Elche vs Valencia Prediction, 3/19/2022 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Elche vs Valencia
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Location: Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero in Alicante, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Elche (+182) Valencia (+156)
Maxi Gomez and Valencia (9-10-9, 9th in La Liga) head to Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero on Saturday where they'll take on Elche (8-8-12, 14th in La Liga). The goaltenders protecting the net will be Edgar Badia for Elche and Giorgi Mamardashvili for Valencia. Elche are priced +182 while the Ches are at +156. The total opens at 2.25.
Elche took the field against Granada in their last match and earned the victory with a final of 1-0. Elche tried 25 dribbles in this outing and were able to convert 10 of those tries for a percentage of 40.0%. In sharing the ball, they ended up with a 81.7% rate by connecting on 318 out of their 389 pass targets in their last match.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Elche finished the game at a 15.4% rate by hitting 2 shots on target of 13 shots. Elche has an average of 1.07 g/90 (30 total goals) and are sitting with 21 assists in all games this year.
Pere Milla is a player who should be able to impact this match for Elche. Milla has started 100 games in his career and accounts for 0.25 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing Spain has accumulated 25 goals in 9,125 mins. He has accounted for 13 assists while accumulating 22 yellow cards in his career.
Another player who could decide the outcome is Lucas Boye, the forward born in Argentina. Boye has been on the pitch for 10,496 mins during 112 career starts and has been given 26 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 14 times during his soccer career and he has scored 24 goals. He has an average of 0.21 goals per 90 minutes so far in his career.
The guy protecting the net for Elche will be Edgar Badia. Badia (61-69-74 mark during his soccer career) has recorded 62 shutouts, which gives him a 30.4% shutout percentage. The goalie from Spain has had 706 shots attempted against him in 204 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.1 (231 total goals allowed) and his save % is 76.9%. Badia has defended the goal for a total of 18,360 mins and has accumulated 536 saves during his career.
The last time they took the field, Valencia earned the draw by finishing with a tally of 0-0 against Getafe. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 262 of the 314 passes they tried for a rate of 83.4%. Valencia finished with a 58.3% successful dribble rate by completing 7 out of the 12 dribbles they pursued. Valencia had 0 shots attempted out of the team's 6 shots attempted which had them at a 0.0% clip in their last outing. With a total of 39 goals and 25 assists in all their contests, Valencia averages 1.39 goals and 0.89 assists per 90 minutes.
Maxi Gomez will need to provide a spark for Valencia. He is averaging 0.44 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 184 contests during his career. The forward representing Uruguay has been on the field for 16,281 minutes while earning 79 goals. He has collected 44 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 13 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Carlos Soler, the midfielder who is from Spain. He has tallied 28 goals thus far in his career while assisting on a goal 23 times. Soler has earned himself a total of 32 yellow cards in 13,044 mins played (147 starts). His goals per 90 min average in his pro soccer career is 0.19.
Giorgi Mamardashvili will be residing in front of the goal for Valencia. Mamardashvili has accumulated 5 shutouts while defending 46 shots against him in 990 career minutes. He holds a save percentage of 73.9 and his shutout rate is 45.5%. He has given up 1.18 goals per 90 while he holds a mark of 4-3-4. So far in his pro soccer career, Mamardashvili has surrendered 13 goals and has 34 stops in 11 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Elche (+182)
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