Ace Football team previews the La Liga clash between Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
Mid-placed Rayo Vallecano face relegation-threatened Celta Vigo at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas in round 16 of the La Liga in a match that kick-offs on Monday. The visitors have a lot more at stake, but are lacking in quality.
Ranked as number 11 in the La Liga standings, Rayo Vallecano, have so far collected 19 points this season, while Celta Vigo collected nine points. This puts them up as number 18 after 15 rounds.
Team form: Rayo Vallecano vs Celta Vigo
Rayo Vallecano Form
Rayo Vallecano hope for some consistency, as their last three matches added four points to their account. A meeting with Barcelona resulted in a 1-1 draw, followed by a 4-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao, before beating Yeclano by 0-2. Rayo Vallecano only managed one meager home win from a possible six at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas in La Liga. They also drew four and lost one of these six encounters, in which they scored nine and conceded eight goals.
Celta Vigo Form
Celta Vigo claimed two points from their last three matches. They started by drawing 0-0 with Valencia. They secured another point in a 1-1 draw against Cadiz before beating Sestao 1-2. Celta Vigo managed to win just once in their past six away games in the La Liga. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring 12 times and letting in nine.
Betting facts for Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo played across all competitions.
- In 12 of the last 14 home matches Rayo Vallecano played, both teams scored
- Rayo Vallecano have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- Rayo Vallecano have conceded in 13 of the last 14 home matches
- Rayo Vallecano have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- Rayo Vallecano have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
- Celta Vigo have not won 14 of the last 16 matches
- Celta Vigo have conceded in 14 of the last 16 matches
- Celta Vigo have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Celta Vigo away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Celta Vigo have not won 5 of the last 6 away matches
Players on top: Rayo Vallecano vs Celta Vigo
Bebe managed to hit the target twice recently for Rayo Vallecano, while Joergen Strand Larsen has added two strikes in La Liga for Celta Vigo in his last three outings.
Betting markets: Rayo Vallecano vs Celta Vigo
Rayo Vallecano claimed all three points three times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing four along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Celta Vigo won four of their last 10 games away, drawing two and losing four in this series of matches. They have not lost to Rayo Vallecano in five consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Rayo Vallecano scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. Celta Vigo scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in the last five home games Rayo Vallecano played in La Liga. Rayo Vallecano managed four clean sheets in their previous 10 games, while Celta Vigo fought their way to two clean sheets in comparison.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Rayo Vallecano’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.7 goals on the way. Of the last ten games for Celta Vigo, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.4 times goals per game.
Suggested bet: Rayo Vallecano vs Celta Vigo
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 Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo.