Getafe vs Athletic Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
An exciting game awaits the football fans as Getafe will host Athletic Bilbao at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez. This is a clash between two teams from the middle of the table so it will be interesting to see how the outcome of this game influences that part of the league standings.
Getafe hold the number nine spot at the table with twenty-six points from seven wins, five draws, and seven losses. In the previous round, they faced Malaga and came out victorious. Cala of Getafe scored the only goal of the game mid-second half, thus securing all three points for his side. Getafe are just three points below the six placed Sevilla so a win here could take them to that top-six group.
Athletic Bilbao are placed twelveth at the table with twenty-five points from the first nineteen games. So far in the season they have won six, drawn seven, and lost six with a positive goal difference of +1. In the previous weeks, they have been playing some of their best football this season. Out of the previous five games, they have three wins and two draws. In their last match, they drew against Espanyol by the score of 1-1. Moreno and Williams scored a goal each for their teams in the first and set the final result. In the second half, the game got rough and as a result of that, we saw six cards in that half alone.
When it comes to the previous clashes between these two sides, Athletic Bilbao have been the dominant one. Out of the last seven games that they’ve played, Bilbao have won six, and the most recent one ended as a goalless draw. At the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez Athletic Bilbao are on a three-game winning streak and the last time that Getafe have won there was back in 2013.
Getafe do not have lots of missing players for the match against Athletic Bilbao. Vicente Guaita and Markel Bergara are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play on Friday night.
On the other side Athletic also don't have many missing players for this match. Iker Muniain and Óscar De Marcos are injured and they can't help their team. Kepa Arrizabalaga and Mikel Balenziaga 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 some points against Getafe.
Possible starting lineups
Getafe: Martínez; Antunes, Cala, Dakonam, Suárez; Fajr, Arambarri; Ndiaye, Shibasaki, Portillo; Molina
Athletic: Herrerin; Lekue, Nunez, Laporte, Saborit; Rico, Iturraspe; Williams, Garcia, Susaeta; Aduriz
Getafe vs Athletic Prediction
We expect one tough game with lots of midfield duels and fouls. Both teams are playing with oscillating in form this season, but for this match both are highly motivated. Getafe are in good run in front of their fans and they have won 5 of their last 6 home matches. They play strong football in defending and have kept a clean sheet in the last four home matches. It will be their main objective for this game. On the other side Athletic Bilbao are undefeated in their last 8 matches and they will play very cautious. Athletic Bilbao have won their last 3 away matches against Getafe in all competitions and maybe they are closer to win points here, but it will not be an easy job.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Getafe vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: Draw. We don't expect lots of scoring chances here, but expect to see goals. Our second, but risky bet for the match is Correct Score 1-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.