Both Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao will look to consolidate or perhaps even improve on their position in the La Liga. The pair go toe-to-toe in what is currently a mid-table clash in the La Liga. Celta Vigo are 10th with 33 points after 26 games. Athletic Bilbao ranks as a decent 9th in the table on 33 points.
Athletic Bilbao will be eager to close the gap on Celta Vigo in the La Liga table on Sunday.
Stats and facts for Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao.
- Celta Vigo unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Celta Vigo conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Celta Vigo’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Celta Vigo scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- Athletic Bilbao scored in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao scored the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Athletic Bilbao’s last 2 of 4 matches.
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Form Celta Vigo vs Athletic Bilbao
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Celta Vigo paddling along.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Celta Vigo who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their previous 3 matches Celta Vigo were easily beaten 2-0 by Valencia and went on to a 1-1 draw against Real Valladolid. Their latest match served up a rousing 4-3 win against SD Huesca.
Athletic Bilbao in nice flow.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Athletic Bilbao in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings Athletic Bilbao won 2-1 against Levante and went on to a 2-1 win against Granada. Their latest game produced a 2-1 defeat against Atletico Madrid.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, with both in equal shape, it looks like a game that could go either way. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Celta Vigo v Athletic Bilbao 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 have historical advantage
The last time the two sides faced off against each other Celta Vigo came away as 2-0 winners on the road at San Mames Barria back in December 2020 in the Spain – La Liga With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Athletic Bilbao enjoying a slight advantage having won 5 matches in the La Liga. Celta Vigo grabbed all 3 points in 3 matches while 2 matches ended all square.
Celta Vigo lie 10th in the table on 33 points from 26 games. 0 points behind following the first 26 matches Athletic Bilbao find themselves in a reasonable 9th place.
Full Time Betting
Celta Vigo are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.75, as bookies predict Celta Vigo are in with a 36% chance of beating Athletic Bilbao. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.25 on offer, while an away win for Athletic Bilbao pays out at 2.70. Celta Vigo won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Athletic Bilbao lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 56%. This equals odds 1.80 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.95. The last 10 home league games for Celta Vigo averaged 3.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Athletic Bilbao the average total goals were 2.8 with 8 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 49%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.05 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.75. Celta Vigo’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 3.2 goals a game. 6 of Celta Vigo’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.8 goals per game. 9 of the last 10 away matches for Athletic Bilbao went over 2.5 goals.