Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction & Match Preview

Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Spanish LaLiga Prediction by LeagueLane

Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Spanish La Liga on Sunday, 5 March 2023.

Vallecano are currently in possession of the sixth spot, and are in running for qualification to Europe. They have also been one of the most consistent teams at home.

Meanwhile, Bilbao are on a long losing streak, and particularly they have been a mess on the road. In fact, they have a single league win on the road since September.

Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-head stats

Three of the last four clashes had three or more goals, and five of the past seven meetings at this ground had the same stat to show. And note that the last the hosts kept a clean sheet at this ground in a league game was back in 1993.

Who will win the match between Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao?

Vallecano lost just thrice at this venue all through the league campaign, and two of these losses came against teams currently placed in the top-five of the table.

On the other hand, Bilbao are currently on a three-game losing streak, and they recorded a single league win on the road in the past six months.

As things stand, expect a win for Rayo Vallecano this Sunday.

How many goals can be expected?

Five of the past seven h2h clashes at this ground had three or more goals, and Bilbao kept just two clean sheets on the road in La Liga fixtures on the road in the past 12 months.

On top of that, the hosts of the day conceded two or more goals in three of their last six appearances at this stadium as well.

Likely, chances are quite high for goals to come in plenty this weekend.

Will Both Teams Score in the match?

Vallecano might have the edge this Sunday, but their h2h record over the years is not at all impressive. In fact, it has been 30 years since they kept a clean sheet at home in league games.

As such, both teams are counted upon to score goals at the Campo Vallecas.

Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction

Vallecano have an unbeaten record at this stadium in league games this season, barring just three losses. And two of these came against teams currently placed in the top-five of the table.

On the other hand, Bilbao lost their last three fixtures in a row, and they also won a single La Liga games on the road in the past six-month period.

Based on recent form, Vallecano are expected to secure a win at 3.00 odd.

However, they have always struggled to keep clean sheets against this opponent. In fact, the last they did such a thing in the league was back in 1993. Moreover, they kept just three clean sheets at home in all competitions since March.

As such, the Both Teams to Score wager looks appealing at 2.00 odd.

Rayo Vallecano vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips

  • Rayo Vallecano to Win @ 3.00
  • Both Teams to Score @ 2.00.