It is top against bottom when Sevilla squares up against Elche for a match in the La Liga this coming Saturday. Elche lie 19th in the table on 21 points from 24 games. 27 points ahead following the first 24 games Sevilla find themselves in a reasonable 4th place.
Stats and facts for Elche and Sevilla.
- Elche conceded in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Elche’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Elche scored in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Sevilla has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Sevilla has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
- Sevilla scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla’s last 4 of 6 matches.
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Form Elche vs Sevilla
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Elche continue to look blunt.
Elche go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches Elche won 1-0 against Eibar and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Barcelona. Their latest match served up a 2-1 defeat against Granada.
Sevilla hope to boost points tally.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Sevilla in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Sevilla managed to get a rather comfortable 2-0 away win to Osasuna, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Barcelona. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 defeat against Barcelona.
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 1.62 and with stronger performances lately than Elche has put on show, Sevilla seem the natural pick.
Elche v Sevilla Fixture History
Sevilla blew Elche to smithereens in their most recent meetings in the La Liga hammering them 3-0 and 2-0. Elche enter the match against Sevilla with a 0-1-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in the La Liga.
Placed 19th in the table Elche have amassed 21 points after 24 matches. On 48 points Sevilla are ranked in 4th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Elche to win pays out at 6.00, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, while an away win for Sevilla returns you odds 1.62. Elche won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Sevilla lost 3 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 44% in this match. This equals odds around 2.25, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.60. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 63%. The last 10 home league games for Elche averaged 2.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 7 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Sevilla the average total goals were 1.8 with 3 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. Elche’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.5 goals a game. 4 of Elche’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Sevilla’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.8 goals per game. 2 of the last 10 away matches for Sevilla went over 2.5 goals.