Valladolid – Rayo Vallecano : Preview & Prediction
Real Valladolid and Rayo Vallecano face each other at the José Zorrilla Municipal Stadium in a match of the 18th round of the Primera Division. At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time they met at this stadium was on 04-03-2018, in a game for the Liga Adelante that ended in a tie for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by Jaime Mata (48 ‘) for Valladolid and Raúl de Tomás (55’) for Rayo Vallecano. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Real Valladolid is currently in 12th place with 21 points, after 5 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Atletico Madrid by (2-3). In the last match, tied off for Athletic Bilbao by (1-1). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last eight home games for the league, Valladolid have won 2, 2 and 3 draws, having won 8 points out of 24.
In this competition, you do not win in your stadium for 4 matches. In matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of their 8 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has 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 his home matches there is a tendency towards few goals, since 4 of his last 8 matches in the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first: just opened the scoring in 4 of their last 17 games for the Primera Division, of those 4 reached the break in lead in 3 and won in the late 90 ‘in all. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 10 home games in all competitions: he scored 5 of his 10 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Valladolid is a club that has never been able to be a champion of the Primera Division, having won the Liga Adelante (second national league), conquered three times, the last in 2006/07. In the current season, the team, which has just returned from the Liga Adelante (second division national), has been campaigning ahead of the season, having won 21 of the 51 points it has played so far and is now in the middle of the table, five points behind the sixth place. In the last five games that Valladolid played as principal, counting more than one competition, in four of them were scored more than 1.5 goals by the teams. I believe that in this confrontation, to be playing at home, Valladolid will be able to score their goals and will make one more a game moved inside its stadium.
Rayo Vallecano is currently in 19th place with 13 points earned after 3 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Real Madrid by (1-0). In the last match, won at home to Levante by (2-1). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the league, Rayo Vallecano won 4 points in 24 chances, after 1 win, 1 draw and 6 losses in the last 8 games he played as a visitor.
In this competition, he lost his last 5 games as a visitor and did not win any of the last 6 that he played as a visitor. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at interval 1-0 (3 in 8 games) and at the end of the game 1-0 (3 in 8 games). The team has conceded goals in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 4 of his last 8 games by the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the board in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Valladolid – Rayo Vallecano : Betting Tips
Valladolid – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70