Athletic vs Villareal Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Last Sunday match Athletic vs Villarreal will be a real treat for everybody. Derby of the day and a great betting opportunity in one, this match will be a perfect choice for Sunday evening.
After a very good start of the season and some very impressive results, Athletic Bilbao are now going through a period of huge oscillations and bad form. They failed to win in four of their last five matches however their last two matches ended draw and 5-3 victory against Genk in their last Europa League match, could mean that they overcome the bad period.
On the other side, Villarreal are entering this match from the fourth place at the table, fully confident and highly motivated to win. This season they scored the opening goal in 73% and were leading halftime in 64% of their matches in total. However 73% of their points and 74% of their scored goals in total, have been scored at home.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, last season in four matches, two in the league and two in Copa Del Rey, Athletic Club stayed undefeated and won in three of them. They are statistically favorites in this match as well but according to current form and recent performances, in this match, there will be no favorite to win. With only three places and five points between them, huge rivalry between two teams and very good betting odds offered by major bookmakers, this match will be one of the most interesting matches of all in this round and definitely the match you would like to see on your betting tickets. Enjoy in great football, read our other match previews and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Where to watch match Athletic vs Villareal Live Stream
Athletic dont have many missing players for the match against Villarreal. Aketxe is injured and he is only one player who will not play on the match. Beñat, Etxeita and De Marcos are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and all of them are eager to win all three points here.
On the other side Villareal have just two missing players for this match. Roberto Soldado and Bojan Jokic are injured and they will not play for sure. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Athletic: Arrizabalaga; Balenziaga, Laporte, Yeray, Boveda; Jose, Benat; Muniain, Garcia, Williams; Aduriz
Villareal: Asenjo; Mario, Ruiz, Musacchio, Costa; Soriano, Trigueros, Bruno, Castillejo; Bakambu, Sansone
Athletic vs Villareal Prediction
What a great football match to place our bets on Sunday night in La Liga when Athletic Bilbao takes on Villarreal. Both teams are in solid football and we expect one very interesting football match. Villarreal are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches and they play very strong football this season. They have four wins from last six La Liga games and all players are highly motivated for the match. On the other side Athletic Bilbao also play very well and for sure they are eager to win all three points in front of their fans. They have very good records in previous matches against Villarreal and they are undefeated in last five home games with Blue Submarine. So they will play aggressive from the first minute and they are closer to win all three points.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Athletic vs Villarreal Prediction: Athletic to win. We expect real football fight for the points and for sure it will be very exciting match. Our second betting pick for this match is Athletic to win with one goal margin. Maybe correct score will be 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.