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Atlas vs. Puebla 5/15/2021 Liga MX Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Atlas faces Puebla on 5/15/2021.

Atlas takes on Puebla in a regular season match. Atlas with a record of 13.0-9.0-12.0 this season comes into this game with a 8.0-3.0-6.0 record on the road. Puebla is 13.0-9.0-12.0 this season and is 5.0-6.0-6.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Atlas and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Puebla bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Atlas.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Puebla and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Puebla than game on their home pitch?

The Atlas Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atlas

Víctor Malcorra MF

As a shooter, Víctor Malcorra had 52.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Víctor Malcorra had 22.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Víctor Malcorra has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atlas teammates, Víctor Malcorra had 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.

Víctor Malcorra has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Víctor Malcorra has 6 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 41 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Hugo Nervo DF

Hugo Nervo has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hugo Nervo had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Hugo Nervo has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atlas teammates, Hugo Nervo had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hugo Nervo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hugo Nervo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Jesús Alberto Angulo DF

As a shooter, Jesús Alberto Angulo had 9.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jesús Alberto Angulo had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Jesús Alberto Angulo has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jesús Alberto Angulo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jesús Alberto Angulo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jesús Alberto Angulo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 49 fouls this season. He has drawn 56 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Renato Ibarra MF

Renato Ibarra has 58.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Renato Ibarra had 15.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Renato Ibarra had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Renato Ibarra has 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.

Renato Ibarra has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Renato Ibarra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 47 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Ángel Márquez MF

As a shooter, Ángel Márquez had 31.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Ángel Márquez has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ángel Márquez has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ángel Márquez has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ángel Márquez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ángel Márquez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Diego Barbosa DF,MF

Diego Barbosa has 17.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Diego Barbosa had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Diego Barbosa has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Diego Barbosa has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Diego Barbosa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diego Barbosa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Javier Marcelo Correa FW

Javier Marcelo Correa has 59.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Javier Marcelo Correa has 19.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Javier Marcelo Correa has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atlas teammates, Javier Marcelo Correa had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Javier Marcelo Correa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Javier Marcelo Correa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Luciano Acosta MF

As a shooter, Luciano Acosta had 33.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Luciano Acosta has 8.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Luciano Acosta has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atlas teammates, Luciano Acosta had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luciano Acosta has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luciano Acosta has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

The Puebla Roster

The Players to Watch for the Puebla

Omar Fernández Frasica MF,FW

As a shooter, Omar Fernández Frasica had 33.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Omar Fernández Frasica has 10.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Omar Fernández Frasica had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Omar Fernández Frasica has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Omar Fernández Frasica has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Omar Fernández Frasica has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 43 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Maximiliano Perg DF

Maximiliano Perg has 11.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Maximiliano Perg had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Maximiliano Perg had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Maximiliano Perg has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Maximiliano Perg has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maximiliano Perg has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 44 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Javier Salas MF

As a shooter, Javier Salas had 19.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Javier Salas had 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Javier Salas had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Puebla teammates, Javier Salas had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Javier Salas has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Javier Salas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 50 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Salvador Reyes Chávez MF,DF

Salvador Reyes Chávez has 14.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Salvador Reyes Chávez has 8.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Salvador Reyes Chávez had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Puebla teammates, Salvador Reyes Chávez had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Salvador Reyes Chávez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Salvador Reyes Chávez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 50 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Christian Tabó MF

As a shooter, Christian Tabó had 53.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Christian Tabó had 16.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Christian Tabó has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Puebla teammates, Christian Tabó 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.

Christian Tabó has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Christian Tabó has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 57 fouls this season. He has drawn 59 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

George Corral DF,MF

George Corral has 11.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. George Corral has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

George Corral has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. George Corral has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

George Corral has 0 Yellow Cards this season. George Corral has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Santiago Ormeño FW

As a shooter, Santiago Ormeño had 59.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Santiago Ormeño has 32.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Santiago Ormeño had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Santiago Ormeño has 15 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Santiago Ormeño has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Santiago Ormeño has 6 Red Cards this season. He has committed 62 fouls this season. He has drawn 33 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Emanuel Gularte DF

Emanuel Gularte has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Emanuel Gularte had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Emanuel Gularte has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Puebla teammates, Emanuel Gularte had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Emanuel Gularte has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Emanuel Gularte has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Liga MX action.

Atlas Team Stats

The Atlas Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atlas was able to score 0.68 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Atlas scored those goals off assists 51.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.35 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atlas was able to score on 0.16 of their shots on target. 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.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Atlas attempts 4.32 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Atlas is able to get 31.8% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Atlas Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atlas was able to hold opponents to 0.91 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Atlas goalkeepers fended off 3.0 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Atlas truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Atlas goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.6% of the time. 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, 32.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Atlas. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Atlas Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla had 17.12 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Puebla is in the top 39 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Puebla has successfully intercepted 11.82 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Puebla in the top 47 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla commits 15.32 fouls. This puts Puebla in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla drew 13.18 fouls. Puebla is in the top 32 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla committed an offside 1.26 times. Puebla is in the top 12 percentile in offside calls against them.

Puebla Team Stats

The Puebla Offensive Stats and Metrics

Puebla scored 1.12 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Puebla was able to score 0.88 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Puebla was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Puebla attempted 4.32 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Puebla attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Puebla Defensive Stats and Metrics

Puebla gave up 0.85 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Puebla goalkeepers fended off 4.56 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 81.3% of shots on target were saved by Puebla goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 29.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Puebla. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Puebla Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla had 17.12 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Puebla is in the top 39 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Puebla has successfully intercepted 11.82 passes per 90 minutes of action. Puebla is in the top 47 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla commits 15.32 fouls. This puts Puebla in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Puebla drew 13.18 fouls. This puts Puebla in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Puebla had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.26 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Puebla in the top 12 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Atlas vs. Puebla Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Atlas 1 Puebla 0

Moneyline Pick: Atlas +146 JazzSports 100% Triple Welcome Bonus