Osasuna vs Almeria prediction, odds & betting tips 04/01/2024

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Osasuna - Almeria

Spain Primera Liga - Estadio El Sadar

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

In the opening fixture of the new year for both teams, Osasuna (12th), will host Almeria (20th) at El Sadar stadium on Thursday, 4 January. The Osasuna vs Almeria involves two teams striving to recapture their previous season's performance. Delve into additional La Liga betting tips to discover if Girona can win the championship or not.

Osasuna vs Almeria Prediction – Betting Tips & Odds

Hot Tip – Both Teams to Score

  • The hosts have managed just one clean sheet in their past eight matches, totalling only five clean sheets in the current season.
  • Almeria, on the other hand, have shown a knack for finding the net, averaging 1.1 goals per game scoring against Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Latest Odds

Head to Head

13/05/23

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Osasuna

Osasuna

Almeria

Almeria

3

1

12/09/22

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Almeria

Almeria

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

1

27/01/21

Spain Copa del Rey Spain

Almeria

Almeria

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

0

26/01/19

Spain Segunda SEG

Almeria

Almeria

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

1

08/09/18

Spain Segunda SEG

Osasuna

Osasuna

Almeria

Almeria

3

1

Last Five - Osasuna

25/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Las Palmas

Las Palmas

Osasuna

Osasuna

1

1

D

17/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Cadiz

Cadiz

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

2

W

10/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

1

W

04/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo

Osasuna

Osasuna

3

0

L

31/01/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Barcelona

Barcelona

Osasuna

Osasuna

1

0

L

Last Five - Almeria

01/03/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo

Almeria

Almeria

1

0

L

24/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

Almeria

Almeria

2

2

D

18/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Granada

Granada

Almeria

Almeria

1

1

D

12/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

Almeria

Almeria

0

0

D

03/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Valencia

Valencia

Almeria

Almeria

2

1

L

Win Probability

Osasuna Odds: 4/6(1.67) – 60%

Draw Odds: 29/10(3.9) – 25.6%

Almeria Odds: 21/5(5.2) – 19.2%

The Osasuna vs Almeria odds strongly favour the hosts, given their recent success against Almeria, securing 11 victories in the last 21 encounters between the two teams.

Considering the defensive struggles of both sides, the Osasuna vs Almeria betting tip for over 2.5 goals could be a favourable option for fans interested in the goal market.

Osasuna vs Almeria Other tips

Correct Score: 2-1

  • Osasuna have emerged victorious in their previous three encounters against Almeria in La Liga.
  • Almeria have not secured a win in their last 21 La Liga games, marking the second-longest winless streak in the competition.

Over 2.5 Goals

  • Osasuna register an average of 10.8 shots per game and manage to score nearly 1.2 goals per game, ranking them 10th in La Liga.
  • Despite being in the last place, Almeria take 12.5 shots per game, securing them the eighth position in the league.
  • In their recent encounter, these two teams produced a total of four goals.

Osasuna vs Almeria Team News

Osasuna

Arrasate has a majority of his Osasuna squad at his disposal, although left-back Johan Mojica remains unavailable due to a knee injury. The potential return of Ruben Garcia, who has recovered from a hamstring injury, adds strength to the side after missing the final match of 2023.

Despite being benched in the previous game against Mallorca, Chimy Avila is in contention to start in Thursday's contest.

Predicted Lineup: Herrera, Areso, D. Garcia, Cruz, Pena, Ibanez, Torro, Gomez, Avila, R. Garcia, Budimir

Almeria

Gaizka Garitano continues to face the absence of Ibrahima Kone and Luis Suarez, who are recuperating from ankle and leg injuries. Martin Svidersky is not expected to recover in time for Thursday's fixture, while Lucas Robertson and Gonzalo Melero are considered doubtful.

Additionally, Guinea-Bissau duo Houboulang Mendes and Marciano Sanco, along with Ghana's Iddrisu Baba, are away with their national teams in preparation for the upcoming African Cup of Nations.

Predicted Lineup: Maximiano, Chumi, Montes, Gonzalez, Pozo, Lopy, Puigmal, Akieme, Arribas, Embarba, Baptistao

*Confirmed Osasuna vs Almeria lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.

Osasuna

Osasuna
4-3-3
17
Ante Budimir
hr
12
Jesus Areso
es
7
Jon Moncayola
es
10
Aimar Oroz
es
9
Ezequiel Avila
ar
5
David Garcia
es
24
Alejandro Catena
es
1
Sergio Herrera
es
15
Ruben Pena
es
34
Iker Munoz
es
16
Moi Gomez
es
Substitutes
23
Raul Garcia
es
2
Nacho Vidal
es
28
Jorge Herrando
es
8
Darko Brasanac
rs
20
Jose Arnaiz
es
13
Aitor Fernandez
es
19
Pablo Ibanez
es
14
Ruben Garcia
es
6
Lucas Torro
es
4
Unai Garcia
es
11
Kike Barja
es
3
Juan Cruz
es

Almeria

Almeria
4-2-2-2
6
Dion Lopy
sn
19
Sergio Arribas
es
7
Largie Ramazani
be
18
Marc Pubill Pages
es
22
Cesar Montes
mx
3
Edgar Gonzalez
es
5
Lucas Robertone
ar
25
Luis Maximiano
pt
10
Adri Embarba
es
15
Sergio Akieme
es
12
Leo Baptistao
br
Substitutes
29
Marko Milovanovic
rs
13
Fernando Martinez
es
1
Diego Marino
es
26
Marcos Pena
es
2
Kaiky Melo
br
14
Lazaro Vinicius Marques
br
8
Arnau Puigmal
es
21
Chumi
es
17
Pozo
es
33
Martin Svidersky
sk
20
Alex Centelles
es
28
Rachad Fettal
es

Player to Watch: Ante Budimir

The 32-year-old Croatian striker remains a pivotal player for Osasuna. With eight goals and three assists this season, Ante Budimir continues to make a significant impact. Having been featured in the team of the week twice, his performance will be crucial as Osasuna aims to start the new year with a victory.


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