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Barcelona vs. Sevilla 4/3/2022 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Barcelona visits Sevilla on 4/3/2022 at 02:00 PM.

Barcelona encounters Sevilla in a La Liga match. Barcelona with a record of 15-9-4 this season comes into this game with a 6-7-2 record on the road. Sevilla is 15-12-2 this season and is 10-4-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Barcelona and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Sevilla came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Barcelona at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sevilla and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Sevilla came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Barcelona Roster

The Players to Watch for the Barcelona

Sergio Busquets MF



As a scorer, Sergio Busquets had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Sergio Busquets had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sergio Busquets has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Busquets has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gerard Piqué DF



Gerard Piqué has 21 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 Barcelona teammates, Gerard Piqué had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gerard Piqué has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gerard Piqué has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jordi Alba DF



Jordi Alba has 20 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jordi Alba has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordi Alba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordi Alba has 0 Red Cards this season.

Frenkie de Jong MF



Frenkie de Jong has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Frenkie de Jong 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.

Frenkie de Jong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Frenkie de Jong has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gavi Paez MF,FW



As a scorer, Gavi Paez had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gavi Paez has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gavi Paez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gavi Paez has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Sevilla Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sevilla

Diego Carlos DF



As a scorer, Diego Carlos had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Diego Carlos had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Diego Carlos has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diego Carlos has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joan Jordán MF



As a scorer, Joan Jordán had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Joan Jordán had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joan Jordán has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joan Jordán has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jules Koundé DF



As a scorer, Jules Koundé had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jules Koundé has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jules Koundé has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jules Koundé has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fernando MF,DF



As a scorer, Fernando had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Fernando had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fernando has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fernando has 0 Red Cards this season.

Marcos Acuña DF



Marcos Acuña has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Marcos Acuña has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcos Acuña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcos Acuña has 0 Red Cards this season.

Barcelona Team Stats

The Barcelona Offensive Stats and Metrics

Barcelona scored 1.79 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score 1.50 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score on 0.38 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Barcelona attempted 4.75 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Barcelona is able to get 35.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Barcelona Defensive Stats and Metrics

Barcelona gave up 1.04 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.18 shots were saved by Barcelona goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Barcelona truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 67.4% of shots on target were saved by Barcelona goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 28.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Barcelona. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Barcelona Utility Stats

Barcelona tried 14.71 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Barcelona in the top 63 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Barcelona had 11.61 interceptions. This puts Barcelona in the top 44 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Barcelona has committed 14.75 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Barcelona in the top 78 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Barcelona drew 17.54 fouls. Barcelona is in the top 1 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Barcelona committed an offside 2.29 times. This puts Barcelona in the top 88 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Sevilla Team Stats

The Sevilla Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sevilla was able to score 1.24 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Sevilla scored those goals off assists 81.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Sevilla converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Sevilla attempts 3.55 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sevilla is able to get 31.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Sevilla Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sevilla gave up 0.66 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. Sevilla goalkeepers fended off 2.72 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Sevilla truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 77.2% of shots on target were saved by Sevilla 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. Sevilla goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 51.7% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Sevilla Utility Stats

Sevilla tried 14.31 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sevilla in the top 67 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sevilla had 12.34 interceptions. This puts Sevilla in the top 38 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sevilla has committed 14.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sevilla is in the top 67 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sevilla drew 14.28 fouls. This puts Sevilla in the top 19 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sevilla had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.28 times per 90 minutes of action. Sevilla is in the top 86 percentile in offside calls against them.

Barcelona vs. Sevilla Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Barcelona 2 Sevilla 0

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