SD Eibar vs Espanyol Match Preview and Prediction
Espanyol head to Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa to take on SD Eibar on Sunday 15 September. The kick-off time is 11:00am (UK) for this La Liga fixture.
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Read on for the preview and match prediction.
Readers should note that Frog believes the current prices are pretty good for this one. If there is a bet to be placed, check out the Verdict below.
Betting Odds for SD Eibar vs Espanyol
Unibet are best price 2.05 about SD Eibar; Unibet are 3.35 for the draw; Unibet are best price 4.0 about Espanyol.
On the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.16 via Unibet; the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.72 via Unibet.
Here we have the best odds for the Both Teams To Score market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is available at 1.9 with Bet365. For those with the opposite view, "No" is currently available at 1.9 for the customers of Bet365.
Head To Head
The FTG archives show that SD Eibar played Espanyol in January for a La Liga fixture. The winners were Eibar - with a final score of 3-0.
In the last ten years of FTG records, these teams have clashed 10 times. SD Eibar have won in 5 of these head-to-head matches. And Espanyol have won 3 of these clashes. There have been 2 draws.
In the observed matches, there has been an average of 3.1 goals per match. SD Eibar have scored an average of 1.7 and Espanyol have scored an average of 1.4.
The visiting side, at either ground, has won 30% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 50% of them.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 50 matches. They have 15 wins; 19 draws; and 16 losses. This gives SD Eibar a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-38%-32%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.34 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.4.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 44% (8 wins) from the most recent 18 home fixtures. 38% (7) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 16% (3) being a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.67 times when at home in this same period. They have conceded 1.11.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.4 goals per match and in this time they have a win rate of 30%. The frequency of matches in which both SD Eibar and their opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten; and there have been 7 matches with three goals or more.
Espanyol have 1 point in the La Liga. They are in 19th place.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 51 matches. They have 20 wins; 16 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Espanyol a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-31%-29%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.43 goals for, and 1.27 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 20% (5 wins) in their 25 away fixtures. 48% (12) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 32% (8) ending in a loss.
Away from home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 1.28. They have conceded 1.4 on average.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 2.0 goals per match; they have won 5 of these matches. The total number of times that Espanyol and whoever they've played have also scored is 4 matches in those ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 8 games over this same period.
Frog's betting tip for SD Eibar vs Espanyol
Several factors are pointing to a stalemate when these teams go head to head. The draw is best priced with Betfair Sportsbook at odds of 3.4. This tip comes with a low confidence rating however.