Sevilla vs Malaga: Preview and Prediction

Sevilla vs Malaga: Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips-17th December 2016

Sevilla vs Malaga
Spanish La Liga
Date: Saturday, 17th December 2016,
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuan (Sevilla).

Fans at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan will witness a top clash on Saturday night as Sevilla welcomes Malaga for the Match day 16 of the Spanish La Liga.

Sevilla bounced back to winning ways last week with a 0-3 win on the road against Celta Vigo. The win ensured they are within distance of the top two teams as they maintained 3rd position. They are 3rd in the table with 30 points, a point below Barcelona and 7 points below leaders Real Madrid. A win in this game will push them up into 2nd position should Barcelona fail to win.

Meanwhile, Malaga haven’t been in the best of form in recent weeks. They are without a win in their last 3 outings in all competitions, they have lost once and drawn twice. They are 11th in the table tied on same points 21 with Las Palmas and Celta Vigo. A win in this game will push them into the top half of the table if Las Palmas fail to win on same night.

Sevilla vs Malaga: Head to Head Statistics

Games between this two teams have always been tough and entertaining, they are of equal strength. They have played 32 times in the past and have both won 12 games each and drawn 8 games. At Sevilla home ground, Sevilla have won 5 games, drawn 5 and list 6 games to Malaga. Sevilla are unbeaten in their last 4 meetings with 3 wins and a draw.

Sevilla vs Malaga: Prediction

Sevilla’s good form this season speaks for them and they are the favorites in this fixture. We expect them to grab a home win in this one and keep the pressure on Barcelona. Also looking at the scoring forms of the two teams, we expect both teams to get on the score sheet.

Sevilla vs Malaga: Bet Tips

Total team goals for Sevilla: Over 1.5 at 1/2 (1.50)
Both teams to score (YES) at 7/9 (1.78).