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Athletic Bilbao x Sevilla: Match preview and betting prediction

July 9, 2020

Written By,

Miguel Prazeres

Athletic Bilbao hosts Sevilla at San Mamés for round 35 of La Liga. The home team comes from a 1-0 loss against Real Madrid at their home turf. On the other side, Sevilla arrives motivated by a 13-game unbeaten run across all competitions.

Check a complete match preview and betting prediction for tonight’s match.

Athletic Bilbao are 3 points behind european qualification spots

Getting into the European qualification spots is the main goal for Athletic Bilbao until the end of the season. Currently, the team from the Basque Country is 3 points behind Real Sociedad who sits 7th.

Despite last round’s loss against Real Madrid, Athletic Bilbao is one of the best home records in La Liga. The team lost just 4 times in 17 home matches, conceding just 10 goals during that span.

Athletic is a very tough team to beat, especially because of their defensive record. With just 29 goals conceded in 34 rounds, Athletic has the 3rd best defensive record in La Liga. The team is only behind Barcelona (21) and Atletico Madrid (26).

Athletic Bilbao predicted lineup

Unai Simon, Capa, Unai Nunez, Ínigo Martinez, Yuri, Dani Garcia, Unai Lopez, Ohian Tirapu, Ínigo Cordoba, Muniain, Williams.

Sevilla is on a 13-game unbeaten run

Sevilla is living a good moment in the season. The team is currently on a 13-game unbeaten run across all competitions. Well established in league’s top-4, Sevilla is still on the hunt for the 3rd position. Lopetegui’s team is just 3 points behind Atletico Madrid, but with one more game to play than the Colchoneros.

With Lucas Ocampos in great shape, Sevilla will try to keep their good run tonight. San Mames is one of the toughest venues to play in La Liga, and despite having won 3 of the last 6 meetings against Athletic, Sevilla will not have an easy task.

Sevilla has one of the best away record in La Liga. With just 4 losses in 17 away matches, Sevilla is the second best team playing away from home.

Sevilla predicted lineup

Bounou, Jesus Navas, Kounde, Diego Carlos, Reguillon, Fernando, Joan Jordan, Banega, Lucas Ocampos, Munir, Luuk De Jong.

Betting prediction

We expect a very tight match between to of the most competitive teams in La Liga. Check the market for Under 2,5 goals!

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Written By,

Miguel Prazeres