Valencia would be looking to build on their four games unbeaten home run when they welcome Villarreal to the Mestalla for this game.
Villarreal would be looking to put their four losses in five away games behind them in this game as they look to recover from their shock home loss to Celta Vigo the last time out.
Valencia comes into this game on the back of a 2-2 home draw against Chelsea in the Champions League. It was a fine performance from Los Che and that Champions League game could have gone either way.
Villarreal are on a poor run of form as they haven’t won any of their last four games in the league, three of which have been losses for the Yellow Submarines.
Valencia has a number of injury absentees for this game. Denis Cheryshev, Mouctar Diakhaby, Geoffrey Kondogbia, and Cristiano Piccini are all injured.
Villarreal would be without Alberto Moreno, Ramiro Guerra, and Bruno for this game.
Head to Head
Valencia has dominated this fixture in recent times. Los Che has won the last three head to heads between both teams.
Villarreal has won only one of the last five head to heads between these teams.
Three of the last five games between them have ended in under 2.5 goals
Valencia’s 2-2 draw against Chelsea in midweek was the second consecutive game that they have failed to win. They had won the previous three
Valencia last five matches in all competitions: WWWLD
Villarreal’s lost to Celta Vigo the last time makes it 4 games without a win for them and they have lost three of those matches.
Villarreal last five matches in all competitions: WLDLL
Valencia has been involved in both teams to score games in nine of their last ten games in all competitions.
Villarreal has also seen both teams score in eight of their last 10 games, this makes a Both Teams to Score bet a good one.
Four of Valencia’s last five games have ended in over 2.5 goals scored and it is the exact same statistics for Villarreal and this game should be a good Over 2.5 goals bet.