Villarreal – Ath Bilbao : Preview & Prediction
Villarreal, 19th of Liga, is 4 points behind Celta Vigo, 17th and first non-relegation, at the dawn of this 20th day. The reception of Athletic Bilbao, 15th, promises to be tricky for the Yellow Submarine, who has been performing poorly since his victory at Spartak Moscow (2-0) in the Europa League on 13 December. Eliminated by Espanyol Barcelona in the Coupe du Roi (2-2 and 1-3) this Thursday, Villareal is also disappointing in the Spanish league where he took only 3 out of 18 points in the game during the last 6 days. The penultimate lost in Barcelona (2-0), against Celta Vigo (2-3) at home and ahead of Getafe (1-2) at home before hanging Real Madrid (2-2) at home. Estadio de la Ceramica and take 1 point to Huesca (2-2) and Eibar (0-0). Athletic Bilbao, 15th with a 5-point lead over his opponent of the day, could take advantage of the meandering locals to pick up points. The Basque club narrowly defeated FC Sevilla (1-3 and 1-0) in the Spanish Cup but made a strong impression. The last defeat of Bilbao in the league dates back to December 3 and the Basques have just taken 11 points out of 15 against Girona (1-0), Celta Vigo (2-1), Sevilla FC (2-0), Deportivo Alavés (0-0) and Real Valladolid (1-1). The Basque club intends to continue its good momentum against Villareal.
Villarreal is 19th of Liga!
Villareal is on a current series of 6 games without a win.
Villareal have suffered 2 defeats against Getafe and Espanyol Barcelona.
Athletic Bilbao have only lost 1 on their last 8 outings.
The Basque club has won FC Sevilla twice in their last two meetings.
Winner Villareal (3-1) last season, Athletic Club, humiliated on the way to San Mamés (0-3), plans to take revenge this weekend and sign a good performance at the Estadio de la Ceramica.
Villarreal – Ath Bilbao : Betting Tips
Villarreal – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70