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Athletic Club Real Sociedad betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be the occurrence of some goals. Admittedly, Real Sociedad is expected to dominate a lot, but Athletic Club usually play very offensive games at home. Note that the two emblems have high average goals scored in these conditions. Having said that and taking into account all these factors, risking in favor of goals in this match is a good option.
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Preview

Athletic Club and Real Sociedad meet at San Mamés Barria, in a match for the 16th round of the Primera División. At this stadium, the head‑to‑head history indicates total balance between these two teams, since there is a record of 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 30‑08‑2019, in a match for the Primera División, Athletic Club won by (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by Williams (11' ) and Raúl García (28' ) for Athletic Club. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, as both teams present significant differences between home and away performances.

Analysis Athletic Club

After 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in the 10th position, havinf won 18 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Villarreal by (1‑1), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, against Huesca. This is a team that is often stronger at home, with the help of its supporters, so they usually make good use of the home advantage, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In the last 6 home league matches Athletic Club has a record of 4 wins and 2 losses, so they have won 12 points out of 18 possible. The most recurrent result at half‑time in their home league matches was the 0‑0 (4 out of 6 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. They have conceded the first goal in 9 of their 15 matches for this competition, and have only turned the score around in 1. there is 1 period that stands out in the last 7 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 5 of their 10 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

The Athletic Club team enters this match with a draw, 1-1, in the trip to the Villarreal ground, making it the second consecutive encounter without losing in La Liga: the only goal of the team was signed by Iñaki Williams. In this match against Real Sociedad, coach Gaizka Garitano should support the team in 4-3-3, with the most advanced positions occupied by Óscar de Marcos, Álex Berenguer and Iñaki Williams: the last athlete mentioned is the scorer of this formation with 3 goals. Peru Nolaskoain is out of this match due to physical problems.

Confirmed Lineup: Unai Simon, Íñigo Martínez, Capa, Unai Núñez, Yuri, Mikel Vesga, Unai Vencedor, Asier Villalibre, Alex Berenguer, Muniain, Williams.

Analysis Real Sociedad

The away team is currently in the 3rd position of the league, with 26 points won, after 7 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Levante, by (2‑1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Atlético Madrid, by (0‑2). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in away matches, with 20 goals scored and 12 conceded; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 14 conceded. In the last 8 away league matches Real Sociedad has a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 24 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (3 out of 8 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 16 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 12 away matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (76'‑90'); they have conceded 4 of their 7 goals between minutes (31'‑45').

Real Sociedad comes unmotivated for this match after having lost, by 0-2, against Atlético Madrid, adding the third defeat in this La Liga. Even playing away from home, commander Imanol Alguacil should give priority to maintaining ball possession and positional attacks by the runners: David Silva has a very important task within the team, being largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. Mikel Oyarzabal is Real Sociedad's top scorer with 7 goals scored. Out of this match are Adnan Januzaj and Luca Sangalli, both with physical problems.

Confirmed Lineup: Álex Remiro, Nacho Monreal, Gorosabel, Robin Le Normand, Portu, Zubeldía, Guevara, Jon Guridi, Mikel Merino, Mikel Oyarzabal, Alexander Isak.
Coach: Imanol Alguacil.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Athletic Club Real Sociedad match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Athletic Club vs Real Sociedad match, on 31 December 2020, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Ghana, goes to: Both teams score? Yes ⇒ odd 1.95 at williamhill.

👉 In which stadium will the Athletic Club Real Sociedad be played?

The Athletic Club vs Real Sociedad on 31 December 2020 will be played at Bilbao, San Mamés Barria.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Betting Academy Ghana, for the Athletic Club Real Sociedad match, on the "match odds" market, was a win by Real Sociedad at with 41% of the tips.

 

Primera División - 2020/2021

  • 68% 257 / 380 Games

  • Home team wins 40.08%
  • Draws 29.57%
  • Away team wins 30.35%
  • Over 1.5 75.49%
  • Over 2.5 42.02%
  • Over 3.5 24.9%
  • Goals 642
  • Goals /match 2.5
  • Goals /match home 1.36
  • Goals /match away 1.14
  • Both teams score 51.36%
  • Goals after 80' 16.04%
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