Almeria – Lugo : Preview & Prediction
Almería and Lugo play at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos, in a duel of the 21st round of the Liga Adelante. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 05-03-2017, ended the victory of Almeria by (1-2). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Almería has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Almería
The home team is currently in 16th place with 22 points, after 6 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Cordoba by (1-0). In the last match, lost out to Alcorcón by (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when they play in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches they recorded 1 win, 3 draws and 11 defeats as a visitor, with 7 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 20 goals scored and 14 conceded. In the last 10 home games for the championship, Almería have recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 17 points out of 30. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 20 games in the competition, never managed to turn the board in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 10 home games in this competition: he scored 6 of his 13 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Almeria managed to leave the relegation zone, but it needs a lot of attention still, so know the extreme importance of not losing points within their domains. Because of this, he will try to have a solid and consistent performance, without errors and with sufficient attention, because he knows that if he does this to the letter he can celebrate a positive result at the end of the duel. For this match, coach Lucas Alcaraz will not be able to count on Hicham Khaloua, Pablo Caballero, Fran Rodríguez and Tino Costa who are in the medical department.
Analysis of Lugo
After 10 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses, the visiting team is in 7th place, having won 33 points. In the last match, he lost with Rayo Vallecano at home for (1-2), after in the previous match to have lost out in a game against Huesca, by (3-0). 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 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in his stadium. In the league, Lugo had 14 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. 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 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 20 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Lugo fell production in the last rounds and this affected directly in its position in the table, after all neither in the zone of the playoffs of access is more, reason why today its focus is to return there. Of course this is not going to be easy and fixing the mistakes is extremely necessary, so hope to return to focus on the competition to find the good results. For this match, coach Francisco Rodríguez will not be able to count on Roberto Fernández, Sergio Gil, Chuli, Sergio Diaz and Edu Campabadal who are in the medical department, in addition to L. Munoz, who will be suspended.
Almeria – Lugo : Betting Tips
Almeria – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70