Ace Football previews the La Liga round 7 match between Villarreal and Girona and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Villarreal enjoy home advantage, when visitors Girona swing by this coming Wednesday for a clash in the La Liga. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.
Villarreal are 12 in the rankings with seven points after six matches played , whereas Girona rank two in the La Liga on 16 points.
Team form: Villarreal vs Girona
Villarreal 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 Panathinaikos, before drawing 1-1 against Rayo Vallecano. Villarreal won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored 15 and conceded ten goals.
Girona are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Las Palmas got left behind in a 1-0 win, before Granada got hammered in a 2-4 victory. Mallorca was the most recent victim in a 5-3 win for Girona. Girona claimed two wins against three draws and one defeat in their last six away matches in the La Liga. The scoreline from these matches reads nine goals conceded and 11 scored.
Betting facts for Villarreal and Girona
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Villarreal and Girona. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- In 9 of the last 10 Villarreal home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Villarreal played, both teams scored
- Villarreal have conceded in 14 of the last 16 matches
- Villarreal have conceded in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- Villarreal have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- Girona have scored in the last 20 matches in a row
- Girona have not lost the last 12 matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 10 away matches Girona played, both teams scored
- Girona have scored in the last 11 away matches in a row
- Girona have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
Interesting players: Villarreal vs Girona
Villarreal against Girona is also a battle between Alexander Soerloth and Yangel Herrera with both in decent form. The former scored four while the latter has three La Liga goals in their last six games respectively.
Betting markets: Villarreal vs Girona
Villarreal claimed five wins, drew one and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Girona won five, drew four and lost one of their last 10 games away. Girona have five wins on the bounce. Villarreal have beaten Girona in 3 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Villarreal scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Astonishingly, Girona scored the opening goal of the match in five of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive home games Villarreal played. Both teams have scored in the last 6 consecutive away games Girona played. Girona managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Villarreal’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Girona-matches would have returned some winnings in six of them. Girona managed to score an average of 2.4 times goals per game. Villarreal are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 23 matches. Girona managed to score at least once in their previous 14 matches.
Betting tip: Villarreal vs Girona
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Villarreal and Girona 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.