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La Liga: Valencia vs Real Madrid – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the La Liga game between Valencia and Real Madrid who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Real Madrid go up against Valencia on Saturday for a La Liga meeting at Estadio Mestalla.

Sitting top of the table, Real Madrid claimed 65 points after 26 rounds, while Valencia have amassed 36 points. This ranks the latter as number 9 in the La Liga before the next round.


Form: Valencia vs Real Madrid

Valencia Form

Valencia added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Almeria 2-1. They were then defeated 2-0 against Las Palmas, before drawing 0-0 against Sevilla. Valencia won three of their previous six matches at Estadio Mestalla in the La Liga. They drew three as well, but suffered no defeats, scoring seven goals to three against.

Real Madrid Form

Real Madrid look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat RB Leipzig by 0-1, before drawing 1-1 with Rayo Vallecano. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Sevilla by a 1-0 scoreline. Real Madrid claimed a remarkable four wins from six away matches in the La Liga, going undefeated as they also drew twice. They also banged in ten goals, whilst conceding three.

Betting facts for Valencia and Real Madrid

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Valencia and Real Madrid played across all tournaments.

  • In 18 of the last 20 Valencia home matches in the La Liga, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 13 of the last 15 Valencia home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Valencia have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
  • Valencia have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches in the La Liga
  • Valencia have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches in the La Liga
  • Real Madrid have not lost 33 of the last 35 matches
  • Real Madrid have not lost the last 18 matches in a row in the La Liga
  • Real Madrid have scored in 35 of the last 36 matches
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 19 away matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have scored in 26 of the last 27 matches in the La Liga

Players in form: Valencia vs Real Madrid

There are a few players in each team who currently draws attention to their name in the goal-scoring department. For the visitors, Joselu has been hitting the net regularly and now has three goals in his last six games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up on Saturday, it is because Real Madrid bank on him to build on these numbers against Valencia. The latter relies on Hugo Duro, who found the target three times in six games.

Betting markets: Valencia vs Real Madrid

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Estadio Mestalla across all tournaments Valencia won five times, drew three and lost two times. Real Madrid claimed seven wins, two draw and one defeats in their last 10 games away. Valencia are on a fine streak of 8 matches without defeat at home. Real Madrid are on a serious roll of now 20 matches without defeat. Real Madrid have hit a nice vein of form away from home with 9 matches now without losing.

Both teams to score

Valencia scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Real Madrid scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Real Madrid managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Valencia have scored in 12 consecutive home meetings with Real Madrid.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Valencia’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Real Madrid, who managed to score 2.1 times in those matches. Real Madrid are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 14 matches.

Betting prediction: Valencia vs Real Madrid

To sum up, the upcoming match between Valencia and Real Madrid seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this La Liga game.

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