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Udinese Calcio vs. AC Milan 3/3/2021 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Udinese Calcio clashes with AC Milan on 3/3/2021 at 2:45PM

AC Milan clashes with Udinese Calcio in a regular season match. Udinese Calcio with a record of 7-7-10 this season comes into this game with a 3-4-5 record on the road. AC Milan is 16-4-4 this season and is 6-3-3 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for AC Milan 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 Udinese Calcio.

The Udinese Calcio Roster

The Players to Watch for the Udinese Calcio

Rodrigo De Paul MF

Rodrigo De Paul has 52 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Rodrigo De Paul has 9 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Rodrigo De Paul had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rodrigo De Paul has 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.

Rodrigo De Paul has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Rodrigo De Paul has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 83 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Samir Santos DF

As a shooter, Samir Santos had 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Samir Santos had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Samir Santos 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 Udinese Calcio teammates, Samir Santos had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Samir Santos has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samir Santos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Rodrigo Becão DF

As a shooter, Rodrigo Becão had 8 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rodrigo Becão had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Rodrigo Becão has 20 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 Udinese Calcio teammates, Rodrigo Becão had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rodrigo Becão has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rodrigo Becão has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 29 fouls this season. He has drawn 32 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Roberto Pereyra MF

Roberto Pereyra has 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Roberto Pereyra has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Roberto Pereyra had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Udinese Calcio teammates, Roberto Pereyra had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roberto Pereyra has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roberto Pereyra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Jens Stryger Larsen DF

As a shooter, Jens Stryger Larsen had 13 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jens Stryger Larsen had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Jens Stryger Larsen has 17 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 Udinese Calcio teammates, Jens Stryger Larsen had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jens Stryger Larsen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jens Stryger Larsen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Marvin Zeegelaar DF

As a shooter, Marvin Zeegelaar had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Marvin Zeegelaar had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Marvin Zeegelaar has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Udinese Calcio teammates, Marvin Zeegelaar had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marvin Zeegelaar has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marvin Zeegelaar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Tolgay Arslan MF

As a shooter, Tolgay Arslan had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Tolgay Arslan has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Tolgay Arslan had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tolgay Arslan has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tolgay Arslan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tolgay Arslan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Kevin Bonifazi DF

Kevin Bonifazi has 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kevin Bonifazi had 0 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, Kevin Bonifazi had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Udinese Calcio teammates, Kevin Bonifazi had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kevin Bonifazi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Bonifazi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A action.

The AC Milan Roster

The Players to Watch for the AC Milan

Davide Calabria DF

Davide Calabria has 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Davide Calabria had 7 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Davide Calabria has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Davide Calabria has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Davide Calabria has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Davide Calabria has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Franck Kessié MF

Franck Kessié has 20 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. Franck Kessié has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Franck Kessié has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Franck Kessié has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Franck Kessié has 7 Yellow Cards this season. Franck Kessié has 8 Red Cards this season. He has committed 42 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Theo Hernández DF

As a shooter, Theo Hernández had 29 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Theo Hernández had 9 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Theo Hernández 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 AC Milan teammates, Theo Hernández had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Theo Hernández has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Theo Hernández has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 53 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Hakan Çalhanoğlu MF,FW

As a shooter, Hakan Çalhanoğlu had 49 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hakan Çalhanoğlu had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Hakan Çalhanoğlu has 18 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Hakan Çalhanoğlu has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hakan Çalhanoğlu has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Hakan Çalhanoğlu has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Alessio Romagnoli DF

Alessio Romagnoli has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Alessio Romagnoli has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Alessio Romagnoli has 18 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Alessio Romagnoli has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alessio Romagnoli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessio Romagnoli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Simon Kjær DF

Simon Kjær has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Simon Kjær had 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Simon Kjær had 15 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Simon Kjær has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Simon Kjær has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Simon Kjær has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Alexis Saelemaekers FW

Alexis Saelemaekers has 15 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Alexis Saelemaekers has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Alexis Saelemaekers has 13 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Alexis Saelemaekers has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alexis Saelemaekers has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alexis Saelemaekers has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Rafael Leão FW

As a shooter, Rafael Leão had 26 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rafael Leão had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Rafael Leão has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AC Milan teammates, Rafael Leão 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.

Rafael Leão has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Leão has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Udinese Calcio Team Stats

The Udinese Calcio Offensive Stats and Metrics

Udinese Calcio scored 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Udinese Calcio scored those goals off assists 141.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Udinese Calcio was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Udinese Calcio attempted 3.5 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. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Udinese Calcio attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Udinese Calcio Defensive Stats and Metrics

Udinese Calcio gave up -3.53 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Udinese Calcio plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Udinese Calcio goalkeepers fended off 0.06 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 5800.0% of shots on target were saved by Udinese Calcio goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Udinese Calcio goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 7% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Udinese Calcio Utility Stats

Udinese Calcio tried 2.29 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Udinese Calcio is in the top 30 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Udinese Calcio had 13.0 interceptions. This puts Udinese Calcio in the top 30 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Udinese Calcio has committed 0.04 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Udinese Calcio in the top 62 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Udinese Calcio drew 13.83 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Udinese Calcio is in the top 50 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Udinese Calcio had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.67 times per 90 minutes of action. Udinese Calcio is in the top 75 percentile in offside calls against them.

AC Milan Team Stats

The AC Milan Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AC Milan was able to score 1.21 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AC Milan was able to score 2 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, AC Milan was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, AC Milan attempts 5.08 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, AC Milan is able to get 34.9% 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.

AC Milan Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AC Milan was able to hold opponents to -3.95 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.05 shots were saved by AC Milan goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. AC Milan truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

AC Milan goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 7100.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for AC Milan. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

AC Milan Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, AC Milan had 2.88 crosses of the ball on the pitch. AC Milan is in the top 10 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AC Milan had 11.25 interceptions. This puts AC Milan in the top 60 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. AC Milan has committed 0.04 fouls per 90 minutes of action. AC Milan is in the top 62 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AC Milan drew 13.88 fouls. AC Milan is in the top 42 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. AC Milan had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.33 times per 90 minutes of action. AC Milan is in the top 60 percentile in offside calls against them.

Udinese Calcio vs. AC Milan Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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