Valencia – Alaves : Preview & Prediction
From 3 days the Valencia has been bypassed by Atletico Madrid for the second place in the Liga, but the season of the Taronges is still exceptional, very different from the last 3. At the turning point the points of advantage on Villareal fifth are 9, maintained after the victory at the home of Deportivo La Coruña. In the second half Rodrigo and Guedes had closed the match and only at the end Andone shortened the distance. The Alaves has achieved a prestigious success on the Seville of Montella, hit by Garcia in the 52nd minute. At home Aberlardo’s team does well, but the same can not be said away. Both the former defender of the Spanish national team and Marcelino play with a 4-4-2. Abelardo has a talented attack composed by Munir and Guidetti and the outer lanes are manned by Ibai and Pedraza. The former Villareal coach will probably line up Simone Zaza and Vietto in front, with Guedes and Maksimovic on the wings.
Valencia and Alaves are separated by 24 points in the standings.
The Taronges are back from 3 consecutive victories.
The white-blue have lost 8 of the 13 away trips.
In the new millennium, Valencia leads 7-2 against direct matches.
The difficulties dell’Alaves away and the great confidence of the Mestalla direct this first leg on a track favorable to Valencia. The qualification could already be decided in the first leg.
Valencia – Alaves : Betting Tips
Valencia – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70