Rayo Vallecano are sixth in the rankings with 11 points after seven matches played , whereas Mallorca rank 15th in the La Liga on six points.
Rayo Vallecano will be looking to open a further gap in the table on Mallorca when clashing in the La Liga this coming Saturday. The visitors will be eager to prevent exactly that from happening and they will surely want to keep tap on their upcoming opponent.
Rayo Vallecano scored ten times in the last ten outings for an average of one goals a game. They conceded 15 and managed four clean sheets.
Mallorca scored 13 goals, conceded 15 and managed four clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
A 3-0 win was the follow-up to a 2-0 victory, when Mallorca last faced Rayo Vallecano, no doubt raising the spirits ahead of their next trip.
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Prediction
Rayo Vallecano Form
Aming to remain unbeaten, Rayo Vallecano managed to beat Deportivo Alaves 2-0, before drawing 1-1 with Villarreal. Most recently, they had to settle for a 0-0 draw with Cadiz. Rayo Vallecano claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored eight and conceded 12 goals.
In has been a bit of everything for Mallorca in their previous three matches, as they first beat Celta Vigo by 0-1. This was followed by a disappointing 5-3 defeat against Girona, before an encounter with Barcelona produced a 2-2 draw. Mallorca managed to win just once in their past six away games in the La Liga. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring 15 time and letting in seven.
Are Rayo Vallecano good enough currently to justify the prices with the bookies, when they face Mallorca at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas? It could be tight, but considering form and match history, we believe the home side represents the best betting option.
Rayo Vallecano showed very little mercy in their last three games against teams from the bottom six. They claimed nine points and three wins after scoring six goals and conceding zero. No other side in the La Liga claimed as many points against teams from the bottom. Mallorca won zero and claimed two points in their three most recent games against teams inside the top six. They scored five conceded seven goals. Rayo Vallecano have a record of three wins, two draws and two defeats in the La Liga this season. Mallorca enjoy a record of one win, three draws and three defeats in the La Liga.
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Stats
- In 14 of the last 16 Rayo Vallecano matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 14 of the last 16 Rayo Vallecano home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Rayo Vallecano played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 Rayo Vallecano home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Rayo Vallecano have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Mallorca have scored in 12 of the last 14 away matches
- Mallorca have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Mallorca have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Mallorca matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 4 of the last 5 away matches Mallorca played, both teams scored
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Squads
Rayo Vallecano Squad
The 45-year-old Rayo Vallecano manager, Francisco Rodriguez, will select the lineup against Mallorca from these players (the statistics in the brackets refer to scored goals and games played in the La Liga this season):
Dani Cardenas (0/0), Stole Dimitrievski (0/7), Abdul Mumin (0/2), Alfonso Espino (0/7), Andrei Ratiu (0/0), Aridane Hernandez (0/6), Florian Lejeune (0/7), Martin Pascual (0/0), Alvaro Garcia (1/7), Diego Mendez (0/1), Isi Palazon (2/7), Ivan Balliu (0/7), Kike Perez (1/4), Oscar Valentin (0/7), Pathe Ciss (1/7), Pep Chavarria (0/2), Randy Nteka (1/4), Unai Lopez (0/5), Bebé (0/5), Jorge de Frutos (1/6), Jose Pozo (0/0), Oscar Trejo (0/6), Radamel Falcao (0/2), Raul de Tomas (0/6), Sergio Camello (0/5).
Here is the full team squad of Mallorca. The 64 year-old Javier Aguirre will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Dominik Greif (0/0), Ivan Cuellar (0/0), Predrag Rajkovic (0/7), Antonio Raillo (1/2), Giovanni Gonzalez (0/6), Jaume Costa (0/7), Martin Valjent (0/7), Matija Nastasic (0/3), Pablo Maffeo (0/7), Toni Lato (0/4), Antonio Sanchez (0/3), Daniel Rodriguez (0/7), Juan Emmanuel Culio (0/0), Manu Morlanes (0/6), Omar Mascarell (0/3), Samu (1/7), Sergi Darder (0/7), Siebe van der Heyden (0/4), Abdon Prats (4/4), Amath Ndiaye (0/5), Cyle Larin (0/7), Javi Llabres (0/4), Vedat Muriqi (3/7).
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Team News
At the time of writing, Mallorca just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match on Saturday.
Names like Omar Mascarell and Antonio Raillo most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Rayo Vallecano.
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Lineups
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca H2H
Mallorca beat Rayo Vallecano twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 3-0 and 2-0, respectively. Mallorca hope to replicate the form of their last meeting with Rayo Vallecano. On that particular day, Mallorca were flying and left Rayo Vallecano bloody-nosed from a 3-0 win. The bookies have Mallorca to win this match at best price odds of 13/5.
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Results
The scenario of both teams to score came out five times in the last ten matches between Rayo Vallecano and Mallorca.
Rayo Vallecano vs Mallorca Betting Tips
Having scored just once lately in the La Liga, Alvaro Garcia will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Mallorca hope Abdon Prats can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of four La Liga goals in his last six La Liga games.
Campo de Futbol de Vallecas saw Rayo Vallecano winning five, drawing two and losing three of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Mallorca won three of their 10 most recent away games, drew three and lost four. Mallorca are in with a strong bid for getting on the scoreboard at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas, since Rayo Vallecano only kept one clean sheets in their previous 10 matches here. The former claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 away games.
In the last ten encounters between Rayo Vallecano and Mallorca over 2.5 goals came out four times, as Rayo Vallecano averaged 0.9 goals a game. Mallorca scored an average of 1.4 goals in these, while both teams scored five times. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Rayo Vallecano’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Mallorca's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.