Two in-form teams will square off in La Liga on Friday night, as Valladolid host Espanyol at the Estadio del Rayo Vallecano. Betis managed a narrow 1-0 victory on the road at Betis at the weekend thanks to a first-half goal from Antonito. Meanwhile, Espanyol won 2-0 away at Huesca on Sunday, with Borja Iglesias scoring a brace. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Valladolid are enjoying an incredible run of form in the league at the moment, having won each of their last four games in La Liga. They currently lie 6th in the standings with 15 points to their name after nine rounds, just three points adrift of the current leaders Barcelona. At home, Valladolid have won five of their last ten games across all competitions.
Espanyol, on the other hand, have been a strong side throughout this La Liga campaign, having lost just two of their opening nine fixtures. The Catalans are currently on a four-game unbeaten run in the league, winning three in the process. On the road, Espanyol were on a four-game winless streak prior to their 0-2 victory at Huesca at the weekend.
Espanyol hold the better head-to-head record in this tie, but most of those meetings have ended in draws. Our betting tips and predictions fancies a draw at odds 3.10.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Draw at odds 3.10[/bet_tip_now]
Both teams have been in great shape of late, having won several games in La Liga. Both sit in the top six in the league table and we expect a tight affair here. Four of the last five meetings between them have ended in draws and we fancy a similar outcome in this one. Our preview would back a draw at odds 3.10.
Valladolid to win at odds 2.90
Valladolid vs Espanyol Draw at odds 3.10
Espanyol to win at odds 2.50
Correct Score odds
Each of Valladolid’s last three league outings have ended with the 1-0 correct score. Espanyol, on the other hand, have conceded just three goals in their most recent four games in La Liga. Four of the last nine games between these two sides have ended with the 1-1 scoreline and we expect a similar result here. Our correct score anticipate a 1-1 draw at odds 6.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]1-1 draw at odds 6.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Four of Valladolid’s last six games in La Liga have seen few than three goals scored. Actually, both Valladolid and Espanyol hold strong defensive records, having conceded just 13 goals between them after nine games. Our total goals prediction expect under 2.5 goals at odds 1.61.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Under 2.5 goals at odds 1.61[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Borja Iglesias netted a brace at the weekend and he is now leading the club’s goalscoring charts with four goals and two assists under his belt. He has now scored three goals in his last three appearances for Espanyol in La Liga. Our first goalscorer prediction is Borja Iglesias at odds 5.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Borja Iglesias at odds 5.50[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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