Rayo Vallecano vs Villarreal: prediction for the La Liga fixture
Rayo Vallecano had high hopes for the Spanish Cup, team reached the quarter-final of that competition, but got eliminated by the eventual winner of that tournament, Betis.
Capital club currently has 11 victories and nine draws in La Liga. In the previous game capitals drew to Getafe (0:0). Merquelanz won't be able to perform due to a muscle injury.
Villarreal put up a successful performance in the Champions League, where team reached the playoffs. In first knock-out rounds team eliminated Juventus and Bayern, but after that suffered a defeat to Liverpool in the semifinals. The Yellow Submarine had an unsuccessful start to the Spanish Cup, where Unai Emery's men got eliminated by Gijon.
After 35 rounds of La Liga visitors have 14 victories and 11 draws, delivering 53 points and a 7th spot in the standings. In the previous match the Yellows drew to Sevilla (1:1).
Moreno, Pina and Danjuma will miss the upcoming match.
In 3 of 5 latest head-to-head matches goals were scored in both halves
This bet won in 2 of 3 latest matches of the visitors
Visitors won three latest head-to-head matches
Hosts have lost any motivation and they are also too exhausted, that's why they fell to the lower of La Liga standings. Visitors still have a chance to earn a spot in the Europa League, so they need a victory in this match. Moreover, the Yellow Submarine are more successful in head-to-head matches.
Our prediction - Villarreal to win the match
We are expecting a great offensive performance from both teams today.
Our second bet is on total over 2,5 goals