Atlético Madrid vs Sevilla Prediction, 1/12/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlético Madrid vs Sevilla
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
TV: beIN Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Atlético Madrid (+109) Sevilla (+335)
Lucas Ocampos and Sevilla (9-3-4, 6th in La Liga) go to Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday where they'll take on Atlético Madrid (12-2-1, 1st in La Liga). The men protecting the net are Jan Oblak for Atlético Madrid and Bono for Sevilla. Sevilla are priced at +335 while the Red and Whites are at +109. The over/under has been set at 2.25.
Atlético Madrid faced off with Alaves in their last matchup and took home the win by a score of 2-1. Atlético Madrid tried 8 dribbles in this matchup and were successful in 7 of those attempts for a percentage of 87.5%. When discussing the passing game, they had a 82.9% passes received rate by completing 464 out of their 560 passing targets last contest. In regard to shooting accuracy, Atlético Madrid ended this match at a 0% clip by hitting 0 shots on target out of 15 total shots. Atlético Madrid averages 1.87 goals per 90 (28 total goals) and have accounted for 23 assists in all competitions for this campaign.
Luis Suarez is a player who should be able to impact this match for Atlético Madrid. Suarez has had a starting assignment in 428 games so far in his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.75 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Uruguay has racked up 315 goals scored in 37,866 minutes played. He has accounted for 140 assists while accumulating 90 yellow cards during his career. Another player who could decide the outcome is Joao Felix, the forward representing Portugal. He has assisted on a goal 11 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 26 goals. Felix has earned 4,346 mins during 51 career starts and has been handed 10 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.54 goals per 90 during his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Atlético Madrid is Jan Oblak. Oblak (151-63-49 mark in his career) has earned 136 clean sheets, which has earned him a 51.3% clean sheet percentage. The keeper from Slovenia has had 847 shots attempted against him in 265 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 0.76 (201 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of .777. Oblak has defended the goal for a total of 23,755 mins and has accumulated 660 saves during his soccer career.
The last time they took the field, Sevilla earned three points by winning 3-2 against Real Sociedad. They finished this game by connecting on 472 of the 566 passes they attempted earning a percentage of 83.4%. Sevilla earned a 73.9% successful dribble percentage by completing 17 out of the 23 dribbles they pursued. Sevilla landed 7 shots attempted out of their 12 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 58.3% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having accumulated 20 goals and 13 assists in all their games, Sevilla is averaging 1.25 goals and 0.81 assists per 90 minutes.
Lucas Ocampos should be someone to watch for Sevilla. He has an average of 0.28 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 156 outings during his career. The forward representing Argentina has played 14,796 mins while scoring 46 goals. He has 44 yellow cards during his soccer career and has assisted on a goal 24 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Luuk De Jong, the forward representing Switzerland. He has totaled 148 goals thus far in his career while helping on a goal 59 times. Jong has been given a total of 26 yellow card warnings in 25,321 professional minutes played (284 starts). His G/90 average thus far in his career is 0.53.
Bono will look after the net for Sevilla. Thus far in his career, Bono has conceded 164 goals while earning 442 stops in 136 starting assignments. He has given up 1.21 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 57-34-45. He holds a save percentage of .746 and his clean sheet rate is 33.1%. Bono has accumulated 45 clean sheets and has defended 590 shots against him in 12,203 minutes throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Sevilla (+335)
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