Under 2.5 goals at Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid 5/6 for Sunday’s La Liga showdown
Competition: La Liga
Market: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 5/6 @ Bet 365
Two sides enjoying an eye-catching run of form, Real Madrid will make the trip to European outsiders Athletic Bilbao on Sunday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, enjoying what has been a stunning run of form, Athletic Bilbao have their sights set on landing a European finish this season. In their 33 La Liga matches this year, they have recorded 12 wins, 12 draws and nine defeats, scoring 38 and conceding 28 in return. Along with opening the weekend fixtures in eighth and four points adrift of the top-six, it should be noted that Bilbao hold the third-best defensive record in the division. As for their previous run of results, Sunday’s hosts have won three of their last four La Liga matchups, including back-to-back victories. It is also worth highlighting that out of their last 11 home matchups across all competitions, all bar one of those have seen under 2.5 goals by the final whistle.
As for the visitors, also continuing on what has been an extended purple patch since returning to action, Real Madrid have their sights set on reclaiming their top-flight crown this season. In their 33 La Liga matches this year, they have recorded 22 wins, eight draws, and just three defeats, scoring 61 and conceding 21 in return. With a points tally of 74 and holding a four-point buffer at the top of the table, it should also be noted that the Whites hold the best defensive record in the division. As for their previous run of results, Real Madrid have won their last six La Liga matches on the bounce, recording three clean sheets on the bounce. It’s also worth noting that each of Madrid’s last three matches on the spin have seen under 2.5 goals by full-time.
Bet: Under 2.5 goals at Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid 5/6 for Sunday’s La Liga showdown @ Bet 365