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Athletic Bilbao and Alavés play for San Mamés Barria in a match of the 17th round of the Primera Division. There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last confrontation was on 02-04-2006 and ended with the result: Alavés (0-0) Athletic Bilbao. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Athletic Bilbao presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 8 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 7th place, having won 26 points. In the last match, they beat Celta de Vigo at home (2-1) after losing 1-0 to Betis in the last game. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; Against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last game he played for the Copa del Rey, he beat Barcelona at home (2-1). In the last eight home games for the league, Athletic Bilbao have 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat, having won 19 points out of 24 possible.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 7 games in your stadium. The team allowed their opponents to score in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times but managed to turn the score in 3.
Athletic Bilbao play again at home for the Spanish Championship trying to win their fourth consecutive win as the principal and maintain the invincibility at home, which has lasted seven games. In the last round, the team received Celta de Vigo at home and managed to leave the field with the victory by 2×1. Before, the team had gone to the home of Betis and left there defeated by 1×0. After sixteen rounds, the club accumulates eight wins, two draws and six defeats, thus occupying seventh place in the table. This game is about to get under way, so lets give you the team news, the home team have opted for a 4-5-1 formation with Aduriz.
After 5 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 12th place, having won 21 points. In the last match, they beat Betis at home (1-0), after their previous match drew away in a game against Eibar (0-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 15 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 9 conceded. In the last game he played, for the Copa del Rey, tied with Deportivo La Coruna away by (2-2). In the last 8 away games, Alavés has won 3, 2 and 3 draws, having won 11 points out of 24. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of his 8 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he has never managed to come back on the scoreboard in the five games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 5 away games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: scored 3 of his 7 goals between the minutes (0’-15 ‘).
Alavés enters the field for their seventeenth match for the Spanish Championship trying to maintain the good phase that lives in the competition to prolong its period of invincibility. In the last round, the team received the Betis at home and managed to leave the field with the victory by 1×0, thus getting to his fourth consecutive game without losing. Before, the team had accumulated two draws: the last of them occurred against Eibar, away from home, in the match that ended without goals. After sixteen rounds, the club accumulated five wins, six draws and five losses, thus taking the twelfth place in the table. For that match, the coach must keep the team at 4-5-1 or at 5-3-2.
Prediction: Athletic Bilbao Win @ 1.65