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Flamengo vs. Bahia 7/18/2021 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Flamengo clashes with Bahia on 7/18/2021.

Bahia faces Flamengo in a Campeonato Brasileiro Série A match. Flamengo with a record of 5.0-2.0-4.0 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-1.0-2.0 record on the road. Bahia is 5.0-2.0-4.0 this season and is 3.0-1.0-2.0 at home.

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

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

The Flamengo Roster

The Players to Watch for the Flamengo

Willian Arão DF,MF

Willian Arão has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Willian Arão has 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Willian Arão had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Flamengo teammates, Willian Arão had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Willian Arão has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Willian Arão has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Filipe Luís DF

Filipe Luís has 2.0 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 Filipe Luís 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.

As a scorer, Filipe Luís had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Filipe Luís has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Filipe Luís has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Filipe Luís has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Bruno Henrique FW,MF

As a shooter, Bruno Henrique had 19.0 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 Bruno Henrique had 12.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Bruno Henrique has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Bruno Henrique 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.

Bruno Henrique has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bruno Henrique has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Rodrigo Caio DF,MF

As a shooter, Rodrigo Caio had 7.0 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 Rodrigo Caio had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rodrigo Caio had 7 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Rodrigo Caio has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rodrigo Caio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rodrigo Caio has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Michael MF,FW

As a shooter, Michael had 21.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Michael has 7.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Michael has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Flamengo teammates, Michael had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Michael has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michael has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

The Bahia Roster

The Players to Watch for the Bahia

Matheus Bahia DF

As a shooter, Matheus Bahia had 9.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Matheus Bahia has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Matheus Bahia had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Matheus Bahia has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matheus Bahia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matheus Bahia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Rodriguinho Marinho FW,MF

As a shooter, Rodriguinho Marinho had 16.0 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 Rodriguinho Marinho had 7.0 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, Rodriguinho Marinho had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bahia teammates, Rodriguinho Marinho had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Rodriguinho Marinho has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rodriguinho Marinho has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Rossi FW,MF

As a shooter, Rossi had 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Rossi has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rossi had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bahia teammates, Rossi had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rossi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rossi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Thaciano MF

As a shooter, Thaciano had 12.0 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 Thaciano had 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Thaciano has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bahia teammates, Thaciano had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Thaciano has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Thaciano has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Danielzinho MF

As a shooter, Danielzinho had 8.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Danielzinho has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Danielzinho had 8 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Bahia teammates, Danielzinho had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Danielzinho has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Danielzinho has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A action.

Flamengo Team Stats

The Flamengo Offensive Stats and Metrics

Flamengo scored 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Flamengo scored those goals off assists 92.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.22 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, Flamengo was able to score on 0.21 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Flamengo attempts 6.22 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Flamengo is able to get 35.2% 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.

Flamengo Defensive Stats and Metrics

Flamengo gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Flamengo goalkeepers fended off 3.89 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Flamengo goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 74.3% 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. Flamengo goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 33.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Flamengo Utility Stats

Bahia tried 21.09 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bahia in the top 23 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia had 13.36 interceptions. Bahia is in the top 18 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia commits 13.73 fouls. This puts Bahia in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia drew 13.0 fouls. Bahia is in the top 47 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia committed an offside 1.36 times. Bahia is in the top 27 percentile in offside calls against them.

Bahia Team Stats

The Bahia Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bahia was able to score 1.55 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Bahia scored those goals off assists 76.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.18 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Bahia converted on 0.40 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Bahia attempted 3.82 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Bahia attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Bahia Defensive Stats and Metrics

Bahia gave up 1.18 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Bahia 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, 4.45 shots were saved by Bahia goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Bahia goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 73.5% 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, 36.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Bahia. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Bahia Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia had 21.09 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Bahia is in the top 23 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia had 13.36 interceptions. Bahia is in the top 18 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bahia commits 13.73 fouls. This puts Bahia in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Bahia drew 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bahia in the top 47 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Bahia had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.36 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bahia in the top 27 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Flamengo vs. Bahia Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Flamengo 1 Bahia 1

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