A football match between Espanyol and Celta de Vigo of the La Liga will take place in Spain on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, check the Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo betting tip 2022/2023 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo will occur
The game is set to be played in the mythical RCDE Stadium stadium, in the city of Cornella de Llobregat, with a capacity for 40500 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
Including statistics, events and odds, you can follow the match live at Betarena, with access to all the information to help with your sports betting.
Introduction to the Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo betting tip 2022/2023
Despite the season change, the La Liga has not changed much regarding goals. Today’s average goals in the competition are still similar to what was seen in the tournament’s last edition. The current mark is 2.42 goals per game, which is very close to the 2.5 goals per game of the last championship.
Espanyol last match
Espanyol comes from a defeat recorded in the last match played. The opponent was Real Madrid, in a match valid for La Liga, and the two teams finished the match with a score of 2-1. On the field, D. Martínez Penas’ team lined up with a 4-4-2.
The odds for them to win, of 11 left no room for doubt. The defeat was clear before the match started.
This was certainly not the best performance of the season for the defense. Leandro Cabrera leads the departmental disaster: with his late interventions and bad passes he allowed many chances to the opposing team’s attacks.
Celta de Vigo 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 La Liga, Celta de Vigo, who used a 4-4-2 formation, faced the Rayo Vallecano team with a final score of 0-0.
Before the kick-off, the home win had odds of 2.05, which explains why it was considered to be a fairly close match.
Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo h2h
Espanyol was in 2nd place in the Copa Del Rey while Celta de Vigo was in 1st place, the last time these teams faced each other. Espanyol team entered the field with the 4-2-3-1 formation, the same tactic Celta de Vigo used in the match.
The last face-to-face between these two clubs was on 03-01-2023 in a Copa Del Rey match of the 2022/2023 season. On that occasion, the match ended with a 1-1 draw.
Curiosity about previous games
The two teams had very different results in their previous games. While Celta de Vigo thrashed in a game that was not expected to be so easy, against Rayo Vallecano, Espanyol lost in a match against Real Madrid. Let’s see how this previous result can interfere with the morale of the teams for this game.
La Liga leaderboard now
Espanyol comes into this game ranking in 15th place in the La Liga. The team has scored 27 points, 6 wins, 10 losses and 9 draws. However, this is a negative balance.
This means that Cádiz team, in 16th place, is close behind in the 26th round with the same score.
At the end of round 25 in La Liga, Espanyol scored 31 goals and conceded 39 goals.
Over the course of the tournament, Espanyol recorded an average ball possession of 41.36%. This indicates that the team usually does not impose its schemes, but adopts more guarded and defensive tactics. For the next game that Espanyol will play against Celta de Vigo, fans would like to see more aggressive soccer from their team, and especially a few more goals.
Best goalscorer from Espanyol
Until this stage of the season, in terms of individual exhibitions, the highlight is Joselu. The Attacker has scored 12 times in this competition and helped Espanyol avoiding adverse outcomes on several occasions.
It should also be noted that 3 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Celta de Vigo
La Liga leaderboard now
Celta de Vigo arrives in this game with 31 points, and in 11th place in the La Liga, having won 8 games in total and lost 10 times, making a total of 7 draws.
Celta de Vigo analysis
Celta de Vigo, after 25 rounds, has conceded more goals than it has scored. The goals scored are in fact 29 while 34 are those conceded to opponents.
Celta de Vigo average number of shots on goal is 4.16 per match, and this is another important indicator that tells us that the team certainly does not have an irresistible attack, and therefore scores little.
Best goalscorer from Celta de Vigo
At the individual level in the team’s offensive line, we have to highlight Iago Aspas. With 11 goals on his own, the Attacker has been instrumental in helping the Celta de Vigo team achieving several victories this season.
It should also be noted that 1 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
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 Espanyol is J. Sanmartín Mato, who has already scored 12 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Celta de Vigo is I. Aspas Juncal, he has scored in 11 opportunities.
Some study shows us that between 75-90 minutes is where most goals occur, this can be a good bet for those who follow the live game.
Under 2.5 goals are a valid alternative, considering that often Celta de Vigo does not concede goals playing away from home. Besides, Celta de Vigo has an average of 0.83 goals per game when playing as a visitor.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 1.57.
Corners Top Betting Tips
A good thing to note for those wanting to get sports betting results is that there is an average of 4.44 corners per game.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Espanyol has an average of 2.4 yellow cards per game over the 25 rounds, while Celta de Vigo has an average of 2.1. In other words, these teams together are averaging 4.68 yellow cards per match. Therefore, it might be a good option to bet on the ‘Over 4.5 cards’ option in this duel.
On the Espanyol side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card 7 times this season, very different from Celta de Vigo who only saw the red card 4 times. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
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Espanyol vs Celta de Vigo betting tip 2022/2023: FAQ
The match will be played on March 18th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the RCDE Stadium stadium in Cornella de Llobregat.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Copa Del Rey match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 1-1 result for Espanyol.
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!