Rayo Vallecano vs Almeria prediction, odds & betting tips 05/05/2024

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Rayo Vallecano - Almeria

Spain Primera Liga - Estadio de Vallecas

Rayo Vallecano vs Almeria – Photo by Icon Sport

Rayo Vallecano, currently in 16th position, will face bottom-placed Almeria at Estadio de Vallecas stadium on Sunday, 5 May. The Rayo Vallecano vs Almeria match holds immense importance for Rayo Vallecano as they aim to secure all three points and move clear of the relegation zone.

For insights on the relegation battle and other La Liga predictions, check out our other resources.

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Rayo Vallecano vs Almeria predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Rayo Vallecano to score first and win

⚽ Correct score prediction

Rayo Vallecano 2-0 Almeria

⏱HT/FT

Rayo Vallecano/Draw

Key Stats

  • Rayo Vallecano has an average of 0.8 goals per game, contrasting with UD Almeria's average of conceding 2.0 goals per game.
  • Almeria's defensive struggles are evident, having conceded two or more goals in 23 out of their last 33 matches this season.
  • Almería's recent away form has been concerning, as they have lost seven out of their last ten matches on the road.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Rayo Vallecano to start as favourites

  • Rayo Vallecano Odds: 4/7 (1.57) – 63.6%
  • Draw Odds: 29/10 (3.9) – 25.6%
  • Almeria Odds: 19/4 (5.75) – 17.4%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The Rayo Vallecano vs Almeria odds heavily favour Rayo Vallecano, with a 63.6% chance of winning according to the betting market.

Rayo Vallecano have only lost one game in their last five games with two wins and two draws. On the other hand, Almeria have been very poor this season with only one victory so far in the league.

For those considering football betting options, the Over 2.5 goals market presents intriguing possibilities, with odds of 3/4 (57.1%). Additionally, Rayo Vallecano to score first holds a 4/9 (69.2%) chance, providing potential value for punters.

Last Five H2Hs: Rayo Vallecano have the upper hand in the last five H2Hs

Spain Primera Liga 11/08/23

Almeria

Almeria

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Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 06/02/23

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2
Almeria

Almeria

0

Spain Primera Liga 08/10/22

Almeria

Almeria

3
Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

1

Spain Segunda 02/04/21

Almeria

Almeria

0
Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

1

Spain Segunda 08/11/20

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0
Almeria

Almeria

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In their last five encounters, Rayo Vallecano have won three games while Almeria have only won two games. The last encounter between these two teams ended up in favour of Rayo Vallecano.

Team News and Form Guide

Rayo Vallecano: Looking to avoid relegation

Rayo Vallecano will be missing Kike Perez, Aridane Hernandez, and Diego Mendez due to injuries, impacting their squad depth for the upcoming match. Additionally, midfielder Pathe Ciss will serve a suspension after receiving a milestone yellow card, further complicating Rayo's selection options.

Predicted Lineup: Dimitrievski, Ratiu, Mumin, Lejeune, Chavarria, Valentin, Crespo Palazon, A Garcia, De Frutos, Camello

Spain Primera Liga 15/05/24

W

Granada

Granada

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Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

D

Valencia

Valencia

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Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

L

Almeria

Almeria

1

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 28/04/24

L

Villarreal

Villarreal

3

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

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Spain Primera Liga 20/04/24

W

Osasuna

Osasuna

1

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2

Almeria: Looking to end their season with a win

Almeria will be without Luis Suarez and Aleksandar Radovanovic due to injuries, weakening their squad options for the upcoming match. Additionally, they will miss Jonathan Viera, Gonzalo Melero, Largie Ramazani, and Lucas Robertone, all suspended for the game.

Predicted Lineup: Maximiano, Pubill, Montes, Chumi, Langa, E Gonzalez, Lopy, Baptistao, Arribas, Embarba, Lozano

Spain Primera Liga 16/05/24

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Barcelona

Barcelona

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Almeria

Almeria

0

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

L

Real Betis

Real Betis

3

Almeria

Almeria

2

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

W

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Almeria

Almeria

1

Spain Primera Liga 27/04/24

L

Getafe

Getafe

3

Almeria

Almeria

1

Spain Primera Liga 21/04/24

L

Villarreal

Villarreal

2

Almeria

Almeria

1

Player to Watch: Florian Lejeune

Florian Lejeune will play a crucial role for Rayo Vallecano in their match against Almeria, having been a solid presence in defence throughout the season.

Florian Lejeune of Rayo Vallecano – Photo by Icon Sport

His contributions include helping the team keep 10 clean sheets and scoring two goals, showcasing his versatility and impact on both ends of the pitch.


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