Malaga vs Las Palmas Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The last match of La Liga Round 3 takes place at Estadio La Rosaleda where Malaga welcome Las Palmas. Both teams are usually featured in the high-scoring affairs, so we can forecast a thrilling encounter on Monday evening. Read our betting previews and make the right decision for your betting slips.
Malaga are one of the most unimpressive sides when taking the first two rounds into an account – they are among the teams yet to score points, along with their opposition. They were beaten in both games with the minimal result of 1-0 by Eibar and Girona, respectively. Malaga will struggle this season defensively, but despite all problems, Malaga certainly have the quality and the potential to make a surprise this season and maybe reach one of the top seven positions. However, they could be also dragged into the relegation battle, so Malaga’s season could go either way.
Las Palmas will most likely continue where they stopped in the previous season. When the team from the Canary Islands secured the survival, they started their losing streak all the way to the final round. Las Palmas were one of the most attractive teams to watch back in the previous campaign; on the home turf, they could have scored at least three goals against any opponent, while conceding excessively on the road. The opening two games have announced the similar approach from the team in the yellow jerseys, especially following the 1-5 defeat from Atletico Madrid who traditionally destroy them. Las Palmas have attempted the fewest long balls per game in La Liga this season, with 41.5. Las Palmas have conceded the most goals per game in La Liga this season, with 3.
Las Palmas have never triumphed in Malaga, despite the two sides met in both La Liga and Segunda Division. They have never scored more than a goal at La Rosaleda while allowing at least two in the last four visits. Read our betting preview and make right decision on Monday night.
Malaga don't have lots of missing players for the match against Las Palmas. Adalberto Peñaranda and Miguel Torres are injured and they will not play for sure. Jony is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Las Palmas also don't have big injury concerns for Mondays clash. Sergi Samper is injured and he is only one player who will not play here. Vitolo and Leandro Chichizola are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Malaga: Jimenez; Perez, Baysse, Hernandez, Rosales; Kuzmanovic, Recio; Mula, Gonzalez, Juanpi; Baston
Las Palmas: Lizoain; Macedo, Lemos, Bigas, Castellano; Viera, Santana, Aquilani; Halilovic, Calleri, Vitolo
Malaga vs Las Palmas Prediction
We expect one very interesting and exciting football match on Monday night in La Liga when Malaga takes on Las Palmas. Both sides are eager to win all three points, but the hosts are closer to do that. Malaga have won their last 4 home matches against Las Palmas in all competitions. But currently they have some problems with scoring and have failed to score in their last 3 matches. So their main objective for the match will be to play offensive from the first minute. On the other side Las Palmas have failed to score in their last 4 away matches and lost last 8 away La Liga games. They like to play open games so we will enjoy in dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Malaga vs Las Palmas Prediction: Malaga to win. We expect from both teams to score and it is our second betting pick for the match. 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.