Valladolid v Valencia Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th May 2019

Valencia to seal vital away win

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Valladolid v Valencia Betting Tips – La Liga, 18th May 3.15pm

This game is all about Valencia’s hopes of securing a Champions League place next season. They are starting the weekend in fourth place in the table but that is only because of their head to head over Getafe. Sevilla are on the prowl as well just two points back. So Valencia can’t afford to slip up as they go to Valladolid who, with three wins in their last four games have secured survival. Read our predictions for Valladolid v Valencia.

Valladolid v Valencia Betting Odds*

Valencia 4/11
Draw 15/4
Valladolid 7/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on May 15th, 2019 at 3:20 p.m.)

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Valladolid News and Form

It has been back to back league wins for Valladolid in La Liga, and they have won three of their last four (L1). They are in pretty good shape then and that swing of positive form has seen them not having any relegation concerns for the final weekend of the season. Overall this season at home Valladolid are W5 D5 L8. They have remained undefeated in their last three home games, and have won their last two there. Four of their five home successes for the season have been against teams in the current bottom six.

Valladolid have averaged under a goal per game at home this season, with only 33% of their home fixtures going over 2.5 goals. Valladolid have banked a clean sheet in 28% of home games this season and all ten wins that they have claimed in this season’s top flight (home and away) have been by a margin of exactly one goal. The last two home successes that Valladolid have taken have been by a 1-0 scoreline. Of the home goals that Valladolid have produced this season, 11 of them have been in the second period of fixtures. Just five times have they opened the scoring at home.

Valladolid v Valencia Head to Head

There was a 1-1 draw between the two sides earlier this season
Four of the last five meetings have ended in a draw, including the last three
Valladolid are winless in six at home against Valencia
Valencia have scored in all but one of their last eleven against Valladolid

 

Key-Facts – Valladolid v Valencia

  • Valladolid have won three of their last four league games
  • Valladolid have earned back to back 1-0 home wins
  • Valencai have won four of their last six league fixtures

 

Valencia News and Form

It has been back to back league wins from Valencia, who have scored a total of nine goals in their successes over Huesca and Alaves. Overall this season in the top flight, Valencia have produced an away record of W7 D6 L5. It has been a bit mixed fortunes for them on their recent travels as they are W2 L2 in their last four. But looking back a bit further you do see a positive trend of four wins in their last six away games (L2). Valencia have averaged 1.4 goals per away game this season and they are on a three-match scoring streak on their travels.

Valencia have not been rock solid at the back though, as they failed to complete a clean sheet in their last eight games. Valencia have produced 64% of their away goals in the first period of fixtures and they have opened the scoring in over half of their away fixtures. The only teams who have produced better away records this season in La Liga have been the current top three. They also boast the fourth-best defensive record in La Liga too. They have what it takes to hold on to that top four place.

Valladolid v Valencia Tips & Odds

Valencia to win by a one-goal margin at 12/5
Under 2.5 goals at 6/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on May 15th, 2019 at 3:20 p.m.)

Valladolid v Valencia Predictions

Valencia to win: The good news for Valencia is that they are taking on a side who are going to be relaxed because Valladolid are safe for the season. Valencia have to be somewhat cautious and brave at the same time, knowing that they can still be caught.


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