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Sevilla vs. Barcelona 4/3/2022 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sevilla clashes with Barcelona on 4/3/2022 at 03:00 PM.

Barcelona faces Sevilla in a La Liga match. Sevilla with a record of 15-12-2 this season comes into this game with a 5-8-2 record on the road. Barcelona is 15-9-4 this season and is 9-2-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Sevilla and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Barcelona played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Barcelona 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 Sevilla.

The Sevilla Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sevilla

Diego Carlos DF



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

Diego Carlos has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diego Carlos has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joan Jordán MF



As a scorer, Joan Jordán had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Joan Jordán had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joan Jordán has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joan Jordán has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jules Koundé DF



As a scorer, Jules Koundé had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jules Koundé has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jules Koundé has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jules Koundé has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fernando MF,DF



As a scorer, Fernando had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Fernando had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Marcos Acuña DF



As a scorer, Marcos Acuña had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sevilla teammates, Marcos Acuña had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcos Acuña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcos Acuña has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Barcelona Roster

The Players to Watch for the Barcelona

Sergio Busquets MF



Sergio Busquets 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 Barcelona teammates, Sergio Busquets had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sergio Busquets has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Busquets has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gerard Piqué DF



As a scorer, Gerard Piqué had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Gerard Piqué had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gerard Piqué has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gerard Piqué has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jordi Alba DF



Jordi Alba has 20 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jordi Alba has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordi Alba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordi Alba has 0 Red Cards this season.

Frenkie de Jong MF



As a scorer, Frenkie de Jong had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Frenkie de Jong 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.

Frenkie de Jong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Frenkie de Jong has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gavi Paez MF,FW



As a scorer, Gavi Paez had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Barcelona teammates, Gavi Paez had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gavi Paez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gavi Paez has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sevilla Team Stats

The Sevilla Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sevilla was able to score 1.24 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sevilla was able to score 1.00 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Sevilla converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Sevilla attempted 3.55 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, Sevilla is able to get 31.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Sevilla Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sevilla was able to hold opponents to 0.66 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.72 shots were saved by Sevilla goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Sevilla truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 77.2% of shots on target were saved by Sevilla 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, 51.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sevilla. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Sevilla Utility Stats

Sevilla tried 14.31 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Sevilla is in the top 67 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Sevilla has successfully intercepted 12.34 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sevilla in the top 38 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sevilla has committed 14.03 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sevilla is in the top 67 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sevilla drew 14.28 fouls. Sevilla is in the top 19 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sevilla committed an offside 2.28 times. Sevilla is in the top 86 percentile in offside calls against them.







Barcelona Team Stats

The Barcelona Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Barcelona was able to score 1.79 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Barcelona scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.50 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Barcelona converted on 0.38 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Barcelona attempts 4.75 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Barcelona is able to get 35.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Barcelona Defensive Stats and Metrics

Barcelona gave up 1.04 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, 3.18 shots were saved by Barcelona goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Barcelona truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Barcelona goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.4% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 28.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Barcelona. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Barcelona Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Barcelona had 14.71 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Barcelona is in the top 63 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Barcelona has successfully intercepted 11.61 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Barcelona in the top 44 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Barcelona has committed 14.75 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Barcelona is in the top 78 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Barcelona drew 17.54 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Barcelona in the top 1 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Barcelona committed an offside 2.29 times. Barcelona is in the top 88 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sevilla vs. Barcelona Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sevilla 1 Barcelona 2

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