Athletic vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the last match of Saturday Athletic Bilbao will host Real Madrid at the San Mamés Stadium. This clash is sure to provide lots of excitement and betting opportunities to all the football fans.
Athletic Bilbao are placed sixteenth at the table and are playing well below their standards. They have accumulated thirteen points from the first thirteen games this season. Their last La Liga win was mid-October and since then they are on a five-game winless streak, something we haven’t seen from them in a long time. In the previous match, the drew against Deportivo La Coruna. The final score was 2-2. Susaeta and Williams scored for Bilbao and on the other side, Adrian and Schar scored one goal each.
Real Madrid are placed fourth at the table. They have gotten seven wins, three draws, and two losses so far in the season. Despite being in the top four it still feels like they aren’t playing at their last year’s level. Their form is increasing but the team has its ups and down. They showed just hat last week when they barely managed to defeat Malaga by the score of 3-2. Malaga put up a heavy resistance against the current champs of Spain and Europe. Benzema, Casemiro, and Ronaldo were the goal scorers for Real and on the other side, Rolan and Castro managed to soften the loss.
When it comes to the previous meeting between the two sides, Real Marid were the better team, as one would expect. Out of the last six games that they’ve played the boys from Madrid have won five and Athletic Bilbao have won two. Things don’t look any different when Bilbao are the host, Real are still the better team. They’ve won five of the last seven matches at the San Mamés Stadium.
Athletic have several missing players for the match against The Madridians. Iker Muniain, Beñat Etxebarria and Óscar De Marcos are injured and they will not play Today. Aymeric Laporte is suspended and he is another one player who can't play. Kepa Arrizabalaga is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play.
On the other side Real Madrid don't have many missing players for the match. Gareth Bale and Luca Zidane are injured and they will not play on this match. Marco Asensio is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and available to play.
Possible starting lineups
Athletic: Arrizabalaga' Belenziaga, Etxeita, Nunez, Boveda; Iturraspe, Rico; Susaeta, Garcia, Williams; Aduriz
Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Isco; Benzema, Ronaldo
Athletic vs Real Madrid Prediction
Another one very good betting opportunity to place our bet and win some money. Match Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Athletic Bilbao are not in top form and they have failed to win 9 of their last 10 matches in La Liga. They like to play strong and aggressive football in front of their fans. Athletic Bilbao have played with under 2.5 goals scored in six of the last seven home games. On the other side Real Madrid have won 23 of their last 26 matches against Athletic Bilbao in all competitions and all players are highly motivated to win all three points here. They have scored at least 2 goals in 13 of their last 15 matches against Athletic Bilbao in all competition and will try to do that again.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Prediction: Real Madrid to win. We expect from Karim Benzema to score here and it is our second betting pick. Maybe correct score will be 0-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.