Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao – Predictions & Football Betting Tips
Espanyol will look to continue their excellent run in La Liga when they host Athletic Bilbao at the RCDE Stadium on Monday night. Espanyol threw away a one-goal lead following an early strike from Borja Iglesias to only secure a 1-1 draw on the road at Valladolid. Meanwhile, Athletic Bilbao drew nil-nil at home against Valencia last time out in La Liga. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Espanyol have lost just two of their last ten league games and enter the fray on the back of a five-game unbeaten streak. The Catalans currently lie 5th in the La Liga table with 18 points to their name after ten rounds, just three points behind the current leaders Barcelona. Their recent home form has been amazing, as Espanyol have won each of their last five league games.
On the flip side, Athletic Bilbao are winless in nine league games, losing just two in thee process. This leaves the Basques only 16th in the standings, just two points clear of thee bottom three. The positive fact is that Bilbao are undefeated in six trips at the moment, although they only won twice in the process. The bad news is that Bilbao are winless in their last four visits to Espanyol in La Liga.
Espanyol have been excellent on home soil in La Liga recently, so our betting tips and predictions expect Espanyol to win at odds 1.95.
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Espanyol have suffered just one home defeat in La Liga over the past eight months. They have won each of their four home league games, including a 3-1 triumph against Villarreal in their most recent match in front of their own fans. Our preview anticipate Espanyol to win at odds 1.95.
Espanyol to win at odds 1.95
Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao Draw at odds 3.30
Athletic Bilbao to win at odds 4.00
Correct Score odds
Betis have scored at least one goal in each of their last six home games in La Liga. Furthermore, they have kept three clean sheets in their four home league outings so far this season. On the other hand, Celta Vigo have only scored three goals in their most recent three league trips. Our correct score prediction would back Espanyol to win 2-1 at odds 8.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Espanyol to win 2-1 at odds 8.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Two of Espanyol’s last four games in La Liga have seen more than three goals. Meanwhile, Bilbao have netted at least two goals in two of their most recent five trips. Our total goals prediction fancies over 2.5 goals at odds 2.20.
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First Goalscorer odds
Borja Iglesias has been omnipresent for Espanyol throughout this La Liga campaign, helping the team with five goals and two assists. Iglesias has netted four goals in his last four league appearances and we fancy him to continue this form. Our first goalscorer prediction is Borja Iglesias at odds 4.75.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Borja Iglesias at odds 4.75[/bet_tip_now]
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