Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid Prediction, 3/20/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid
Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021
Location: Estadio de Balaídos in Vigo, Spain
TV: beIN Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Celta Vigo (+306) Real Madrid (-115)
Estadio de Balaídos is the venue where Santi Mina and Celta de Vigo (8-10-9, 10th in La Liga) will take on Real Madrid (17-6-4, 2nd in La Liga) on Saturday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Ivan Villar for Celta de Vigo and Thibaut Courtois for Real Madrid. The line on this game has Celta de Vigo coming in at +306 and the Meringues are at -115. The over/under is set at 2.75.
Celta Vigo played Athletic Bilbao in their last matchup and finished with a draw with a score of 0-0. When discussing the passing game, they ended with a 88.8% rate by completing 568 out of their 640 passing targets in their last game. Celta Vigo attempted 18 dribbles in this match and successfully completed 13 of the tries for a rate of 72.2%. In regard to shooting accuracy, Celta Vigo wrapped this game up at a 23.1% rate by putting 3 shots on target of 13 shots. Celta Vigo has an average of 1.26 g/90 (34 goals in total) and have accumulated 23 assists in all competitions this year.
Santi Mina is a guy who can be a difference maker for Celta Vigo. Mina has been in the starting lineup in 137 outings in his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.36 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from Spain has earned 50 goals scored in 12,401 minutes played. He has 15 assists while accumulating 27 yellow card warnings so far in his career. Another guy who should impact this match is Iago Aspas, the forward representing Spain. He has helped a teammate on a goal 48 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 139 total goals. Aspas has totaled 22,471 minutes during 255 career starts and has been given a total of 64 yellow cards. He has an average of 0.56 G/90 during his soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Celta Vigo is Ivan Villar. Villar (1-5-6 mark during his soccer career) has accumulated 3 shutouts, which leaves him with a 25.0% clean sheet rate. The keeper from Spain has had 45 shots sent in his direction in 12 starts. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.6 (21 goals conceded) and he holds a save percentage of 57.8%. Villar has defended the goal for a total of 1,161 minutes and has 27 stops thus far in his career.
When they last took the field, Real Madrid earned three points by winning 2-1 against Elche. Real Madrid finished the match with a 78.6% successful dribble rate by connecting on 11 of the 14 dribbles they pursued. They finished the contest by connecting on 560 out of their 633 passes they attempted earning a rate of 88.5%. Real Madrid converted 4 shots tried out of 18 shots tried which gave them a 22.2% clip in their last game. Having earned a total of 43 goals and 35 assists in all competitions, Real Madrid has an average of 1.59 goals and 1.30 assists per 90.
Karim Benzema will be someone to watch for Real Madrid. He scores 0.61 goals per 90 mins and has been given a starting assignment in 391 matches so far in his career. The forward from France has been on the field for 33,484 mins and he has scored 227 goals. He has totaled 11 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 99 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Toni Kroos, the midfielder hailing from Germany. He has collected 40 goals in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 82 different times. Kroos has been given a total of 51 yellow card cautions in 28,908 professional minutes played (330 career starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.12.
Thibaut Courtois is expected to look after the goal for Real Madrid. Courtois has 159 clean sheets while he has seen 1,158 shots tried against him in 32,754 career minutes. He sports a save percentage of 72.5 and his shutout rate sits at 43.4%. He has surrendered 0.92 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 219-77-67. So far in his career, Courtois has conceded 334 goals while tallying 839 stops in 366 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Celta Vigo (+306)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- Chelsea vs Porto Prediction, 4/13/2021 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
- PSG vs Bayern Munich Prediction, 4/13/2021 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
- Borussia Dortmund vs Manchester City Prediction, 4/14/2021 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
- Liverpool vs Real Madrid Prediction, 4/14/2021 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
- 1. FC Koln vs FSV Mainz 05 Prediction, 4/11/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Montpellier vs Marseille Prediction, 4/10/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Athletic Bilbao vs Alaves Prediction, 4/10/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Eibar vs Levante Prediction, 4/10/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Werder Bremen vs RB Leipzig Prediction, 4/10/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Benevento vs Sassuolo Prediction, 4/12/2021 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds