Real Valladolid vs Osasuna Match Preview and Prediction
This coming Sunday afternoon (UK time), Real Valladolid will take on Osasuna at Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla with a 5:30pm kick-off. This is a La Liga fixture.
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Read on for full preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
FTG projections have selected this as the optimum pick for the game, however it is not one of the higher value predictions.
Betting Odds for Real Valladolid vs Osasuna
Supporters of the hosts can get 2.2 about Real Valladolid with Unibet; and backers of the away side will be offered 3.9 to get with Osasuna with Bet365. Bet365 offer 3.2 for the draw.
On the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.45 with Betfair Sportsbook while the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.6 via Bet Victor.
The latest prices for the Both Teams To Score market. "Yes" can be backed at 2.05 with William Hill. Or "No" can be backed at 1.83 for account holders at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
To start, we note that Real Valladolid played Osasuna in 2018 in a La Liga 2 match. The winners were Real Valladolid with a final score of 2-0.
In the recent decade, these teams have played 12 times. Real Valladolid have emerged victorious in 2 of them, while Osasuna have won 7 of these occasions. The remaining 3 matches resulted in a draw.
For this particular head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.17 goals during regulation play. Real Valladolid have scored an average of 0.83. Osasuna score an average of 1.33 each time they've met.
A look at this match-up for the travelling team reveals that whichever side has been the visiting team has won 58% of these fixtures. The home side has prevailed in 16% of these matches.
Real Valladolid have 4 points in the league. They are in 11th place.
There have been 49 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 15 wins; 14 draws; and 20 losses. This recent form puts Real Valladolid on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-28%-40%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.0 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.35.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 36% (8 wins) from the most recent 22 home fixtures. 27% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 36% (8) being a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.0 goals when playing at home in this last year. They have conceded 1.23.
The question is, should they be backed for the win?
Currently, Osasuna have 5 points in the La Liga, which puts them in 6th place.
There is a total of 46 matches played by the away team over the course of the last year. They have 27 wins; 12 draws; and 7 losses. In other words, Osasuna have won 58%, drawn 26%, and lost 15% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.33 goals for, and 0.83 goals against.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 40% (10 wins). There have been 25 away fixtures. 32% (8) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 28% (7) ending in a loss.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.2 and they have conceded 1.24 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have a total of 11 goals in their last ten matches - 5 of these matches have been wins for them. Of those ten matches, 4 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 from their last ten.
Osasuna fans might not like this, but after assessing this one for readers, Frog has identified a number of signals that suggest the best bet might not be with the away team at the current odds.
Frog's betting tip for Real Valladolid vs Osasuna
The tip is that Real Valladolid will win this, but we're not confident with this pick. Go to Betfair Sportsbook for their price of 2.25.