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La Liga: Villarreal vs Real Madrid – Betting preview

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

The penultimate round of the La Liga season presents an interesting battle between Villarreal and Real Madrid. The match takes place on Sunday at Estadio de la Ceramica.

Sitting top of the table, Real Madrid claimed 93 points after 36 rounds, while Villarreal have amassed 51 points. This ranks the latter as number 8 in the La Liga before the next round.


Team form: Villarreal vs Real Madrid

Villarreal Form

In the previous three matches, Villarreal lost 3-2 against Celta Vigo, beat Sevilla by 3-2 and won 0-1 against Girona. Villarreal won four of their last six La Liga matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded six and scored 14 goals.

Real Madrid Form

Real Madrid are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Bayern Munich got left behind in a 2-1 win, before Granada got hammered in a 0-4 victory. Deportivo Alaves was the most recent victim in a 5-0 win for Real Madrid. Real Madrid recorded a very decent outcome of four wins from six away matches in the La Liga, in which they banged in 13 goals, whilst conceding five. They remained undefeated, but did draw twice.

Betting facts for Villarreal and Real Madrid

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Villarreal and Real Madrid. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Villarreal have scored in 25 of the last 27 home matches in the La Liga
  • Villarreal have scored in the last 12 matches in a row in the La Liga
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Villarreal played in the La Liga, both teams scored
  • In 10 of the last 12 Villarreal matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Villarreal have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches in the La Liga
  • Real Madrid have not lost the last 29 matches in a row in the La Liga
  • Real Madrid have not lost 43 of the last 44 matches
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 36 matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have scored in the last 27 away matches in a row
  • Real Madrid have scored in 37 of the last 38 matches in the La Liga

In-form players: Villarreal vs Real Madrid

It has been a superb season for Alexander Soerloth so far as he managed to score impressive 19 goals across all tournaments during the current campaign. He appears to be in great form currently, as he hit the target five times in his last six games, and Villarreal rely on his abilities against Real Madrid. Siding with him to find the back of the net on Sunday seems like a decent punt.

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Full-time result

Villarreal won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing one as well. Real Madrid won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew four and lost zero in this run. Real Madrid have no less than 9 wins on the bounce. Real Madrid struck a rich vein of form some weeks back, as they are now without defeat in nothing less than 14 away matches in a row. Villarreal have not lost to Real Madrid in 6 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Villarreal scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Real Madrid scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Real Madrid have not conceded a goal in 4 consecutive games. Real Madrid were able to win five of these matches without conceding a goal. Perhaps a number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy. Villarreal have scored in 4 consecutive league meetings with Real Madrid.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Villarreal, who scored an average of two goals along the way. In the last ten games for Real Madrid, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 2.5 times goals per game themselves. Villarreal scored at least one goal in their last 13 matches. Real Madrid won without conceding a goal in their last seven matches.

Suggested bet: Villarreal vs Real Madrid

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Villarreal and Real Madrid 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.

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