Las Palmas vs Villarreal
Spanish La Liga
Date: Friday, 17th March 2017
Kick off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Estadio Gran Canaria (Las Palmas).
Inconsistent Las Palmas host on-form Villarreal for match day 28 of the 2016/2017 La Liga season.
Las Palmas lost in a 7 goals clash with Espanyol last weekend. The yellows scored thrice as they average a minimum of 3 goals in their last 3 league games. Las Palmas sits 12th on the log with 32 points from 27 games.
On the other hand, Villarreal extended their winning streak to 3 straight game, by fighting hard for a 1-0 away win over Celta Vigo last weekend. Robert 45 minutes strike ensures the yellow submarine scooped the maximum point. Villarreal sits 5th on the log with 48 points from 27 games.
Finally, Las Palmas recent goal run, has seen them scored 4 extra goals, compared to their Friday league game visitor.
Las Palmas vs Villarreal: Key Facts
Las Palmas ended their 2 home game games unbeaten with a 5-2 win over Osasuna on match day 26. The yellow has tasted defeat twice in their first 14 home game of the season, losing to Real Sociedad, and Sevilla in 2 consecutive home games.
Villarreal enjoys 3 league games winning streak, and 3 away league games winning streak. In addition, the yellow submarine boast of 6 away games unbeaten run, and the 6th best away team in the on-going season, losing 2 of their first 13 away league games. In addition, the yellow submarine has the best defence in the league.
Las Palmas: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)
Varas: Simon, Lemos, Bigas, Castellano: Gomez, Mesa, Viera: Boateng, Livaja, Jese
Villarreal: Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2)
Fernandez: Costa, Ruiz, Musacchio, Mario Gaspar: Soriano, Bruno, Trigueros, Dos Santos: Bakambu, Soldado
Las Palmas vs Villarreal: Head to Head Statistics
Villarreal enjoyed a narrow margin win in both sides first leg meeting earlier this season. The yellow submarine came from behind to scoop a 2-1 win over Las Palmas at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal.
However, the last league meeting between both at the Gran Canaria stadium ended in a goalless draw. In addition, both sides has 1 win each in the last 5 competitive games between them.
Las Palmas vs Villarreal: Predictions
Las Palmas is laden with some league inconsistency, haven won just 1 of their last 7 league games. Villarreal on the other have maintained some steady league run losing once in their last 7 league games. The yellow submarine also boats of the best defence in the league.
Therefore, I will predict both getting atleast a goal, and Villarreal getting the win.
Las Palmas vs Villarreal: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score at 1.75 with Unibet.