Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad Prediction, 5/12/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Atlético Madrid (-147) Real Sociedad (+416)
Koke and Atlético Madrid (23-8-4, 1st in La Liga) play Real Sociedad (15-11-9, 5th in La Liga) at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday. The goaltenders protecting the net are Jan Oblak for Atlético Madrid and Alejandro Remiro for Real Sociedad. Atlético Madrid are priced -147 while the Whites and Blues are at +416. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Atlético Madrid took the field against Barcelona in their last game and wrapped up with a draw by a score of 0-0. Atlético Madrid attempted 24 dribbles in this matchup and successfully completed 12 of the tries for a percentage of 50.0%. In regard to passing, they earned a 84.8% passes received percentage by converting 369 of the 435 passing targets in their last match. In regard to shooting accuracy, Atlético Madrid walked away from the pitch at a 50.0% rate by landing 5 shots on target of 10 total shots. Atlético Madrid has an average of 1.69 goals per 90 min (59 total goals) and have accounted for 49 assists in all matches this year.
Koke is a player who should impact this matchup for Atlético Madrid. He has 74 assists while tallying 65 yellow card cautions so far in his career. Koke has had a starting assignment in 308 matchups during his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.12 goals per 90. The midfielder who is from Spain has recorded 36 goals scored in 27,164 mins. One more player who should impact this match is Luis Suarez, the forward born in Uruguay. He has helped a teammate on a goal 140 times in his career while he has scored 325 goals. Suarez has been on the pitch for 39,278 mins in 444 career starting assignments and has been given 92 yellow card cautions. He is averaging 0.74 goals per 90 during his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Atlético Madrid is Jan Oblak. Oblak has seen the field for 25,555 mins and has accumulated 708 saves thus far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 0.8 (217 goals allowed) and he has a save percentage of 77.6%. The goalkeeper born in Slovenia has seen 909 shots tried against him in 285 career starting assignments. Oblak (162-69-52 mark in his career) has totaled 144 shutouts, which leaves him with a 50.5% clean sheet percentage.
The last time they took the field, Real Sociedad took home the win by a final score of 2-0 against Elche. Real Sociedad ended the game with a 71.4% successful dribble rate by converting 10 out of the 14 dribbles they attempted. They finished the contest by connecting on 566 out of their 621 passing tries for a percentage of 91.1%. Real Sociedad converted 3 shots attempted out of their 16 shots attempted which had them at a 18.8% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having a total of 52 goals and 34 assists in all competitions, Real Sociedad averages 1.49 goals and 0.97 assists per 90 minutes.
Alexander Isak should be able to be counted on for Real Sociedad. He is averaging 0.61 goals per 90 and has been a starter in 76 games so far in his career. The forward representing Sweden has played 6,749 professional minutes while scoring 46 goals. He has tallied 11 yellow card cautions so far in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 10 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Portu, the forward representing Spain. He has scored 55 goals during his pro soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 27 different times. Portu has been given a total of 37 yellow card cautions in 19,814 mins played (225 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average thus far in his career is 0.25.
Alejandro Remiro will be looking after the net for Real Sociedad. Remiro has accumulated 41 shutouts while defending 503 shots attempted against him in 12,353 mins throughout his career. He is the owner of a save percentage of 72.8 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 29.7%. He has conceded 1.10 goals per 90 while earning a mark of 57-32-48. During his pro soccer career, Remiro has conceded 151 goals and has accounted for 363 saves in 138 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlético Madrid (-147)
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