Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction, 5/22/2022 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao
Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Location: Estadio Ramón de Carranza in Cádiz, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Sevilla (+120) Athletic Bilbao (+242)
Iker Muniain and Athletic Bilbao (14-13-10, 8th in La Liga) travel to Estadio Ramón de Carranza on Sunday where they'll meet Sevilla (17-16-4, 4th in La Liga). The expected starting goalies will be Bono for Sevilla and Unai Simon for Athletic Bilbao. The odds on this matchup have Sevilla priced at +120 and the Lions are at +242. The over/under opens at 2.25.
Sevilla took the field against Cadiz in their most recent game and earned a one point draw by a score of 1-1. Sevilla attempted 16 dribbles in this game and converted 7 of those attempts for a percentage of 43.8%. In sharing the ball, they finished with a 92.1% passes received rate by converting 487 of the 529 pass attempts last contest.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Sevilla wrapped this game up at a 63.6% rate by landing 7 shots on target of 11 shots. Sevilla averages 1.41 goals per 90 (48 goals in total) and have accounted for 38 assists in all competitions for this campaign.
Lucas Ocampos is a player who should be able to impact this match for Sevilla. He has accounted for 29 assists while earning 52 yellow cards so far in his career. Ocampos has been given a starting assignment in 194 games in his career while scoring 0.27 goals per 90 mins. The forward who is from Argentina has earned 54 goals scored in 18,200 mins played.
One more guy who should impact this match is Rafa Mir, the forward hailing from Spain. He has helped a teammate on a goal 5 times in his career while he has scored 38 goals. Mir has 7,509 mins in 80 starts and has been handed 15 yellow cards. He is currently averaging 0.46 goals per 90 during his career.
The guy defending the goal for Sevilla is Bono. Bono (85-46-53 mark in his professional soccer career) has recorded 67 shutouts, which leaves him with a 36.4% shutout rate. The goalkeeper hailing from Canada has had 737 shots attempted at him in 184 career starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.1 (204 goals conceded) and he has a save percentage of 74.9%. Bono has been on the field for 16,523 mins and has 553 saves so far in his career.
In their last game, Athletic Bilbao got the victory with a final of 2-0 against Atlético Madrid. They wrapped up this outing by completing 304 of the 363 passes they attempted for a rate of 83.7%. Athletic Bilbao ended the game with a 30.0% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 3 of the 10 dribbles they pursued. Athletic Bilbao converted 2 shots tried out of their 10 shots tried which gave them a 20.0% rate in their last game. With 38 goals and 32 assists in all matches, Athletic Bilbao averages 1.12 goals and 0.94 assists per 90 min.
Iker Muniain will need to provide a lift for Athletic Bilbao. He has an average of 0.18 goals per 90 minutes and has been a starter in 302 outings in his pro soccer career. The forward born in Spain has played 26,316 minutes while he has scored 54 goals. He has totaled 57 yellow cards during his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 32 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Inaki Williams, the forward born in Spain. He has accounted for 53 goals thus far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 31 times. Williams has been handed a total of 22 yellow cards in 19,404 minutes played (224 starts). His goals per 90 min average in his career is 0.25.
Unai Simon is expected to look after the net for Athletic Bilbao. Simon has accumulated 31 clean sheets and has defended 338 shots attempted against him in 9,651 career minutes. He has earned a save percentage of 71.6 and his shutout rate is currently at 28.7%. He has surrendered 1.04 goals per 90 minutes while earning a record of 37-36-35. In his career, Simon has conceded 111 goals while tallying 238 saves in 108 starts.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Athletic Bilbao (+242)
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