Athletic Bilbao vs Atlético Madrid Prediction, 4/25/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Athletic Bilbao vs Atlético Madrid
Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Location: San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Athletic Bilbao (+232) Atlético Madrid (+139)
Inaki Williams and Athletic Bilbao (9-11-11, 10th in La Liga) play Atlético Madrid (21-7-3, 2nd in La Liga) at San Mamés Stadium on Sunday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Unai Simon for Athletic Bilbao and Jan Oblak for Atlético Madrid. Atlético Madrid are priced at +139 while the Lions are at +232. The O/U has been set at 2.
Athletic Bilbao faced Betis in their last match and got the draw with a final of 0-0. In the passing game, they finished this match with a 87.9% passes received rate by converting 442 of the 503 passing targets last match. Athletic Bilbao attempted 12 dribbles in this contest and were able to convert 7 of those tries for a rate of 58.3%. Concerning shot accuracy, Athletic Bilbao walked away from the pitch at a 23.5% rate by putting 4 shots on target of 17 shots. Athletic Bilbao averages 1.16 goals per 90 min (36 goals in total) and have accumulated 26 assists in all contests this season.
Inaki Williams is a guy who should impact this matchup for Athletic Bilbao. He has accounted for 24 assists while tallying 18 yellow card warnings during his soccer career. Williams has started 194 matchups during his career and tallies 0.24 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from Spain has 44 goals in 16,662 mins played. One more player who could decide who wins is Alex Berenguer, the midfielder hailing from Spain. Berenguer has been on the pitch for 10,752 mins in 115 career starts and has been handed 26 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 21 times in his pro soccer career while he has scored 20 goals. He averages 0.17 goals per 90 mins during his career.
The guy protecting the net for Athletic Bilbao will be Unai Simon. Simon (23-24-25 mark during his career) has earned 20 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 27.8% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper hailing from Spain has had 216 shots tried at him in 72 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.1 (75 goals conceded) and he has earned a save percentage of 70.8%. Simon has defended the goal for 6,411 mins and has earned 153 stops so far in his pro soccer career.
The last time they took the pitch, Atlético Madrid got the victory with a final of 5-0 against Eibar. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 608 out of their 663 passing tries for a percentage of 91.7%. Atlético Madrid finished the match with a 62.5% successful dribble rate by converting 10 out of the 16 dribbles they attempted. Atlético Madrid converted 7 shots attempted out of 10 shots attempted earning them a 70.0% clip in their last game. Having earned a total of 55 goals and 45 assists in all their contests, Atlético Madrid averages 1.77 goals and 1.45 assists per 90.
Marcos Llorente should be able to be counted on for Atlético Madrid. The midfielder representing Spain has been on the field for 7,661 professional minutes while scoring 14 goals. He has accumulated 15 yellow cards during his pro soccer career and has helped a teammate on a goal 12 times. He averages 0.16 goals per 90 mins and has started 84 contests in his career. You should also watch out for Koke, the midfielder born in Spain. Koke has been given a total of 64 yellow card warnings in 26,868 professional minutes (305 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.12. He has 36 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 74 different times.
Jan Oblak will reside in front of the goal for Atlético Madrid. Oblak has accumulated 141 clean sheets while seeing 897 shots tried against him in 25,195 minutes in his career. He holds a save percentage of 77.5 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 50.2%. He has surrendered 0.77 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a mark of 160-68-51. During his career, Oblak has surrendered 215 goals and has accounted for 698 stops in 281 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlético Madrid (+139)
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