Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the La Liga round 13 game between Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Celta Vigo travel to Athletic Bilbao on Friday at San Mames Barria in an exciting La Liga encounter.
Placed fifth in the La Liga table, Athletic Bilbao have amassed 21 points after 12 matches. On seven points, Celta Vigo rank 18th with 12 matches played this season.
Team form: Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo
Athletic Bilbao Form
Athletic Bilbao have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. First, they went down 1-0 against Barcelona, before picking up a 2-2 draw against Valencia. Their latest match brought a 2-3 win in their encounter with Villarreal. Athletic Bilbao won three of their previous six matches at San Mames Barria in the La Liga. They drew two and suffered one defeat, scoring 14 goals to eight against.
Celta Vigo Form
In their previous three games, Celta Vigo lost 0-3 and 1-0 against Atletico Madrid and Girona, respectively, before drawing 1-1 with Sevilla. Celta Vigo only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the La Liga. In these six matches, they drew one and lost four as well as being outscored by ten goals to seven.
Betting stats and facts for Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo played across all tournaments.
- In the last 5 Athletic Bilbao home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Athletic Bilbao have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 5 of the last 6 Athletic Bilbao matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Athletic Bilbao have not lost the last 5 home matches in a row
- In 7 of the last 9 Athletic Bilbao matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Celta Vigo have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Celta Vigo have conceded in 12 of the last 13 matches
- Celta Vigo have scored in 7 of the last 8 away matches
- In 4 of the last 5 Celta Vigo away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Celta Vigo matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players in form: Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo
Inaki Williams has been great for Athletic Bilbao lately, hitting the target two times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Celta Vigo are optimistic that Jonathan Bamba will double up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Betting markets: Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo
Athletic Bilbao did not lose any of their last five matches on home soil. They’ve won four of the previous 10 home matches, drawing three and losing three as well. Celta Vigo won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost five in this run.
Both teams to score
Athletic Bilbao managed to open the scoreline in no less than seven of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Celta Vigo performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in seven of their last 10 games. Celta Vigo have scored in 10 consecutive meetings with Athletic Bilbao at San Mames Barria.
Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Athletic Bilbao’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.7 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Celta Vigo, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.
Betting suggestion: Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this La Liga match.