Athletic Bilbao vs Elche Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday, 28 May 2023.
Bilbao are hanging on to the seventh spot with dear life. A top-seven finish is mandatory in order to qualify for one of the European competitions next season.
Meanwhile, Elche are already relegated from the campaign. And against expectations, they are playing well recently. The absence of pressure seems to have affected them in a good way.
Athletic Bilbao vs Elche Head-to-head stats
The reverse fixture ended in a 1-4 win for Bilbao, and that too on the road. Now they are at home, desperate to finish in the top-seven of the table.
They are also on a two-game winning streak, and they have a 100% winning record at this venue in h2h clashes in the past three years. And most of all, the last they lost here was eight years back.
Who will win the match between Athletic Bilbao vs Elche?
Athletic Bilbao recorded a 1-4 win in the reverse fixture, and that too on the road. Now they are at home, much more confident and with their European ticket within catching distance. It goes without saying they are going to approach this game as if it is a final.
The reason being, they are at home, pitted against the dead-last placed team in the competition – who already have been relegated. A better scenario would not be there for the Basque country.
Based on performances throughout the season, and h2h records, a win for Athletic Bilbao is anticipated this Sunday at the San Mames.
How many goals can be expected?
Bilbao scored four goals in the latest h2h clash, on the road. With their European future on line, they will be eager to score more this weekend.
Athletic Bilbao vs Elche Prediction
Athletic Bilbao registered a 1-4 win on the road in the latest h2h clash, and since they are at home this Sunday, they will be much more confident. In fact, they have a 100% winning record at this venue in the past two years in h2h encounters, and a 100% unbeaten record in the past eight years.
On the other hand, Elche are placed bottom-most in the table, and they are already relegated from the campaign. They have nothing left to play for. And even though they finally have the luxury to play without pressure, the experience of the hosts would be too much for them to handle.
A -1.5 Asian Handicap for Athletic Bilbao would be the best pick at 1.90 odd.
Athletic Bilbao vs Elche Betting Tips
Athletic Bilbao -1.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.90
Correct Score: 4-1 Athletic Billbao @ 15.00.