La Liga winner Real Madrid travel to Power Horse Stadium to face Almeria for the first match of their title defence. No doubt the home team will be motivated by the possibility of knocking over the reigning champions.
Both sides are looking to start their campaign on a positive note, and we should witness very dedicated performances from both Almeria and Real Madrid this coming Sunday.
Almeria are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady 12 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.2 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 22 goals, or an average of 2.2 goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to two clean sheets in this run.
Real Madrid enter their next La Liga match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2.1 goals per game in their last ten matches, in which they scored a presentable total of 21 goals, while also conceding ten times. That is a total average of one per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring four times.
Almeria vs Real Madrid Prediction
In their last six La Liga home matches, Almeria have two wins, while they've drawn one and lost three. They scored 11 and conceded 11 goals.
A top half finish is the dream for Almeria, but neutral spectators have them down for a season in the lower end of the La Liga.
In their last three matches, Real Madrid drew 0-0 with Real Betis, beat Liverpool by 0-1 and beat Eintracht by 2-0.Real Madrid came through their last six away games in the La Liga with four wins. Of those six matches, they drew once and lost once in which, they scored 12 and conceded six.
Real Madrid ran away with the title last season and naturally enter the new campaign as favourites to repeat the feat. A strong start to the season could lay the foundations.
Head-to-head encounters tend to bring out the best in both sides, and we fully expect the trend to continue, when Almeria renew Real Madrid their acquaintance.
Almeria vs Real Madrid Stats
- Almeria have scored in the last 14 matches in a row
- Almeria have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Almeria played, both teams scored
- Almeria have scored in 12 of the last 13 home matches
- In the last 3 home matches in a row Almeria played, both teams scored
- In 6 of the last 8 away matches Real Madrid played, both teams scored
- Real Madrid have scored in 9 of the last 10 away matches
- Real Madrid have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches
- Real Madrid have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Real Madrid have conceded in 7 of the last 8 away matches
Almeria vs Real Madrid Team News
Real Madrid just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Almeria at the Power Horse Stadium.
Sergio Ramos nurses an injury and won't be travelling with Real Madrid.
Almeria vs Real Madrid H2H
Real Madrid go into the match against Almeria with a 8-2-0 advantage. The bookies have Real Madrid to win this match at best price odds of 1.40.
Almeria vs Real Madrid Results
Both teams scored six times in the previous ten matches between home side Almeria and Real Madrid. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.75.
Almeria vs Real Madrid Betting Tips
No clear picture has emerged yet as to which players will dominate the scoring charts for Almeria and Real Madrid in this current La Liga season. However, we have listed some of their possible goalscorers in their upcoming match.
In their last 10 matches at Power Horse Stadium across all tournaments Almeria won five times, drew two and lost three times. Real Madrid claimed seven wins, one draw and two defeats in their last 10 games away.Of their previous 10 matches at Power Horse Stadium, six had over 2.5 goals for Almeria. In five of the previous 10 league games away for Real Madrid the match had over 2.5 goals.
In the last ten encounters between Almeria and Real Madrid over 2.5 goals came out eight times, as Almeria averaged 0.7 goals a game. Real Madrid scored an average of 3.5 goals in these, while both teams scored six times.Almeria saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 times in those matches.