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Real Sociedad vs. Deportivo Alaves 12/6/2020 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Real Sociedad encounters Deportivo Alaves on 12/6/2020 at 3:00PM

Deportivo Alaves visits Real Sociedad in a regular season match. Real Sociedad with a record of 7-3-1 this season comes into this game with a 4-1-0 record on the road. Deportivo Alaves is 3-4-4 this season and is 1-3-2 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Deportivo Alaves and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Real Sociedad.

The Real Sociedad Roster

The Players to Watch for the Real Sociedad

Mikel Oyarzabal MF,FW

Mikel Oyarzabal has 26 shots fired this season. Mikel Oyarzabal was ranked #202 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mikel Oyarzabal had 12 shots on target this season. He was ranked #151 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Mikel Oyarzabal has 7 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Mikel Oyarzabal was ranked #1 in goals this season. Mikel Oyarzabal has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Mikel Oyarzabal was ranked #22 in assists this season.

Mikel Oyarzabal has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mikel Oyarzabal has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Portu MF,FW

As a shooter, Portu had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Portu was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Portu had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Portu was ranked #54 in shots on goal this season.

Portu has 4 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Portu was ranked #11 in goals this season. Portu has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Portu was ranked #22 in assists this season.

Portu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Portu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Aritz Elustondo DF

Aritz Elustondo has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Aritz Elustondo was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Aritz Elustondo has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Aritz Elustondo was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Aritz Elustondo had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Aritz Elustondo was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Aritz Elustondo had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Aritz Elustondo was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Aritz Elustondo has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Aritz Elustondo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Mikel Merino MF

As a shooter, Mikel Merino had 15 shots fired this season. Mikel Merino was ranked #263 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Mikel Merino has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Mikel Merino was ranked #54 in shots on goal this season.

Mikel Merino has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Mikel Merino was ranked #97 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Mikel Merino had 2 assists this season. Mikel Merino was ranked #22 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Mikel Merino has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Mikel Merino has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Robin Le Normand DF

Robin Le Normand has 7 shots fired this season. Robin Le Normand was ranked #46 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Robin Le Normand had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Robin Le Normand was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Robin Le Normand had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Robin Le Normand was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Robin Le Normand had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Robin Le Normand was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Robin Le Normand has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Le Normand has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in La Liga action.

David Silva MF

As a shooter, David Silva had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, David Silva was ranked #9 in shots attempted this season. David Silva has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, David Silva was ranked #122 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, David Silva had 1 goals this season. David Silva was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. David Silva has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, David Silva was ranked #22 in assists this season.

David Silva has 4 Yellow Cards this season. David Silva has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Martín Zubimendi MF

Martín Zubimendi has 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Martín Zubimendi was ranked #331 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Martín Zubimendi had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Martín Zubimendi was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Martín Zubimendi had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Martín Zubimendi was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Sociedad teammates, Martín Zubimendi had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Martín Zubimendi was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Martín Zubimendi has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Martín Zubimendi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Ander Barrenetxea MF,FW

As a shooter, Ander Barrenetxea had 5 shots fired this season. Ander Barrenetxea was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ander Barrenetxea had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Ander Barrenetxea was ranked #122 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ander Barrenetxea had 0 goals this season. Ander Barrenetxea was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Ander Barrenetxea has 0 assists this season. Ander Barrenetxea was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Ander Barrenetxea has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Ander Barrenetxea has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in La Liga action.

The Deportivo Alaves Roster

The Players to Watch for the Deportivo Alaves

Rodrigo Battaglia MF

Rodrigo Battaglia has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Rodrigo Battaglia was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Rodrigo Battaglia has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Rodrigo Battaglia had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Rodrigo Battaglia was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Deportivo Alaves teammates, Rodrigo Battaglia had 0 assists this season. Rodrigo Battaglia was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Rodrigo Battaglia has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Rodrigo Battaglia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Víctor Laguardia DF

As a shooter, Víctor Laguardia had 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Víctor Laguardia was ranked #228 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Víctor Laguardia had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Víctor Laguardia has 0 goals scored this season. Víctor Laguardia was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Víctor Laguardia has 0 assists this season. Víctor Laguardia was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Víctor Laguardia has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Víctor Laguardia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Rubén Duarte DF

As a shooter, Rubén Duarte had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Rubén Duarte was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season. Rubén Duarte has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Rubén Duarte was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Rubén Duarte had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Rubén Duarte was ranked #303 in goals this season. Rubén Duarte has 0 assists this season. Rubén Duarte was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Rubén Duarte has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Rubén Duarte has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Joselu FW

Joselu has 23 shots fired this season. Joselu was ranked #204 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Joselu has 9 shots on target this season. He was ranked #2 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Joselu had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Joselu was ranked #41 in goals this season. Joselu has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Joselu was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Joselu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joselu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Édgar Méndez MF,DF

As a shooter, Édgar Méndez had 9 shots fired this season. Édgar Méndez was ranked #9 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Édgar Méndez had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #83 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Édgar Méndez had 1 goals this season. Édgar Méndez was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Édgar Méndez has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Édgar Méndez was ranked #72 in assists this season.

Édgar Méndez has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Édgar Méndez has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Deyverson FW

As a shooter, Deyverson had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Deyverson was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Deyverson had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Deyverson was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

Deyverson has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Deyverson was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Deportivo Alaves teammates, Deyverson had 2 assists this season. Deyverson was ranked #22 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Deyverson has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Deyverson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Florian Lejeune DF

Florian Lejeune has 4 shots fired this season. Florian Lejeune was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Florian Lejeune had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Florian Lejeune was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

Florian Lejeune has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Florian Lejeune was ranked #303 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Deportivo Alaves teammates, Florian Lejeune had 0 assists this season. Florian Lejeune was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Florian Lejeune has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Lejeune has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Ximo Navarro DF

As a shooter, Ximo Navarro had 9 shots fired this season. Ximo Navarro was ranked #9 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ximo Navarro had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #83 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Ximo Navarro had 1 goals this season. Ximo Navarro was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Ximo Navarro has 0 assists this season. Ximo Navarro was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Ximo Navarro has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ximo Navarro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Real Sociedad Team Stats

The Real Sociedad Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Sociedad was able to score 1.45 goals. Real Sociedad is ranked #3 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Sociedad was able to score 1.09 goals off assists. This puts Real Sociedad 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, Real Sociedad was able to score at a 0.35 rate on their shots on target. Is Real Sociedad a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #3 in La Liga in shooting percentage.

Real Sociedad attempted 4.18 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Real Sociedad has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Real Sociedad attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.4 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Real Sociedad has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Real Sociedad Defensive Stats and Metrics

Real Sociedad gave up 0.27 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Real Sociedad is ranked #2 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad goalkeepers fended off 1.91 shots per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad is ranked #2 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Real Sociedad goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 85.7% of the time. This puts Real Sociedad ranks #2 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 54.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Real Sociedad. Real Sociedad is ranked #4 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Real Sociedad Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Real Sociedad had 2.82 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Real Sociedad is in the top 20 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Sociedad had 13.73 interceptions. This puts Real Sociedad in the top 35 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Real Sociedad in the top 22 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad drew 15.73 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Real Sociedad is in the top 25 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Real Sociedad had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.64 times per 90 minutes of action. Real Sociedad is in the top 35 percentile in offside calls against them.

Deportivo Alaves Team Stats

The Deportivo Alaves Offensive Stats and Metrics

Deportivo Alaves scored 0.82 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Deportivo Alaves in a ranking of #13 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Deportivo Alaves scored those goals off assists 67.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.55 assists. This puts Deportivo Alaves in a league ranking of #17 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Deportivo Alaves was able to score at a 0.31 rate on their shots on target. Deportivo Alaves has a #7 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Deportivo Alaves attempted 2.64 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Deportivo Alaves has a #18 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Deportivo Alaves attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.5 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Deportivo Alaves has a #18 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Deportivo Alaves Defensive Stats and Metrics

Deportivo Alaves gave up 1.09 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Deportivo Alaves is #12 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Deportivo Alaves goalkeepers fended off 4.27 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Deportivo Alaves in a ranking of #16 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 74.5% of shots on target were saved by Deportivo Alaves goalkeepers. Deportivo Alaves goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #8 in shots saved percentage. Deportivo Alaves goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 27.3% of the time. Deportivo Alaves is ranked #15 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Deportivo Alaves Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Deportivo Alaves had 2.45 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Deportivo Alaves is in the top 45 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Deportivo Alaves had 10.73 interceptions. This puts Deportivo Alaves in the top 70 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Deportivo Alaves has committed 0.27 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Deportivo Alaves in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Deportivo Alaves drew 15.18 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Deportivo Alaves in the top 40 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Deportivo Alaves committed an offside 11.18 times. This puts Deportivo Alaves in the top 5 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Real Sociedad vs. Deportivo Alaves Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Real Sociedad 3 Deportivo Alaves 0

Moneyline Pick: Real Sociedad -110 Pinnacle Sports