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Seattle Sounders vs. Columbus Crew 12/12/2020 MLS Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Seattle Sounders takes on Columbus Crew on 12/12/2020 at 8:30PM

Seattle Sounders visits Columbus Crew in a regular season match. Seattle Sounders with a record of 11-6-5 this season comes into this game with a 3-3-4 record on the road. Columbus Crew is 12-5-6 this season and is 10-0-1 at home.

The Seattle Sounders Roster

The Players to Watch for the Seattle Sounders

Jordan Morris FW

Jordan Morris has 39 shots fired this season. Jordan Morris was ranked #207 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jordan Morris had 18 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Jordan Morris was ranked #314 in shots on goal this season.

Jordan Morris has 10 goals scored this season. Jordan Morris was ranked #180 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle Sounders teammates, Jordan Morris had 7 assists this season. Jordan Morris was ranked #4 in assists this season in MLS League.

Jordan Morris has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Morris has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in MLS action.

Cristian Roldan FW,MF

Cristian Roldan has 25 shots fired this season. Cristian Roldan was ranked #314 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Cristian Roldan has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Cristian Roldan had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Cristian Roldan was ranked #139 in goals this season. Cristian Roldan has 5 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Cristian Roldan was ranked #16 in assists this season.

Cristian Roldan has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Roldan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in MLS action.

Nouhou Tolo DF

Nouhou Tolo has 10 shots fired this season. Nouhou Tolo was ranked #532 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Nouhou Tolo has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Nouhou Tolo had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Nouhou Tolo was ranked #510 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle Sounders teammates, Nouhou Tolo had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Nouhou Tolo was ranked #221 in assists this season.

Nouhou Tolo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Nouhou Tolo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in MLS action.

Kelvin Leerdam DF

Kelvin Leerdam has 16 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Kelvin Leerdam was ranked #444 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kelvin Leerdam had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Kelvin Leerdam had 3 goals this season. Kelvin Leerdam was ranked #86 in goals this season in MLS. Kelvin Leerdam has 1 assists this season. Kelvin Leerdam was ranked #221 in assists this season in MLS League.

Kelvin Leerdam has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Kelvin Leerdam has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in MLS action.

Nicolás Lodeiro MF

As a shooter, Nicolás Lodeiro had 36 shots fired this season. Nicolás Lodeiro was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicolás Lodeiro had 15 shots on target this season. He was ranked #334 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Nicolás Lodeiro has 7 goals scored this season. Nicolás Lodeiro was ranked #16 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle Sounders teammates, Nicolás Lodeiro had 6 assists this season. Nicolás Lodeiro was ranked #9 in assists this season in MLS League.

Nicolás Lodeiro has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolás Lodeiro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 52 fouls this season in MLS action.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade DF

Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 17 shots fired this season. Yeimar Gómez Andrade was ranked #430 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Yeimar Gómez Andrade was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 2 goals scored this season. Yeimar Gómez Andrade was ranked #139 in goals this season in MLS. Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 0 assists this season. Yeimar Gómez Andrade was ranked #499 in assists this season in MLS League.

Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Yeimar Gómez Andrade has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in MLS action.

João Paulo Mior MF

As a shooter, João Paulo Mior had 16 shots fired this season. João Paulo Mior was ranked #444 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but João Paulo Mior had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #90 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, João Paulo Mior had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, João Paulo Mior was ranked #139 in goals this season. João Paulo Mior has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, João Paulo Mior was ranked #58 in assists this season.

João Paulo Mior has 5 Yellow Cards this season. João Paulo Mior has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in MLS action.

Shane O’Neill DF

Shane O’Neill has 2 shots fired this season. Shane O’Neill was ranked #377 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Shane O’Neill had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Shane O’Neill was ranked #596 in shots on goal this season.

Shane O’Neill has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Shane O’Neill was ranked #510 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Seattle Sounders teammates, Shane O’Neill had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Shane O’Neill was ranked #499 in assists this season.

Shane O’Neill has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Shane O’Neill has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in MLS action.

The Columbus Crew Roster

The Players to Watch for the Columbus Crew

Jonathan Mensah DF

As a shooter, Jonathan Mensah had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Jonathan Mensah was ranked #16 in shots attempted this season. Jonathan Mensah has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Jonathan Mensah had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Jonathan Mensah was ranked #510 in goals this season. Jonathan Mensah has 0 assists this season. Jonathan Mensah was ranked #499 in assists this season in MLS League.

Jonathan Mensah has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Mensah has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in MLS action.

Artur MF

Artur has 11 shots fired this season. Artur was ranked #514 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Artur had 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Artur was ranked #61 in shots on goal this season.

Artur has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Artur was ranked #139 in goals this season. Artur has 2 assists this season. Artur was ranked #112 in assists this season in MLS League.

Artur has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Artur has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 43 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in MLS action.

Pedro Santos FW,MF

As a shooter, Pedro Santos had 44 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Pedro Santos was ranked #159 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pedro Santos had 15 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Pedro Santos was ranked #334 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Pedro Santos had 6 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Pedro Santos was ranked #25 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Columbus Crew teammates, Pedro Santos had 7 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Pedro Santos was ranked #4 in assists this season.

Pedro Santos has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Santos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 47 fouls this season in MLS action.

Harrison Afful DF

Harrison Afful has 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Harrison Afful was ranked #532 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Harrison Afful had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Harrison Afful had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Harrison Afful was ranked #250 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Columbus Crew teammates, Harrison Afful had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Harrison Afful was ranked #221 in assists this season.

Harrison Afful has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Harrison Afful has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in MLS action.

Luis Díaz FW,MF

As a shooter, Luis Díaz had 31 shots fired this season. Luis Díaz was ranked #238 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Luis Díaz has 12 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Luis Díaz was ranked #356 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Luis Díaz had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Luis Díaz was ranked #510 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Columbus Crew teammates, Luis Díaz had 3 assists this season. Luis Díaz was ranked #58 in assists this season in MLS League.

Luis Díaz has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Díaz has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 41 fouls this season in MLS action.

Derrick Etienne FW,MF

As a shooter, Derrick Etienne had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Derrick Etienne was ranked #479 in shots attempted this season. Derrick Etienne has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #269 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Derrick Etienne has 1 goals scored this season. Derrick Etienne was ranked #250 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Columbus Crew teammates, Derrick Etienne had 2 assists this season. Derrick Etienne was ranked #112 in assists this season in MLS League.

Derrick Etienne has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Derrick Etienne has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in MLS action.

Gyasi Zardes FW

Gyasi Zardes has 38 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Gyasi Zardes was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season. Gyasi Zardes has 18 shots on target this season. He was ranked #314 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Gyasi Zardes had 12 goals this season. Gyasi Zardes was ranked #177 in goals this season in MLS. Gyasi Zardes has 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Gyasi Zardes was ranked #30 in assists this season.

Gyasi Zardes has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gyasi Zardes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in MLS action.

Youness Mokhtar FW,MF

As a shooter, Youness Mokhtar had 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Youness Mokhtar was ranked #339 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Youness Mokhtar had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Youness Mokhtar had 3 goals this season. Youness Mokhtar was ranked #86 in goals this season in MLS. Youness Mokhtar has 1 assists this season. Youness Mokhtar was ranked #221 in assists this season in MLS League.

Youness Mokhtar has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Youness Mokhtar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in MLS action.

Seattle Sounders Team Stats

The Seattle Sounders Offensive Stats and Metrics

Seattle Sounders scored 1.68 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Seattle Sounders in a ranking of #5 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Seattle Sounders was able to score 1.36 goals off assists. This puts Seattle Sounders in a league ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Seattle Sounders converted on 0.40 of attempted shots on goal. Seattle Sounders has a #2 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Seattle Sounders attempted 4.23 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #14 in MLS in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Seattle Sounders attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.6 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #14 in MLS in shots on target.

Seattle Sounders Defensive Stats and Metrics

Seattle Sounders gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Seattle Sounders is ranked #6 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. Seattle Sounders goalkeepers fended off 3.64 shots per 90 minutes. Seattle Sounders is ranked #3 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 73.8% of shots on target were saved by Seattle Sounders goalkeepers. This puts Seattle Sounders ranks #8 in the league in saves rate. Seattle Sounders goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 27.3% of the time. This puts Seattle Sounders at #12 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Seattle Sounders Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle Sounders had 1.91 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Seattle Sounders is in the top 42 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle Sounders had 14.32 interceptions. Seattle Sounders is in the top 12 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle Sounders commits 0.0 fouls. Seattle Sounders is in the top 25 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle Sounders drew 9.86 fouls. This puts Seattle Sounders in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Seattle Sounders committed an offside 10.64 times. Seattle Sounders is in the top 23 percentile in offside calls against them.

Columbus Crew Team Stats

The Columbus Crew Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Columbus Crew was able to score 1.43 goals. This puts Columbus Crew in a ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Columbus Crew was able to score 1.13 goals off assists. Columbus Crew has a ranking of #10 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Columbus Crew was able to score at a 0.38 rate on their shots on target. Is Columbus Crew a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #4 in MLS in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Columbus Crew attempts 3.83 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #20 in MLS in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Columbus Crew is able to get 36.2 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #20 in MLS in shots on target.

Columbus Crew Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Columbus Crew was able to hold opponents to 0.74 goals. This puts Columbus Crew is ranked #1 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.3 shots were saved by Columbus Crew goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Columbus Crew in a ranking of #1 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 80.3% of shots on target were saved by Columbus Crew goalkeepers. Columbus Crew goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #1 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 39.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Columbus Crew. This puts Columbus Crew at #2 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Columbus Crew Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Columbus Crew had 1.87 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Columbus Crew in the top 46 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Columbus Crew has successfully intercepted 13.78 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Columbus Crew in the top 19 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Columbus Crew commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Columbus Crew in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Columbus Crew drew 13.57 fouls. This puts Columbus Crew in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Columbus Crew committed an offside 13.83 times. This puts Columbus Crew in the top 92 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Seattle Sounders vs. Columbus Crew Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Seattle Sounders 1 Columbus Crew 1

Moneyline Pick: Draw +240 bet365