Alaves vs Valencia
Spain – LaLiga
Date: Friday, 06 March 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz).
Despite being at a better position in the league, Valencia will be facing troubles in the clash with Alaves sue to their poor away form in the campaign this season.
- Alaves form: 26 matches – 8 wins – 7 draws – 11 losses – 31 points.
- Valencia form: 26 matches – 11 wins – 8 draws – 7 losses – 41 points.
Alaves vs Valencia Head-to-head (h2h)
- Valencia has recorded three of the last five wins, all at home.
- Their previous encounter gave a 2-1 home win for Valencia.
- Both teams have scored in their last nine fixtures.
- The team that hosts have secured the victory in the prior 6 meetings.
Alaves vs Valencia Match preview
Alaves were on the road in their previous encounter. They faced Leganes and both teams scored a goal each to share the spoils in the clash.
The host shows promise as they have lost only one of their last five matches. Besides, Alaves is on a two-game winning streak at home in their schedule.
Valencia, on the other hand, will be coming after a 2-1 win at home against Real Betis in their previous encounter in the campaign.
To make things worse, this win had come after six consecutive winless games in their overall schedule with four losses in it.
In the league, Alaves has kept a good record at home. Home ground is their strongest suit as 6 of their overall 8 wins were registered as the host.
In sharp contrast, Valencia has recorded only 3 wins in their 12 away fixtures so far. Also, the visitor is on a three-game losing streak in their away games.
Based on these stats, the host will have a better game at Vitoria-Gasteiz if they can keep their composure against the top part team.
Alaves vs Valencia Prediction
It has been a trend that the team that hosts have won the clash in their last seven meetings between Alaves and Valencia. Along with that, Alaves has stayed unbeaten in their last two h2h clashes at home against Valencia.
Playing at home will definitely aid the host with the home ground advantage. Having lost only three of their 13 home matches in the league, Alaves has a slight edge over the visitors.
To make things worse, Valencia has lost the last three consecutive away games in their fixtures. On the contrary, Alaves has won their last two attempts at home.
Considering their current form, Alaves will have more chance of winning the game. The betting odds for home win is too high at 2.50. So, it will be safer to go with a double chance for Alaves at 1.40.
Both teams have scored goals in their last nine fixtures. Even though Valencia is on a poor away run to continue that trend, we can expect a couple of goals from the host. Hence, over 1.5 goals will be the best bet from the goals area in the match.
Alaves vs Valencia Betting tips
Double chance: Alaves or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).