Elche vs Eibar Prediction, 2/20/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Elche vs Eibar
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021
Location: Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero in Alicante, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Elche (+243) Eibar (+128)
Pere Milla and Elche (3-9-9, 19th in La Liga) host Eibar (4-9-10, 17th in La Liga) at Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero on Saturday. The goaltenders protecting the net are Edgar Badia for Elche and Marko Dmitrovic for Eibar. Elche are priced +243 while the Gunsmiths are at +128. The over/under opens at 2.25.
Elche took the field against Celta Vigo in their most recent match and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 3-1. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 79.9% received passes rate by completing 350 out of their 438 pass attempts in their last game. Elche tried 19 dribbles in this match and successfully completed 10 of the tries for a rate of 52.6%. Regarding shot accuracy, Elche finished the game at a 25.0% clip by putting 2 shots on target of 8 total shots. Elche is averaging 0.90 goals per 90 minutes (19 goals in total) and have 13 assists in all matches this season.
Pere Milla is a player who should be able to impact this match for Elche. He has totaled 8 assists while earning 16 yellow card warnings during his soccer career. Milla has been given a starting assignment in 79 outings so far in his career and accounts for 0.19 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing Spain has accumulated 15 goals in 7,115 minutes. One more guy who should impact this match is Lucas Boye, the forward born in Argentina. Boye has played 7,592 mins in 77 starting assignments and has been given 19 yellow cards. He has helped a teammate on a goal 10 times during his soccer career while he has scored 14 total goals. He is currently averaging 0.17 G/90 thus far in his career.
The man defending the goal for Elche is Edgar Badia. Badia has seen the field for a total of 16,110 mins and is sitting with 455 stops thus far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.1 (192 total goals conceded) and he holds a save percentage of 77.800. The goalkeeper hailing from Spain has seen 594 shots attempted against him in 179 career starting assignments. Badia (53-63-63 mark in his professional soccer career) has earned 58 shutouts, which gives him a 32.4% clean sheet percentage.
In their last outing, Eibar finished locked up with a final of 1-1 against Valladolid. Eibar earned a 78.9% successful dribble rate by connecting on 15 of the 19 dribbles they pursued. They finished the contest by connecting on 308 of the 454 passes they tried earning a rate of 67.8%. Eibar converted 2 shots attempted out of the team's 14 shots attempted earning them a 14.3% rate when they last took the field. With a total of 19 goals and 12 assists in all competitions, Eibar is averaging 0.83 goals and 0.52 assists per 90.
Kike will need to provide a spark for Eibar. He averages 0.36 goals per 90 and has started 214 matches thus far in his career. The forward hailing from Spain has totaled 18,865 professional minutes while he has scored 75 goals. He has earned 32 yellow card cautions during his soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 21 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Esteban Burgos, the defender hailing from Argentina. He has collected 12 goals during his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 2 times. Burgos has earned himself a total of 42 yellow card warnings in 10,087 mins played (111 starts). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.11.
Marko Dmitrovic will be residing in front of the net for Eibar. Dmitrovic has totaled 64 shutouts while defending 731 shots tried against him in 19,150 mins in his career. He is the owner of a save % of 66.9 and his clean sheet rate sits at 30.0%. He has allowed 1.22 goals per 90 and he has a record of 68-54-90. In his career, Dmitrovic has conceded 260 goals and has racked up 488 saves in 213 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Elche (+243)
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