With both Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao enjoying the comforts of mid-table, both could make a push for an even stronger position when going toe-to-toe on Reale Seguros Stadium on 19:00 7th April in round 29 of La Liga. Placed 7th in the table Real Sociedad have amassed 45 points after 28 matches. On 35 points Athletic Bilbao are ranked in 10th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Real Sociedad can finish the day inside the top 6 by downing Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday in the La Liga.
Stats and facts for Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao.
- Real Sociedad scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Sociedad’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Real Sociedad scored the last 6 matches in a row at home.
- Athletic Bilbao did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Athletic Bilbao did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Athletic Bilbao scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches.
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Form Real Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Real Sociedad paddling along.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Real Sociedad in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their last 3 matches Real Sociedad lost 1-0 to Granada, followed by a 6-1 defeat against Barcelona. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 win against Athletic Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao hoping for fresh start.
Athletic Bilbao go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches Athletic Bilbao ended with a 0-0 draw against Celta Vigo and went on to a 1-1 draw against Eibar. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad.
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 2.20 and with stronger performances lately than Athletic Bilbao has put on show, Real Sociedad seem the natural pick.
Real Sociedad 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.
Real Sociedad look to extend superior advantage:
The last time the pair played each other Real Sociedad came away as 1-0 winners back in December 2020 in a match in the La Liga. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Real Sociedad usually enjoy playing Athletic Bilbao, taking all 3 points against them 6 times in the last 10 meetings in the La Liga.
Placed 7th in the table Real Sociedad have amassed 45 points after 28 games. On 35 points Athletic Bilbao are ranked in 10th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Real Sociedad to win pays out at 2.20, the best prize for a draw is 3.20, while an away win for Athletic Bilbao returns you odds 3.60. Real Sociedad won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Athletic Bilbao lost 4 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 51%. This equals odds 1.95 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 1.80. The last 10 home league games for Real Sociedad averaged 3.1 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 2.7 with 8 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 42%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.38 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. Real Sociedad’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 3.1 goals a game. 6 of Real Sociedad’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Athletic Bilbao’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. 8 of the last 10 away matches for Athletic Bilbao went over 2.5 goals.