Alaves – Celta Vigo : Preview & Prediction
Alaves and Celta de Vigo play in the Estadio de Mendizorroza, in a match of the 22nd round of the Primera Division. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 10-09-2017, Celta de Vigo won at home for (1-0). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years between the two teams could not be more balanced, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team of the last 5 times that they met. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the house / outside condition, since Alavés presents different results at home and abroad.
Analysis of Alaves
After 6 wins, 1 draw and 14 losses, the home team is in 17th place, having won 19 points. In the last match, they lost with Barcelona away by (2-1), after in the previous game to have tied at home, in a game against Leganes, by (2-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Alavés had 13 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of their 11 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 21 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 11 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: he scored 6 of his 10 goals in minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The Alaves have been doing a Spanish Championship well below expected, but comes from a great performance against the powerful Barcelona where it ended up taking the turn in the final minutes, but gives hope to his supporter with this good performance. The team has a low quality defense that has 31 goals and is the seventh most leaked, but the big problem has been the huge inefficiency of its offensive system that has scored only 17 goals and is the third worst of the national, problems that need to be corrected urgently to try to remain in the elite division of Spain. Playing at home, as this Saturday’s match, comes from a good sequence of 4 unbeaten games where he accumulated 3 wins and 1 draw and it is worth mentioning that he suffered only 2 goals in these games, demonstrating developments in this type of situation. For the match against Celta de Vigo, coach Abelardo will not be able to count on left-back Rúben Duarte for suspension.
Analysis of the Celta de Vigo
The visiting team is currently in 7th place with 31 points, after 9 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he won away to Real Sociedad by (1-2). In the last match, won at home to the Betis by (3-2). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside of its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 away games the Celta de Vigo has won 5, 1 draw and 4 losses, having won 16 points out of 30. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at interval 1-1 (4 in 11 games) and at the end of the game 2-1 (5 in 11 games). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, as 10 of his last 11 games in the competition have finished with over 2.5 goals. In 21 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Celta de Vigo has been making a good Spanish Championship, is in contention for a place in the next Europa League and comes from an excellent sequence of 5 unbeaten games where he accumulated 4 wins and 1 draw. The team has a quality attack that has scored 38 goals and is the fourth most positive of the competition, while the defense deserts, suffered 30 goals and is the eighth most leaked, a problem that needs to be corrected for the rest of the national. Playing away from home, such as this Saturday’s match, Celta de Vigo comes from 3 consecutive victories and it is worth mentioning that he has conceded only 2 goals in these games, since he usually plays more closely and on the counterattack away from his dominions. For the match against Alavés, coach Unzué is going to the field with the same level of the last round where he beat Betis 3-2.
Alaves – Celta Vigo : Betting Tips
Celta Vigo – Win Odds: 2.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70