Date Time League Season
May 13, 2023 5:30 pm Spanish La Liga 2022/2023


Villarreal CF vs Ath Bilbao – Prediction, and Match Preview

Villarreal vs Ath Bilbao – Following their 1-1 draw with Valencia in La Liga play, Villarreal is currently preparing for this match.

Villarreal had a 67% possession advantage and only one of their 11 total shots on goal were successful. Nicolas Jackson scored a goal for Villarreal in the 62nd second.

Valencia had eight shots on goal at the other end, with only one of them going in. Valencia’s goal was scored by Samuel Lino (at 72′).

In five of the last six matches Villarreal played in, three or more goals were scored per game. In these games, the opposition scored ten, while Villarreal totaled 13. However, there is no guarantee that this will continue the pattern.

Athletic Bilbao and its traveling supporters will be looking for a better outcome in this one after losing their previous La Liga match against Real Betis.

Athletic Bilbao had a 63% possession advantage and 20 shots on goal in that game. Real Betis had 12 shots on goal at the opposite end, only one of which were on target. Real Betis’ goal was scored in the sixth minute by Willian José.

Athletic Bilbao have had goals scored against them in five of their previous six games, with a total of five goals scored by the opposition. Athletic Bilbao appear to have a little bit of a soft underbelly at the back.

Villarreal vs Ath Bilbao – Betting Analysis

Reviewing their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to 01/03/2020 reveals that Athletic Bilbao has won three, Villarreal zero, and the total number of ties is three.

11 goals were scored between the two teams during this time span, with El Submarino Amarillo contributing four and Los Leones contributing seven. There are 1.83 goals scored on average each game.

The final league meeting between these teams took place on La Liga Match Day 12 on October 30, 2022, with Athletic Bilbao defeating Villarreal 1-0.

Athletic Bilbao had seven shots on goal that day, only one of which were on target, and 43% of the possession. Iaki Williams scored the goal (at 59′).

Villarreal made six attempts at goal, scoring on none of them. Miguel ngel Ortiz Arias served as the official.

We believe that Athletic Bilbao will be able to defeat this Villarreal team in this match, while it is unlikely that they will score as many goals as they may allow.

What are the best odds for the game?

Looking at the betting prices for the match in the 90 minute result market, staking on Villarreal is best priced at 2.15, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 3.46 and taking a punt on a victory for Athletic Bilbao is 3.32. They’re the best market prices being offered at the moment.

Villarreal vs Ath Bilbao – Head-to-Head

Villarreal vs Ath Bilbao


Our Prediction: Under 2.5 Goals

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