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La Liga – Real Madrid vs Sevilla: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Sevilla and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

First place is the prize up for grabs as Real Madrid and Sevilla lock horns at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

Whoever wins takes home all the spoils. Real Madrid currently hold top spot in the La Liga table, having scored 30 points from 13 games. They’re on a five-match winning run in all competitions and will be determined to protect their lead against a Sevilla side that is just two points in third.

Our tip

Facts and figures for Real Madrid vs Sevilla in La Liga.

  • Real Madrid has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Real Madrid unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Real Madrid unbeaten the last 15 matches in a row at home;
  • Real Madrid has won in the last 4 of 5 matches.
  • Sevilla unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
  • Sevilla unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Sevilla scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla’s last 6 of 8 matches.

Current form — Real Madrid v. Sevilla

Los Blancos tough to break down

Real Madrid seem untouchable right now extending their winning run in their latest outing. Carlo Ancelotti’s side have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 2-1 win against Rayo Vallecano. They went on to beat Granada by 1-4, before also getting the better of FC Sheriff in a 0-3 victory.

Los Nervionenses aim to build on recent form

Things have taken a step in the right direction for Sevilla ahead of their trip to the Spanish capital. Julen Lopetegui’s side look in good shape before their upcoming fixture as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Real Betis by 0-2 before drawing 2-2 with Deportivo Alaves. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Wolfsburg by a 2-0 scoreline.

On the back of the aforementioned results, siding with Real Madrid at odds of 1.72 seems the obvious way to go. This looks like a good opportunity to add three points to their tally.

Real Madrid v. Sevilla — fixture history

Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Real Madrid played Sevilla at home. The pair split the points in a 2-2 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand.

Los Blancos enter the match against Sevilla with a 6-1-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in La Liga. This amounts to a 60% winning ratio for the home side, with the visitors victorious in 30% of the last 10 encounters. The past 10 matches between these teams have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals on Sunday.

Current table in the La Liga

Man of the Moment

Karim Benzema has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Real Madrid are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Sevilla will be looking to Lucas Ocampos in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his latest games.