Deportivo Alaves vs Girona
Spain – La Liga
Date: Saturday, 18th May 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz).
Alaves once in the season looked as if they might be challenging for the Champions League spots. But as the competition progressed, they failed to match their intensity in the first phase. As of now, they are six points off of a Europa League ticket, with just one match-day to go by.
Still, the team could hold their heads high for the level of competition they offered to this prestigious league, and they will be back for more next time around.
Girona is as good as gone to the Segunda. While they mathematically stand a chance to still crawl through, it’s an improbable one. It’s a shame though, as Girona, with the likes of Christian Stuani, was one of the most exciting teams to follow this last two seasons.
Deportivo Alaves vs Girona Head-to-head (h2h)
- Three of the last five wins went to Alaves.
- The last five games in a row had goals from both teams.
- Four of the last five clashes had three or more goals.
- The last two matches at this venue had both teams on the scorecard.
Deportivo Alaves vs Girona Prediction
Alaves is winless in their last nine games, while Girona lost eight of their last nine matches. At home, Alaves was winless in 11 of their last 13 ties, whereas Girona lost their last four away ties on the trot, and was winless in 11 of their last 15.
Both teams are in no condition to go through another game and would want to end this torment already. Unlucky for Girona though, as they still stand an extremely tiny chance to make it to the next edition of the La Liga, and will be forced to have some meaningless hope. Alaves, on the other hand, is safe – thanks to their performances early in the season.
Both these teams are in bad condition and will concede goals, and their disheartened and fatigued defenses might not have anything to say about it. Moreover, the last five h2h ties in a row had goals from both teams, and so did the last two at this venue.
Owing to the home advantage, and this being the last game in front of the home crowd for Alaves this season, and importantly due to the opponent being Girona – a team in bad form, and one that has already been relegated, Alaves should find the motivation to win at least one half of this game.
Deportivo Alaves vs Girona Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.67 (2/3)
Deportivo Alaves to Win Either Half @ 1.75 (3/4).