Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao: Match Preview, Team News & Betting Tips
Los Blancos are set to host the Lions in a rescheduled La Liga match at Santiago Bernabéu and BetKing’s here to bring you the lowdown.
Both Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are coming into the match with different results. Real Madrid players are confident due to a 2-1 victory against Sevilla last week while Athletic Bilbao come into the game following a 2-2 draw with Granada. Both will be looking to outdo each other, but who will emerge victorious? Read on to find the best football betting predictions for the Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao clash.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-Head & Form
Los Blancos and the Lions have played 8 matches over the last 4 years with Real Madrid immerging victorious in 4. Athletic Bilbao only managed to grab a single win while 3 games ended in a draw.
Currently, Carlo Ancelotti’s men are on a 6-game winning streak. They haven’t lost a single game in their last 9 fixtures, earning the top spot in La Liga standings. Athletic Bilbao’s form has suffered a dip, not having won a single match in their last 5 games, recording 1 loss and 4 draws. This places them on the 8th spot on the table.
For punters, this parity will be crucial to consider when placing your bets on the match.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Team News
In Real Madrid news, Dani Ceballos, Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard will miss out due to injuries while the Uruguayan international, Federico Valverde is pushing for a start. As for the Lions, Inigo Martinez is currently banned while Yuri Berchichi, Dani Vivian, Peru Nolaskoain and Asier Villalibre will have to miss the game because of injuries.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips
Real Madrid clearly have an upper hand due to a top form and home advantage. The team is expected to win with a probability of 1.50 odds. Athletic Bilbao have a very low chance of winning at 8.10 odds and a draw seems highly questionable at 4.80 odds.