Rayo Vallecano vs Leganes
Spanish La Liga
Date: Monday, 4 February 2019
Kick-Off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio de Vallecas (Madrid).
Rayo Vallecano were struggling badly in the first half of the season, but they proved to have quality for the top flight football with a dominant run of four wins and a draw in past five league outings,. The streak helped Los Franjirojos escaped the red zone as they are now lock on points with Monday’s rivals Leganes just above the danger area.
The latest of successes for Michel and his men came exactly seven days ago when they saw off Deportivo Alaves 0-1 away at Estadio de Mendizorroza.
Striker Raul De Tomas was one of the main catalysts for such an inspiring run of Rayo. He bagged five goals in last five appearances for Los Franjirojos, including the match-winner in the mentioned victory over Babazorros last Monday.
He completed hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Celta Vigo and has a nice chance to take his league tally to double digits (now has 9 goals to his name) with a goal here against the Legionaries.
Rayo Vallecano vs Leganes: Head-to-head
Copa del Rey last 32 round draw joined these two likes together which means they have already played each other three times this season.
Leganes advanced from the cup tie 3-2 on aggregate thanks to a 0-1 victory on the road in early-December.
The Legionaries also came on top when team faced each other in the league clash in October.
Just one of past seven head to head games saw goals scored at both ends.
Rayo Vallecano vs Leganes: Prediction
The hosts definitely come into this six-pointer as form favourites. The Legionaries played hot and cold throughout the entire season, but they rarely collected points on travels. They have a poor away record of 1 win, 3 draws and 7 losses in 11 matches in this term of Primera Division.
Leganes conceded two easy goals in the home fixture against Eibar last weekend, but managed to come back and earn a 2-2 draw at the end. Nevertheless, their away record and the fact Ray won four of past five league matches fantastically add on the value of the 2.30 odds offered by bookies for the home win pick here.
Rayo Vallecano vs Leganes: Bet Tips
Rayo Vallecano to win @ 2.30 (13/10)
Raul De Tomas to score anytime @ 2.62 (13/8).