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Osasuna vs. Alavés 4/10/2022 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Osasuna challenges Alavés on 4/10/2022 at 07:00 AM.

Osasuna visits Alavés in a La Liga match. Osasuna with a record of 10-8-12 this season comes into this game with a 6-2-7 record on the road. Alavés is 5-7-18 this season and is 4-4-7 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Osasuna and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Alavés after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Osasuna.

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

The Osasuna Roster

The Players to Watch for the Osasuna

David García DF



As a scorer, David García had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. David García has 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.

David García has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David García has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jon Moncayola MF



As a scorer, Jon Moncayola 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 Osasuna teammates, Jon Moncayola had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jon Moncayola has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jon Moncayola has 0 Red Cards this season.

Lucas Torró MF



As a scorer, Lucas Torró had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Lucas Torró has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lucas Torró has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lucas Torró has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nacho Vidal DF



Nacho Vidal has 26 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 Osasuna teammates, Nacho Vidal had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nacho Vidal has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nacho Vidal has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rubén García MF,FW



As a scorer, Rubén García had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rubén García has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rubén García has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rubén García has 1 Red Cards this season.

The Alavés Roster

The Players to Watch for the Alavés

Luis Rioja MF,FW



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

Luis Rioja has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Rioja has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joselu FW



Joselu has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Joselu has 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Joselu has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Joselu has 7 Red Cards this season.

Víctor Laguardia DF



Víctor Laguardia has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Víctor Laguardia has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Víctor Laguardia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Víctor Laguardia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rubén Duarte DF



As a scorer, Rubén Duarte 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 Alavés teammates, Rubén Duarte had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rubén Duarte has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rubén Duarte has 0 Red Cards this season.

Florian Lejeune DF



Florian Lejeune has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florian Lejeune has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Florian Lejeune has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Lejeune has 0 Red Cards this season.

Osasuna Team Stats

The Osasuna Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Osasuna was able to score 0.87 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Osasuna scored those goals off assists 72.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.63 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Osasuna converted on 0.27 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Osasuna attempted 3.23 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. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Osasuna attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Osasuna Defensive Stats and Metrics

Osasuna gave up 1.23 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, 3.6 shots were saved by Osasuna goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Osasuna truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.7% of shots on target were saved by Osasuna goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Osasuna. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Osasuna Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Osasuna had 14.27 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Osasuna in the top 66 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Osasuna has successfully intercepted 15.1 passes per 90 minutes of action. Osasuna is in the top 21 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Osasuna has committed 15.13 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Osasuna in the top 84 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Osasuna drew 12.2 fouls. Osasuna is in the top 51 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Osasuna committed an offside 1.73 times. Osasuna is in the top 42 percentile in offside calls against them.







Alavés Team Stats

The Alavés Offensive Stats and Metrics

Alavés scored 0.57 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alavés was able to score 0.47 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Alavés 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.

Alavés attempted 2.7 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, Alavés is able to get 27.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Alavés Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alavés was able to hold opponents to 1.57 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Alavés goalkeepers fended off 4.07 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 61.5% of shots on target were saved by Alavés goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Alavés goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 16.7% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Alavés Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Alavés had 12.87 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Alavés is in the top 73 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Alavés has successfully intercepted 14.17 passes per 90 minutes of action. Alavés is in the top 26 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Alavés has committed 17.4 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Alavés in the top 98 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Alavés drew 13.43 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Alavés in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Alavés had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.07 times per 90 minutes of action. Alavés is in the top 73 percentile in offside calls against them.

Osasuna vs. Alavés Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Osasuna 2 Alavés 0

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