Ace Football team offers the La Liga round 31 match preview for Celta Vigo and Elche who meet up on Wednesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Celta Vigo look destined for a win in their match this coming Wednesday against Elche. Bookmakers have them down as fairly big favorites, with the visitors going through a bit of a slump in La Liga lately.
Ranked as number 13 in the La Liga standings, Celta Vigo, have so far collected 36 points this season, while Elche collected 13 points. This puts them up as number 20 after 30 rounds.
Team form: Celta Vigo vs Elche
Celta Vigo Form
A draw was the best Celta Vigo could muster in their previous three games. They claimed a 2-2 draw against Sevilla, before getting trounced 0-1 against Mallorca. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Real Madrid ran out 2-0 winners. Celta Vigo claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored nine and conceded four goals.
Elche endured a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-1 by Osasuna, before Girona ran out 2-0 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Valencia, who came out 0-2 winners. The Green-striped ones claimed just one win from the last six away games in La Liga. They also drew zero and were defeated five times, as they were outscored by 13 goals to two.
Betting stats and facts for Celta Vigo and Elche
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Celta Vigo and Elche. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 13 of the last 15 Celta Vigo home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Celta Vigo have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
- Celta Vigo have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Celta Vigo have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
- Celta Vigo have not won the last 4 matches in a row
- In 12 of the last 13 Elche away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Elche have not won 14 of the last 16 matches
- Elche have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
- Elche have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Elche have lost the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
Players under the radar: Celta Vigo vs Elche
It has been a superb season for Iago Aspas so far as he managed to score impressive 12 goals during the current campaign. He appears to be in great form currently, as he hit the target three times in his last six games, and Celta Vigo rely on his abilities against Elche. Siding with him to find the back of the net this coming Wednesday seems like a decent punt.
Betting markets: Celta Vigo vs Elche
Celta Vigo won four of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Abanca Balaidos. They drew four and lost two as well, while Elche won two of their last 10 games away. They drew one and lost seven. Elche lost 5 matches on the bounce. Celta Vigo have not lost to Elche in 3 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Celta Vigo scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Interestingly, Elche scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Celta Vigo have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Elche.
Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Celta Vigo’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Elche, who managed to score 0.5 times in those matches. Elche conceded a goal in their last 6 matches.
Betting prediction: Celta Vigo vs Elche
Here we present a free betting tip for this La Liga match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Celta Vigo and Elche.