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Alaves vs Celta Vigo Prediction & Betting tips
Deportivo Alavés and Celta de Vigo meet at the Mendizorroza Stadium, in a match for the 25th round of the First Division. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 19-10-2018, Deportivo Alavés won away by (0-1). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 3 wins in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 03-02-2018, in a game for the First Division that ended with the victory of Deportivo Alavés by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by Alfonso Pedraza (4 ‘) and Munir (18’), for Deportivo Alavés, and Iago Aspas (90 ‘), for Celta de Vigo. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
After 10 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses, the home team is currently in the 6 th position, with 36 points won. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Real Betis by (1-1), after in the previous match they have won (2-0) at home, against Levante. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 14 goals scored and 25 conceded; against 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 18 goals scored and 11 conceded. For the championship, Deportivo Alavés won 21 points out of 30 possible points, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 home matches. In the matches played in their stadium there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘0-0 (5 in 11 matches) and at the end of the match 2-1 (4 in 11 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 24 matches played in this competition, he got the comeback in 4 of the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Deportivo Alavés comes to this game with a draw, 1-1, in the field trip to Betis, adding the second consecutive game without losing in the Spanish championship: the only goal of the team was marked by Maripán. In this game in his stadium coach Abelardo will play in 4-3-3, opting for a more defensive strategy, exploring only the counterattack. It is important to note that striker Jonathan Calleri is one of the best markers of Deportivo Alavés, with 4 goals scored. However, it is important to underline that the premises present quality in the maintenance of ball possession and in the finalization. For this day the coach can count on all his players.
Celta de Vigo:
The away team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 24 points won, after 6 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Getafe, by (3-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Levante, by (1-4). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 21 goals scored and 32 conceded; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 away league matches Celta de Vigo has a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 4 defeats in the last matches as a visitor. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at halftime was 1-0 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 11 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 24 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never got the comeback.
Celta de Vigo comes to this game with a snub, 1-4, in the reception to Levante, so it is going through difficulties in this competition. We remember that the locals lost 7 of the last 8 games played in the Spanish championship. In this game away from home, coach Miguel Cardoso must act in the usual 4-3-3, privileging possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks. The Spanish Iago Aspas is the great highlight of Celta de Vigo, with 10 goals scored. The counterattacks and the finalization are the strong points of the visiting team. Boudebouz will be out of this suspension game.
Alaves vs Celta Vigo head to head matches
19.10.18 LL Celta Vigo Alaves 0 : 1
03.02.18 LL Alaves Celta Vigo 2 : 1
10.09.17 LL Celta Vigo Alaves 1 : 0
14.05.17 LL Alaves Celta Vigo 3 : 1
08.02.17 CDR Alaves Celta Vigo 1 : 0