Almería vs Real Oviedo Match Preview and Prediction
Real Oviedo travel to Estadio Municipal Juan Rojas to play Almería on Thursday 16 January. Kick-off is 8:00pm (UK time) for this La Liga 2 match-up.
The match will be shown live on LaLiga SmartBank YouTube.
Keep reading for full preview and match prediction.
Here we have the sort of betting opportunity we look for making predictions on. Frog will explain why.
Betting Odds for Almería vs Real Oviedo
Supporters of the home team can get 1.9 about Almería with Bet365; and backers of the away team are offered 4.9 to get with Real Oviedo via Unibet. If you like the stalemate, Unibet is offering 3.4 for a draw.
When analysing the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.2 with the line makers at William Hill whereas the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.7 if you like the look of the price at Bet Victor.
Now the best odds for the BTTS offerings. "Yes" is available at 2.0 with Bet365; "No" is currently offered at 1.81 with Unibet.
Head To Head
Almería played Real Oviedo in November. It was a La Liga 2 match. At the final whistle, the result was a 0-0 draw.
In the recent decade, these teams have played 9 times. Almería have emerged victorious in 3 of these head-to-head matches. Real Oviedo have won 4 of these clashes. The remaining 2 matches resulted in a draw.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.11 goals. Almería score an average of 1.11 and Real Oviedo score an average of 1.0 each game.
A look at this match-up for the travelling team reveals that whichever side has been the visiting team has won 44% of these fixtures. The home side has prevailed in 33% of these matches.
In 2nd place in La Liga 2 with 39 points are Almería.
Looking over the last year, they have played 49 matches. They have 19 wins; 20 draws; and 10 losses. This gives Almería a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 38%-40%-20%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.47 goals for, and 0.94 goals against.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 50% (11 wins) from their last 22 home fixtures. 31% (7) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 18% (4) being a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.68 goals when at home in this same period while they have conceded 0.86.
Their recent performance, both home and away, shows that they have a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches - 4 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 7 of them have seen both sides score... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 6 games in these last ten outings.
And they have scored in their last 9 matches.
In 17th place in La Liga 2 with 23 points we have the away team, Real Oviedo.
Looking over the last year, they have played 46 matches. They have 14 wins; 15 draws; and 17 losses. This gives Real Oviedo a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-32%-36%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.15 goals for, and 1.3 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 29% (7 wins) from their last 24 away fixtures. 12% (3) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 58% (14) ending in a loss as the away side.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 0.96. They have conceded 1.42 on average.
In recent form, they have a total of 10 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 20%. There have been 7 occasions when both Real Oviedo and their opponents have scored. There have been 5 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Almería vs Real Oviedo
Frog thinks that this is a match-up in which Almería AND Real Oviedo should present a threat in front of goal-mouth. Do we expect to see both teams score? "Yes" is the selection for this fixture. If you like the sound of this verdict, you can get involved with Bet365 who are offering 2.0 on the Yes side of BTTS. This tip comes with a good confidence rating.