Athletic Club vs Valencia Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread
It’s a 4:15 pm CEST kick-off at San Mames Stadium on Saturday as Athletic Club (13-9-12; 51 points), currently in 8th place in the league, host Valencia (10-11-13; 43 points), who are currently in 10th place in the league. Athletic Bilbao, who have had nine wins in the most recent seventeen matches, will have the home advantage for this battle.
Athletic Club and Valencia’s most recent encounter occurred in March 2, 2022 with the match ending in a 1-0 win for The Lions. Los Leones have a record of 2-2-6 in their last 10 matches against Valencia. Los Leones have scored eight goals across these head-to-head matches compared to the Bats’ 10.
Athletic Club vs Valencia Prediction
FanDuel have the Valencia as -185 outsiders heading into this match while the Athletic Club are strong favorites at odds of +550. A total of 2 goals are predicted.
With a record of 13 wins, nine losses and 12 draws after 34 games, Athletic Club enter into this game in 8th place in the league. The team has had nine wins in the last seventeen matches, netting a total of 41 goals so far while conceding 34. This has predominantly been thanks to the capabilities of Inaki Williams, who has three goals, and Raul Garcia who has three. In their most recent match, The Lions took all three points from Athletico Madrid 2-0.
Valencia have a tally of 43 points so far this campaign and will maximize every opportunity in front of them. They dropped points against Levante 1-1 last Saturday. The squad has had four draws in the last seven matches and to date, they’ve recorded 10 wins, 11 losses and 13 draws. When they have achieved success, it’s likely been due to the actions of Goncalo Guedes and Carlos Soler. Can the pair guide The Bats to a win here?
Going into this clash, Athletic Club will be without Oihan Sancet. Valencia have not ruled out any players.
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Moneyline Pick: Valencia (+550) at FanDuel
Athletic Bilbao are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad will start the month from a position of strength with a recent win percentage of 60% (three wins, one loss and one draw). In contrast the Bats have a win percentage that was very low.
Athletic Club vs Valencia Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Valencia (+550), Athletic Club (-185)
- Spread: Athletic Club -1 (-112), Valencia 1 (-108)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-123), Over 2.5 Goals (+100)
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Athletic Club vs Valencia Betting Trends
- Record last 10 games: Athletic Club 5-3-2, Valencia 3-3-4
- Home/Road Split: Athletic Club (13-9-12), Valencia (10-11-13)
- Head-To-Head: Athletic Club’s record is 2-2-6 in their last 10 matches against the Valencia
- Match Type: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-123) at Unibet
Los Leones scored an average of 1.4 goals per game last month. The Bats averaged 0.8 goals per game last month in comparison.
Spread Pick: Athletic Club -1 Goal (-112) at Caesars
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