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Europa League: Panathinaikos vs Villarreal – Betting preview

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Panathinaikos hope to spoil Villarreal’s billing as a potential Europa League title contender this coming Thursday. They welcome their Group F opponents to the Athens Olympic Stadium.


Team form: Panathinaikos vs Villarreal

Panathinaikos Form

In their last three matches, Panathinaikos earned six points. They began with a 0-1 loss against Braga, but then rebounded with a 0-1 victory over PAS Giannina and a 0-5 win against Panetolikos. In the Europa League, Panathinaikos has only managed two wins in their previous six home matches, while drawing none and losing four. They have scored seven goals and conceded ten.

Villarreal Form

Villarreal suffered defeats against Barcelona and Cadiz in their last three matches, losing by 3-4 and 3-1, respectively. However, they secured a victory against Almeria with a score of 2-1. In the Europa League, Villarreal performed well, winning four out of their six away matches and scoring seven goals while only conceding one. Although they remained undefeated, they did have two draws.

Betting stats and facts for Panathinaikos and Villarreal

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Panathinaikos and Villarreal. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • In 34 of the last 36 Panathinaikos home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 Panathinaikos home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Panathinaikos have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Panathinaikos have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 Panathinaikos matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Villarreal have scored in 25 of the last 27 away matches
  • Villarreal have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Villarreal have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Villarreal have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Villarreal have lost 4 of the last 5 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players on top: Panathinaikos vs Villarreal

As the new Europa League season begins, it remains uncertain who will lead in goal-scoring for Panathinaikos and Villarreal. With this in mind, we present some players who we believe will play crucial roles for each team in the upcoming season.

Full-time result

Panathinaikos racked up three wins from a possible 10 at Athens Olympic Stadium, drew five and lost two. Villarreal won three of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost five times.

Both teams to score

Panathinaikos scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Villarreal scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games.

Total goals

Panathinaikos had more than 2.5 goals in six out of their last ten matches, scoring an average of 1.7 goals during this period. Villarreal, on the other hand, had more than 2.5 goals in seven out of their last ten games, with an average of one goal scored per game.

Panathinaikos vs Villarreal Prediction

Here we present a free prediction for this Panathinaikos vs Villarreal Europa League match. The betting tip is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts.

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