Ace Football previews the La Liga game between Girona and Athletic Bilbao who meet up on Monday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
When Athletic Bilbao come to Estadi Municipal de Montilivi for the La Liga match this coming Monday, Girona will be hoping to use their home advantage to full effect.
Girona are currently number 1 in the La Liga table with 34 points after 13 matches. Athletic Bilbao rank number 5 with 24 points after 13 matches played.
Team form: Girona vs Athletic Bilbao
Girona are doing really well, winning their last three matches. It started with a 1-2 win against CD San Roque de Lepe. They then beat Osasuna 2-4 and also won against Rayo Vallecano with a 1-2 victory. In their last six matches at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi, Girona have been very strong, winning five, drawing none, and losing only once. They scored 15 goals and conceded eight.
Athletic Bilbao Form
In their last three matches, Athletic Bilbao tied 2-2 with Valencia, won 2-3 against Villarreal, and won 4-3 against Celta Vigo. Athletic Bilbao won half of their last six away matches in the La Liga, with one tie and two losses. They scored seven goals and conceded six.
Betting facts for Girona and Athletic Bilbao
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 Girona and Athletic Bilbao played across all tournaments.
- Girona have scored in 26 of the last 27 matches
- Girona have not lost 18 of the last 19 matches
- Girona have won 11 of the last 12 matches
- In 10 of the last 12 Girona home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Girona have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- In 13 of the last 15 Athletic Bilbao away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 8 Athletic Bilbao matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Athletic Bilbao have lost the last 3 matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
- Athletic Bilbao have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Athletic Bilbao played, both teams scored
In-form players: Girona vs Athletic Bilbao
Artem Dovbyk has been making waves in the goal-scoring market, netting an impressive four times in just six La Liga matches for Girona. Athletic Bilbao are eagerly anticipating Gorka Guruzeta’s potential to add to his tally of three goals in the upcoming Monday clash.
Popular markets: Girona vs Athletic Bilbao
Girona have won five consecutive matches in La Liga. Estadi Municipal de Montilivi has been a successful venue for Girona recently, with six out of their ten wins in all tournaments. In these matches, Girona drew one and lost three, while Athletic Bilbao won four out of their last ten away games. Athletic Bilbao also drew two and lost four.
Both teams to score
Of the previous 10 outings, Girona scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents, Athletic Bilbao, were first on target in seven of their last 10 games. Both teams scored in the last three meetings between Girona and Athletic Bilbao.
Girona had more than 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches in all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.6 goals during this period. Athletic Bilbao also had over 2.5 goals in eight of their ten most recent games in all tournaments. They had an average of 2.1 goals in these matches.
Betting suggestion: Girona vs Athletic Bilbao
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Girona and Athletic Bilbao. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.