A football match between Málaga and Ponferradina of the La Liga 2 will take place in Spain on Saturday, 2021-01-23, check the Málaga vs Ponferradina betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Málaga vs Ponferradina will occur
The game will be played in the Estadio La Rosaleda stadium, in the city of Málaga.
Where to follow the live game
See everything about the match live on Betarena, including statistics, events, odds, and everything that can help with your sports betting.
Introduction to the Málaga vs Ponferradina betting tip and prediction
Málaga comes from a defeat in the last match. The game against Granada, valid for the Copa Del Rey, ended with a 1-2. The team coached by S. Pellicer García entered the field in the last match with a 4-1-4-1 formation.
The team’s defensive line was far from their best in the contest. Alexander González had a terrible performance, failed at crucial moments, and became one of the leading players responsible for the negative result.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for the La Liga 2, Ponferradina, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the Girona team with a final score of 1-1.
If we have something to highlight from a match that ended in a draw, it is the excellent performance of Jose Amo. He was the protagonist of most of the plays of Ponferradina and was on the verge of leading the team to victory.
The last time these teams battled against each other in La Liga 2, Málaga ranked 8th place while Ponferradina was in 14th place. Málaga took to the field with a 3-4-2-1 tactic, while Ponferradina deployed in a 4-4-1-1 formation.
The Málaga team in the last five matches has achieved more regular results compared to the Ponferradina team.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
These team the last time they met which was on 2020-11-15 played out a 1-1 draw in a highly contested La Liga 2match during the 2020/2021 football season.
The Málaga team has 28 points, being in the 11th place in the La Liga 2 competition in Spain. The overall balance is, 7 wins, 7 losses and, 7 draws. In the 22nd round the team has the same score as opposed to Lugo who places just above in 10th place.
With no high ambitions or relegation concerns, the Málaga, ranked in the middle of the league table in the Spain La Liga 2, will try to use the home factor to get a win.
Málaga is a more offensive team than Ponferradina, having 2027 attacks vs. 1790 from Ponferradina, having scored 20 times, in comparison, Ponferradina converted into goal 22 times.
Best goalscorer from Málaga
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is J. Rivas Margalef. The Defender has scored 4 times in the current season and has helped Málaga come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Ponferradina arrives in this game with 31 points, and in 7th place in the La Liga 2, having won 9 games in total and lost 8 times, making a total of 4 draws. This means that Girona team, in 8th place, is close behind in the 22nd round with a disadvantage of 1 point.
The average shooting on goal for the [reference invalid] team in the league is not the best. There are only 3.33 per game. This turns out to be another good indication that the team does not usually score many goals or give much work to the opposing goalkeepers.
Best goalscorer from the Ponferradina
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is Ó. Sielva Moreno. The Midfielder has scored 4 times in the current season and has helped Ponferradina come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Now a few markets where you can get some return from your bets:
Score market betting suggestions
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Málaga is J. Rivas Margalef, who has already scored 4 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Ponferradina is Ó. Sielva Moreno, he has scored in 4 opportunities.
Ponferradina has conceded 13 away goals in 10 away matches. Here the recommended bet will be that Ponferradina will have a clean sheet, remember that the last time these teams met the score was 1-1, something to take into consideration.
15-30 minutes into the game is where most goals occur, a good time to bet if one is following the live game.
Corners market betting suggestions
With Málaga suffering 16 goals in the second half in the total of games played, this can be a good betting opportunity.
Bets on the under 2.5 goals market is an alternative because adding the goals scored at home by Málaga 0.8 and the visiting team Ponferradina 0.9 does not exceed the average of 3 goals, suggesting a good entry in this market.
Something to explore in order to get favorable betting results is noting the average of 3.78 corners per game which one can get by combining the number of corners of both teams.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Málaga side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card 4 times this season, very different from Ponferradina who only saw the red card once. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
These teams have an average of 4.27 yellow cards, probably an interesting betting market to watch out for.
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