Author: Joe Kizlauskas
Last Updated: April 8, 2021
On the back of their current form, Athletic Bilbao is favoured to keep their momentum going against Deportivo Alaves.
Stats and facts for Athletic Bilbao and Deportivo Alaves.
- Athletic Bilbao did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Athletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Athletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Athletic Bilbao scored in the last 16 of 18 matches.
- Deportivo Alaves did not win the last 7 matches in a row;
- Deportivo Alaves has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Deportivo Alaves did not win the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Deportivo Alaves has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches.
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Form Athletic Bilbao vs Deportivo Alaves
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Athletic Bilbao in nice flow.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Athletic Bilbao, who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their previous 3 matches, Athletic Bilbao ended with a 1-1 draw against Eibar and a 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad.
Deportivo Alaves slumps to new low.
Results have been dismal for Deportivo Alaves in recent months, and fans will be bordering on desperation for a quick turn around. In their last 3 matches, Deportivo Alaves split the points in a 1-1 draw against Cadiz, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Atletico Madrid. Their most recent match brought a 3-1 defeat against Celta Vigo.
On the back of these results and Deportivo Alaves performing poorly, siding with Athletic Bilbao at odds 1.95 is the obvious way to go.
Athletic Bilbao v Deportivo Alaves Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Athletic Bilbao to make it an even four
The last time the pair played each other, Deportivo Alaves came away as 1-0 winners back in October 2020 in La Liga’s match. Interestingly, at least one team managed to keep a clean sheet in 7 of their 10 most recent encounters. As such, betting on both teams not to score would have paid out a nice profit Deportivo Alaves have a 4-4-2 advantage in the La Liga against Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao finds themselves placed 10th in the table on 36 points from 29 games. In 20th place, Deportivo Alaves are 13 points behind in the standings.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies, Athletic Bilbao is the favourites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.95, as bookies predict Athletic Bilbao to have a 51% chance of beating Deportivo Alaves. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.30 on offer, while an away win for Deportivo Alaves pays out at 4.33. Athletic Bilbao won just 4 of their last 10 home league games. Deportivo Alaves lost 7 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 49% in this match. This equals odds around 2.05 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.73. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 58%. The last 10 home league games for Athletic Bilbao averaged 2.6 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Deportivo Alaves, the average total goals were 2.8, with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.6 goals a game. 3 of Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Deportivo Alaves’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.8 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Deportivo Alaves went over 2.5 goals.