Villarreal will be hosting Los Blancos in what’s sure to be an action-packed encounter this Saturday in Round 24 of the La Liga. Real Madrid are currently dominating the table with 53 points while the host country occupies the 6th place with 35 points.
Who’ll emerge victorious? Read on to find the Villarreal vs Real Madrid preview, betting odds and prediction.
Villarreal vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head
The last 5 years have witnessed nine clashes between the two teams. Villarreal only managed to bag victory on one occasion while Real Madrid stole the game three times. Five of these encounters ended in a draw.
However, when it comes to Villarreal’s home ground, it’s a whole different story. The Yellow Submarines have remained undefeated in their last four matches played against Real Madrid at their home ground and will not be looking to break the trend.
It’s also interesting to note that when Villarreal hosts, the most common result is a 2-2, with four games ending that way.
Villarreal vs Real Madrid Team News
On Villarreal’s side, Moreno might be missing due to a calf issue while Pena and Coquelin will most definitely be out due to injury troubles.
In Real Madrid news, Carlo Ancelotti has some injury troubles to consider when declaring the line-up. Mendy and Benzema will both be sidelined due to injuries but will most probably be on the field for the battle against PSG next week. Vazuez and Casemiro however, are reported to have recovered and should be playing.
Villarreal vs Real Madrid Betting Odds
With Benzema most likely out, Real Madrid players will be missing one of their key teammates and this could have a significant impact on their performance. Villarreal will likely use this to their advantage as they’ll be giving it their all for a top-4 finish.
This will most likely be a close match and could end up being anybody’s game. We expect another draw, with the following odds breakdown:
Villareal to win: 2.68 odds
Real Madrid to win: 2.82 odds
Draw: 3.80 odds
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