31.2%. Silva has racked up 49 clean sheets and has defended 491 shots attempted against him in 14,245 minutes in his career.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Alaves (+128)
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