Celta Vigo vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction, 8/28/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Celta Vigo vs Athletic Bilbao
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: Estadio de Balaídos in Vigo, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Celta Vigo (+141) Athletic Bilbao (+210)
Estadio de Balaídos is the site where Nolito and Celta de Vigo (0-1-1, 16th in La Liga) will play Athletic Bilbao (0-2-0, 11th in La Liga) on Saturday. The goalies protecting the net will be Matias Dituro for Celta de Vigo and Unai Simon for Athletic Bilbao. Athletic Bilbao are priced at +210 while the Celtics are at +141. The total opens at 2.25.
Celta Vigo took the field against Osasuna in their last match and earned a one point draw by a score of 0-0. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 79.2% passes received rate by completing 441 of the 557 passing targets in their last game. Celta Vigo tried 26 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 16 of those attempts for a rate of 61.5%.
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Nolito is a player who should impact this matchup for Celta Vigo. He has totaled 54 assists while earning 59 yellow cards during his soccer career. Nolito has had a starting assignment in 226 games during his soccer career and he has earned 0.39 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing Spain has totaled 87 goals scored in 20,200 mins played.
Someone else who should impact this match is Iago Aspas, the forward hailing from Spain. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 53 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 145 total goals. Aspas has been on the pitch for 23,509 mins in 267 starting assignments and has been handed 69 yellow card cautions. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 thus far in his career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Celta Vigo is Matias Dituro. Dituro has played for 15,779 minutes and has tallied 237 stops so far in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 0.9 (78 goals conceded) and he holds a save % of 78.9%. The keeper hailing from Argentina has faced 298 shots tried at him in 176 starts. Dituro (92-46-38 mark in his career) has accumulated 62 shutouts, which leaves him with a 35.2% clean sheet rate.
In their last game, Athletic Bilbao earned the draw by finishing with a tally of 1-1 against Barcelona. Athletic Bilbao ended the game with a 22.2% successful dribble percentage by completing 2 out of the 9 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this outing by completing 214 of the 276 passing tries earning a rate of 77.5%. Athletic Bilbao connected on 6 shots attempted out of their 16 shots attempted which gave them a 37.5% rate when they last took the field.
Iker Muniain should provide solid play for Athletic Bilbao. He scores 0.19 goals per 90 mins and has started 274 contests in his pro soccer career. The forward from Spain has been on the pitch for 24,036 minutes while scoring 50 goals. He has earned 55 yellow card warnings during his soccer career and has helped a teammate on a goal 25 times. You should also keep an eye on Inaki Williams, the forward born in Spain. Williams has been handed a total of 18 yellow card warnings in 17,035 professional minutes (197 starts). His goals per 90 minute average in his career is 0.24. He has earned 45 goals during his soccer career while helping on a goal 25 different times.
Unai Simon will reside in front of the net for Athletic Bilbao. Simon has earned 21 shutouts and defended 238 shots against him in 6,951 mins throughout his career. He is the owner of a save percentage of 70.6 and his shutout rate sits at 26.9%. He has allowed 1.06 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 25-26-27. In his career, Simon has allowed 82 goals while totaling 168 stops in 78 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Celta Vigo (+141)
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