Valencia vs Osasuna
Spain La Liga
Date: Thursday, 21 January 2021
Kick-Off at 18.00 UK
Venue: Estadio de Mestalla, Valencia.
Thursday’s action in Spanish La Liga is starting at Mestalla where Valencia CF welcomes relegation zone team Osasuna. Hosts have picked up nice rhythm and achieved good results in the last couple of weeks.
Since they are dangerously close to the red line, victory could be of massive importance for the Bats. The same goes for squad from Pamplona, as their goal is to avoid comeback to Segunda Division.
In terms of the odds, bookmakers have labelled Valencia as the warm favourite, currently priced at 2.05 odds. Osasuna have managed to stop Real Sociedad and Real Madrid so far in 2021. Can they do the same against Bats on Thursday night?
Valencia vs Osasuna Head-to-head
- There were 36 head to head matches between these two opponents in the past. Valencia have had much more success, having won 20 games and losing only six.
- The Bats were defeated by Osasuna at Mestalla only once in 18 duels.
- The last three meetings between them were always won by home teams.
- Seven out of the last eight times they locked horns there were plenty of goals, with matches ending either BTTS or Over 2.5 FT.
Valencia vs Osasuna Prediction
As you probably know, Valencia CF had huge financial troubles during the summer and being forced to sell big majority of their best players. Squad is led by Javi Gracia, and the main goal is to stay away from the red zone as much as possible. Veteran Kevin Gameiro is having a disappointing campaign, managing to score only one goal in 11 appearances. The same goes for Russian international Denis Cheryshev.
Valencia’s current record at Mestalla is two wins, four draws and three defeats. The average number of goals scored is exactly 3.00 per duel. As for their opposition, Osasuna have more than 50% loss rate when playing away from home, being winless in the last eight duels on the road. We will back hosts to win the game.
Valencia vs Osasuna Betting Tips
Home win @ 2.05
2 or 3 goals total @ 1.95.