Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao prediction, odds & betting tips 05/11/2023

Villarreal
05/11/23 - 17:30

Finished

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Athletic Bilbao

Villarreal - Athletic Bilbao

Spain Primera Liga - Estadio de la Ceramica

*The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, but are subject to change.

The Estadio de la Cerámica will host Sunday evening’s clash between Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao. As these teams go toe-to-toe with each other, it’ll be interesting to see who will emerge victorious at the end of this match.

Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao betting tips

This match will take place on Sunday, 5th November 2023. Kick-off time is 17:30 GMT. You can also find more La Liga predictions here.

Draw

  • The spoils were shared in five of the last nine encounters between these sides.
  • Four of Athletic Bilbao's last five trips to this stadium ended in stalemates.
  • Three of Villarreal's last six league games ended in draws.

A high-scoring game

  • Three of Villarreal's last four matches featured at least three goals.
  • Five of Athletic Bilbao's last six games went above the 2.5 goal margin.
  • Both teams got on the scoresheet in five of the last six encounters between these teams.

Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao odds comparison, stats and h2h numbers

Now that we’ve sorted out our Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao predictions, you can find some of the best stats for this match here, along with the right tools to help you choose the best odds.

Villarreal odds: 2/1 (3.00) – 33.3%

Draw odds: 12/5 (3.40) – 29.4%

Athletic Bilbao odds: 13/10 (2.30) – 43.5%

At the time of writing, Athletic Bilbao are the expected winners at 13/10 (2.30). Teams with these odds generally have a 43.5 percent probability of winning.

You can also check out the ‘both teams to score' market. The BTTS option is valued at 3/5 (1.60) an implied probability of 62.5 percent, while the BTTS – no option can be backed at 6/5 (2.20) with a probability of 45.5 percent.

*These odds come from different bookmakers, and therefore the probabilities won't always add up to 100%.

You can also find our best football tips for today in this article.

Head to Head

30/10/22

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

Villarreal

Villarreal

1

0

09/04/22

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Villarreal

Villarreal

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

1

1

23/10/21

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

Villarreal

Villarreal

2

1

21/02/21

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

Villarreal

Villarreal

1

1

22/12/20

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Villarreal

Villarreal

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

1

1

Last Five - Villarreal

16/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Getafe

Getafe

Villarreal

Villarreal

1

1

D

10/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

CD Alaves

CD Alaves

Villarreal

Villarreal

1

1

D

04/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Cadiz

Cadiz

Villarreal

Villarreal

0

0

D

27/01/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Barcelona

Barcelona

Villarreal

Villarreal

3

5

W

20/01/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Mallorca

Mallorca

Villarreal

Villarreal

1

1

D

Last Five - Athletic Bilbao

19/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Girona

Girona

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

2

3

W

12/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Almeria

Almeria

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

0

0

D

07/02/24

Spain Copa del Rey Spain

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

0

1

W

02/02/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Mallorca

Mallorca

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

0

4

W

28/01/24

Spain Primera Liga Liga

Cadiz

Cadiz

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

0

0

D

Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao lineups

Villarreal

Villarreal are coming into this match on the back of two consecutive wins, they managed just one win in seven matches before that. Pacheta's lads will hope to string up three consecutive wins for the first time since May; it'll be interesting to see how they'll match-up against Athletic Bilbao. Alexander Sørloth and Alfonso Pedraza are both ruled out for the hosts.

Predicted lineups: Jörgensen, Altimira, Albiol, Gabbia, Moreno, Akhomach, Capoue, Parejo, Baena, Moreno, Romero.

Athletic Bilbao

On the other hand, Athletic Bilbao have had some mixed results these past few weeks; they won two, drew two and lost two of their last six matches. Ernesto Valverde's men will fancy their chances of taking all the points against this Villarreal side. There are no new absentees for Athletic Club ahead of this game.

Predicted lineups: Simón, Marcos, Vivían, Paredes, Albéniz, Galarreta, García, Williams, Sancet, Williams, Guruzeta

Starting lineups

Villarreal

Villarreal
4-4-2
13
Filip Jorgensen
dk
26
Adria Altimira Reynaldos
es
3
Raul Albiol
es
2
Matteo Gabbia
it
37
Carlos Romero
es
27
Ilias Akhomach
es
6
Etienne Capoue
fr
10
Dani Parejo
es
16
Alex Baena
es
7
Gerard Moreno
es
11
Alexander Sorloth
no
Substitutes
20
Ramon Terrats
es
9
Ben Brereton
cl
4
Santi Comesana
es
30
Jorge Pascual Medina
es
5
Jorge Cuenca
es
1
Pepe Reina
es
23
Aissa Mandi
dz
14
Manu Trigueros
es
18
Alberto Moreno
es
15
Jose Luis Morales
es
17
Kiko Femenia
es

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao
4-2-3-1
1
Unai Simon
es
18
Oscar De Marcos
es
3
Dani Vivian
es
4
Aitor Paredes
es
15
Inigo Lekue
es
6
Mikel Vesga
es
16
Inigo Ruiz De Galarreta
es
9
Inaki Williams
gh
8
Oihan Sancet
es
11
Nico Williams
es
12
Gorka Guruzeta
es
Substitutes
20
Asier Villalibre
es
30
Unai Gomez Echevarria
es
29
Malcom Adu
es
32
Hugo Rincon Lumbreras
es
13
Julen Agirrezabala
es
19
Imanol Garcia de Albeniz
es
24
Benat Prados Diaz
es
10
Iker Muniain
es
14
Dani Garcia
es
7
Alex Berenguer
es
23
Peru Nolaskoain
es

*Lineups will be automatically updated shortly after they're announced.

Player to watch: Iñaki Williams

Iñaki Williams helped Athletic Bilbao salvage a point against Valencia last weekend, as he set up Alex Berenguer for the stoppage time equalizer. The Ghanaian player is the team's joint top-scorer and joint assist leader; he registered four goals and three assists in La Liga this season. It'll be interesting to see how Williams fares against Villarreal.

Villarreal vs Athletic Bilbao prediction


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