Espanyol 13/5 to beat Athletic Bilbao in Sundays La Liga matchup
Competition: La Liga
Market: Espanyol to beat Athletic Bilbao
Odds: 13/5 @ Bet365
With just one game remaining in the 2017/2018 La Liga season, Espanyol will look to carry on their recent impressive form when they travel to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday afternoon.
For the hosts on Sunday afternoon, after an impressive seventh-place finish last season and securing Europa League fooball, Athletic Bilbao have drastically struggled this time around. After 37 games this season, Bilbao have won 10, drawn 13 and lost 14, scoring 41 conceding 48 in return. With a points tally of 34, Bilbao currently sit 16th in the La Liga table and with just one game remaining, even with a victory the hosts can finish the season no higher than 13th. Sadly for Bilbao, The Red and Blacks have struggled at the back end of the season. Athletic have now won just one of their last six La Liga outings, losing four and drawing one. They have also struggled with their defensive issues as of late, Bilbao have now only recorded one clean sheet in their last 10 attempts.
As for the visitors, much like Bilbao, Espanyol have struggled to match an impressive season last year. After 37 La Liga games this season, Espanyol have won 11, drawn 13 and lost 13, scoring 35 and conceding 42 in return. With a points tally of 46, Espanyol currently sit 14th in the table and with a three-point buffer over their hosts, a win on Sunday could see the visitors secure a top half finish. As for their recent form, Espanyol are now unbeaten in their last three outings, winning three and drawing one. Along with scoring nine in their last four, Espanyol have also kept a clean sheet in their last three matches on the road.
Bet: Espanyol to beat Athletic Bilbao in Sundays La Liga matchup 13/5 @ Bet365>>