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Monterrey vs. Atlas 11/27/2021 Liga MX Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Monterrey visits Atlas on 11/27/2021 at 10:05 PM.

Atlas clashes with Monterrey in a Liga MX match. Monterrey with a record of 5-7-5 this season comes into this game with a 1-5-3 record on the road. Atlas is 8-5-4 this season and is 4-2-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Monterrey and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Atlas played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Atlas is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Monterrey.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Atlas and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Atlas played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Atlas is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Monterrey.

The Monterrey Roster

The Players to Watch for the Monterrey

Alfonso González MF



Alfonso González has 13 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Alfonso González 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.

Alfonso González has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alfonso González has 0 Red Cards this season.

Stefan Medina DF



Stefan Medina has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Stefan Medina has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Stefan Medina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stefan Medina has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rogelio Funes Mori FW



As a scorer, Rogelio Funes Mori had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Monterrey teammates, Rogelio Funes Mori 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.

Rogelio Funes Mori has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Rogelio Funes Mori has 1 Red Cards this season.

Jesús Gallardo DF,FW



Jesús Gallardo has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jesús Gallardo has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jesús Gallardo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jesús Gallardo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Maximiliano Meza MF,FW



Maximiliano Meza has 13 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 Monterrey teammates, Maximiliano Meza 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.

Maximiliano Meza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maximiliano Meza has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Atlas Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atlas

Diego Barbosa DF,MF



Diego Barbosa has 16 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, Diego Barbosa had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

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

Hugo Nervo DF



As a scorer, Hugo Nervo had 17 goals 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 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Hugo Nervo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hugo Nervo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Aldo Rocha MF



As a scorer, Aldo Rocha had 16 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Aldo Rocha has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Aldo Rocha has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Aldo Rocha has 2 Red Cards this season.

Julio Furch FW



As a scorer, Julio Furch had 15 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Julio Furch has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Julio Furch has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Julio Furch has 1 Red Cards this season.

Julián Quiñones FW,MF



As a scorer, Julián Quiñones had 15 goals 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, Julián Quiñones 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.

Julián Quiñones has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Julián Quiñones has 0 Red Cards this season.

Monterrey Team Stats

The Monterrey Offensive Stats and Metrics

Monterrey scored 1.06 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Monterrey scored those goals off assists 77.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.82 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, Monterrey 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.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Monterrey attempts 4.06 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. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Monterrey attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Monterrey Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Monterrey was able to hold opponents to 0.82 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.41 shots were saved by Monterrey goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Monterrey truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Monterrey goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 75.9% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Monterrey goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 29.4% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Monterrey Utility Stats

Monterrey tried 16.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Monterrey in the top 57 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Monterrey has successfully intercepted 7.76 passes per 90 minutes of action. Monterrey is in the top 96 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Monterrey commits 12.41 fouls. Monterrey is in the top 48 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Monterrey drew 12.53 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Monterrey in the top 38 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Monterrey had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.06 times per 90 minutes of action. Monterrey is in the top 72 percentile in offside calls against them.







Atlas Team Stats

The Atlas Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atlas was able to score 1.18 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Atlas scored those goals off assists 85.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Atlas converted on 0.29 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Atlas attempted 4.12 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. Atlas attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. 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 0.47 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.53 shots were saved by Atlas goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Atlas truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 81.4% of shots on target were saved by Atlas 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, 52.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Atlas. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Atlas Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Atlas had 22.35 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Atlas in the top 7 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Atlas has successfully intercepted 9.18 passes per 90 minutes of action. Atlas is in the top 87 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atlas commits 11.76 fouls. Atlas is in the top 37 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Atlas drew 11.06 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Atlas is in the top 65 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Atlas had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.59 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atlas in the top 45 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Monterrey vs. Atlas Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Monterrey 0 Atlas 1

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