Real Valladolid welcomes Athletic Club to Estadio Jose Zorrilla in La Liga action this Friday. The home side hovers just two points above the drop zone, while the visitors sit in the ninth spot.
In this soccer betting preview, we give you our La Liga picks and Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao score prediction.
Real Valladolid vs. Athletic Club Information
Real Valladolid vs Athletic Club
Location: Estadio Jose Zorrilla, Valladolid.
Date and Time: Friday, March 17, 2023, 3:00 PM ET.
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Real Valladolid vs. Athletic Club Recent Scores
Real Valladolid has taken four points from the last two. After a hard-fought 2-1 home success over Espanyol, Pacheta’s troops battled hard to leave Elche with a point last weekend. Our Real Valladolid predictions for this one are below.
The Athletic Club stats have been disappointing of late. Ernesto Valverde’s men are winless in five, losing four of those. In their last match, the Lions were beaten at home by leaders Barcelona.
Real Valladolid vs. Athletic Club Betting Preview
Real Valladolid Preview
Real Valladolid is having a solid first season back in the top tier of Spanish soccer. They have work to do in their fight for survival, but the White and Violets find themselves in 14th spot. Victory on Friday could take them as high as 11th.
Valladolid’s home form was always going to be crucial this term, and Pacheta’s side have made themselves tough to beat at Jose Zorrilla. They have lost just two home matches since September and have picked up seven points from the last nine on offer on their own patch.
No games in La Liga are easy, but Valladolid will be targeting another three points on home turf this Friday. Below you will find the best odds and tips on today’s La Liga matches and our Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao score prediction.
Athletic Club Preview
Athletic Club made a solid start to their season, but Valverde’s boys have gone off the boil in recent months. Since a 2-1 success at Valencia in mid-February, Bilbao has taken just one point from a possible 12.
They were in decent form before the 2022 FIFA World Cup break. However, the Red and Whites have won just two La Liga games since returning to action. They are now in ninth with 33 points to their name.
After no wins in five in all competitions, Athletic will be desperate to get back to winning ways this Friday. Read on for the latest soccer betting odds and our Valladolid vs Athletic Bilbao score prediction.
Real Valladolid vs. Athletic Club Odds Breakdown
Real Valladolid has been decent at home of late and are in better form than their guests, but Athletic Club is the favorite at Jose Zorrilla. The bookies are offering +100 for the away win.
Valladolid has won two and drawn one of their previous three league games on home soil, but they are the underdogs here at +260. You can also get +260 for the tie.
Real Valladolid vs. Athletic Club Pick and Prediction
With Real Valladolid tough to beat at home, while Athletic Club is out of form at present, Friday’s La Liga matchup at Estadio Jose Zorrilla is not an easy one to call.
Real Valladolid is capable of beating any side that visits their home, but Athletic is in desperate need of points and will be gunning for victory in Valladolid. This is likely to be close on the scoreline, but we are backing the away side to nick it.
One goal could settle this intriguing matchup, so check out the tempting odds of +800 for Bilbao to win 2-1. Also, take a punt on the Athletic Club win and both teams to score at the top price of +350.
- Final Score Prediction: Real Valladolid 1-2 Athletic Club (+800)
- Pick: Athletic Club to Win and Both Teams to Score (+350)