They are one of the very few clubs in the competition to have failed to pick up a victory throughout the previous five weeks of games.
Villarreal, who are now sixth in the table, are battling for a top-six finish. The following matchup pits Sevilla against seventh-placed Bilbao, providing a potential to extend the lead.
Villarreal vs Espanyol – Betting Analysis
Villarreal won the reverse match, and that too on the road, 0-1 as well. They have also gone three years without losing, and in the previous 19 years, they have only lost twice at home. In fact, during the past 29 years, they have only suffered defeat here three times.
Who will win the match between Villarreal vs Espanyol?
Three of the Yellow Submarines’ last five overall games ended in victories, and they will be looking for another one against the 19th-placed squad on Thursday.
In addition to being in the relegation zone, Espanyol has also lost six of its last seven league games. It should be mentioned that since April of 2022, they have only managed three road league victories.
It would appear that Villarreal, who are playing at home and are trying to finish in the top six, will come out on top.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
In six of their previous seven games overall, Espanyol allowed two or more goals to be scored, and they also gave up ten goals in their previous four away trips.
Also keep in mind that they have given up six goals in their last two face-to-face meetings. A high-scoring contest is anticipated because Villarreal is aiming for a top-six finish.
Espanyol is ranked 19th out of 20 teams and has dropped six of their last seven league contests. In actuality, they have only managed six victories throughout the current La Liga season. In actuality, they have just three road league victories since April 2022.
What are the best odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the win-draw-win market, putting your money on Villarreal can be had for 1.6, a bet on a draw is 4.2 and betting on victory for Espanyol gets 5.75. They are the best of the prices available as of now.
Villarreal vs Espanyol – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw