Villarreal vs Elche Prediction, 9/4/2022 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Villarreal vs Elche
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Location: Estadio de la Cerámica in Villarreal, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Villarreal (-250) Elche (+700)
Estadio de la Cerámica is the location where Elche (0-1-2) will go up against Villarreal (2-1-0) on Sunday. Villarreal opens at -250 and Elche are priced +700. The over/under comes in at 2.5. The expected starting goalkeepers will be Geronimo Rulli Villarreal and Edgar Badia Elche.
The Submarino Amarillos ranked 6th in the category of goals expected having 4.2, and the team's xGA came in at 2.5. Villarreal gave up 0 goals while allowing 0.00 goals per 90, and opposing clubs compiled 13 SoT on them. This team's difference in goals was at 5 as a result of 5 goals accumulated and also 0 goals allowed. They amassed 3 clean sheets, which put them at a % of 100.0 for the previous season. Villarreal recorded 13 SVs and also earned a save rate of 100.0 for the prior year. Villarreal tallied 8 yellow card warnings over the course of the prior season. For the prior campaign, this squad were the owners of an average of 2.33 points per contest (7 points) and they also sat at 6th in the league with 3 assists.
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The Green-Striped Ones put together an average of 0.3 points per match while totaling 1 assist and 1 red card. Elche earned 10 yellow card cautions. Elche ranked 17th in the matter of goals against having 5, and the squad's goal differential sat at -4. Last year, Elche CF had a save % of 73.7 (19 SoT against), and also ranked 15th in La Liga with 1 point. Their goals against/90 minutes sat at 1.67 in addition to 14 saves. Elche had a total of 1 save and the team's xG for the previous season was at 2.3.
The guy who will defend the goal for Villarreal will be Geronimo Rulli. Rulli (72-46-61 record in his career) has accumulated 52 clean sheets, which has earned him a 29.1% clean sheet percentage. The goalie born in Argentina has had 735 shots attempted at him in 179 starting assignments. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.31 (234 goals given up) and his save percentage is .710. Rulli has been on the field a total of 16,061 mins and has earned 522 saves during his pro soccer career.
Edgar Badia is expected to look after the goal for Elche. He has allowed 1.11 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 55-66-70. Badia has racked up 59 shutouts while seeing 652 shots tried against him in 17,190 minutes in his career. Thus far in his career, Badia has given up 212 goals and has accounted for 495 stops in 191 starts. He holds a save % of .759 and his shutout rate is currently at 30.9%.
Gerard Moreno is a member of the team who can help decide the match for Villarreal. The forward representing Spain has earned 108 goals in 21,146 minutes. Moreno has been given a starting assignment in 237 outings during his pro soccer career and he scores 0.46 goals per 90 minutes. He has 31 assists while earning 30 yellow cards during his career.
Elche features a game changer in Pere Milla, who pesters opposing defenses. The forward from Spain has been on the pitch for 8,059 professional minutes and has scored 18 goals. He is averaging 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has had a starting assignment in 90 games so far in his pro soccer career. He has earned 20 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 10 times.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Villarreal (-250)
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