It’s an 8:00 pm CEST kick-off at Estadio de Vallecas on Thursday as Rayo Vallecano (11-15-9; 42 points), currently in 12th place in the league, host Villarreal (14-10-11; 53 points), who are in 7th place in the league. Los Franjirrojos, who have lost in 10 out of nineteen matches, will have the home advantage for this match.
Rayo Vallecano and Villarreal’s most recent encounter occurred in December 12, 2021 with the match ending in a 2-0 win for Vallecano. Los Franjirrojos have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 matches against Villarreal. Los Franjirrojos’ total goals across these head-to-head games is 12 compared to the Yellow Submarine’s 25.
Rayo Vallecano vs Villarreal Prediction
FanDuel have the Rayo Vallecano as +320 outsiders heading into this match while the Villarreal are strong favorites at odds of -125. A total of 2 goals are predicted.
With a record of 11 wins, 15 losses and nine draws after 35 games, Rayo Vallecano head into this match in 12th place in the league. The team has had 10 losses in the most recent nineteen matches, netting a total of 35 goals so far while conceding 39. This has mainly been thanks, in large part, to the efforts from Sergi Guardiola, who has three goals, and Falcao who has one. In their last game they drew against Getafe 0-0.
Villarreal have a tally of 53 points so far this campaign and will continue to give it their all. They dropped points against Sevilla 1-1 last Sunday. The squad has won in 11 of the latest twenty matches and to date, they’ve recorded 14 wins, 10 losses and 11 draws. When the Yellow Submarine have succeded, it’s likely been thanks to the efforts undertaken by Arnaut Danjuma and Yeremi Pino. Can the pair guidethe Yellow Submarine to a win here?
The latest squad news is that Rayo Vallecano will be without Martin Merquelanz. Villarreal will be missing Gerard Moreno and Alberto Moreno.
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Moneyline Pick: Villarreal (-125) at FanDuel
The Yellow Submarine are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad enters this match with a recent win percentage of 40% in their last 10 games (four wins, four losses and two draws). In comparison los Franjirrojos have a win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, three losses and five draws).
Rayo Vallecano vs Villarreal Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Villarreal (-125), Rayo Vallecano (+320)
- Spread: Villarreal -0.5 (-125), Rayo Vallecano 0.5 (-102)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-125), Over 2.5 Goals (-110)
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Rayo Vallecano vs Villarreal Betting Trends
- Win-Loss record last 10 games: Rayo Vallecano 2-3-5, Villarreal 4-4-2
- Home/Road Splits: Rayo Vallecano (11-15-9), Villarreal (14-10-11)
- Head-To-Head: Rayo Vallecano’s record is 7-2-1 in their last 10 matches against the Villarreal
- Type of Match: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-125) at BetMGM
Los Franjirrojos have averaged 0.8 goals per game over their last 10 matches. The Yellow Submarine have bagged an average of 0.6 goals per game over their last 10 matches in comparison.
Spread Pick: Villarreal -0.5 Goals (-125) at Caesars
Villarreal will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order for the bet to win.