Alaves vs Valladolid Prediction, 2/5/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alaves vs Valladolid
Date: Friday, February 5, 2021
Location: Mendizorrotza Stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
TV: beIN Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Alaves (+130) Valladolid (+240)
Lucas Perez and Alaves (4-7-10, 18th in La Liga) host Valladolid (4-8-9, 16th in La Liga) at Mendizorrotza Stadium on Friday. The goalies protecting the net are Fernando Pacheco for Alaves and Jordi Masip for Valladolid. Valladolid are priced at +240 while the Babazorros are at +130. The O/U has been set at 2.5.
Alaves faced off with Getafe in their last match and wrapped up with a draw by a score of 0-0. When talking about passing the ball, they ended up with a 54.9% rate by connecting on 156 out of their 284 targeted passes last match. Alaves attempted 7 dribbles in this contest and were able to convert 1 of those dribbles for a percentage of 14.3%. Regarding shot accuracy, Alaves finished at a 20.0% clip by hitting 1 shot on target out of 5 total shots. Alaves sports an average of 0.81 goals per 90 minutes (17 goals in total) and have accounted for 10 assists in all contests for this campaign.
Lucas Perez is a player who should be able to impact this match for Alaves. He has totaled 41 assists while accumulating 34 yellow card warnings during his soccer career. Perez has started 204 matchups so far in his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.37 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Spain has totaled 75 goals in 18,152 mins. Someone else who should impact this game is Joselu, the forward representing Germany. He has helped a teammate on a goal 13 times in his career while he has scored 56 total goals. Joselu has been on the pitch for 16,055 mins in 171 starts and has been given 30 yellow card warnings. He sports an average of 0.31 G/90 thus far in his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Alaves is Fernando Pacheco. Pacheco (85-59-92 record during his soccer career) has totaled 72 shutouts, which leaves him with a 30.4% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper from Spain has had 962 shots sent his way in 237 career starts. His GA/90 is 1.21 (286 goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of .730. Pacheco has been on the pitch for 21,222 minutes and has accumulated 698 stops during his soccer career.
For their last match, Valladolid took a defeat with a final score of 3-1 against Huesca. Valladolid ended the game with a 35.0% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 7 out of the 20 dribbles they attempted. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 426 of the 499 passes they attempted earning a percentage of 85.4%. Valladolid converted 4 shots tried out of 14 shots tried which had them at a 28.6% clip in their last match. With a total of 21 goals and 14 assists in all their contests, Valladolid is averaging 1.00 goal and 0.67 assists per 90 minutes.
Fabian Orellana should provide a spark for Valladolid. The forward born in Chile has totaled 25,979 mins while scoring 58 goals. He has accumulated 73 yellow cards during his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 62 times. He is averaging 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 298 contests in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Shon Weissman, the forward who represents Israel. He has accounted for 33 goals in his career while helping on a goal 5 times. Weissman has been given a total of 5 yellow card warnings in 3,701 professional minutes (42 starts). His goals per 90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.80.
Jordi Masip will look after the goal for Valladolid. Masip has earned 49 shutouts and has seen 808 shots against him in 18,360 minutes in his career. He sports a save percentage of .708 and his shutout rate is 24.0%. He has allowed 1.27 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 73-60-71. In his career, Masip has surrendered 260 goals and has racked up 563 saves in 204 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Alaves (+130)
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