Espanyol vs Las Palmas Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the first Saturday game, Espanyol will host Las Palmas at the RCDE Stadium. Two teams from the lower part of the table will face off and try to win all three points. Judging by their previous encounter we are in for an exciting game full of chances, goals and betting opportunities that any football fan would like.
Espanyol hold the number sixteen slot in the league with thirty-nine points from nine wins, twelve draws, and thirteen losses. In the previous round, they managed to end their three-game losing streak. They triumphed over Girona by the score of 0-2. Moreno scored a goal in the first and in the second half in order to secure a win for his team.
Las Palmas are placed nineteenth at the table and are in a serious risk of getting relegated at the end of the season. So far, they have won twenty-one points from the first thirty-four games while holding one of the worst goal differences in the league, a negative -47. Currently, they are on a five-game losing streak with their most recent loss being to Alaves. The final result of the game was 0-4. El Haddadi scored two, Medran and Sobrino one, and with their goals secured the much-needed points for their side.
When it comes to the previous meetings between these two clubs, the point distribution has been somewhat equal. Out of the previous five matches that they’ve played, Espanyol have won two, Las Palmas one, and the remaining games ended as draws. At Espanyol’s stadium, they have played a total of four games, and Espanyol have won them all. Currently, the home side is in decent form at their stadium and from the recent matches there, they got two wins, two draws, and a loss, from the most recent outing.
Espanyol do not have many missing players for the match against Las Palmas. Diego López and Pablo Piatti are injured and they will not play on Saturday. Óscar Duarte is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and will play aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Las Palmas have four missing players for this game. Gabriel Peñalba, Emmanuel Emenike, Momo and Pedro Bigas are injured and they can't play against Espanyol. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Espanyol: Lopez; Martin, Lopez, Naldo, Lopez; Sanchez, Sanchez; Jurado, Darder, Garcia; Moreno
Las Palmas: Lizoain; Macedo, Navarro, Galvez, Aguirregaray; Castellano, Etebo; Halilovic, Ezekiel, Gil; Calleri
Espanyol vs Las Palmas Prediction
We expect one interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances, especially for the hosts. Espanyol play in front of their fans and they are eager to win this game, so we expect from them to play offensive football from the first minute. On the other side Las Palmas are not in a good run but they will try to score a goal more. They have failed to score in 5 of their last 7 matches and all players will do their best to score at least one goal. So this game is going to be an open and dynamic one with lots of scoring chances for the both teams.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Espanyol vs Las Palmas Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from Espanyol to beat Las Palmas and our second betting pick for the match is Espanyol to win. 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.