Deportivo La Coruna vs Valencia
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Monday, 31st October 2016
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Estadio Riazor, A Coruna.
Deportivo La Coruna managed just 2 wins so far in the league this season with both the wins coming at their home ground. Overall, they are on a big struggle and look like a side who are going to be in the relegation battle until the final days of the season. They already sit at 18th position in the league table and have suffered 5 defeats from their 9 matches so far.
Valencia started the 2016/17 La Liga season on a poor note suffering 4 consecutive defeats. Following the sacking of Pako Ayestaran, they managed to gain confidence with back-to-back wins against newly promoted sides Alaves and Leganes. They looked good in recent weeks after managing 3 wins from their last 5 La Liga games. The 2 defeats during the period have come against the heavy weights – Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. They did give Barcelona a big scare in the last weekend’s fixture before going down bravely in front of their home fans by a 3-2 margin.
Deportivo La Coruna vs Valencia: Head-to-Head Stats
The two La Liga meetings of the 2015/16 season between Deportivo and Valencia ended in 1-1 draws.
Valencia lead the head-to-head record in recent seasons with 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss from their last 8 meetings in La Liga.
Even at the Riazor, Deportivo haven’t fared well as they were able to register only 1 win from the last 10 meetings with Valencia in all competitions, while they lost 5 and drawn in 4 matches.
Deportivo La Coruna vs Valencia: Prediction
Valencia are a side with enough potential and currently they have a squad in full fitness. And they have shown good spirit in the recent outings and looked like a team hungry for wins. While Deportivo are a side that lacks any kind of consistency and they are not expected to trouble a fired up Valencia despite having the home advantage.
Deportivo La Coruna vs Valencia: Bet Tips
Full Time Result: Valencia win at 2.55
Asian Handicap: Valencia 0.0 at 1.875.