Athletic Bilbao vs Granada Betting Tips & Predictions

Athletic Bilbao vs Granada Betting

With both teams placed mid-table Athletic Bilbao and Granada have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the La Liga. Athletic Bilbao lie 10th in the table on 30 points after 24 games. 3 points ahead after 25 games Granada find themselves in a exceptional 8th place.

On the back of their current run of form Athletic Bilbao are favored to keep their momentum going against Granada.

Stats and facts for Athletic Bilbao and Granada.

  • teamlogoAthletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoAthletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoAthletic Bilbao scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
  • teamlogoAthletic Bilbao conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.
  • teamlogoGranada did not win the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Granada’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Granada’s last 4 matches in the row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 3.5 in Granada’s last 4 when playing away matches in the row.

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Form Athletic Bilbao vs Granada

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Athletic Bilbao hope to stop the rot.

Their current run of 10 points from a possible 18 for Athletic Bilbao will not be enough to get the juices flowing among supporters. In their previous 3 matches Athletic Bilbao split the points in a 1-1 draw against Villarreal and went on to a 1-1 draw against Levante. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Levante.

Granada hope to boost points tally.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Granada who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings Granada suffered a 3-2 away defeat against SD Huesca and went on to a 2-1 defeat against SSC Napoli in the Europa League. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Elche.

In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favor Athletic Bilbao to first make a breakthrough.

Athletic Bilbao v Granada Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Granada not only managed to beat Athletic Bilbao in their last two meetings in the La Liga. They also kept a clean sheet on the way winning 2-0 in September 2020 and 4-0 in July 2020. Both sides have seemingly entered their latest matches in a cautious state of mind. 7 of their 10 most recent encounters saw at least one team managing a clean sheet. Each side claimed 4 wins in their last 10 meetings in the La Liga, while 2 matches ended in a draw. A very equal encounter seem to be on the cards here with a draw being the high value bet.

Current standings

Placed 10th in the table Athletic Bilbao have amassed 30 points after 24 matches. On 33 points Granada are ranked brilliantly in 8th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookies Athletic Bilbao are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.57 as bookies predict Athletic Bilbao to have a 64% chance of beating Granada. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 4.00 on offer, while an away win for Granada pays out at 6.00. Athletic Bilbao won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Granada lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 47% in this match. This equals odds around 2.15, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.67. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 60%. The last 10 home league games for Athletic Bilbao averaged 2.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Granada the average total goals were 2.9 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 47%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.15 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.67. Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.8 goals a game. 3 of Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Granada’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.9 goals per game. 8 of the last 10 away matches for Granada went over 2.5 goals.

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