Valencia go up against Villarreal on Saturday for an exciting La Liga meeting at Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal triumphed in a 2-0 win against Valencia, the last time they faced off. However, Valencia secured a 2-0 win in the match before that.
The two teams enter the match at Estadio de la Ceramica with two points separating them in the La Liga standings.
Villarreal took down Valencia in their most recent meeting, and bookmakers deem another win for the home side a likely scenario on Saturday.
Villarreal scored six times in the last ten outings for an average of 0.6 goals a game. They conceded ten and managed three clean sheets.
Valencia scored 16 goals, conceded 12 and kept their opponents from scoring two times in their last ten matches.
Villarreal vs Valencia Prediction
Villarreal collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 0-2 against Mallorca. They retaliated in a 0-1 win against Espanyol, before drawing 1-1 with Guijuelo. Villarreal won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored ten and conceded six goals.
Qualifying for Europe was a target going into this season, and Villarreal are keeping their eyes on the prize, though they are a little off track.
Valencia collected four points in their past three outings, in which they were defeated 0-1 against Barcelona. They followed up, drawing 1-1 with Real Sociedad, before winning 3-0 against Real Betis. Valencia only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the La Liga. In these six matches they drew three and lost two as well as being outscored by eight goals to seven.
An optimal season could perhaps see Valencia qualifying for Europe but so far, they look well underway to a nice mid-table finish.
Valencia and Villarreal seem to find it tough getting their defensively lines in order, as they both concede too many goals. We hope the trend continues on Saturday, as we aim for both teams to score.
Valencia took seven points from their last seven games against teams from the top half of the La Liga table. They won two, scored seven goals and conceded seven. Villarreal are looking at a record of six wins, three draws and five defeats in the La Liga this season. Valencia are looking at five wins, four draws and five defeats in the La Liga.
Villarreal vs Valencia Stats
- Villarreal have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches
- Villarreal have not lost 9 of the last 10 home matches
- In the last 3 Villarreal matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Villarreal have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
- Villarreal have scored in the last 4 matches in a row
- In the last 6 away matches in a row Valencia played, both teams scored
- Valencia have conceded in the last 10 away matches in a row
- In 7 of the last 9 matches Valencia played, both teams scored
- Valencia have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
- Valencia have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
Villarreal vs Valencia Team News
Villarreal have an almost full squad available against Valencia at Estadio de la Ceramica with only one player possibly missing.
Giovani Lo Celso sit this one out for Villarreal due to an injury.
Valencia seem to have only one player on the injured and absent list, when they travel to Estadio de la Ceramica to face Villarreal.
Jaume nurses an injury and won't be travelling with Valencia.
Villarreal vs Valencia H2H
Villarreal beat Valencia by 2-0 in their most recent match, while Valencia claimed a 2-0 win in the match prior to that. Both teams aim for the throat, when taking on each other as only one of their last ten matches finished all square. Villarreal came out on top in three games, whereas Valencia ran away with three points seven times. Picking the home win gets you odds at 19/20 with the bookies, whereas the best betting odds on an away win at full-time are at 16/5.
Villarreal vs Valencia Results
Both teams scored three times in the last ten matches between Villarreal and Valencia.
Villarreal vs Valencia Betting Tips
Arnaut Danjuma found the back of the net two times in the previous six La Liga games for Villarreal, who won't mind him striking again on Saturday. Punters will also be looking for Edinson Cavani to keep his current streak of four goals in his last six La Liga games going for Valencia.
Villarreal claimed seven wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing two of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Valencia won two of their last 10 games away, drew four and lost four. Strap yourselves up for a goals at Estadio de la Ceramica since both teams scored in six of the last 10 home matches for Villarreal. The same occurred in eight of the last 10 league games away from home for Valencia.
Both teams to not score paid out seven times in the past ten encounters between Valencia and Villarreal, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. Villarreal scored an average of one goal a game, with Valencia averaging one goal in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Villarreal’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of Valencia's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.