Girona vs Rayo Vallecano Prediction, 12/29/2022 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Girona vs Rayo Vallecano
Date: Thursday, December 29, 2022
Location: Estadi Montilivi in Girona, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Girona (+138) Rayo Vallecano (+210)
The Red Sashes (6-4-4) are headed to Estadi Montilivi on Thursday where they will attempt to defeat the Blanquivermells (4-4-6). Rayo Vallecano are priced at +210 and Girona are priced +138. The total has been set at 2.5. The expected starting goaltenders will be Paulo Gazzaniga Girona and Stole Dimitrievski Rayo Vallecano.
The Blanquivermells were ranked 7th in relation to expected goals having 18.5, and the team's xGA came in at 17.7. Girona allowed 22 goals while surrendering 1.57 goals per 90 minutes, and the opposition earned 60 shots on target against them. This team's difference in goals sat at -2 because of 20 goals put in the net and 22 goals allowed. They didn't have any clean sheets over the course of last year. Girona earned 38 SVs and held a SV% of 66.7 for the prior year. Girona had a total of 32 yellow card warnings last season. Last campaign, the squad finished with an average of 1.14 points per match (16 pts) and were ranked 6th in soccer with 14 assists.
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Rayo Vallecano had a total of 20 goals and their expected goals for the previous season was 16.7. The team's goals against per 90 minutes sat at 1.14 with 33 saves, and they accounted for 5 shut outs. Last year, the Red Sashes had a save rate of 68.8 (48 shots on target against), and they also had a rank of 8th in the league with 22 pts. Rayo Vallecano ranked 8th in relation to goals relinquished with 16, and the team's goal difference was 4. Rayo Vallecano tallied a shut out percentage of 35.7 in the previous season in addition to 39 yellow cards. The Red Sashes finished with an average of 1.6 points per match while having 13 assists and 2 red cards.
The man who will defend the goal for Girona is Paulo Gazzaniga. Gazzaniga has defended the goal a total of 10,691 minutes and has accumulated 346 stops thus far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.25 (148 goals surrendered) and he is the owner of a save percentage of .702. The keeper born in Argentina has had 493 shots tried against him in 117 starts. Gazzaniga (44-25-46 mark in his career) has recorded 28 clean sheets, which has earned him a 23.9% shutout percentage.
Stole Dimitrievski will look after the goal for Rayo Vallecano. Dimitrievski has totaled 41 shutouts while defending 543 shots attempted against him in 12,842 career mins. He has earned a save % of .726 and his clean sheet rate sits at 28.7%. He has allowed 1.18 goals per 90 mins and he has a record of 51-41-51. In his career, Dimitrievski has conceded 168 goals while totaling 394 saves in 143 starts.
Valentin Castellanos is one man who can be a force for Girona. The forward born in Argentina has accumulated 56 goals in 10,507 minutes played. Castellanos has been in the starting lineup in 120 outings in his career and he tallies 0.48 G/90. He has accounted for 18 assists while accumulating 45 yellow cards during his soccer career.
Rayo Vallecano has playmaker in Radamel Falcao, who has been known to frustrate defenses. He has 47 yellow cards in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 24 times. The forward from Columbia has totaled 22,007 professional minutes and has earned 184 goals. He currently averages 0.75 goals per 90 and has had a starting assignment in 248 matches in his pro soccer career.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Girona (+138)
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