Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction & Match Preview

Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Copa del Rey Predictions by LeagueLane

Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Copa del Rey on Thursday, 26 January 2023.

Manager Gennaro Gattuso has high hopes for his team to lift the Copa del Rey trophy this season. His team won by a huge 4-0 margin in the round of 16 as they defeated Sporting Gijon. They are now clubbed with Athletic Bilbao in the quarterfinals.

Oscar de Marcos scored the only goal when Athletic Bilbao faced Espanyol in the round of 16. In La Liga, they lost to Real Madrid in their last outing.

Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-head stats

Last year, both teams faced each other in the semi-finals of this competition and the host won by 2-1 on aggregate.

It is interesting to note that the visitors have won only once in the last five years against this team at Estadio de Mestalla. In La Liga both teams clashed back in August and the visitors won that game by 1-0.

Who will win the match between Valencia and Athletic Bilbao?

It is important to note that Valencia are last year’s finalist. They lost to Real Betis on penalties, this time we can expect them to win this round. They are in great form in this competition and have won comfortably against Sporting Gijon and La Nucia.

How many goals can be expected?

Three of the last four head-to-head matches at Estadio de Mestalla ended with more than two goals being scored combined. We can back on both teams to score as in this competition they have scored plenty of goals.

Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction

Valencia are one of the favourites to win this competition this season. They won this Cup back in 2019 and made it to the finals of last season. Moreover, at Estadio de Mestalla the visitors have struggled against this opposition. You can back the following, as the first tip is that Valencia will win this game– at 2.75 odd.

Moving on, our second tip for this game is that Both teams to score– the odd for this tip will be at 1.95. Both teams have scored a combined total of six goals in their last two meetings. The visitors scored against Eldense and Sestao previously in this competition.

Valencia vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips

  • Valencia to win @ 2.75
  • Both teams to score @ 1.95.