Sociedad vs Valencia Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the first match of the day, Real Sociedad will host Valencia at the Anoeta Stadium. Judging by their previous games, the fans are in for a real treat full of chances, goals, and betting opportunities.
Real Sociedad are placed ninth in the league standings with eight points and a neutral goal difference. So far in the season, they have two wins, two draws, and two losses. Currently, they are on a two-game unbeaten streak with a win and a draw. The draw came in the previous round when they faced Rayo Vallecano. The game ended with the score of 2-2. Jon B. and Willian Jose scored for Real Sociedad and the scorers for Rayo Vallecano were Advincula L. and Trejo. The two sides were equal in almost all aspects of the game and the final outcome comes out as a fair one.
Valencia hold the number fifteen spot at the table with five points after the six played matches. They lost their opening clash of the season and then went on to draw the next four. Their most recent draw was to Celta Vigo by the result of 1-1. Batshuayi scored mid-first half and Aspas of Celta Vigo scored in the final minutes of the match to bring it to a draw. Celta Vigo dominated in the possession department but despite that had fewer shots than their rivals.
When it comes to the previous games between the two clubs, Real Sociedad have been the better one. Out of the last five matches between them, Real Sociedad have won three, and Valencia have won the two most recent ones. Four of the five games ended with both teams scoring in which they averaged 3.8 goals. At the home ground, against Valencia, Real have a score of three wins, one draw, and one loss from the recent encounters.
Sociedad have several missing players for the match on Saturday. Adnan Januzaj, Diego Llorente and Martín Merquelanz are injured and they will not play against Valencia. Juanmi and Theo Hernández are suspended and they also will not play. Sandro Ramírez 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 Valencia don't have lots of missing players for the match. Santi Mina is only one player who can't play against Sociedad on Saturday. All other players are available to play and all of them are eager to play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Sociedad: Rulli; Rodrigues, Moreno, Elustondo, Zaldua; Illarramendi, Zubeldia, Pardo; Zurutuza, Jose, Oyarzabal
Valencia: Neto; Piccini, Paulista, Diakhaby, Gaya; Soler, Parejo, Kondogbia, Guedes; Moreno, Batshuayi
Sociedad vs Valencia Prediction
What a great football game to start our betting day on Saturday. Match Sociedad vs Valencia brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Sociedad like to play aggressive football in attack, especially when play in front of their fans. They have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 home matches and it will be their main objective for the match against Valencia. On the other side visitors play with some oscillating in form but they also play strong and aggressive football. Valencia have drawn their last 4 matches, but they have scored at least two goals in the last four games with Sociedad.
However, our prediction and betting tips for the match Sociedad vs Valencia Prediction: Sociedad to win. We expect an open game with lots of scoring chances and goals and our second betting pick for the match is Both teams to score. If you want to risk then can try with bet on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.