Atlético Madrid vs Barcelona Prediction, 10/2/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlético Madrid vs Barcelona
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Atlético Madrid (+142) Barcelona (+203)
Antoine Griezmann and Atlético Madrid (4-2-1, 4th in La Liga) play Barcelona (3-3-0, 6th in La Liga) at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday. The men protecting the net will be Jan Oblak for Atlético Madrid and Marc-Andre ter Stegen for Barcelona. The moneyline on this contest has Atlético Madrid coming in at +142 and the Blaugrana are at +203. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Atlético Madrid took the field against Alaves in their last game and ended up losing by a score of 1-0. In the passing game, they ended up with a 86.4% passes received rate by converting 529 out of their 612 pass attempts last contest. Atlético Madrid attempted 14 dribbles in this outing and converted 10 of those attempts for a percentage of 71.4%.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Atlético Madrid finished the game at a 7.7% rate by hitting 1 shot on target of 13 total shots. Atlético Madrid is averaging 1.14 goals per 90 min (8 total goals) and have accumulated 7 assists in all matches this season.
Antoine Griezmann is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Atlético Madrid. He has 58 assists while accumulating 62 yellow cards so far in his career. Griezmann has been a starter in 393 games so far in his career while he scores 0.44 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from France has recorded 162 goals in 33,440 mins.
One more guy who should impact this match is Luis Suarez, the forward born in Uruguay. Suarez has played 39,947 mins in 451 career starts and has been given a total of 96 yellow card warnings. He has helped on a goal 141 times so far in his career while he has scored 330 goals. He averages 0.74 goals per 90 mins so far in his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Atlético Madrid is Jan Oblak. Oblak (169-71-53 mark during his soccer career) has accumulated 146 shutouts, which gives him a 49.5% shutout percentage. The keeper hailing from Slovenia has faced 933 shots tried against him in 295 career starts. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 0.8 (226 total goals given up) and he has a save percentage of 77.3%. Oblak has seen the pitch for 26,455 minutes and has earned 723 stops during his career.
When they last stepped on the pitch, Barcelona got the victory with a final of 3-0 against Levante. Barcelona had a 64.0% successful dribble percentage by completing 16 out of the 25 dribbles they tried. They finished the match by connecting on 664 out of their 723 passes they tried earning a percentage of 91.8%. Barcelona landed 11 shots attempted out of 20 shots attempted earning them a 55.0% rate when they last took the field. With a total of 11 goals and 8 assists in all competitions, Barcelona sports an average of 1.83 goals and 1.33 assists per 90 minutes.
Frenkie De Jong will be someone to watch for Barcelona. He has an average of 0.11 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 156 contests so far in his pro soccer career. The midfielder from the Netherlands has been on the pitch for 13,830 mins while scoring 17 goals. He has accumulated 14 yellow card warnings thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 27 times. You should also watch out for Memphis Depay, the forward hailing from Netherlands. Depay has been given a total of 21 yellow card warnings in 18,360 professional minutes (201 starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average in his career is 0.52. He has scored 107 goals so far in his career while helping on a goal 56 times.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen will reside in front of the goal for Barcelona. During his pro soccer career, Stegen has surrendered 287 goals while totaling 878 saves in 293 starting assignments. He has allowed 0.98 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 180-64-49. He sports a save percentage of 76.1 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 38.6%. Stegen has accumulated 113 clean sheets while seeing 1,152 shots against him in 26,359 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atlético Madrid (+142)
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