Valencia vs Rayo Vallecano prediction, odds & betting tips 12/05/2024

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Valencia vs Rayo Vallecano – Photo by Icon Sport

The upcoming clash of Valencia vs Rayo Vallecano at Mestalla Stadium promises to be captivating, with both teams vying for crucial objectives. Valencia seeks to secure a spot in European competition, while Rayo Vallecano battles to retain their position in La Liga, setting the stage for an intriguing encounter.

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Valencia vs Rayo Vallecano predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Valencia for the win

⚽ Correct score prediction

Valencia 1-0 Rayo Vallecano

⏱HT/FT

Draw/Valencia

Key Stats

  • Valencia boasts an impressive record at home against Rayo Vallecano, remaining unbeaten in their last seven consecutive clashes across all competitions.
  • Rayo Vallecano's away form has been challenging, with just four wins in their last 26 La Liga matches on the road.
  • Recent encounters between Valencia and Rayo Vallecano have tended to be low-scoring affairs, with only one out of their last eight games seeing over 2.5 goals scored.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Valencia to get all three points.

Valencia Odds: 13/10 (2.3) – 43.5%

Draw Odds: 2/1 (3) – 33.3%

Rayo Vallecano Odds: 12/5 (3.4) – 29.4%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The Valencia vs Rayo Vallecano odds slightly favor Valencia, with a 43.5% chance of winning according to the betting market.

Valencia's pursuit of a European spot has been marred by a recent struggle, marked by three consecutive losses. Conversely, Rayo Vallecano experienced a mixed run, with two losses followed by an unbeaten streak of four games, adding an element of unpredictability to their upcoming clash.

For those considering football betting options, the Under 2.5 Goals market presents intriguing possibilities, with odds of 1/2 (66.7%). Additionally, Hugo Duro to score anytime holds a 6/4 (40%) chance, providing potential value for punters.

Last Five H2Hs: Both teams are equal in the last five H2Hs.

Spain Primera Liga 19/12/23

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0
Valencia

Valencia

1

Spain Primera Liga 03/04/23

Valencia

Valencia

1
Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

1

Spain Primera Liga 10/09/22

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2
Valencia

Valencia

1

Spain Primera Liga 11/04/22

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

1
Valencia

Valencia

1

Spain Primera Liga 27/11/21

Valencia

Valencia

1
Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

1

In their last five encounters, Valencia have won one game and Rayo Vallecano have won one while the other three games ended up in a draw. The last encounter between these two teams ended up in favour of Valencia with one goal to zero.

Team News and Form Guide

Valencia: Eyeing for a European Spot

Valencia is dealing with several key injuries ahead of their match. Fran Pérez and Mouctar Diakhaby are sidelined with back and knee injuries respectively, impacting the team's defensive options. Additionally, doubts linger over José Gayà and Jesus Vázquez due to foot and muscle injuries, while Jaume Domenech is recovering from a hamstring issue.

Predicted Lineup: Mamardashvili, Correia, Paulista, Mosquera, Guerra, Lopez, Guillamon, Guerra, Pepelu, D Lopez, Duro

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

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Girona

Girona

3

Valencia

Valencia

1

Spain Primera Liga 16/05/24

L

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1

Valencia

Valencia

0

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

D

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Valencia

Valencia

0

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

L

CD Alaves

CD Alaves

1

Valencia

Valencia

0

Spain Primera Liga 29/04/24

L

Barcelona

Barcelona

4

Valencia

Valencia

2

Rayo Vallecano: Looking to stay in La Liga

Rayo Vallecano's Diego Méndez will be unavailable for the remainder of the season due to a ligament injury, a significant setback for their defensive lineup. His absence creates a challenge for the team's defensive structure and options moving forward.

Predicted Lineup: Dimitrievski, Balliu, Mumin, Lejeune, Espino, Palazon, Ciss, Valentin, A Garcia, Nteka, Camello

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

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Barcelona

Barcelona

3

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 15/05/24

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Granada

Granada

1

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

D

Valencia

Valencia

0

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

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Almeria

Almeria

1

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Spain Primera Liga 28/04/24

L

Villarreal

Villarreal

3

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Player to Watch: Pepelu

Pepelu of Valencia has been a standout performer, contributing six goals and providing one assist so far this season.

Pepelu of Valencia – Photo by Icon Sport

His attacking prowess adds depth to Valencia's midfield and could be pivotal in their upcoming match against Rayo Vallecano.


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