Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao
Spain – La Liga
Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020
Kick-off at 13:00 UK/ 14:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Jose Zorrilla (Valladolid).
Real Valladolid has dropped points in most of their recent matches in front of the home crowd. It is more unlikely to see the host bag all three points from the clash with Athletic Bilbao.
- Valladolid form: 26 matches – 6 wins – 11 draws – 9 losses – 29 points.
- Bilbao form: 26 matches – 8 wins – 10 draws – 8 losses – 34 points.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent three fixtures have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter resulted in a 1-1 draw.
- The visitor has recorded four of the last five wins.
- Both teams have scored in five of the prior six meetings.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Match preview
Real Valladolid had their previous encounter on the road. They faced Real Sociedad and lost with a 1-0 score on the board. It was their second loss within the last five matches.
After 6 winless games at home, Albivioletas recorded a win against Espanyol with a 2-1 scoreline. But four of their 6 winless games resulted in a draw.
Athletic Bilbao has lost three of their last five fixtures. In their previous encounter, they faced Villareal and scored a goal to secure the three points.
The visitor has lost their last two away fixtures against Real Sociedad and Alaves with the same 2-1 scoreline in each.
Five of their last ten matches on the road ended in a draw. Los Leones has lost only three of their recent ten away fixtures in all major competitions.
So, we can expect a tight encounter at Valladolid along with the probability of the teams sharing the spoils after the fat lady sings.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction
With 34 points to their name, Athletic Bilbao is five points ahead of the Albivioletas in the table. This gives a slight edge to the visitors in the match.
Besides, Los Leones has lost only 5 of their 13 away matches in the campaign. However, they have only one win in that and the remaining 7 matches ended in a draw.
Even with their poor away form, the visitor has their chance in the game considering their league standings and h2h history with the host.
Besides, Valladolid has also marked 7 of their 13 home matches as draws. Also, they have won only 3 of their league home matches so far.
Considering these stats, the chance for a draw is alive in the clash. So, the best option will be to go with a double chance in the game.
With 1.40 odds, the double chance for the visitors will be the best option for the punters. Most of their h2h meetings have seen over 2 goals in total.
Hence, over 1.5 goals at 1.66 odds will be a good option to try in ninety minutes.
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao Betting tips
Double chance: Draw or Athletic Bilbao @ 1.40 (2/5).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.66 (4/6).