Athletic Bilbao vs Osasuna Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Spanish Copa Del Rey on Tuesday, 4 April 2023.
Bilbao is currently on a two-match unbeaten streak in Laliga. The team was having a four-match winless streak before and have lost their safe zone spot, which they still stays away with a difference of seven points.
Osasuna sitting at 9th, two positions below Bilbao in the standings, will be their upcoming rivals. But they will be not meeting in a Laliga match-up. Their clash will be marked as the second leg match-up of Copa Del Rey semi-finals of this season.
Athletic Bilbao vs Osasuna Head-to-head Stats
The first leg clash, which was their most recent meeting, ended in a 1-0 win for Osasuna. Bilbao was having a four-match unbeaten streak before losing to Osasuna in the first leg.
However, Bilbao have been the dominant force in the history of the meeting at this venue. They have a 100% unbeaten record in the past decade here, barring a single fixture.
Who will win the match between Athletic Bilbao vs Osasuna?
Bilbao is likely to seal a win on Tuesday as the visiting side was winless in seven of their last eight league matches on the road. Their only victory in those eight road trips came against Sevilla sitting at 13th.
Moreover, Athletic Bilbao have been the superior side in the history of this match-up at Estadio San Mames. Thus, we expect a win for the hosts Bilbao on Tuesday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
It could possibly be a tight encounter, similar to the first leg but directly opposite with Bilbao winning the match. We don’t expect a goal-fest as neither of these two sides have been successful in scoring goals over the rate of 2 offensively.
Will Both teams score in the match?
The reverse fixture ended in a 1-0 win for Osasuna. We expect a similar display but a win for Bilbao. Since we expect a clean sheet win for the hosts, both teams to score won’t be our bet for an alternative pick.
Athletic Bilbao vs Osasuna Prediction
The bookies were in favor of Bilbao to seal a win in the first leg of this match. In fact, Bilbao had the control over the match except for that goal scored by Abde at the beginning of the second half.
However, we don’t expect Bilbao to repeat the same mistake here. Backing them at 1.55 odds is our main betting pick for this match. Under 2.5 goals at 1.62 odds is our second pick.