Espanyol vs Valencia Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread
It’s a 6:30 pm CEST kick-off on Saturday at RCDE Stadium as Espanyol, currently in 13th place in the league (10-16-10; 40 points), welcome Valencia, currently in 10th place in the league (10-12-14; 44 points). Periquitos, may have had four losses in the last five matches, but this match sees them playing in front of their own fans.
Espanyol and Valencia’s most recent encounter occurred in December 31, 2021 with the match resulting in a 1-2 win for The Bats. Blanquiazules have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 matches against Valencia. Blanquiazules have outscored the Bats across these head-to-head matches, scoring seven goals to their 12.
Espanyol vs Valencia Prediction
The bookmakers are in no doubt about who will win this game. FanDuel have the Espanyol as big favorites with odds of +175, while the Valencia are +155. 2 total goals are predicted.
Espanyol step into this game in 13th place in the league having secured 10 wins, 16 losses and 10 draws in their last 36 matches. The team has had four losses in the most recent five matches and have netted a total of 39 so far, conceding 52. This has likely been thanks to the actions of Raul De Tomas, who has six goals, and Sergi Darder who has two. In their last match, Espanyol took all three points from Alaves 2-1.
With a tally of 44 points so far this season, Valencia are ready for the game and will continue to give it their all. They lost to Real Betis 0-3 last Tuesday and the team has had five draws in the most recent nine matches and so far this campaign, they’ve earned 10 wins, 12 losses and 14 draws. When they have come out on top this season, it’s mainly been thanks to the vigor demonstrated by Goncalo Guedes and Carlos Soler. Can the pair guidethe Bats to victory here?
The latest squad news is that Espanyol will be missing Adria Pedrosa, Manu Morlanes, Oscar Regano, Nany Dimata and Keidi Bare. Valencia will be missing Gabriel Paulista.
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Moneyline Pick: Valencia (+155) at FanDuel
Periquitos are the favorite team according to the betting market. The club has not had a fruitful start to the month with a recent win percentage of 30% in their last 10 games (three wins, five losses and two draws). In comparison, the Bats have a win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, three losses and five draws).
Espanyol vs Valencia Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Valencia (+175), Espanyol (+155)
- Spread: Espanyol 0 (-130), Valencia 0 (+110)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-114), Over 2.5 Goals (-108)
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Espanyol vs Valencia Betting Trends
- Win-Loss record last 10 games: Espanyol 3-5-2, Valencia 2-3-5
- Home/Road Splits: Espanyol (10-16-10), Valencia (10-12-14)
- Head-To-Head: Espanyol’s record is 5-4-1 in their last 10 matches against the Valencia
- Type of Match: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-114) at Unibet
Blanquiazules have averaged 0.5 goals per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Bats have scored an average of 0.9 goals per game over their last 10 matches.
Spread Pick: Espanyol 0 Goals (-130) at Unibet
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