Celta Vigo 3/5 to beat Rayo Vallecano and over 1.5 goals in Saturday’s La Liga showdown
Competition: La Liga
Market: Celta Vigo win and over 1.5 goals
Odds: 3/5 @ Bet 365
All but securing another season of La Liga football, Celta Vigo will host an already relegated Rayo Vallecano on Saturday night.
Starting with the hosts, while Celta Vigo may have been at the heart of a relegation battle entering 2019, they have enjoyed a very bright end to the year. In their 37 La Liga matches this season, they have recorded 10 wins, 10 draws and 17 defeats, scoring 51 and conceding 50 in return. With a points tally of 40, Celta hold a three-point buffer over the drop zone, but also hold a six-goal advantage over Girona who sit in 18th spot. As for their recent run of results, the hosts have lost just two of theit last nine outings and have also won their last four consecutive matches on home soil.
As for the visitors, enduring a very poor return to La Liga, Rayo Vallecano have already secured their spot in the Segunda division for next season. In their 37 matches this campaign, they have recorded eight wins, seven draws and 22 defeats, scoring 39 and conceding 68 in return. With a points tally of 31, the visitors sit just one-point off falling to the foot of the table. As for their recent run of results, Vallecano have lost three of their last four La Liga outings and have picked up just two victories in their 16 matchups. More worrying, Vallecano have lost their last eight matches on the road, conceding two or more goals in each of those defeats.
Bet: Celta Vigo 3/5 to beat Rayo Vallecano and over 1.5 goals in Saturday’s La Liga showdown @ Bet 365