Struggling Elche are in for a tough assignment when going up against top side Real Madrid on Saturday at Alfredo Di Stefano. Placed 3rd in the table Real Madrid have amassed 54 points after 26 matches. On 24 points Elche are ranked in 17th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
It is top against bottom and Real Madrid will be looking to make Elche feel the difference.
Stats and facts for Real Madrid and Elche.
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Real Madrid scored in the last 23 of 25 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Madrid’s last 5 of 7 matches.
- Elche has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Elche did not win the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- Elche has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches when playing away;
- Elche conceded in the last 19 of 21 matches.
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Form Real Madrid vs Elche
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Real Madrid continue to collect points.
Real Madrid look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches Real Madrid managed to win 1-0 against Atalanta in the Champions League, followed by a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid.
Elche enjoy steady progress.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Elche in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their previous 3 matches Elche were trashed by Barcelona in a 3-0 defeat and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Granada. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Sevilla.
On the back of these strong performances lately Real Madrid seem in with a good shot of another win against Elche.
Real Madrid v Elche Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Payback for points lost
Neither Real Madrid nor Elche managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the La Liga. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw at Alfredo Di Stefano. 3 times in the past 5 matches between Real Madrid and Elche over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Real Madrid seem to have a bit of a love affair with Elche, as they have beaten them 4 times in 5 previous meetings in the La Liga.
Real Madrid lie 3rd in the table on 54 points after 26 matches. 30 points behind after 25 games, Elche find themselves in a up to scratch 17th place.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Real Madrid have a 85% chance of beating Elche. That equals odds of 1.18 on Real Madrid to win, while the draw sits at 7.50. Placing a bet on the away win for Elche returns you odds 17.00. Real Madrid won 7 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Elche lost 7 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 42% in this match. This equals odds around 2.38, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.53. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 65%. The last 10 home league games for Real Madrid averaged 2.7 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Elche the average total goals were 2.6 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 60% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.67 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.30. Real Madrid’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.7 goals per match. 3 of Real Madrid’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Elche’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.6 goals per game. 6 of Elche’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.