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Champions League – Villarreal vs BSC Young Boys: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Villarreal and BSC Young Boys and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Villarreal welcome BSC Young Boys to the Estadio de la Cerámica on Tuesday night for a Champions League match.

Losing twice in three games leaves BSC Young Boys in a difficult position. The Swiss giants need a result here, as they are currently bottom of Group F on three points. Villarreal, in contrast, are up in second place, albeit only a point ahead of their latest opponents.

Stats and facts for Villarreal and BSC Young Boys.

Facts are calculated for Champions League

  • Villarreal did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
  • Villarreal has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
  • Villarreal conceded in the last 19 of 21 matches;
  • Villarreal conceded the last 11 matches in a row.
  • BSC Young Boys conceded in the last 31 of 33 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in BSC Young Boys’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • BSC Young Boys conceded the last 8 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in BSC Young Boys’s last 4 of 6 matches.

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Current form — Villarreal v. BSC Young Boys

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The Yellow Submarine hoping for fresh start

Villarreal will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. Only a single point prevents Unai Emery’s side from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They came up short in a 2-1 defeat against Athletic Bilbao, before drawing 3-3 with Cadiz. They were back on loser street last time out when Valencia ran out 2-0 winners.

The visitors struggling for results

BSC Young Boys go into this encounter on the back of a miserable form in previous games. Only a single point prevents David Wagner’s side from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They first defeated Lausanne 3-2 before losing 2-1 to Lugano. They then lost 3-1 to St. Gallen in their last outing.

Villarreal v. BSC Young Boys — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Villarreal look to extend superior advantage.

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Villarreal came away as 1-4 winners. It was a match played at Stade de Suisse Wankdorf back in October 2021 in the Champions League.

Villarreal head into their upcoming match against BSC Young Boys with a 100% winning record in recent Champions League meetings. In 1 encounter, that amounts to a 1-0-0 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 0%.

Full Time Betting

Analyzing the prices with the bookmakers, Villarreal have a very good chance of claiming the spoils of victory. A home win equals odds at 1.45, while the draw sits at 5.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds of 8.00.

BTTS

The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 61%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.67 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.28.

The last 10 home league games for Villarreal averaged 3 goals per game with BTTS paying out in 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for BSC Young Boys, the average total goals were 2.4 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds of 1.57. Should you prefer a low-scoring bet your best odds are 2.75 for under 2.5 goals.

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