Athletic Club vs Celta Vigo – Primera Division
San Memes Barria, Bilbao – 19 December 2016, 19:45
Match Preview and Betting Tips.
Athletic Club and Celta Vigo will be facing each other in the 16th round of the Spanish Primera Division. With this season being almost at the half point, we have the general picture of how the Spanish Primera Division standings may look at the end of the season. Even though both teams are currently safe in the middle, there are still strong possibilities that they season might turn worse or even better.
Athletic Club is currently in a very good position that puts them on the verge of reaching the European competitions next year. With 23 points from 15 games they are only 3 points behind the place that leads to the qualifications for the Europa League. On the other hand, Celta Vigo is only two points behind Athletic Club and they also have the same opportunity as the visitors. Looking at the statistics of both teams so far in the league, we can see that both teams have been conceding goals at almost all games with Athletic being able to keep clean sheets on 3 occasions while Celta managed to do the same on 2 occasions.
Both teams will have serious problems when it comes to the players who are injured or suspended. In Athletic Club, De Marcos and Ager Aketxe are injured and since there is no word about them recovering from their injured they will miss this game. Besides them, A. Laporte is suspended due to the red card and he will also miss this game. On the other hand, in Celta, C. Beauvue and Planas are injured while Hugo Mallo is suspended due to the red card. Even though, these players from both teams are not among the best scorers in their teams, their absence will still be felt in the field.
Even though both teams were defeated in their last league games, we will be backing Athletic Club for the win in this game at 5/6. Besides that, we will also be backing that both teams will score goals in this match (4/5).
Athletic Club vs Celta Vigo betting tips:
Home win 5/6 – Get best odds here
Both teams to score YES 4/5 – Get best odds here
Over 2.5 goals 19/20 – Get best odds here