Barcelona vs Getafe Prediction, 4/22/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Barcelona vs Getafe
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Location: Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Barcelona (-450) Getafe (+1000)
Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona (20-5-5, 3rd in La Liga) host Getafe (7-10-14, 15th in La Liga) at Camp Nou on Thursday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are Marc-Andre ter Stegen for Barcelona and David Soria for Getafe. Getafe are priced at +1000 while the Blaugrana are at -450. The total opens at 2.75.
Barcelona stepped onto the pitch against Real Madrid in their most recent match and ended up losing by a score of 2-1. In sharing the ball, they earned a 92.0% received passes rate by completing 666 out of their 724 passing attempts in their last match. Barcelona attempted 23 dribbles in this matchup and completed 16 of the tries for a rate of 69.6%. In regard to shooting accuracy, Barcelona finished at a 22.2% rate by landing 4 shots on target of 18 shots. Barcelona has an average of 2.17 g/90 (65 goals in total) and have accounted for 45 assists in all matches for the year.
Antoine Griezmann is a player who should impact this matchup for Barcelona. Griezmann has been given a starting assignment in 378 matchups during his pro soccer career while scoring 0.44 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from France has tallied 157 goals scored in 32,232 professional minutes played. He has totaled 57 assists while tallying 61 yellow card warnings during his career. One more player who should impact this match is Lionel Messi, the forward hailing from Argentina. Messi has totaled 41,457 mins during 457 starting assignments and has been given a total of 50 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 192 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 467 total goals. He currently averages 1.01 goals per 90 mins so far in his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for Barcelona is Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. Stegen has been on the pitch for a total of 25,369 mins and has earned 855 stops during his soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.0 (271 goals conceded) and he has a save % of 76.7%. The goalie born in Germany has had 1,117 shots sent his way in 282 career starting assignments. Stegen (175-60-47 mark in his career) has recorded 110 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 39.0% clean sheet rate.
In their last game, Getafe went home defeated by a final of 1-0 against Cadiz. Getafe finished the match with a 47.1% successful dribble rate by completing 8 out of the 17 dribbles they pursued. They finished the match by connecting on 302 out of their 415 passes they tried earning a percentage of 72.8%. Getafe converted 3 shots attempted out of the team's 22 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 13.6% clip when they last took the field. With 22 goals and 12 assists in all competitions, Getafe sports an average of 0.71 goals and 0.39 assists per 90 min.
Angel Rodriguez should be someone to watch for Getafe. The forward from Spain has 22,045 mins and has earned 118 goals. He has accounted for 57 yellow card warnings thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 25 times. He scores 0.48 goals per 90 mins and has had a starting assignment in 215 games in his pro soccer career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Mata, the forward who is from Spain. Mata has been given 65 yellow cards in 16,919 professional minutes played (191 starting assignments). His goals per 90 average in his career is 0.46. He has 87 goals in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 19 different times.
David Soria is expected to look after the goal for Getafe. Thus far in his career, Soria has given up 112 goals while tallying 260 saves in 113 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.00 goals per 90 while earning a mark of 40-37-35. He has a save percentage of 72.4 and his clean sheet rate is 38.1%. Soria has 43 clean sheets and has defended 351 shots against him in 10,083 career mins.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Getafe (+1000)
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