Sports Innovation previews the La Liga match between Levante and Elche and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Results have been under par for Levante while Elche are working above expectations for the season. The former will be eager to show their potential on Friday at Estadio Ciudad de Valencia, where a win could help them get back on track.
Ranked 20th in the La Liga table, Levante have collected 15 points from 25 games and lie 14 points behind their 13th-placed opponents.
The Frogs go into their next La Liga match, averaging a humble 1.2 goals per game in their last 10 matches, in which they scored a mundane 12 times, while conceding 23 goals. That amounts to an average of 2.3 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Ahead of their upcoming La Liga match, Elche have an ample average of 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a tolerable 16 goals, while also conceding 13 times. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Facts and figures for Levante vs Elche in La Liga.
- Levante have not won 23 of the last 25 matches
- Levante have lost 7 of the last 8 matches
- Elche have conceded in 12 of the last 14 away matches
- Elche have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 4 of the last 5 away matches Elche played, both teams scored
- Elche have not lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- Elche have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
- In the last 6 Levante matches versus Elche the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In the last 7 Levante matches versus Elche the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Levante have not won the last 6 matches versus Elche in a row
- Levante have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches versus Elche
- Levante have not lost the last 3 home matches versus Elche in a row
Current form — Levante vs Elche
The Frogs continue to look blunt
Levante have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Real Betis, they came out empty-handed in a 4-2 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo.
Visitors continue to collect points
Elche are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Deportivo Alaves by 3-1. Following that up proved too difficult as they lost 2-0 against Sevilla, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Rayo Vallecano.
How do the bookies view it?
On paper, Levante are the favorites at odds of 1.63, depending on your preferred betting strategy. The away win currently settles at 3.80, should the visitors manage to escape with all 3 points. A point for each team ramps up an accumulator with odds of 3.50.
Levante vs Elche – Fixture History
The most recent outing in the La Liga between Levante and Elche took place in April 2021. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spice up your next accumulator.
In the last 7 meetings of these teams, the opponents played on an equal footing. Under 2.5 goals happened 1 time in the last 7 encounters between these two rivals. Levante managed an average of 0.71 goals, with Elche averaging 0.84 goals in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet 3 times in this run of matches.
Current table in the La Liga
Primary goal getter
Ahead of their latest La Liga match, both Levante and Elche will be looking for their main strikers. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.