Valencia vs Malaga
Spanish La Liga
Date: Sunday, 4th December 2016,
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Mestalla (Valencia).
Valencia have been struggling in La Liga games this season, but they have been excelling in domestic cup games. They will be playing Malaga at home on Sunday night at Estadio de Mestalla.
Valencia will enter this game in high spirit, having defeated Leganes in their mid-week Copa dey Rey games. However, they have been winless in their last 5 La Liga games with 3 losses and 2 draws. Also the have managed only 3 wins and 2 draws in La Liga this season, losing the rest of the games.
Malaga continued their unbeaten run last week with a 4-3 home win against Deportivo La Coruna. They are now unbeaten in their last 3 La Liga games with a draw and 2 wins. Malaga are in the mid-table, they are 11th in the La Liga table with 19 points to their name after 13 games.
Valencia vs Malaga: Head to Head Statistics
Valencia were winners in both LaLiga clashes of the 2015/16 season with a 3-0 win at Mestalla backed up with a 2-1 win at Rosaleda. Moreover, Valencia have picked up 5 wins and 1 draw in the last 7 league meetings against Malaga, losing just once.
The home record at Mestalla is even better as Valencia are coming on the back of 7 consecutive wins against Malaga. They haven’t lost in any of the last 15 home matches against Malaga and the head-to-head is massive after registering 13 wins and 2 draws.
Valencia vs Malaga: Prediction
Valencia’s good record against Malaga may not count in this game, they have been poor compared to Malaga’. Also, Malaga’s growing injury list may affect the game, they will also be missing Juan Carlos on suspension.
We are on Valencia’s side in this game as we expect them to pick up where they left off from the mid-week.
Valencia vs Malaga: Betting Tips
Valencia to win at 1.75
Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals at 2.20.