Espanyol vs Sevilla: Preview and Prediction

Sevilla will be hoping for a win to move closer to 5th position when they travel to the Catalonia to face Espanyol at Power8 Stadium on Sunday 1st may 2016; kick-off is scheduled at 15:00 hrs GMT.

Sevilla are in the 7th position and are just 3 points below Athletic Bilbao, who are in the 6th position. While the visiting side are in the 15th position and are just 5 points above the drop zone, they will be hoping for a vital away win to go further away from the danger of relegation.

Form comparison

  • Both teams are almost on same phase of form, they are without a win in 5 of their last 6 La Liga games.
  • Sevilla has lost 4 of their last 6 league games, won 1 and drew 1.
  • Espanyol has lost 3 of their last 6 league games, won 1 and drew 2
  • Sevilla have a bad away record in the league, they have not won any of their away games in la Liga this season.

Espanyol: Team News

Victor Sanchez is back from suspension and available for selection while Javi Lopez will be serving his own suspension.

Anaitz Arbilla and Abraham are out on injury while Felipe Caicedo is a doubt for the clash.

Espanyol: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Duarte, Roco, Duarte, Gonzalez
Asensio, Diop, Sanchez
Burgui, Moreno, Perez

Sevilla: Team News

Sevilla have only three missing players due to injury; Marco Andreolli, Reyes, Micheal Krohn-Dehli.

Sevilla: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)

Coke, Rami, Kolodziejczak, Tremoulinas
Cristoforo, Krychowik
Vitolo, Iborra, Konoplyanka

Espanyol vs Sevilla: Head-To-Head stats

Espanyol have only won 10 games against Sevilla in their 43 meetings, they have lost 25 times to Sevilla and drawn 8 games.

Espanyol have also lost 10 games at home against Sevilla and won 6, they have drawn 5.

Sevilla have won 7 of their last 8 matches against Espanyol in all competitions.

Espanyol are without a win in 8 of their last 10 homes games against Sevilla.

Espanyol vs Sevilla: Prediction

Sevilla may look like the favourites in this game but they have been very poor at home this season, they have not won a game away this season and they have only 9 points from the 17 away games they have played this season.

If Statistics are to be followed, then Sevilla is in for a loose or draw in this game. On the contrary, the Catalonian side have failed to win their last 5 games.

Espanyol vs Sevilla-Statistical Prediction-1-May-2016
Espanyol vs Sevilla: Statistical Prediction

Espanyol vs Sevilla: Bet Tips

Best bet: double chance any side win (12)
Safe bet: Sevilla Win/ Draw no bet
Risky/big money bet: Sevilla win both halves