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The La Liga clash at San Mames Barria on Friday sees home team Athletic Bilbao battling it out for three points with Cadiz.

Looking at the current standings in the La Liga, the two teams are separated by seven points.

Their upcoming match is a difficult challenge for Cadiz, who next face Athletic Bilbao in their continuous fight to avoid relegation. They should be highly motivated to spring a surprise, even against a tough opponent like Athletic Bilbao.

Athletic Bilbao and Cadiz are mostly leaning towards matches shy on goals, as it seems that not conceding is more important than attempting to score. This indicates a close encounter is on the menu this coming Friday.

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, though, as it turned out to be the last time Athletic Bilbao played against Cadiz. It finished 0-4 in a great match between the pair.

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz Prediction

Athletic Bilbao Form

Athletic Bilbao lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 2-0 in a meeting with Real Madrid. They replied by beating Valencia 1-3, before losing again, this time 1-0 against Celta Vigo. Athletic Bilbao won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored eight and conceded three goals.

Cadiz Form

Cadiz collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Elche brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sevilla. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Mallorca by a 2-0 scoreline. Cadiz managed to win just once in their past six away games in the La Liga. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring nine time and letting in four.

Athletic Bilbao took 17 points from their last ten encounters with teams from the bottom half of the La Liga table. This amounts to five wins after scoring 20 times and conceding eight. Cadiz claimed two wins and eight points from their last ten encounters with teams in the top half of the La Liga, while scoring seven goals to 20 against. Athletic Bilbao claimed seven wins, five draws as well as seven defeats in the La Liga this season. Cadiz are looking at four wins, seven draws and eight defeats in the La Liga.

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz Stats

  • Athletic Bilbao have won 6 of the last 8 home matches without conceding a goal
  • In 14 of the last 16 Athletic Bilbao home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Athletic Bilbao have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Athletic Bilbao home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Athletic Bilbao have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Cadiz away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 3 Cadiz away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In the last 5 Cadiz matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Cadiz have not won 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • In the last 6 Cadiz matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz Team News

Athletic Bilbao are as close to an entire squad as they can with only one player unavailable for the side which faces Cadiz.

Athletic Bilbao are unable to field Inigo Martinez this coming Friday against Cadiz, as he is sidelined with an injury.

Cadiz are juggling with five absent players on on Friday when travelling to Athletic Bilbao.

Cadiz need to do without David Gil, Juan Cala, Victor Chust, Jon Ander and Joseba Zaldua, who are not fit enough to travel to San Mames Barria.

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz H2H

The latest encounter between these two teams was a belter of a 0-4 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest on Friday? Athletic Bilbao enter the match against Cadiz with a 4-0-3 record in their previous seven encounters. A win rate of 57%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz Results

In one of the previous seven matches between Athletic Bilbao and Cadiz both teams scored.

Athletic Bilbao vs Cadiz Betting Tips

Athletic Bilbao collected seven wins, drew one and lost two in the 10 most games across all tournaments at San Mames Barria. Cadiz won two of their previous 10 away, drew three and lost five times. One might consider a punt on Athletic Bilbao to draw first blood on Friday against Cadiz. The home side scored the first goal of the game in seven of their last 10 home matches. Their visitors scored the first goal in four of their last 10 away games.

Over 2.5 goals happened three times in the past seven encounters between Athletic Bilbao and Cadiz, with Athletic Bilbao scoring 1.71 goals on average per game. Cadiz averaged 0.71 goals, while both teams scored one time. Athletic Bilbao saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Cadiz's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.7 goals in these matches.