Villarreal vs Granada prediction, odds & betting tips 03/03/2024

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Villarreal will welcome Granada to the El Madrigal stadium on Sunday, March 3rd, in what promises to be a pivotal encounter for both sides. Granada, in particular, will be eager to secure a positive result as they strive to climb out of the relegation zone. Be sure to check out the Villarreal vs Granada prediction for insights into this crucial La Liga fixture, along with predictions on who might emerge as the first goalscorer of the weekend in Spain's top flight.

Villarreal vs Granada Prediction – Can Granada get their first away victory?

Villarreal vs Granada predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Both Teams to Score

⚽ Correct score prediction

Villarreal 2-1 Granada

⚽ Goals

Over 2.5 Goals

Key Stats

  • Villarreal have showcased impressive form lately, remaining undefeated in their last six matches following a setback against Las Palmas.
  • Granada's struggles on the road continue, with the team yet to secure a victory away from home this season. Their recent outings have yielded three draws, highlighting their resilient but unfulfilled efforts.
  • Recent encounters involving Villarreal have been marked by both teams finding the net, suggesting an open and competitive contest awaits.

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

Villarreal Odds: 8/13 (1.62) – 61.9%

Draw Odds: 3/1 (4) – 25%

Granada Odds: 21/5 (5.2) – 19.2%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The Villarreal vs Granada odds are in favour of the home side, with a 62% chance of victory according to the betting market.

Villarreal commenced the season on a shaky note, but a recent resurgence has seen them return to their formidable form, going undefeated in their last six league encounters. Additionally, they hold a favourable record against Granada, having emerged victorious in their previous two encounters.

For those considering football betting options, the Both Teams to Score (BTTS) market presents intriguing possibilities, with odds of 8/13 (63.6%). Additionally, Villarreal to win both halves has a possibility of 6/4 (40%).

Last Five H2Hs: Villarreal are unbeaten in H2Hs

Spain Copa del Rey 24/01/24

Mallorca

Mallorca

3
Girona

Girona

2

Spain Primera Liga 23/09/23

Girona

Girona

5
Mallorca

Mallorca

3

Spain Primera Liga 04/05/23

Girona

Girona

2
Mallorca

Mallorca

1

Spain Primera Liga 03/09/22

Mallorca

Mallorca

1
Girona

Girona

1

Spain Segunda 30/01/21

Mallorca

Mallorca

1
Girona

Girona

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In their last five matchups, Villarreal has maintained an unbeaten record against Granada, securing three victories and two draws. Their most recent meeting at Granada's home ground concluded with a 3-2 triumph in favour of Villarreal.

Team News and Form Guide

Villarreal: Eying to finish in the top half

Villarreal will face selection challenges with multiple key players out due to injuries, including Yeremy Pino, Denis Suarez, Juan Foyth, Ramon Terrats, and Alfonso Pedraza, while Jorge Cuenca serves a suspension after picking up a yellow card in the previous match against Real Sociedad.

Predicted Lineup: Jorgensen, Mosquera, Albiol, Bailly, A Moreno, Akhomach, Coquelin, Comesana, Baena, Guedes, G Moreno

Spain Primera Liga 14/05/24

W

Girona

Girona

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Villarreal

Villarreal

1

Spain Primera Liga 11/05/24

W

Sevilla

Sevilla

2

Villarreal

Villarreal

3

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

L

Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo

3

Villarreal

Villarreal

2

Spain Primera Liga 28/04/24

W

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Villarreal

Villarreal

3

Spain Primera Liga 21/04/24

W

Almeria

Almeria

1

Villarreal

Villarreal

2

Granada: Looking to avoid Relegation.

Granada faces significant injury concerns with key players like Bruno Mendez, Jesus Vallejo, and Raul Fernandez sidelined, along with Gerard Gumbau suspended for the upcoming match. Gonzalo Villar's availability remains uncertain due to injury, while Ignasi Miquel returns after serving a suspension.

Predicted Lineup: Batalla, R Sanchez, Piatkowski, Miquel, Neva, Ruiz, Hongla, Melendo, Pellistri, Uzuni, Boye

Spain Primera Liga 15/05/24

L

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

2

Granada

Granada

1

Spain Primera Liga 11/05/24

L

Real Madrid

Real Madrid

4

Granada

Granada

0

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

L

Sevilla

Sevilla

3

Granada

Granada

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Spain Primera Liga 28/04/24

W

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

Granada

Granada

3

Spain Primera Liga 19/04/24

D

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao

1

Granada

Granada

1

Player to Watch: Gerard Moreno

Gerard Moreno, Villarreal's talismanic forward, enters the clash against Granada in fine form, having netted 15 goals and provided 5 assists in La Liga this season.

Gerard Moreno of Villarreal CF celebraing – Photo by Icon Sport

With his clinical finishing and knack for crucial goals, Moreno will be a key figure as Villarreal seeks to extend their unbeaten run. His recent performances demonstrate his ability to influence matches decisively, making him a potent threat in the upcoming fixture.


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Jay is a soccer analyst from Canada with an in-depth knowledge of key betting markets and an appreciation of soccer history.