Villarreal vs Valencia Match Preview and Prediction
On Sunday afternoon (UK time), Valencia head to Estadio de la Cerámica to play Villarreal at 3:00pm. This is a La Liga game.
The match will be shown live on LaLigaTV.
Read on for the preview and match prediction.
Evidence suggests that the market makers have done an impressive set of prices for this match. Sensible stakes only!
Betting Odds for Villarreal vs Valencia
The backers of the home team can get 1.67 about Villarreal by visiting Unibet; supporters of the away team will find 5.5 to get with Valencia by registering with William Hill. Unibet is offering 4.1 for a draw.
Looking at the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.75 with Bet Victor whereas the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.14 with the market-makers at 888sport.
Frog has also assessed the odds for the Both Teams To Score market. If you like "Yes", it is available at 1.75 with Bet365. "No" can be snapped up at 2.15 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Villarreal played Valencia in August in a Club Friendlies clash. The winners on the day were Valencia - winning with a winning margin of 1-2. M. Gomez scored two goals for the away side.
During the last decade of action, these teams have clashed 22 times. Villarreal have won in 7 of these head-to-head matches. Valencia have won 10 matches. The other 5 matches ended in a draw.
In these matches, there has been an average of 2.55 goals per match. Villarreal have scored an average of 1.09 and their opponents, Valencia have scored an average of 1.45 each time they've met.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 45% of these encounters. The home side has won 31% of the time.
Ahead of this one, Villarreal have 8 points in the La Liga and they are in 4th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 34 matches. They have 15 wins; 6 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Villarreal a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 44%-17%-38%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.56 goals for, and 1.32 goals against.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 47% (8 wins) from their last 17 home fixtures. 17% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 35% (6) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.65 goals when at home in this period. They have conceded 1.24.
In their last ten matches they have scored 15 times; 4 of these matches have been wins. Of those ten matches, 7 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from the last ten.
In 8th place in La Liga with 7 points are Valencia.
Looking over the last year, they have played 35 matches. They have 14 wins; 10 draws; and 11 losses. This gives Valencia a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-28%-31%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.43 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.49.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 31% (6 wins) in their 19 away fixtures. 26% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (8) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
While playing away from home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 1.11 and they have conceded 1.63 on average.
As far as their recent activity goes, both home and away, they have a total of 15 goals in their last ten matches and 4 of these matches have been victories. Regarding the BTTS count, 7 of these games are matches where both teams have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from the last ten.
Frog's betting tip for Villarreal vs Valencia
With nothing to take on in the 1X2 prices, attention turns to the Over/Under 2.5 total goals line. With Villarreal taking on Valencia, Frog is looking to see a contest likely to be settled by a few key moments. For backers of the Under 2.5, 888sport go 2.14 for this selection.