Villarreal at Eibar 1/6/19 - La Liga Picks & Predictions
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Villarreal vs. Eibar
Soccer: 06:00 EST
Jan. 06, 2019
Latest Odds : EIB -0.25 Total: 2.5
Two teams in the bottom half of the La Liga league table will clash against one another on Sunday when Eibar will play host to Villarreal. Eibar have been slightly better this season but are coming off four consecutive draws. Villarreal played a great match against Real Madrid and have been in solid shape.
Eibar (5-6-6) will surely be feeling frustrated about the outcome of their last match, where they were held to a 1-1 draw against Betis on the road. They were so much better in that match but had to come back from one goal behind to secure a point. That was their fourth consecutive goal-draw, as they are now win-less in five. Eibar are currently sitting at the 13th spot of the league table with 21 points, five ahead of their opponents and the relegation zone. They have been really good at home (4-2-3) where they are undefeated in the last six (2-0-4).
Villarreal (3-7-7) fought really hard in their last match where they held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw at home. They took an early lead but quickly found themselves chasing the score before scoring a late goal to pull even. They have been pretty solid lately, losing just once in their last five (2-1-2). Villarreal are sitting at the 17th spot of the league table with 16 points, just as many as Athletic Bilbao and Rayo Vallecano who are below the red line. Villarreal have been mediocre on the road so far (2-3-3) and are win-less in their last nine matches in all competitions (0-3-6).
Free Betting Pick: Eibar -0.25 (-112)
The two teams exchanged home wins last season, with Villarreal winning by 0-3 before falling by 0-1 in this venue. Eibar have been great as hosts over the years (3-1-1) but this might be another draw between the two. But it is the home team who look like they have the upper hand here.