Athletic Bilbao enjoy home advantage when visitors Eibar swing by for a clash in the La Liga this coming Saturday. Athletic Bilbao lie 11th in the table on 34 points from 27 games. 12 points behind following the first 27 matches Eibar find themselves in 19th place.
It has been a few rounds since Eibar last taste of success in the La Liga and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Athletic Bilbao.
Stats and facts for Athletic Bilbao and Eibar.
- Athletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Athletic Bilbao scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Athletic Bilbao’s last 3 of 5 matches.
- Eibar did not win the last 10 matches in a row;
- Eibar has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Eibar did not win the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Eibar has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away.
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Form Athletic Bilbao vs Eibar
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Trouble looms for Eibar
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Athletic Bilbao in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their last 3 matches Athletic Bilbao won 2-1 against Granada, followed by a 2-1 defeat against Atletico Madrid. Their most recent match brought a 0-0 draw with Celta Vigo.
Eibar desperate for points.
Results have been abysmal lately for Eibar, who will be desperate to get a positive result in their upcoming fixture. In their previous 3 matches Eibar ended with a 1-1 draw against SD Huesca and went on to a 1-0 defeat against Cadiz. Their latest match served up a 3-1 defeat against Villarreal.
On the back of these results and with Eibar performing poorly, siding with Athletic Bilbao at odds 1.95 is the obvious way to go.
Athletic Bilbao v Eibar Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Athletic Bilbao look to avenge rare defeat
The last time the two sides faced off against each other Athletic Bilbao came away as 2-1 winners on the road at Municipal de Ipurua back in September 2020 in the Spain – La Liga Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. Athletic Bilbao seem to have a bit of a love affair with Eibar, as they have beaten them 6 times in 10 previous meetings in the La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao are 11th with 34 points after 27 games. Eibar ranks as 19th in the table on 22 points.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies Athletic Bilbao are favorites 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 Eibar. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 2.70 on offer, while an away win for Eibar pays out at 5.00. Athletic Bilbao won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Eibar lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 83% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.20 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 4.33. Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.8 goals per match. 3 of Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Eibar’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.1 goals per game. 5 of Eibar’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.