Elche welcome Celta Vigo for a clah in the La Liga at Estadio Martinez Valero this coming Friday. Celta Vigo celebrated a 1-0 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Estadio Martinez Valero on Friday?
With 13 points after 15 games, Celta Vigo currently rank 17th in the La Liga standings. Elche play catch-up as they recorded four points in 15 matches, putting them up as 20th before their upcoming clash.
Performances have been rather abysmal for Elche who will be eyeing a chance of redemption when going up against Celta Vigo.
Elche are not a high scoring team these days, as they only found the back of the net eight times in the last ten outings. That is an average of just 0.8 goals per game, as they conceded 20 goals. They managed zero clean sheets in these matches.
Celta Vigo travel to their next La Liga match, averaging a lowly 0.7 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of seven goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring twice.
Elche vs Celta Vigo Prediction
Elche endured a tough spell in their previous three matches, which brought three defeats. They lost 2-1 against Real Valladolid, before Girona won 1-2, while Atletico Madrid claimed all three points in a 2-0 win. Elche are without a win in their last six La Liga matches on home soil, which produced a record of one draws and five defeats, in which they conceded 12 and scored three goals.
They were expected to struggle to avoid relegation from the La Liga this season, and sadly for Elche, they remain on course for the drop.
Celta Vigo Form
Celta Vigo are unbeaten in their previous three matches, winning 0-3 against SD Gernika, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw with Sevilla. Another draw followed, this time 1-1 against Espanyol. Celta Vigo are winless in their last six away games in the La Liga, in which they drew one and lost five. They conceded 15 goals while scoring three themselves.
A mid-table finish seemed likely for Celta Vigo but in current form they could be dragged into a relegation battle.
Both Elche and Celta Vigo are having a hard time finding their way to the net. With the teams clashing in this round 16, we find a low scoring match is the natural pick.
Elche have the worst attacking record of all on home turf this season in the La Liga, managing just four goals. They also conceded 13 goals, and they now face Celta Vigo who have the worst offensive record so far away from home. They scored just four goals and conceded 15.
Celta Vigo recorded five points following one win from their last four games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored seven goals, but also conceded seven. Elche enjoy a record of zero wins, four draws and 11 defeats in the La Liga this season. Celta Vigo are looking at three wins, four draws and eight defeats in the La Liga.
Elche vs Celta Vigo Stats
- Elche have conceded in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Elche matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 9 of the last 11 Elche home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Elche have not won 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Elche have lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Celta Vigo played, both teams scored
- Celta Vigo have scored in 10 of the last 11 matches
- Celta Vigo have not lost the last 6 matches in a row
- Celta Vigo have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Celta Vigo away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Elche vs Celta Vigo Team News
At the time of writing, it looks as if only two players are unavailable for Elche, when they prepare for their upcoming assignment.
Josan and John Nwankwo nurses various injuries and won't take part for Elche against Celta Vigo at Estadio Martinez Valero.
Elche vs Celta Vigo H2H
Celta Vigo celebrated a 1-0 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Estadio Martinez Valero this coming Friday? The previous ten matches were equally split between these two sides. Elche won four and Celta Vigo won four matches. However, Celta Vigo did manage a 1-0 win last time out, and the bookies best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 11/10.
Elche vs Celta Vigo Results
Both teams scored three times in the last eight matches between Elche and Celta Vigo.
Elche vs Celta Vigo Betting Tips
Having scored just once lately in the La Liga, Gonzalo Verdu will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Celta Vigo hope Gabriel Veiga can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two La Liga goals in his last six La Liga games.
Elche claimed two wins, drew two and lost six of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Celta Vigo won three, drew one and lost six of their last 10 games away. Both teams scored in six of the last 10 La Liga matches for Elche at Estadio Martinez Valero. Both teams also found their way to the target in five of the previous 10 away games for Celta Vigo.
Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in the last eight encounters between Elche and Celta Vigo as under 2.5 goals happened one time. Elche scored an average of 0.78 goals a game, with Celta Vigo averaging 0.9 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Elche, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Celta Vigo, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.