The La Liga game at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday will see visitors Elche facing home side Sevilla.
A glance at the La Liga table reveals that, the current difference between the teams is 12 points and five places.
Both Sevilla and Elche will be highly motivated to improve on their position in the lower end of the table.
Sevilla are doing far better than visitors Elche. We would be seriously surprised to see anything but a home win at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan.
Sevilla won eight points from their last four encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won two, scored five and let in three goals.
Sevilla vs Elche Prediction
Sevilla look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 0-1 and 1-0 against Deportivo Alaves and Cadiz respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Osasuna, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. Sevilla only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent La Liga matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew two and lost two, as they scored six and conceded six goals.
Elche came through the last three games without a win, but still booked two points to their account. They lost 0-1 against Celta Vigo, followed by a 1-1 draw with Cadiz. They also shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Osasuna. Elche are winless in their last six away games in the La Liga, in which they drew three and lost three. They conceded 11 goals while scoring seven themselves.
Elche earned zero wins and one points from their past four matches against teams placed in the bottom six of the La Liga table. They scored two and allowed five goals against on their way. Sevilla enjoy a record of four wins, six draws and eight defeats in the La Liga this season. Elche are yet to win this season, having played 18 games, in stead showing off six draws and 12 defeats.
Sevilla vs Elche Stats
- Sevilla have scored in the last 14 matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 Sevilla matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Sevilla have not lost 10 of the last 11 matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Sevilla home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Sevilla have won 7 of the last 9 matches
- In 12 of the last 13 Elche matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 7 Elche away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Elche have not won 11 of the last 13 away matches
- In the last 5 Elche matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Elche have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
Sevilla vs Elche Team News
At the time of writing, Sevilla have four players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Elche on Saturday.
Alex Telles, Thomas Delaney, Marcao and Jesus Corona nurses various injuries and won't take part for Sevilla against Elche at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan.
Elche are juggling with three absent players on this coming Saturday when travelling to Sevilla.
Names like Alex Collado, Josan and John Nwankwo most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Sevilla.
Sevilla vs Elche H2H
Sevilla seem to have a great read on Elche, winning five times of the previous eight matches in the La Liga. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 8/15.
Sevilla vs Elche Results
Both teams to score paid out four times in the previous eight matches between home side Sevilla and Elche. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 11/10.
Sevilla vs Elche Betting Tips
Rafa Mir is showing good form for Sevilla, scoring zero goals in their last six matches. Ezequiel Ponce scored once in his previous half dozen outings.
In their last 10 matches at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan across all tournaments Sevilla won four times, drew three and lost three times. Elche claimed two wins, three draw and five defeats in their last 10 games away. Of the last 10 times Sevilla stepped out in front of their home crowd, "both teams to score" happened six times. Both teams also scored in six of the last 10 away games for Elche.
In the last eight encounters between Sevilla and Elche over 2.5 goals came out three times, as Sevilla averaged 1.9 goals a game. Elche scored an average of 0.64 goals in these, while both teams scored four times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Sevilla’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Elche's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches.