Ace Football previews the La Liga game between Mallorca and Valencia who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team stats and a recommended betting tip.
Valencia travel to face Mallorca in a La Liga encounter at Estadi Mallorca Son Moix on Saturday.
After eight matches, Mallorca currently hold the 16th position in the La Liga table with a total of seven points. In contrast, Valencia sit at the 9th position, having accumulated ten points over the same number of matches.
Form: Mallorca vs Valencia
In their last three matches, Mallorca lost 5-3 against Girona, drew 2-2 with Barcelona, and shared the points in a 2-2 draw with Rayo Vallecano. Mallorca won half of their previous six matches at home in La Liga, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeat, scored seven goals, and conceded three goals.
In their last three games, Valencia tied 2-2 with Almeria, then lost 0-1 against Real Sociedad and 3-0 against Real Betis. Valencia only won one game in their last six away games in the La Liga. In addition to the one win, they also tied two games and lost three, while scoring nine goals and conceding five.
Betting facts for Mallorca and Valencia
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Mallorca and Valencia played across all tournaments.
- Mallorca have not lost 14 of the last 16 home matches
- In 10 of the last 12 Mallorca home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Mallorca have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Mallorca have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Mallorca matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 15 of the last 17 Valencia away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Valencia have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
- Valencia have conceded in 15 of the last 17 away matches
- In 10 of the last 12 Valencia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Valencia have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
Players to watch: Mallorca vs Valencia
Abdon Prats seems to offer value in the goal-scoring market, having scored four times in six La Liga matches. The visitors are hopeful that Hugo Duro can increase his goal tally, which currently stands at three in La Liga, in the upcoming match on Saturday.
Betting markets: Mallorca vs Valencia
In their last 10 home matches, Mallorca secured all three points on five occasions and drew four times, suffering a defeat in one of the games. On the other hand, Valencia won four out of their last 10 away games, drew two, and lost four in this series of matches.
Both teams to score
Mallorca scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Valencia got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Valencia managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Mallorca saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Valencia, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.2 times goals per game themselves.
Recommended tip: Mallorca vs Valencia
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Mallorca and Valencia 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.