Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal will square off at the San Mames Barria on Wednesday night, with both sides looking to build on their recent results in La Liga. Athletic Bilbao threw away a two-goal lead following two early strikes from Inaki Williams and Raul Garcia to only secure a 2-2 away draw at Betis. Villarreal, on the flip side, only drew 0-0 at home against Valencia. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Athletic Bilbao had a terrible La Liga campaign last year, but they looked much better in this early part of the new season. The Basques are yet to lose this season, winning one and drawing three of their opening four league outings. In addition, Bilbao managed to collect five points from their three home games in La Liga so far this season.
Villarreal, on the other hand, have endured a mixed run of form in this 2018/19 competitive season. They are currently undefeated in three competitive fixtures, which includes a 2-2 home draw against Rangers in the Europa League last week. The good news is that the Yellow Submarine are unbeaten on the road in this early part of the new La Liga campaign, registering a draw and a win in this term.
Athletic Bilbao looked solid at home this season and they also hold a strong head-to-head record against Villarreal. Our betting tips and predictions anticipate Athletic Bilbao to win at odds 2.20.
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Athletic Bilbao are unbeaten in six games across all competitions at the moment, winning three and drawing three in this term. Furthermore, the Basques are undefeated in their last seven home meetings with Villarreal in all competitions, winning four in the process. Our preview fancies Athletic Bilbao to win at odds 2.20.
Athletic Bilbao to win at odds 2.20
Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal Draw at odds 3.40
Villarreal to win at odds 3.30
Correct Score odds
Bilbao did well to score at least one goal in each of their last six games across all competitions. Furthermore, they have found the back of the net in six of their last seven home meetings with Villarreal. Meanwhile, Villarreal have also netted at least once in eight of their last ten trips. Our correct score expect Athletic Bilbao to win 2-1 at odds 9.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Athletic Bilbao to win 2-1 at odds 9.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
The Basque team have scored at least two goals in four of their last five games. Villarreal, on the flip side, haven’t been very dangerous going forward in La Liga so far this season, but they did well to score twice against Rangers in their Europa League group stage opener last week. Our total goals prediction fancies over 2.5 goals at odds 2.07.
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First Goalscorer odds
Inaki Williams has been in good shape for Athletic Bilbao of late, having scored twice in his last three appearances for Villarreal. In addition, Inaki has also provided two assists for the Basques in this early part of the new La Liga season. Our first goalscorer prediction is Inaki Williams at odds 6.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Inaki Williams at odds 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
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