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Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Valladolid 11/8/2020 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Athletic Bilbao faces Real Valladolid on 11/8/2020 at 12:30PM

Real Valladolid meets Athletic Bilbao in a regular season match. Athletic Bilbao with a record of 3-0-4 this season comes into this game with a 1-0-3 record on the road. Real Valladolid is 0-3-5 this season and is 0-2-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Athletic Bilbao and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Real Valladolid won and now turns their attention to Athletic Bilbao at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Real Valladolid and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Real Valladolid after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Athletic Bilbao.

The Athletic Bilbao Roster

The Players to Watch for the Athletic Bilbao

Unai Núñez DF

Unai Núñez has 3 shots fired this season. Unai Núñez was ranked #147 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Unai Núñez has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #162 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Unai Núñez has 270 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Unai Núñez was ranked #293 in goals this season. Unai Núñez has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Unai Núñez was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Unai Núñez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Unai Núñez has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Iker Muniain FW,MF

Iker Muniain has 5 shots fired this season. Iker Muniain was ranked #68 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Iker Muniain has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Iker Muniain was ranked #93 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Iker Muniain had 429 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Iker Muniain was ranked #184 in goals this season. Iker Muniain has 1 assists this season. Iker Muniain was ranked #71 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Iker Muniain has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Iker Muniain has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Asier Villalibre FW,MF

As a shooter, Asier Villalibre had 0 shots fired this season. Asier Villalibre was ranked #385 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Asier Villalibre has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Asier Villalibre was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

Asier Villalibre has 160 goals scored this season. Asier Villalibre was ranked #374 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Asier Villalibre has 0 assists this season. Asier Villalibre was ranked #272 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Asier Villalibre has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Asier Villalibre has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Oier Zarraga MF

Oier Zarraga has 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Oier Zarraga was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season. Oier Zarraga has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Oier Zarraga had 77 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Oier Zarraga was ranked #22 in goals this season. Oier Zarraga has 0 assists this season. Oier Zarraga was ranked #272 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Oier Zarraga has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Oier Zarraga has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Yeray Álvarez DF

As a shooter, Yeray Álvarez had 3 shots fired this season. Yeray Álvarez was ranked #147 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yeray Álvarez had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Yeray Álvarez was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Yeray Álvarez had 360 goals this season. Yeray Álvarez was ranked #224 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Yeray Álvarez has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Yeray Álvarez was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Yeray Álvarez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yeray Álvarez has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Mikel Balenziaga DF

Mikel Balenziaga has 1 shots fired this season. Mikel Balenziaga was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Mikel Balenziaga has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Mikel Balenziaga was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mikel Balenziaga had 303 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Mikel Balenziaga was ranked #264 in goals this season. Mikel Balenziaga has 0 assists this season. Mikel Balenziaga was ranked #272 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Mikel Balenziaga has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mikel Balenziaga has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Yuri Berchiche DF

Yuri Berchiche has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Yuri Berchiche was ranked #105 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yuri Berchiche had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #162 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Yuri Berchiche had 327 goals this season. Yuri Berchiche was ranked #242 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Yuri Berchiche has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Yuri Berchiche was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Yuri Berchiche has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yuri Berchiche has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Iñigo Córdoba FW

Iñigo Córdoba has 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Iñigo Córdoba was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season. Iñigo Córdoba has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Iñigo Córdoba has 63 goals scored this season. Iñigo Córdoba was ranked #61 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Athletic Bilbao teammates, Iñigo Córdoba had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Iñigo Córdoba was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Iñigo Córdoba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Iñigo Córdoba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

The Real Valladolid Roster

The Players to Watch for the Real Valladolid

Luis Pérez DF

As a shooter, Luis Pérez had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Luis Pérez was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season. Luis Pérez has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Luis Pérez was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

Luis Pérez has 403 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Luis Pérez was ranked #201 in goals this season. Luis Pérez has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Luis Pérez was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Luis Pérez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Pérez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Javi Sánchez DF

As a shooter, Javi Sánchez had 1 shots fired this season. Javi Sánchez was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Javi Sánchez has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Javi Sánchez was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Javi Sánchez had 300 goals this season. Javi Sánchez was ranked #266 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Valladolid teammates, Javi Sánchez had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Javi Sánchez was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Javi Sánchez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Javi Sánchez has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Míchel MF

As a shooter, Míchel had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Míchel was ranked #293 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Míchel had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #162 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Míchel had 277 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Míchel was ranked #285 in goals this season. Míchel has 1 assists this season. Míchel was ranked #71 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Míchel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Míchel has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Fabián Orellana MF

As a shooter, Fabián Orellana had 6 shots fired this season. Fabián Orellana was ranked #41 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fabián Orellana had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Fabián Orellana was ranked #32 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Fabián Orellana had 543 goals this season. Fabián Orellana was ranked #101 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Valladolid teammates, Fabián Orellana had 0 assists this season. Fabián Orellana was ranked #272 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Fabián Orellana has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabián Orellana has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Toni Villa MF,FW

As a shooter, Toni Villa had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Toni Villa was ranked #147 in shots attempted this season. Toni Villa has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Toni Villa was ranked #93 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Toni Villa had 312 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Toni Villa was ranked #252 in goals this season. Toni Villa has 1 assists this season. Toni Villa was ranked #71 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Toni Villa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Toni Villa has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Waldo Rubio FW

Waldo Rubio has 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Waldo Rubio was ranked #15 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Waldo Rubio had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #162 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Waldo Rubio has 322 goals scored this season. Waldo Rubio was ranked #246 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Waldo Rubio has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Waldo Rubio was ranked #71 in assists this season.

Waldo Rubio has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Waldo Rubio has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Fede San Emeterio MF

Fede San Emeterio has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Fede San Emeterio was ranked #196 in shots attempted this season. Fede San Emeterio has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Fede San Emeterio was ranked #323 in shots on goal this season.

Fede San Emeterio has 484 goals scored this season. Fede San Emeterio was ranked #149 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Valladolid teammates, Fede San Emeterio had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Fede San Emeterio was ranked #272 in assists this season.

Fede San Emeterio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fede San Emeterio has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Bruno González DF

As a shooter, Bruno González had 4 shots fired this season. Bruno González was ranked #105 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Bruno González has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #93 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Bruno González had 540 goals this season. Bruno González was ranked #108 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Valladolid teammates, Bruno González had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Bruno González was ranked #71 in assists this season.

Bruno González has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bruno González has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Athletic Bilbao Team Stats

The Athletic Bilbao Offensive Stats and Metrics

Athletic Bilbao scored 0.86 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Athletic Bilbao in a ranking of #11 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Athletic Bilbao scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.86 assists. This puts Athletic Bilbao in a league ranking of #7 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Athletic Bilbao converted on 0.22 of attempted shots on goal. Is Athletic Bilbao a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #16 in La Liga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Athletic Bilbao attempts 3.86 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Athletic Bilbao has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Athletic Bilbao attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Athletic Bilbao has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Athletic Bilbao Defensive Stats and Metrics

Athletic Bilbao gave up 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Athletic Bilbao is #4 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 1.71 shots were saved by Athletic Bilbao goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Athletic Bilbao is ranked #1 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Athletic Bilbao goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 50.0% of the time. Athletic Bilbao goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #20 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 14.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Athletic Bilbao. This puts Athletic Bilbao at #16 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Athletic Bilbao Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Athletic Bilbao had 3.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Athletic Bilbao is in the top 25 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Athletic Bilbao had 18.14 interceptions. Athletic Bilbao is in the top 15 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Athletic Bilbao commits 0.0 fouls. Athletic Bilbao is in the top 25 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Athletic Bilbao drew 13.43 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Athletic Bilbao is in the top 80 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Athletic Bilbao had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 14.0 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Athletic Bilbao in the top 50 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Real Valladolid Team Stats

The Real Valladolid Offensive Stats and Metrics

Real Valladolid scored 0.37 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Real Valladolid is ranked #20 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Real Valladolid scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.37 assists. Real Valladolid has a ranking of #20 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Valladolid was able to score at a 0.17 rate on their shots on target. Real Valladolid has a #19 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Real Valladolid attempted 2.25 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #19 in La Liga in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Real Valladolid attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.1 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #19 in La Liga in shots on target.

Real Valladolid Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Valladolid was able to hold opponents to 1.38 goals. Real Valladolid is #15 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.0 shots were saved by Real Valladolid goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Real Valladolid is ranked #18 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.6% of shots on target were saved by Real Valladolid goalkeepers. Real Valladolid goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #14 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Real Valladolid. This puts Real Valladolid at #20 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Real Valladolid Utility Stats

Real Valladolid tried 2.12 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Real Valladolid in the top 70 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Valladolid had 13.5 interceptions. This puts Real Valladolid in the top 45 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Valladolid commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Real Valladolid in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Real Valladolid drew 14.38 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Real Valladolid in the top 60 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Real Valladolid had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.62 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Real Valladolid in the top 40 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Valladolid Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Athletic Bilbao 2 Real Valladolid 0

Moneyline Pick: Athletic Bilbao +150 10Bet