Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Spanish Laliga on Friday, 17 March 2023.
Athletic Bilbao have recorded back-to-back winless outcomes to end a two-game winning streak. The team dropped into 9th position, three positions and five points away from the safe zone in the standings.
Eanwhile, Vallodolid have been going through a disappointing form since the beginning of this season. Their poor run resulted in their positioning in the standings. However, they have managed to seal a couple of unbeaten outcomes from the past two fixtures.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-head Stats
Athletic Bilbao can also rely on the recent tradition since they won the previous two encounters against Valladolid. The reverse fixture ended in a 3-0 win for Bilbao.
Their past five meetings at this venue saw them both winning and losing two each. Four of those five matches had goals over 2.5.
Who will win the match between Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao?
Valladolid have generally been inconsistent at home. They were unbeaten in the past three league fixtures at home. However, those matches were against teams sitting outside the top half.
Meanwhile, Athletic Bilbao have an average form on the road lately. They were unbeaten in two of the past three road trips. Their recent defeats came against teams like Atletico Madrid and Celta Vigo.
Moreover, Athletico Bilbao have an upper hand in the recent tradition of this match-up here. Thus, we expect a win for Athletico Bilbao on Friday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
Four of the past five home matches of Real Valladolid had goals fewer than 2.5. Bilbao’s recent away matches also have the same trend of low-scoring displays. Therefore, we expect this match to have under 2.5 goals unlike their h2h displays.
Will Both teams score in the match?
Valladolid have failed to score in three of the last five league matches at home. On the other side, Bilbao have kept a clean sheet two of the past four away matches. Thus, we don’t expect a both teams scoring scenario here.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction
Bilbao’s away defeats have been against teams sitting in the top half of the standings. With the current form, they could be able to seal a victory over Valladolid on Friday.
Therefore, we like to place Athletic Bilbao to win at 2.05 odds as the main betting tip here. For the second tip, we like to place the under 2.5 goals option at 1.67 odds.