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Hibernian FC vs. Motherwell FC 12/5/2020 SPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Hibernian FC challenges Motherwell FC on 12/5/2020 at 10:00AM

Hibernian FC encounters Motherwell FC in a regular season match. Hibernian FC with a record of 7.0-5.0-3.0 this season comes into this game with a 5.0-1.0-2.0 record on the road. Motherwell FC is 4.0-3.0-6.0 this season and is 2.0-1.0-4.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Hibernian FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Hibernian FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Motherwell FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Motherwell FC 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 Hibernian FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Hibernian FC

Martin Boyle MF

Martin Boyle has 31 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Martin Boyle was ranked #90 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Martin Boyle had 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #136 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

As a scorer, Martin Boyle had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Martin Boyle was ranked #21 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hibernian FC teammates, Martin Boyle had 3 assists this season. Martin Boyle was ranked #7 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Martin Boyle has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Martin Boyle has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 32 fouls this season in SPL action.

Paul Hanlon DF

As a shooter, Paul Hanlon had 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Paul Hanlon was ranked #207 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Paul Hanlon had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Paul Hanlon was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season.

Paul Hanlon has 1 goals scored this season. Paul Hanlon was ranked #80 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hibernian FC teammates, Paul Hanlon had 0 assists this season. Paul Hanlon was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Paul Hanlon has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Paul Hanlon has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in SPL action.

Paul McGinn DF

Paul McGinn has 5 shots fired this season. Paul McGinn was ranked #58 in shots attempted this season in the SPL. Paul McGinn has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Paul McGinn was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

Paul McGinn has 2 goals scored this season. Paul McGinn was ranked #40 in goals this season in the SPL. Paul McGinn has 1 assists this season. Paul McGinn was ranked #63 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Paul McGinn has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Paul McGinn has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in SPL action.

Joe Newell MF

As a shooter, Joe Newell had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Joe Newell was ranked #180 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joe Newell had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Joe Newell was ranked #72 in shots on goal this season.

Joe Newell has 1 goals scored this season. Joe Newell was ranked #80 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hibernian FC teammates, Joe Newell had 2 assists this season. Joe Newell was ranked #19 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Joe Newell has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Joe Newell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ryan Porteous DF

As a shooter, Ryan Porteous had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Ryan Porteous was ranked #19 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ryan Porteous had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Ryan Porteous was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ryan Porteous had 0 goals this season. Ryan Porteous was ranked #208 in goals this season in the SPL. Ryan Porteous has 0 assists this season. Ryan Porteous was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Ryan Porteous has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Ryan Porteous has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in SPL action.

Christian Doidge FW

Christian Doidge has 29 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Christian Doidge was ranked #111 in shots attempted this season. Christian Doidge has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #9 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

Christian Doidge has 3 goals scored this season. Christian Doidge was ranked #21 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hibernian FC teammates, Christian Doidge had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in SPL, Christian Doidge was ranked #63 in assists this season.

Christian Doidge has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Christian Doidge has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in SPL action.

Alex Gogić MF

As a shooter, Alex Gogić had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Alex Gogić was ranked #42 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Alex Gogić had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #245 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

As a scorer, Alex Gogić had 0 goals this season. Alex Gogić was ranked #208 in goals this season in the SPL. Alex Gogić has 0 assists this season. Alex Gogić was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Alex Gogić has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Alex Gogić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in SPL action.

Kevin Nisbet FW

As a shooter, Kevin Nisbet had 49 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Kevin Nisbet was ranked #68 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kevin Nisbet had 18 shots on target this season. He was ranked #128 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

Kevin Nisbet has 8 goals scored this season. Kevin Nisbet was ranked #2 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hibernian FC teammates, Kevin Nisbet had 2 assists this season. Kevin Nisbet was ranked #19 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Kevin Nisbet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Nisbet has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in SPL action.

The Motherwell FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Motherwell FC

Declan Gallagher DF

As a shooter, Declan Gallagher had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Declan Gallagher was ranked #19 in shots attempted this season. Declan Gallagher has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Declan Gallagher was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Declan Gallagher had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Declan Gallagher was ranked #80 in goals this season. Declan Gallagher has 1 assists this season. Declan Gallagher was ranked #63 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Declan Gallagher has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Declan Gallagher has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in SPL action.

Chris Long FW

Chris Long has 10 shots fired this season. Chris Long was ranked #207 in shots attempted this season in the SPL. Chris Long has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

As a scorer, Chris Long had 1 goals this season. Chris Long was ranked #80 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Motherwell FC teammates, Chris Long had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in SPL, Chris Long was ranked #63 in assists this season.

Chris Long has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Long has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in SPL action.

Mark O’Hara MF,DF

Mark O’Hara has 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Mark O’Hara was ranked #185 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mark O’Hara had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Mark O’Hara was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season.

Mark O’Hara has 3 goals scored this season. Mark O’Hara was ranked #21 in goals this season in the SPL. Mark O’Hara has 0 assists this season. Mark O’Hara was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Mark O’Hara has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mark O’Hara has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in SPL action.

Tony Watt FW

Tony Watt has 19 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Tony Watt was ranked #154 in shots attempted this season. Tony Watt has 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Tony Watt was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Tony Watt had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Tony Watt was ranked #40 in goals this season. Tony Watt has 1 assists this season. Tony Watt was ranked #63 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Tony Watt has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Tony Watt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in SPL action.

Jordan White FW

Jordan White has 11 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Jordan White was ranked #193 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jordan White had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #245 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

Jordan White has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Jordan White was ranked #208 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Motherwell FC teammates, Jordan White had 0 assists this season. Jordan White was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Jordan White has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan White has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in SPL action.

Allan Campbell MF

Allan Campbell has 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Allan Campbell was ranked #207 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Allan Campbell had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Allan Campbell was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Allan Campbell had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Allan Campbell was ranked #40 in goals this season. Allan Campbell has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in SPL, Allan Campbell was ranked #202 in assists this season.

Allan Campbell has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Allan Campbell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in SPL action.

Callum Lang FW

As a shooter, Callum Lang had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Callum Lang was ranked #185 in shots attempted this season. Callum Lang has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #50 in shots on goal this season in the SPL.

Callum Lang has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in SPL, Callum Lang was ranked #40 in goals this season. Callum Lang has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in SPL, Callum Lang was ranked #63 in assists this season.

Callum Lang has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Callum Lang has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in SPL action.

Ricki Lamie DF

Ricki Lamie has 7 shots fired this season. Ricki Lamie was ranked #31 in shots attempted this season in the SPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ricki Lamie had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in SPL, Ricki Lamie was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ricki Lamie had 0 goals this season. Ricki Lamie was ranked #208 in goals this season in the SPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Motherwell FC teammates, Ricki Lamie had 0 assists this season. Ricki Lamie was ranked #202 in assists this season in the SPL League.

Ricki Lamie has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ricki Lamie has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in SPL action.

Hibernian FC Team Stats

The Hibernian FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hibernian FC was able to score 1.20 goals. Hibernian FC is ranked #3 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Hibernian FC scored those goals off assists 78.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.93 assists. This puts Hibernian FC in a league ranking of #3 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hibernian FC was able to score at a 0.31 rate on their shots on target. Is Hibernian FC a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #4 in SPL in shooting percentage.

Hibernian FC attempted 3.87 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 #4 in SPL in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Hibernian FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.2 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in SPL in shots on target.

Hibernian FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Hibernian FC gave up 0.73 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Hibernian FC is ranked #3 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. Hibernian FC goalkeepers fended off 3.53 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Hibernian FC in a ranking of #8 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 77.4% of shots on target were saved by Hibernian FC goalkeepers. This puts Hibernian FC ranks #2 in the league in saves rate. Hibernian FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 40.0% of the time. This puts Hibernian FC at #4 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Hibernian FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Hibernian FC had 1.87 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Hibernian FC is in the top 33 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hibernian FC had 20.8 interceptions. This puts Hibernian FC in the top 42 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Hibernian FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Hibernian FC is in the top 42 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hibernian FC drew 12.87 fouls. This puts Hibernian FC in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hibernian FC committed an offside 13.93 times. Hibernian FC is in the top 92 percentile in offside calls against them.

Motherwell FC Team Stats

The Motherwell FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Motherwell FC scored 0.92 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Motherwell FC in a ranking of #6 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Motherwell FC was able to score 0.69 goals off assists. This puts Motherwell FC in a league ranking of #6 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Motherwell FC was able to score at a 0.33 rate on their shots on target. Motherwell FC has a #2 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Motherwell FC attempted 2.77 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 #9 in SPL in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Motherwell FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 24.3 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #9 in SPL in shots on target.

Motherwell FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Motherwell FC gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Motherwell FC is ranked #6 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.46 shots were saved by Motherwell FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Motherwell FC is ranked #6 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Motherwell FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 71.1% of the time. This puts Motherwell FC ranks #5 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 38.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Motherwell FC. Motherwell FC is ranked #6 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Motherwell FC Utility Stats

Motherwell FC tried 2.38 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Motherwell FC in the top 8 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Motherwell FC has successfully intercepted 18.69 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Motherwell FC in the top 83 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Motherwell FC commits 0.0 fouls. Motherwell FC is in the top 42 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Motherwell FC drew 13.15 fouls. This puts Motherwell FC in the top 42 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Motherwell FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.54 times per 90 minutes of action. Motherwell FC is in the top 67 percentile in offside calls against them.

Hibernian FC vs. Motherwell FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Hibernian FC 2 Motherwell FC 0

Moneyline Pick: Hibernian FC +162 Pinnacle Sports