Ace Football previews the La Liga round 15 match between Girona and Rayo Vallecano and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Girona enjoy home advantage when visitors Rayo Vallecano swing by on Thursday for a clash in La Liga. Despite being the outsiders of the match, Rayo Vallecano will want to keep their momentum as they have been unbeaten in La Liga for a while. Although it will be a difficult task for them at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi, their current form gives them hope to end up with at least a point after the clash with Girona.
Position in the La Liga table: Girona vs Rayo Vallecano
The current standings in La Liga show us how Girona and Rayo Vallecano have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 15 clash on Thursday.
Current form and previous La Liga encounter between Girona and Rayo Vallecano
Girona on a miserable run
Girona are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Athletic Bilbao by 2-1, before beating Elche by 1-2. The winning streak came to an end against Cacereno, who ran out 2-1 winners.
Rayo Vallecano hope to boost points tally
Rayo Vallecano look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Real Madrid by 3-2, before drawing 0-0 with Celta Vigo. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out CFJ Mollerussa by a 1-3 scoreline.
Fixture history: Girona vs Rayo Vallecano
The last time the pair played each other, Rayo Vallecano came away as 2-1 winners in the Copa del Rey, back in January 2022. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Rayo Vallecano will get you odds of 3.10, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 32% chance of beating Girona. You can get a price of 2.38, should you wish to add Girona to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Betting stats and facts for Girona and Rayo Vallecano
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Girona and Rayo Vallecano. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 13 of the last 14 matches Girona played, both teams scored
- Girona have scored in the last 14 matches in a row
- Girona have conceded in 18 of the last 19 matches
- In 8 of the last 9 home matches Girona played, both teams scored
- Girona have won the last 5 matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
- Rayo Vallecano have scored in 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Rayo Vallecano have not lost 8 of the last 9 matches
- Rayo Vallecano have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
- Rayo Vallecano have won 5 of the last 7 matches
- Rayo Vallecano have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches
Players to zoom in on in Girona vs Rayo Vallecano
It is difficult to look past Cristhian Stuani, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run as he hit the target 2 times in his last 6 games for Girona. Alvaro Garcia has managed to score 3 times in the last half-dozen matches for Rayo Vallecano. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.
Girona vs Rayo Vallecano Match predictions
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this La Liga match, which are based on the above statements. Besides the main prediction for this game, we have also come up with some lower and higher-risk alternatives.