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La Liga: Real Madrid vs Espanyol – Suggested bets

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Ace Football previews the La Liga round 25 match between Real Madrid and Espanyol and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

The spotlight is on both Real Madrid and Espanyol, as the La Liga rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other this coming Saturday at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid approach round 25 as number 2 in the La Liga table with 53 points on their account so far. With 24 rounds behind them, Espanyol have amassed 27 points, placing them as number 12 in the standings.

Form: Real Madrid vs Espanyol

Real Madrid Form

Real Madrid failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Atletico Madrid in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Barcelona in a 0-1 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 0-0 draw against Real Betis. In their last six La Liga home matches, Los Blancos have three wins, while they’ve drawn three and remained without defeat. They scored ten and conceded three goals.

Espanyol Form

Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Espanyol. They first took out Elche by 0-1 before downing Mallorca by 2-1. The winning streak came to an end against Real Valladolid, who ran out 2-1 winners. In their last six away matches in La Liga, Diego Martinez’s side won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and seven scored.

Betting facts for Real Madrid and Espanyol

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Real Madrid and Espanyol played across all competitions.

  • Real Madrid have scored in 36 of the last 38 matches
  • Real Madrid have not lost 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • Real Madrid have scored in 19 of the last 20 home matches
  • Real Madrid have won 8 of the last 10 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Real Madrid have won 7 of the last 9 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In 12 of the last 14 Espanyol away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Espanyol have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
  • Espanyol have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Espanyol have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 Espanyol away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5

Interesting players: Real Madrid vs Espanyol

Real Madrid against Espanyol is also a battle between Marco Asensio and Martin Braithwaite with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has four La Liga goals in their last six games respectively.

Full-time result

Real Madrid collected six wins, drew two and lost two in the 10 most games across all tournaments at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Espanyol won four of their previous 10 away, drew two, and lost four times. Real Madrid are on an amazing streak of now 15 games at home in a row without defeat. Espanyol scored at least once in their previous 10 matches. Real Madrid have beaten Espanyol in 8 consecutive home league meetings

Both teams to score

Real Madrid scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Espanyol got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Diego Martinez’s side managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Real Madrid have scored in 7 consecutive league meetings with Espanyol.

Total goals

Real Madrid saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Espanyol’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches. Espanyol scored at least once in their previous 10 matches on the bounce.

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Real Madrid and Espanyol. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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