Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another interesting clash awaits the football fans as Real Sociedad will host Athletic Bilbao in a game of round 35. Two teams from the middle of the table will face off and it will be interesting to see how it plays out as it could heavily influence that part of the league standings.
Real Sociedad are placed eleventh at the table with forty-three points from twelve wins, seven draws, and fifteen losses. In the previous round, they ended their three-game winning streak when they lost to Malaga by the score of 2-0. The first half brought most of the excitement and in it, Adrian and En Nesity scored a goal each to set the final result and provide the much-needed points for their team.
Athletic Bilbao hold the number fourteen spot in the league with forty points. So far in the season, they have won nine, drawn thirteen, and lost twelve matches with a negative goal difference of -5. In the previous round, they lost to Levante by the score of 1-3. Garcia of Bilbao scored the first goal, just eight minutes into the match and after that Bardhi and Morales scored a combined three goals in order to secure a win for Levante.
The two clubs have had their fair share of mutual encounters. In the recent past, Athletic Bilbao have been somewhat better as they have two wins, two draws, and a single loss against Real Sociedad. In front of the home fans, Real Sociedad have played better and from the previous five games there, the home side has two wins, two draws, and a single loss. It will be interesting to see how Bilbao will cope will Sociedad, as the home side has been amazing in the recent weeks there. From the previous five home matches, they have four wins and just one loss.
Sociedad have three missing players for the match against Athletic Club. Carlos Martínez, Xabi Prieto and Imanol Agirretxe are injured and they will not play on Saturday. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Athletic Bilbao do not have missing players for the match. Aritz Aduriz is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Sociedad: Moya; Bella, Moreno, Navas, Odriozola; Zurutuza, Illarramendi; Oyarzabal, Canales, Januzaj; Jose
Athletic Bilbao: Arrizabalaga; Marcos, Nunez, Martinez, Balenziaga; Jose, Iturraspe; Susaeta, Garcia, Cordoba; Williams
Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction
What a great football game to watch in La Liga on Saturday and a perfect one to bet on. Match Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Real Sociedad have won 5 of their last 6 home matches and all players are in full of confidence before the match. They like to play offensive football and have scored at least two goals in these five games. On the other side Athletic Bilbao play with some oscillating in form this season and their main objective for the match will be strong and aggressive playing in defense line.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Sociedad vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: Sociedad to win. We expect from Both teams to score and our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.