Eibar – Villarreal : Preview & Prediction
Eibar and Villarreal face off at Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa in a match of the 18th round of the Primera Division. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 4 matches won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match at this stage, for the Primera Division on 28-02-2018, the Eibar won by (1-0). Kike (16 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / outside condition, since Eibar presents different results at home and abroad.
After 5 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses,Eibar team is in 13th place, having won 21 points. In the final match, they drew 1-1 with Betis after a 1-1 draw at home against Valencia in the previous game. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when playing in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches he has 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 25 conceded, against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 home defeats, with 29 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last 9 home games for the league, Eibar has won 4, 3 draws and 2 losses, having won 15 points out of 27.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 5 games in your stadium. 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 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency towards goals, since 6 in 9 they finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. In 17 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the board in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 5 matches played at home in all competitions: he scored 5 of his 10 goals between the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
The team of Eibar comes to this game with a 1-1 draw at the visit to the Real Betis field: the only goal of the team was scored by Orellana. It is important to note that the home team has only 3 wins in the last 10 games. In this game at home coach José Luis Mendilibar should opt for a more defensive strategy, with the lines drawn back, exploring only the space on the opponent’s back. However, it is important to note that the home team has several flaws in the defensive sector, more specifically in the attack-defense transition. Charles is the best Eibar finisher with 6 goals scored. Dee out of this game are Pedro Leon and Dmitrovic, both with physical problems.
After 3 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses,Villarrealis in 17th place, having won 16 points. In the last match, they drew with Real Madrid at home (2-2), after their previous match tied it out in a game against Huesca (2-2). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 3 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last eight away games, Villarreal have recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 9 points out of 24.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor for 5 games. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 3 of his 9 matches. The team has not been very strong defensively, as they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the board. In the last 13 away games for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 7 of his 16 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘); suffered 9 of his 17 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Villarreal come to this motivated game after a 2-2 draw at Real Madrid’s reception, thus registering their second straight game without losing in the Spanish league: Santi Cazorla was the great hero in scoring both goals. In this game in the stadium of Eibar the coach Luis García should line up in the usual 4-4-2 benefiting the possession of the ball and the organized attacks, especially, on the right side. Gerard Moreno and Carlos Bacca are the best finals of Villarreal with 4 goals scored. For this game the coach does not count on Mario Gaspar, suspended, besides Iturra and Mariano, players who recover of injury.
Eibar – Villarreal : Betting Tips
Eibar – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70