Elche vs Rayo Vallecano – Following a 0-2 La Liga defeat to Valencia in their previous match, Elche CF will be seeking to improve on their previous performance here.

Elche CF had 66% of the possession in that game and 7 shots on goal, with 1 of those being successful. Gonzalo Verd scored the goal for Elche CF (Own goal, 42′). 3 of Valencia’s 5 attempts at goal were on target.

Valencia’s goal came in the 19th minute from Samuel Lino. Elche CF hasn’t conceded in recent matches not too frequently.

According to the data, Elche CF have conceded 13 goals over their last six games as a result of their inability to stop opponents from scoring in six of those games.

However, we must now wait and watch if this match will follow the same trend. Rayo Vallecano and their visiting supporters will be hoping for a better outcome after losing their most recent La Liga match against Real Sociedad.

Rayo Vallecano had 39% of the possession in that game and 2 of their 7 shots on goal were successful. Isi Palazón (57′) and Florian Lejeune (81′ Own Goal) scored for Rayo Vallecano.

Real Sociedad, their rivals, had 7 shots at goal with 1 of them being on target. Real Sociedad’s goal came from Alexander Srloth in the 59th minute.

With 7 goals in their previous 6 games, Rayo Vallecano has no trouble breaching opposing defenses in their most recent games. However, Rayo Vallecano has also struggled defensively, giving up goals in 6 of those same games.

Elche vs Rayo Vallecano – Betting Analysis

Looking at their previous head-to-head matchups going back to 05/10/2019, Elche CF has won 2 of them and Rayo Vallecano has won 3, with 1 match being drawn.

Over the course of those games, they combined for 18 goals, with Los Franjiverdes scoring 8, and Franjirrojos scoring 10. This results in an average of three goals being scored every game.

The two teams’ most recent league matchup took place on La Liga Match Day 7 on October 3, 2022, with the final result being Rayo Vallecano 2-1 Elche CF.

Rayo Vallecano enjoyed 72% of the possession in that game and made 15 efforts on goal, scoring on six of them. Sergio Camello (40′) and Unai López (95′) scored the goals.

Elche CF had five shots at goal, and two of them were successful. (32′) Lucas Boyé scored. Jorge Figueroa Vázquez was the official referee.

With an injury-free roster to choose from, Elche CF manager Sebastián Beccacece has no concerns about his players’ physical condition going into this encounter.

The only fitness concern for Rayo Vallecano manager Andoni Iraola is due to a group of players who are largely available. Dead Leg’s Radamel Falcao won’t be performing here.

Here, we believe that Elche CF will require favorable circumstances in order to score goals against a Rayo Vallecano team that should merely hold the advantage.

What are the best odds for this match?

Looking at the betting prices for the match in the full-time result market, victory for Elche CF can be had for 4.75, backing the draw is 3.55 and taking a punt on the winner to be Rayo Vallecano gets 1.81. They’re the best of the prices on offer at this very moment.

Elche vs Rayo Vallecano – Head -to- Head

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