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Rayo Vallecano vs. Valencia 11/27/2021 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Rayo Vallecano challenges Valencia on 11/27/2021 at 03:00 PM.

Valencia meets Rayo Vallecano in a La Liga match. Rayo Vallecano with a record of 7-2-5 this season comes into this game with a 1-1-5 record on the road. Valencia is 4-6-4 this season and is 3-3-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Rayo Vallecano and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Valencia came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Rayo Vallecano at their home pitch.

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

The Rayo Vallecano Roster

The Players to Watch for the Rayo Vallecano

Catena DF



Catena has 14 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Catena has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Catena has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Catena has 0 Red Cards this season.

Francisco Garcia DF



Francisco Garcia has 14 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Francisco Garcia has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Francisco Garcia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Francisco Garcia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Iván Balliu DF



Iván Balliu 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 Rayo Vallecano teammates, Iván Balliu had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Iván Balliu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Iván Balliu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Álvaro García FW,MF



As a scorer, Álvaro García had 12 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Rayo Vallecano teammates, Álvaro García 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.

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

Santi Comesaña MF



Santi Comesaña has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Santi Comesaña has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Santi Comesaña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Santi Comesaña has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Valencia Roster

The Players to Watch for the Valencia

Gonçalo Guedes FW,MF



Gonçalo Guedes has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gonçalo Guedes 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.

Gonçalo Guedes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gonçalo Guedes has 0 Red Cards this season.

Daniel Wass MF



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

Daniel Wass has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Wass has 0 Red Cards this season.

Omar Alderete DF



As a scorer, Omar Alderete had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valencia teammates, Omar Alderete had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Omar Alderete has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Omar Alderete has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gabriel Paulista DF



As a scorer, Gabriel Paulista had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gabriel Paulista 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 Paulista has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gabriel Paulista has 0 Red Cards this season.

Hugo Guillamón MF



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

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

Rayo Vallecano Team Stats

The Rayo Vallecano Offensive Stats and Metrics

Rayo Vallecano scored 1.36 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Rayo Vallecano scored those goals off assists 89.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.21 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, Rayo Vallecano was able to score on 0.35 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Rayo Vallecano attempts 3.86 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. Rayo Vallecano attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.8% 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.







Rayo Vallecano Defensive Stats and Metrics

Rayo Vallecano gave up 0.79 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Rayo Vallecano goalkeepers fended off 3.5 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Rayo Vallecano truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 77.6% of shots on target were saved by Rayo Vallecano 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, 28.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Rayo Vallecano. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Rayo Vallecano Utility Stats

Rayo Vallecano tried 12.71 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Rayo Vallecano is in the top 79 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rayo Vallecano had 15.93 interceptions. Rayo Vallecano is in the top 7 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Rayo Vallecano has committed 14.5 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Rayo Vallecano is in the top 81 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Rayo Vallecano drew 13.43 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Rayo Vallecano in the top 24 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Rayo Vallecano committed an offside 2.5 times. This puts Rayo Vallecano in the top 91 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Valencia Team Stats

The Valencia Offensive Stats and Metrics

Valencia scored 1.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Valencia was able to score 0.86 goals off 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, Valencia was able to score on 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Valencia attempted 3.64 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Valencia is able to get 32.9% 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.

Valencia Defensive Stats and Metrics

Valencia gave up 1.29 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Valencia goalkeepers fended off 4.0 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 67.9% of shots on target were saved by Valencia goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Valencia goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 35.7% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Valencia Utility Stats

Valencia tried 13.29 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Valencia is in the top 76 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Valencia had 14.64 interceptions. Valencia is in the top 13 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Valencia has committed 16.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Valencia in the top 96 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Valencia drew 16.36 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Valencia in the top 3 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Valencia committed an offside 1.21 times. This puts Valencia in the top 17 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Rayo Vallecano vs. Valencia Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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