Real Sociedad go up against Real Valladolid at Reale Seguros Stadium this coming Sunday in a thrilling La Liga match.
Real Sociedad are currently looking at 39 points on their account, having played 19 matches, leaving them two places off the current La Liga leaders. Meanwhile, Real Valladolid find themselves as number 17 in the La Liga with 20 points following 19 rounds.
As it is the top against the bottom, Real Sociedad will be looking to make Real Valladolid feel the difference. How much of a fight will the latter be able to put up? We will find out this coming Sunday.
Real Sociedad are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady 13 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.3 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents six goals, or an average of 0.6 goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to five clean sheets in this run.
Real Valladolid travel to their next La Liga match, averaging a lowly 0.8 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of eight goals, while also conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring two times.
Real Valladolid won 1-0 the last time, they faced Real Sociedad, who won the match before that, when Real Sociedad claimed a 4-1 win.
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Prediction
Real Sociedad Form
In the last three outings, Real Sociedad beat Rayo Vallecano by 0-2, lost 1-0 against Barcelona, before drawing 0-0 with Real Madrid. Real Sociedad won four of their last six La Liga matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded four and scored eight goals.
Real Valladolid Form
Real Valladolid collected one win from their last three matches, as Rayo Vallecano won by 0-1. Atletico Madrid were too strong as well, winning 3-0, before Real Valladolid won 1-0 against Valencia. Real Valladolid managed to win just once in their past six away games in the La Liga. On top of winning once they also drew zero as well as losing five, while scoring 12 time and letting in three.
Real Sociedad are in decent enough shape to make them the value bet, when facing Real Valladolid. In their current form, we find it difficult to build an argument for the visitors to steal a point here.
Real Sociedad scored 17 goals and conceded ten in their last ten games against teams from the bottom half of the La Liga table. They collected 22 points and seven victories. Real Valladolid scored one goal and conceded 19 in their last ten encounters with teams in the top half of the La Liga. This lead to one wins and four points. Real Sociedad have a record of 12 wins, three draws and four defeats in the La Liga this season. Real Valladolid are looking at six wins, two draws and 11 defeats in the La Liga.
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Stats
- In 22 of the last 24 Real Sociedad home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Real Sociedad have won 6 of the last 7 matches without conceding a goal
- Real Sociedad have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
- Real Sociedad have won the last 7 matches in a row
- Real Sociedad have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
- Real Valladolid have lost the last 5 matches in a row without scoring a goal
- Real Valladolid have lost the last 5 matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
- In 17 of the last 19 Real Valladolid matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Real Valladolid have lost 9 of the last 11 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Real Valladolid have lost the last 3 away matches in a row without scoring a goal
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Team News
Real Sociedad might be looking at four missing players for their upcoming assignment against Real Valladolid.
Alex Sola, Carlos Fernandez, Umar Sadiq and Martin Merquelanz are all absent from the Real Sociedad squad that faces Real Valladolid at Reale Seguros Stadium.
Real Valladolid have an almost full squad of players to choose from ahead of their next match on Sunday, as just two players seem to be forced up in the stands.
Names like Sergio Escudero and Anuar most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Real Sociedad.
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid H2H
Real Sociedad lost to 1-0 Real Valladolid in their last encounter. This served as payback for the 4-1 win, which Real Sociedad dished out the match before that. Real Sociedad enter the match against Real Valladolid with a 4-4-2 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 40%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Results
Both teams found the back of the net six times in the past ten matches between home side Real Sociedad and Real Valladolid. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 5/4.
Real Sociedad vs Real Valladolid Betting Tips
Alexander Soerloth found the target five times in his previous six matches, whereas Cyle Larin just scored once in a similar number of matches.
Real Sociedad claimed six wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing two of the games. They suffered defeat in two of these outings. Real Valladolid won two of their last 10 games away, drew zero and lost eight. Real Sociedad have seen four of their previous 10 matches at Reale Seguros Stadium offer over 2.5 goals. In six of the last 10 league games away for Real Valladolid the match had over 2.5 goals.
Less than 2.5 goals came out four times in the past ten encounters between these two while both teams not to score was a winning bet four times. Real Sociedad managed an average of 1.5 goals, with Real Valladolid averaging 0.9 goals. Real Sociedad saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in three of Real Valladolid's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.7 goals in these matches.