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The spotlight is on Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Friday at RCDE Stadium in the La Liga.Rayo Vallecano got the better of Espanyol in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 1-0 and 1-0, respectively.

Espanyol were gunning for the three points, but eventually had to settle for a point in the season premiere in the La Liga. They'll be eager to get off the mark.Rayo Vallecano were most likely hoping for more from their opening match of the season, but nevertheless set off with a point in the table.

Nobody likes to be on the losing side, especially so early into a new season. Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano are no exception in this respect. Both teams are eager to improve from last term, leading us to expect an exciting affair at RCDE Stadium.

Espanyol have a hard time getting on the scoreboard these days, as they managed a poorly seven goals in their previous ten matches. That is an average of 0.7 goals per game, in which they conceded 14 goals, or 1.4 goals per game. Furthermore, they fought their way to two clean sheets in this run.

Rayo Vallecano are currently not the most scoring team in the La Liga, as they only found the back of the net eight times in ten matches. This is an average of just 0.8 goals a game in which they conceded 14 times, an average of 1.4 per game. They managed four clean sheets in of these.

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Prediction

In their previous three matches, Espanyol first drew 1-1 against Valencia, then 0-0 against Granada before also sharing the points in a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo.Espanyol won three of their previous six matches at RCDE Stadium in the La Liga. They drew two and suffered one defeats, scoring six goals to three against.

Rayo Vallecano came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 2-1 against Mallorca. A 2-4 defeat against Levante followed, before a 0-0 draw with Barcelona.Rayo Vallecano won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the La Liga. The scoreline from these matches says three goals conceded and three scored.

A top half finish is the dream target for Rayo Vallecano, although keeping their La Liga status for another season has to be the priority.

Both Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano are having a hard time finding their way to the net. With the teams clashing in this round 2, we find a low scoring match is the natural pick.

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Stats

  • Espanyol have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Espanyol have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Espanyol have not won 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Espanyol have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Rayo Vallecano played, both teams scored
  • In the last 3 away matches in a row Rayo Vallecano played, both teams scored
  • Rayo Vallecano have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Rayo Vallecano have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Rayo Vallecano have not lost 7 of the last 9 away matches

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Team News

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano H2H

Rayo Vallecano beat Espanyol twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 1-0 and 1-0, respectively.Espanyol have a 40% win rate in the against Rayo Vallecano, who won three of these matches. The total record reads 4-3-3, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Results

Betting on both teams to score in recent matches between Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano would have made you a decent profit. Both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 2.00 with the bookies.

Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Betting Tips

No clear picture has emerged yet as to which players will dominate the scoring charts for Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano in this current La Liga season. However, we have listed some of their possible goalscorers in their upcoming match.

RCDE Stadium witnessed Espanyol winning four of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew four and lost two in this run. Rayo Vallecano won four of their previous 10 games away, drew four and lost two.Rayo Vallecano racked up three win from their last 10 possible away games without conceding a goal.

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Espanyol managed an average of 1.6 goals, with Rayo Vallecano averaging 1.4 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this run of matches.Espanyol saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.1 times in those matches.