Bet of the Day: Villarreal to take maximum points in Bilbao
Visitors are in outstanding form
Despite losing their opening two games in La Liga, Villarreal are now riding high in the top half, following an outstanding run of results. Javier Calleja’s men have taken 13 points from the previous five games, including a 4-0 victory over Las Palmas.
They head to San Mames on Sunday night to face an Athletic Bilbao side enduring a dreadful run of form. Los Leones have taken just four points from their last eight league games, losing each of the last three.
In that period, they’ve shipped three goals against bottom club Malaga and gifted La UD their only home win of the season. Things are unlikely to improve this weekend, with their visitors also triumphing 3-1 in the last Head-to-Head. Coral’s Bet of the Day is Villarreal to Win at 12/5.
Congolese hitman to do the damage
Yellow Submarine striker Cedric Bakambu is currently La Liga’s third-highest scorer, with eight goals to his name. And the DR Congo international is showing no signs of letting up.
He’s scored six goals in his past five league outings. And the 26-year-old is as reliable away from home as he is at the Estadio de la Ceramica. Half of his league strikes this term have come on the road, including a brace away to Girona last month.
Bakambu found the net in the last meeting between these sides, and with Bilbao low on form and confidence right now the Coral News Team think he’s good value to find the net at San Mames. Bakambu to Score Anytime is a 7/4 shot.
This game tends to deliver goals
The 3-1 win for the Yellow Submarine back in April meant this fixture has produced four or more goals in four of the past seven stagings. More of the same could be on offer, with Javier Calleja’s visitors having scored 12 goals in five league games.
Their hosts have managed just one clean sheet in eight La Liga fixtures, but have found the net in seven of their last 10 at San Mames. The Coral News Team like the look of Over 2.5 Goals in this clash at 11/10.
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing