Villarreal and Girona will square off at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Friday night, with both sides still searching for their first victory of the La Liga 2018/19 season. Villarreal did well to secure a 0-0 draw on the road at Sevilla at the weekend, in a game in which the hosts had the better ball possession and loads of goalscoring chances. On the other hand, Girona had a one-goal lead in their 1-4 home loss against Real Madrid this weekend following Borja Garcia’s early goal. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Villarreal have lost just twice in their last eight league outings, but unfortunately, they are winless in this early start of the season. They have lost unexpectedly at the hands of Real Sociedad on the opening round, but at least they managed a nil-nil draw at Sevilla on Sunday. Villarreal are now back on home soil, where they were on a six-game unbeaten run prior to their 1-2 loss against Real Sociedad.
Girona have also endured a poor run of form in La Liga over the past few months, having won just once in their last seven fixtures. Girona are winless in two league games so far this season and come into this tie on the back of a humiliating 1-4 home loss at the hands of Real Madrid. The only positive thing is that Girona are unbeaten in their last three league trips, winning twice in this term.
This will be Villarreal’s second home game in La Liga this season and they will be looking for a victory. They looked solid at the weekend, and our betting tips and predictions fancies Villarreal to win at odds 1.60.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Villarreal to win at odds 1.60[/bet_tip_now]
Villarreal have won two of their last three meetings with Girona across all competitions. The Yellow Submarine looked decent on home soil over the past few months, losing just once in their last seven fixtures. On the flip side, Girona have won just once in their last seven games in La Liga. Our preview expect Villarreal to win at odds 1.60.
Villarreal to win at odds 1.60
Villarreal vs Girona Draw at odds 3.75
Girona to win at odds 5.75
Correct Score odds
These two sides have registered a nil-nil draw in this early part of the campaign, which means they are struggling a bit going forward. Actually, these two teams have netted just two goals between them so far this season. Despite these stats, we still expect goals at both ends of the pitch here as both will be looking for their first victory of the season. Our correct score anticipate Villarreal to win 2-1 at odds 8.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Villarreal to win 2-1 at odds 8.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Three of the last five games between these two teams have ended with over 2.5 goals. In addition, Villarreal have netted six goals in their last three meetings with Girona, while conceding four. Our total goals prediction would back over 2.5 goals at odds 1.95.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Over 2.5 goals at odds 1.95[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Gerard Moreno has scored 29 goals for Espanyol in his last two seasons in La Liga. He joined Villarreal this summer and he managed to score on his debut for the new club a week ago. Our first goalscorer prediction is Gerard Moreno at odds -.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Gerard Moreno at odds -[/bet_tip_now]
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