Malaga vs Valencia Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the last clash of the day, Malaga will host Valencia. The worst team in the league will host one of the best. The game is bound to provide lots of goals, chances, and betting opportunities for all.
Malaga are placed last in La Liga with thirteen points from the first twenty-three matches. So far in the season they’ve won three, drawn four, and lost sixteen outings with a negative goal difference of -22. Out of their five most recent games, they have two draws and three losses. In the previous round, they faced Atletico Madrid and lost by the score of 0-1. They managed to put up a heavy resistance against one of the best teams in the league, but unfortunately for them, it wasn’t enough. Griezmann scored in the first minute of the match and set the final result. After that goal, not much has happened on the field.
Valencia are placed third in the league standings with forty-three points from thirteen wins, four draws, and six losses. In the previous round, they managed to end their three-game losing streak. They faced Levante and came out victorious by the score of 3-1. Mina, Vietto, and Parejo scored a goal each for Valencia, and on the other side, it was Postigo who scored for his team, thus setting the final result. Valencia need a win from this game, or they might risk falling to the number four slot.
The two teams have a long mutual history and in the recent past, Valencia have been the better one. Out of the last five games that they’ve played, Valencia have won three, Malaga one, and the remaining game ended as a draw. In front of the home crowd, Malaga have a much better record. Out of the previous five games there, they have three wins, a draw, and a loss.
Malaga do not have lots of missing players for the match against Valencia. Juan Carlos Pérez is injured and he will not play on this game on Saturday night. Recio and Adalberto Peñaranda are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Valencia have more missing players for this game. Javi Jiménez, Ezequiel Garay and Andreas Pereira are injured and they will not play against Malaga. Jeison Murillo, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Rodrigo Moreno 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; Ricca, Miquel, Hernandez, Rosales; Castro, Iturra, Gonzalez, Keko; Ideye, En-Nesyri
Valencia: Neto; Montoya, Paulista, Vezo, Gaya; Soler, Coquelin, Parejo, Guedes; Mina, Zaza
Malaga vs Valencia Prediction
We expect one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. This game is going to be a true football battle and both teams will play offensive and aggressive football from the first minute. Malaga have failed to score in their last 5 home matches and their main objective for the match will be to play aggressive in attack. They have failed to win their last 8 matches and this game is very important for them. On the other side Valencia are in better form and they are closer to win all three points here. But it will not be an easy job and if they want to do that then have to score a goal more.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Malaga vs Valencia Prediction: Draw. We don't expect to see a winner here and our second betting pick for the match is Both teams to score. Valencia are closer to win all three points, but we expect red card for them and because of that we expect a draw. Maybe correct score will be 2-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.