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EC Bahia BA vs. Fortaleza EC CE 2/20/2021 Serie A Brasil Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

EC Bahia BA meets Fortaleza EC CE on 2/20/2021 at 7:00PM

Fortaleza EC CE meets EC Bahia BA in a regular season match. EC Bahia BA with a record of 10-8-18 this season comes into this game with a 2-6-10 record on the road. Fortaleza EC CE is 10-11-15 this season and is 8-6-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for EC Bahia BA and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Fortaleza EC CE 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 Fortaleza EC CE 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 Fortaleza EC CE than game on their home pitch?

The EC Bahia BA Roster

The Players to Watch for the EC Bahia BA

Gregore de Magalhães da Silva MF

As a shooter, Gregore de Magalhães da Silva had 23 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 Gregore de Magalhães da Silva had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Gregore de Magalhães da Silva has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gregore de Magalhães da Silva has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gregore de Magalhães da Silva has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gregore de Magalhães da Silva has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 93 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Ernando DF

Ernando has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Ernando has 8 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ernando has 27 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 EC Bahia BA teammates, Ernando had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ernando has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ernando has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Gilberto FW

Gilberto has 82 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Gilberto has 36 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, Gilberto 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 EC Bahia BA teammates, Gilberto had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gilberto has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gilberto has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 49 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Nino Paraíba DF

As a shooter, Nino Paraíba had 23 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Nino Paraíba has 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

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

Nino Paraíba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nino Paraíba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Juninho DF

Juninho has 16 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juninho has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Juninho had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Juninho has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juninho has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juninho has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Juninho Capixaba DF

As a shooter, Juninho Capixaba had 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Juninho Capixaba has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Juninho Capixaba has 22 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 EC Bahia BA teammates, Juninho Capixaba had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Juninho Capixaba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juninho Capixaba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Ronaldo MF

As a shooter, Ronaldo had 12 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 Ronaldo had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ronaldo has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his EC Bahia BA teammates, Ronaldo had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ronaldo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ronaldo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 47 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Rossi MF,FW

Rossi has 31 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 Rossi had 13 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Rossi has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his EC Bahia BA teammates, Rossi 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.

Rossi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rossi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

The Fortaleza EC CE Roster

The Players to Watch for the Fortaleza EC CE

David MF,FW

As a shooter, David had 46 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 David had 18 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, David had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. David has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

David has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 61 fouls this season. He has drawn 38 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Felipe MF

Felipe has 23 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Felipe has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Felipe had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortaleza EC CE teammates, Felipe had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Felipe has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Felipe has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 50 fouls this season. He has drawn 52 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Juninho MF

Juninho has 40 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 Juninho had 11 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, Juninho had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Juninho has 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.

Juninho has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Juninho has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed 51 fouls this season. He has drawn 44 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Romarinho MF

As a shooter, Romarinho had 46 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Romarinho has 15 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, Romarinho had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortaleza EC CE teammates, Romarinho 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.

Romarinho has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Romarinho has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 70 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Paulão DF

As a shooter, Paulão had 14 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 Paulão had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Paulão had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortaleza EC CE teammates, Paulão had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Paulão has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Paulão has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Osvaldo MF

As a shooter, Osvaldo had 29 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 Osvaldo had 9 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.

Osvaldo has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Osvaldo has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Osvaldo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Osvaldo has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Wellington Paulista FW

As a shooter, Wellington Paulista had 48 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 Wellington Paulista had 18 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, Wellington Paulista had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortaleza EC CE teammates, Wellington Paulista had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Wellington Paulista has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Wellington Paulista has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed 35 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

Gabriel Dias DF

As a shooter, Gabriel Dias had 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Gabriel Dias has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Gabriel Dias has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gabriel Dias has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gabriel Dias has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Dias has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Serie A Brasil action.

EC Bahia BA Team Stats

The EC Bahia BA Offensive Stats and Metrics

EC Bahia BA scored 0.86 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. EC Bahia BA scored those goals off assists 698.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 6 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

EC Bahia BA converted on 0.21 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.

EC Bahia BA attempted 4.94 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, EC Bahia BA is able to get 36.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

EC Bahia BA Defensive Stats and Metrics

EC Bahia BA gave up -4.18 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, 0.05 shots were saved by EC Bahia BA goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 9900.0% of shots on target were saved by EC Bahia BA 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, 5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for EC Bahia BA. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







EC Bahia BA Utility Stats

EC Bahia BA tried 1.53 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts EC Bahia BA in the top 55 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. EC Bahia BA has successfully intercepted 20.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. EC Bahia BA is in the top 43 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. EC Bahia BA has committed 0.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. EC Bahia BA is in the top 36 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, EC Bahia BA drew 15.11 fouls. This puts EC Bahia BA in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. EC Bahia BA had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 14.97 times per 90 minutes of action. EC Bahia BA is in the top 52 percentile in offside calls against them.

Fortaleza EC CE Team Stats

The Fortaleza EC CE Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fortaleza EC CE was able to score 0.67 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fortaleza EC CE was able to score 7 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, Fortaleza EC CE was able to score on 0.22 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.

Fortaleza EC CE attempted 3.56 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. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Fortaleza EC CE is able to get 31.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Fortaleza EC CE Defensive Stats and Metrics

Fortaleza EC CE gave up -3.61 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Fortaleza EC CE plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.03 shots were saved by Fortaleza EC CE goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Fortaleza EC CE truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 9800.0% of shots on target were saved by Fortaleza EC CE goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 13% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Fortaleza EC CE. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Fortaleza EC CE Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Fortaleza EC CE had 1.69 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Fortaleza EC CE in the top 28 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Fortaleza EC CE has successfully intercepted 15.56 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Fortaleza EC CE in the top 95 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortaleza EC CE commits 0.06 fouls. Fortaleza EC CE is in the top 67 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Fortaleza EC CE drew 15.44 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Fortaleza EC CE is in the top 67 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortaleza EC CE committed an offside 14.56 times. This puts Fortaleza EC CE in the top 38 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

EC Bahia BA vs. Fortaleza EC CE Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: EC Bahia BA 1 Fortaleza EC CE 2

Moneyline Pick: Fortaleza EC CE +122 WagerWeb –> Perpetual Bonuses? They have lost their minds.