Almeria – Rayo Vallecano : Preview & Prediction
Almería and Rayo Vallecano meet at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos in a match for the 30th round of the Liga Adelante. Rayo Vallecano won at home for (1-0) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 12-10-2017. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches has won 3 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match in this stadium, in a match for the Copa del Rey on 06-09-2016, Rayo Vallecano only managed to win, by (0-2). The goals of the match were scored by Diego Aguirre (64 ‘and 90’) for Rayo Vallecano. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Almería
After 10 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 16th place, having won 36 points. In the last match, they drew with Huesca away (2-2), after having won the home game against Cultural Leonesa (2-1) in the last game. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 17 goals scored and 13 conceded. For the championship, the Almería won 17 points in 30 possible, after 5 victories, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. In matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 7 of their 15 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 29 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods in the last 15 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 17 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Slowly Almeria managed to get a win in the championship and today is further away from the relegation zone, and intends to maintain this way so as not to have more risk of falling out of division. 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. Being against the vice-leader can not consider a tie as bad. For this match coach Lucas Alcaraz will not be able to count on Tino Costa and Mandi who are in the medical department.
Analysis of Rayo Vallecano
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place with 51 points, after 13 wins, 12 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, won at home to Huesca by (3-0). In the last match, tied for Valladolid by (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 8 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 18 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the league, Rayo Vallecano won 15 points in 30 chances, after 3 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 games he played as a visitor.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 7 games outside of your stadium. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at half-time was 0-0 (5 out of 14 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 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 29 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 14 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 7 of his 19 goals between minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The determination of Rayo Vallecano was fundamental to conquer the good results and hopes to be able to remain this way, since it is now in the zone of direct access and does not intend to leave this place. Because of this, he expects to maintain focus and quality in performances, no matter where he plays or who is his opponent, after all, he can continue to get favorable results that can make him fight for the title. For this match coach Míchel will not be able to count on Emiliano Velázquez who will be suspended.
Almeria – Rayo Vallecano : Betting Tips
Almeria – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70