Almeria vs Espanyol – After a 2-2 draw in La Liga against Valencia, UD Almera will participate in this game. In that game, UD Almera had 43% of the possession and 3 of its 14 shots on goal were successful.
Chumi Brandáriz and Portillo scored goals for UD Almera in the 54th and 74th minutes, respectively. Six of Valencia’s 16 shot attempts found the back of the net.
Valencia scored goals through Justin Kluivert (48′) and José Gayà (65′). In five of the last six games in which UD Almera played, there were fewer than three goals scored per game.
The total number of goals scored by opposing clubs during this time period was 8, while UD Almera only managed to score 5. However, there is no guarantee that pattern will continue into this game.
Espanyol will enter the encounter fresh off a 1-0 La Liga victory against Real Betis in their most recent game. In that game, Espanyol had 30% of the possession and 2 of their 9 shots on goal were successful.
Martin Braithwaite scored for Espanyol in the 43rd second. Real Betis, their adversaries, made 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them being successful.
The numbers speak for themselves; Espanyol has allowed 6 goals in their previous 6 games after being scored against in 5 of those contests. Espanyol’s defense hasn’t been very strong.
Almeria vs Espanyol – Betting Analysis
Examining their previous head-to-head matches going back to December 15, 2013, we can see that UD Almera won one, Espanyol won two, and there were three draws.
During those matches, the two clubs combined for 13 goals, with 5 coming from Almera and 8 from Periquitos. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.
The teams’ most recent league encounter took place on Match Day 35 of La Liga 2 on April 19, 2021, with UD Almera defeating Espanyol 1–1.
UD Almera had 53% of the possession in that game and 2 of their 7 shots on goal were on goal. Umar Sadiq was their lone scorer (50′).
Espanyol made 7 attempts at goal, scoring on 3 of them. In the 58th second, Landry Dimata scored. David Gálvez Rascón served as the official.
We think Espanyol may find it difficult to score goals against this UD Almera team, who we believe may be able to grind out a victory.
What are the top odds for the game?
In terms of the bookies’ odds in the full-time result market, putting your money on UD Almería can be had for 2.53, going for a drawn result is 3.1 & betting on the win for Espanyol can be had at 3.03. They are the best of the market prices on offer at the current time.
Almeria vs Espanyol – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw