Alaves vs Eibar: Preview and Predictions

Alaves vs Eibar Match Preview 27th April 2017

Alaves vs Eibar
Spanish La Liga
Date: Thursday, 27th April 2017
Kick-off at 18:30 UK / 19:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz).

Alaves finally found some form after suffering three consecutive defeat at the start of April. They picked points from the last two games, which are strong confidence boosters. They got back to winning ways in style by beating Europa League contender Villarreal and complemented this well with a 1-1 draw in the away trip to Las Palmas. Alaves are 11th in the standings and can only hope to finish high in the bottom half of table.

Eibar’s Europa League qualification chances are almost over falling to defeats in the last two matches. The minnows of the league were on an amazing run which still place them at 8th position in the league table. This is the first time this season that Eibar lost two matches in a row or failed to score in consecutive games.

Alaves vs Eibar: Head-to-head

The reverse fixture of the current campaign was a boring goal-less draw. However, this is the first stalemate between the two sides in 11 matches. Eibar has been the better side during the period with 7 wins to their name as against 4 defeats.

The home record of Alaves against Eibar is 2 wins and 3 losses from last 5 games.

Alaves vs Eibar: Prediction

The momentum is with Alaves after a brilliant home win against Villarreal and away draw at Las Palmas. The confidence in Eibar camp will be low after falling to back-to-back La Liga defeats without scoring for the first time in this season. This could become three on the bounce as Alaves look good to edge a narrow win on Thursday.

Eibar scored in 13 of their 16 away games this season. Meanwhile, Alaves conceded in 10 of their last 12 home games. Therefore, both teams to score look like a good alternate option for this game.

Alaves vs Eibar: Bet Tips

  • FT Result – Alaves to win at 2.70 with Betfair.
  • Both Teams to Score at 1.93 with Unibet.

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