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San Jose vs. Seattle 7/31/2021 Major League Soccer Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

San Jose takes on Seattle on 7/31/2021.

Seattle faces San Jose in a Major League Soccer match. San Jose with a record of 9.0-5.0-2.0 this season comes into this game with a 4.0-2.0-1.0 record on the road. Seattle is 9.0-5.0-2.0 this season and is 5.0-3.0-1.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for San Jose and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Seattle bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against San Jose.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Seattle and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Seattle than game on their home pitch?

The San Jose Roster

The Players to Watch for the San Jose

Cristian Espinoza FW,MF

Cristian Espinoza has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Cristian Espinoza had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Cristian Espinoza has 13 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cristian Espinoza has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristian Espinoza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Espinoza has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Javier Eduardo López MF,FW

Javier Eduardo López has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Javier Eduardo López has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Javier Eduardo López has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his San Jose teammates, Javier Eduardo López 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.

Javier Eduardo López has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Javier Eduardo López has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Eric Remedi MF

As a shooter, Eric Remedi had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Eric Remedi had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Eric Remedi had 14 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Eric Remedi has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Eric Remedi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Eric Remedi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Pedro Moreira MF

Pedro Moreira has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pedro Moreira had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

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

Pedro Moreira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Moreira has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Osbaldo Nova MF

Osbaldo Nova has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Osbaldo Nova had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Osbaldo Nova has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his San Jose teammates, Osbaldo Nova had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Osbaldo Nova has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Osbaldo Nova has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

The Seattle Roster

The Players to Watch for the Seattle

João Paulo Mior MF

As a shooter, João Paulo Mior had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. João Paulo Mior has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

João Paulo Mior has 14 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 Seattle teammates, João Paulo Mior had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

João Paulo Mior has 0 Yellow Cards this season. João Paulo Mior has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Raúl Ruidíaz FW

As a shooter, Raúl Ruidíaz had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Raúl Ruidíaz had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Raúl Ruidíaz has 15 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Raúl Ruidíaz has 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Raúl Ruidíaz has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Raúl Ruidíaz has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade DF

As a shooter, Yeimar Gómez Andrade had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yeimar Gómez Andrade had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 14 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 Seattle teammates, Yeimar Gómez Andrade had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Alex Roldan DF

Alex Roldan has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Alex Roldan has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Alex Roldan had 12 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle teammates, Alex Roldan had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alex Roldan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alex Roldan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Cristian Roldan MF,FW

Cristian Roldan has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Cristian Roldan has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Cristian Roldan had 12 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle teammates, Cristian Roldan had 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Cristian Roldan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Roldan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

San Jose Team Stats

The San Jose Offensive Stats and Metrics

San Jose scored 1.00 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, San Jose was able to score 0.87 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

San Jose converted on 0.21 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, San Jose attempts 4.67 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. San Jose attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

San Jose Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, San Jose was able to hold opponents to 1.47 goals. San Jose plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. San Jose goalkeepers fended off 4.93 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

San Jose goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.6% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 6.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for San Jose. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







San Jose Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle had 12.12 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Seattle is in the top 84 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Seattle has successfully intercepted 17.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. Seattle is in the top 5 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Seattle has committed 11.44 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Seattle in the top 23 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle drew 13.31 fouls. Seattle is in the top 40 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle committed an offside 1.12 times. This puts Seattle in the top 21 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Seattle Team Stats

The Seattle Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Seattle was able to score 1.44 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Seattle scored those goals off assists 60.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.87 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Seattle converted on 0.34 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Seattle attempted 4.25 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. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Seattle is able to get 33.2% 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.

Seattle Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Seattle was able to hold opponents to 0.56 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Seattle goalkeepers fended off 2.94 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Seattle truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Seattle goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 80.9% 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. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 43.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Seattle. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Seattle Utility Stats

Seattle tried 12.12 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Seattle is in the top 84 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle had 17.0 interceptions. This puts Seattle in the top 5 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Seattle has committed 11.44 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Seattle is in the top 23 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Seattle drew 13.31 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Seattle in the top 40 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle committed an offside 1.12 times. This puts Seattle in the top 21 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

San Jose vs. Seattle Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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