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Alavés vs. Celta Vigo 11/27/2021 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Alavés encounters Celta Vigo on 11/27/2021 at 08:00 AM.

Alavés faces Celta Vigo in a La Liga match. Alavés with a record of 4-2-7 this season comes into this game with a 1-2-3 record on the road. Celta Vigo is 3-4-7 this season and is 1-2-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Alavés and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Celta Vigo played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Celta Vigo and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Celta Vigo played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Celta Vigo is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Alavés.

The Alavés Roster

The Players to Watch for the Alavés

Rubén Duarte DF



As a scorer, Rubén Duarte had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Rubén Duarte has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rubén Duarte has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rubén Duarte has 0 Red Cards this season.

Víctor Laguardia DF



Víctor Laguardia has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Víctor Laguardia has 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Víctor Laguardia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Víctor Laguardia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Luis Rioja FW,MF



Luis Rioja has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Luis Rioja has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luis Rioja has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Rioja has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joselu FW



As a scorer, Joselu had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joselu has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Joselu has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Joselu has 4 Red Cards this season.

Ximo Navarro DF



Ximo Navarro has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ximo Navarro has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ximo Navarro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ximo Navarro has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Celta Vigo Roster

The Players to Watch for the Celta Vigo

Javi Galán DF



As a scorer, Javi Galán had 13 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celta Vigo teammates, Javi Galán had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Javi Galán has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Javi Galán has 0 Red Cards this season.

Iago Aspas FW



As a scorer, Iago Aspas had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Iago Aspas has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Iago Aspas has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Iago Aspas has 2 Red Cards this season.

Santi Mina FW



Santi Mina has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celta Vigo teammates, Santi Mina had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Santi Mina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Santi Mina has 0 Red Cards this season.

Brais Méndez MF



As a scorer, Brais Méndez had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Brais Méndez has 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Brais Méndez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Brais Méndez has 0 Red Cards this season.

Hugo Mallo DF



As a scorer, Hugo Mallo had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Celta Vigo teammates, Hugo Mallo had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hugo Mallo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hugo Mallo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alavés Team Stats

The Alavés Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alavés was able to score 0.46 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Alavés scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.46 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Alavés converted on 0.18 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Alavés attempted 2.62 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Alavés attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 27.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Alavés Defensive Stats and Metrics

Alavés gave up 1.15 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Alavés goalkeepers fended off 3.77 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 69.4% of shots on target were saved by Alavés goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 23.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Alavés. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Alavés Utility Stats

Alavés tried 12.54 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Alavés is in the top 80 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Alavés has successfully intercepted 12.54 passes per 90 minutes of action. Alavés is in the top 35 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Alavés has committed 14.31 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Alavés is in the top 80 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alavés drew 12.38 fouls. Alavés is in the top 39 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Alavés had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.77 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Alavés in the top 54 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Celta Vigo Team Stats

The Celta Vigo Offensive Stats and Metrics

Celta Vigo scored 0.93 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Celta Vigo scored those goals off assists 69.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.64 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Celta Vigo was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Celta Vigo attempts 3.21 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Celta Vigo attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Celta Vigo Defensive Stats and Metrics

Celta Vigo gave up 1.21 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Celta Vigo goalkeepers fended off 4.07 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 70.2% of shots on target were saved by Celta Vigo goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Celta Vigo goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 35.7% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Celta Vigo Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Celta Vigo had 14.86 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Celta Vigo in the top 65 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celta Vigo had 14.07 interceptions. Celta Vigo is in the top 17 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Celta Vigo has committed 12.64 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Celta Vigo is in the top 52 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celta Vigo drew 12.14 fouls. Celta Vigo is in the top 44 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Celta Vigo committed an offside 2.57 times. Celta Vigo is in the top 93 percentile in offside calls against them.

Alavés vs. Celta Vigo Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Alavés 1 Celta Vigo 1

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