Almería and Athletic Club will face each other in a La Liga game in Spain on Monday, February 12th, 2024, at 20:00h (UTC), check the Almería vs Athletic Club betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Almería vs Athletic Club will occur
The game is set to be played in the small Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos stadium, in the city of Almeria, with a capacity for 15000 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
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Introduction to the Almería vs Athletic Club betting tip 2023/2024
In the current edition of the La Liga, we can see a growth in the average goals. While last season the tournament had an average of 2.51 goals per match, now the competition has an average of 2.64 goals per match.
Almería last match
Almería in its last official match lost (2-1) against Valencia, in a match valid for La Liga. Coach G. Garitano Aguirre’s lined up a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Before the match, it had already been stated that defeat was the most logical outcome. The most obvious indication was the odds for their victory, 5.25.
The defense certainly did not have an easy time in this match. The worst in the department is perhaps Marc Pubill, who was missing in the most important moments of the match. One of the worst on the field.
Athletic Club last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a victory in the last round. In a dispute valid for Copa Del Rey, Athletic Club, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the Atlético Madrid team with a final score of 0-1.
A win for the underdog team was not in the plans, as evidenced by the fact that their win had odds of 4.20. That’s why we experienced a surprise result!
Almería vs Athletic Club h2h
Almería was in 20th place when they last played Athletic Club who was 6th place in La Liga. Almería played using the 4-4-2 formation while Athletic Club responded with a 4-2-3-1 arrangement.
It was on 06-10-2023 when these two teams last clashed on the field. That match, which ended with the 3-0 win for Athletic Club, was valid for the 2023/2024 season of the La Liga.
The performance of the Athletic Club team in their five recent games to date has been relatively good, unlike the Almería team.
Differently equipped teams striving for their own ambitions.
In this game, J. Méndez Mateo and J. Villaseñor Julián will support V. García Verdura who will be in charge of the game on the football field.
La Liga leaderboard now
With 6 points won, Almería is in 20th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Relegation zone. The team’s campaign so far is 0 wins against 17 losses, plus 6 draws.
Almería have a negative goal difference, having after 23 rounds conceded 51 goals to opponents and scored 22. An average to improve.
In terms of form, the team comes from a 3 losses streak in the La Liga, which is not a good omen for this next match.
Almería has a ball possession average of 47.52% in the league. Therefore, they are not the team that proposes the game, which can be a problem for this match. Therefore, fans hope the team to have more possession in this Almería vs Athletic Club 2023/2024 match and, especially, to convert it into goals.
Best goalscorer from Almería
There are always individualities that stand out in a squad and in the team’s attack, Sergio Arribas has held that position so far in the competition. Serving Almería with 6 goals this season, the Midfielder has been a key player in winning triumphs.
La Liga leaderboard now
The Athletic Club team with 45 points currently occupies the 5th place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the UEFA Europa League, with a campaign of 13 wins, 6 draws, and 4 losses.
In the 24th round, the team has a small disadvantage of 3 points compared to the Atlético Madrid team which is just above, in 4th place.
Athletic Club analysis
Athletic Club shows a very satisfactory ratio of goals scored to goals conceded. The team after 23 games has only conceded goals on 21 occasions, and has scored in 42.
As we approach the Regular Season, Athletic Club is gearing up for another gripping match. In the opening game, the team managed 5.13 shots on target, offering a glimpse into their offensive capabilities.
A team with great aspirations and abilities in the La Liga.
Athletic Club is a more offensive team than Almería, having 2702 attacks vs. 2107 from Almería, having scored 42 times, in comparison, Almería converted into goal 22 times.
Best goalscorer from Athletic Club
If we want to highlight a player from the team’s attack at this stage, we have to name Gorka Guruzeta. The Attacker scored 9 goals in the current season, helping Athletic Club to achieve victory in several disputes.
Interesting Match Facts:
With Athletic Club boasting an unbeaten record in their recent encounters against Almería, all eyes are on them to maintain their dominance on the field.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Almería is Sergio Arribas, who has already scored 6 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Athletic Club is Gorka Guruzeta, he has scored in 9 opportunities.
Athletic Club has conceded 9 away goals in 11 away matches. Here the recommended bet will be that Athletic Club will have a clean sheet, remember that the last time these teams met the score was 3-0, something to take into consideration.
Between 75-90 minutes is a good time to bet as some study have shown this to be the time where most goals occur.
Taking into consideration that Athletic Club scores an average of 1 goal per match when playing away, we should consider the under 2.5 betting market, especially because this team usually does not concede goals when playing out of their stadium.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 2.
Corners Top Betting Tips
The corners market can help a favorable return on your bets, the average team corners per game are 5.35 corners.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Almería has an average of 2.4 yellow cards per game over the 23 rounds, while Athletic Club has an average of 2. In other words, these teams together are averaging 4.61 yellow cards per match. Therefore, it might be a good option to bet on the ‘Over 4.5 cards’ option in this duel.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Almería vs Athletic Club betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on February 12th, 2024, Monday.
The match will take place at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos stadium in Almeria.
The last time these teams faced each other was in La Liga match, referring to the 2023/2024 season, and ended with a 3-0 result for Athletic Club.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365.
When analyzing football matches, it’s important to consider a variety of factors such as team form, injuries and suspensions, head-to-head records, home and away form, and tactical matchups. You can find all this information and more on Betarena. You should also take into account any external factors such as weather conditions, the importance of the match, and team motivation.
Yes, statistics can be a useful tool when analyzing football matches for betting purposes. At Betarena, we provide access to a wealth of statistical information such as team and player form, goals scored and conceded, possession percentage, shots on target, and corner kicks. However, it’s important to not rely solely on statistics and to also consider the subjective factors mentioned earlier.