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La Liga: Almeria vs Espanyol – Recommended bets

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Ace Football previews the La Liga round 19 match between Almeria and Espanyol and offers team news, stats, and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Espanyol will go up against Almeria on Friday for a La Liga meeting.

The two sides sit one point and one place apart in the La Liga standings going into their latest meeting. Espanyol are ahead in 13th with 20 points from 18 games, while 19 points leave Almeria just behind in 14th.

Team form: Almeria vs Espanyol

Almeria Form

In their last three matches, Almeria lost 0-2 against Real Sociedad, drew 1-1 with Atletico Madrid, and shared the points in a 2-2 draw with Valencia. In their last six La Liga home matches, the Rojiblancos won four times. They’ve drawn once and lost once, scoring 11 and conceding seven goals.

Espanyol Form

Results have been up and down for Espanyol, who beat Getafe by 1-2. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-0 against Athletic Bilbao, before claiming three points in a 1-0 win against Real Betis. The Catalans managed to win just once in their past six away games in La Liga. On top of winning once they also drew four as well as losing one, while scoring seven times and letting in seven.

Betting stats for Almeria and Espanyol

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Almeria and Espanyol played across all tournaments.

  • In the last 10 Almeria matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 10 Almeria matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Almeria have conceded in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Almeria have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
  • In the last 4 Almeria home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 11 of the last 12 Espanyol away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Espanyol matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 Espanyol away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Espanyol have not lost 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Espanyol have conceded in 9 of the last 11 away matches

Players to watch: Almeria vs Espanyol

Full-time result

Almeria claimed six wins, drew one and lost three of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Espanyol won three, drew four and lost three of their last 10 games away. Almeria have not lost to Espanyol in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Almeria scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Espanyol got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Espanyol played. Espanyol should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Friday, as Almeria only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Espanyol claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Almeria saw over 2.5 goals in one of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Espanyol’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches.

Betting tip: Almeria vs Espanyol

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Almeria and Espanyol. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.