Huesca vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction, 5/12/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Huesca vs Athletic Bilbao
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Location: Estadio El Alcoraz in Huesca, Spain
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Huesca (+201) Athletic Bilbao (+147)
Estadio El Alcoraz is the site where Rafa and Huesca (6-12-17, 18th in La Liga) will take on Athletic Bilbao (11-13-11, 9th in La Liga) on Wednesday. The starting goaltenders are Alvaro Fernandez for Huesca and Unai Simon for Athletic Bilbao. Athletic Bilbao are priced at +147 while the Oscenses are at +201. The total is set at 2.25.
Huesca played Cadiz in their most recent match and took a loss by a final of 2-1. When discussing the passing game, they earned a 91.3% passes received rate by completing 460 out of their 504 targeted passes in their last outing. Huesca attempted 14 dribbles in this match and were successful in 9 of the dribbles for a rate of 64.3%. Regarding shot accuracy, Huesca finished at a 30.8% rate by putting 4 shots on target out of 13 total shots. Huesca is averaging 0.89 goals per 90 (31 total goals) and have tallied 22 assists in all matches this season.
Rafa is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Huesca. Mir has been in the starting lineup in 60 games during his pro soccer career while scoring 0.47 G/90. The forward representing Spain has recorded 29 goals scored in 5,569 professional minutes. He has 5 assists while earning 10 yellow cards during his pro soccer career. One more guy who should impact this match is David Ferreiro, the midfielder representing Spain. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 46 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 17 total goals. Ferreiro has been on the pitch for 21,406 minutes during 236 starts and has been handed 50 yellow card cautions. He is averaging 0.07 G/90 for his pro soccer career.
The man who will protect the net for Huesca will be Alvaro Fernandez. Fernandez has defended the goal for 6,525 minutes and is sitting with 141 stops in his career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.2 (86 total goals surrendered) and he has earned a save percentage of 69.3%. The keeper from Spain has seen 199 shots attempted against him in 72 career starts. Fernandez (27-15-30 mark during his career) has earned 20 clean sheets, which gives him a 27.8% shutout percentage.
In their last game, Athletic Bilbao went home with a draw by a final score of 2-2 against Osasuna. Athletic Bilbao finished with a 43.8% successful dribble rate by converting 7 of the 16 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this match by completing 312 of the 371 attempted passes for a rate of 84.1%. Athletic Bilbao converted 3 shots attempted out of their 13 shots attempted earning them a 23.1% rate in their last game. With a total of 43 goals and 31 assists for all their games, Athletic Bilbao sports an average of 1.23 goals and 0.89 assists per 90 min.
Alex Berenguer will be someone to watch for Athletic Bilbao. The midfielder from Spain has played 11,035 minutes while earning 21 goals. He has tallied 26 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted on a goal 22 times. He has an average of 0.17 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 119 matches during his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Inaki Williams, the forward who represents Spain. Williams has been given a total of 18 yellow card cautions in 16,739 minutes played (194 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average thus far in his career is 0.24. He has accumulated 45 goals during his soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 25 different times.
Unai Simon will look after the net for Athletic Bilbao. During his professional soccer career, Simon has allowed 80 goals and has totaled 162 saves in 76 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.06 goals per 90 minutes while holding a mark of 25-26-25. He holds a save percentage of 70.4 and his shutout rate is currently 27.6%. Simon has totaled 21 shutouts while defending 230 shots attempted against him in 6,771 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Athletic Bilbao (+147)
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