Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF prediction, odds & tips

The Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal prediction is teed up for an intriguing clash in the Spanish La Liga. Scheduled for April 14, 2024, at the San Mames Stadium, this matchup promises to be a crucial fixture in the league's calendar.

stadium icon San Mames

LaLiga
Athletic Bilbao

14 Apr 2024 12:30

1  -  1
vs
Villarreal CF
Match Predictions
LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
1X2 - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (3.5) - Ordinary Time
Over 3.5
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Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Lineups


Unai Simón
1
Oscar De Marcos Arana
18
Dani Vivian
3
Aitor Paredes
4
Yuri Berchiche Izeta
17
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Mikel Vesga
6
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Benat Etxebarria Urkiaga
24
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Inaki Arthuer Dannis Williams
9
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Oihan Sancet Tirapu
8
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Nico Williams
11
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guruzeta gorka
12
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Jorgensen Filip
13
Kiko
17
Raul Albiol
3
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Yerson Mosquera
2
Alberto Moreno Rebanal
18
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Bertrand Isidore Traore
25
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comesana santiago
4
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Daniel Parejo Munoz
10
Alejandro Baena Rodriguez
16
Gerard Moreno Balaguero
7
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Alexander Sorloth
11
Starters
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Unai Simón
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Oscar De Marcos Arana
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Dani Vivian
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Aitor Paredes
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Yuri Berchiche Izeta
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Mikel Vesga
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Benat Etxebarria Urkiaga
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Inaki Arthuer Dannis Williams
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Oihan Sancet Tirapu
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Nico Williams
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guruzeta gorka
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Jorgensen Filip
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Kiko
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Raul Albiol
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Yerson Mosquera
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Alberto Moreno Rebanal
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Bertrand Isidore Traore
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comesana santiago
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Daniel Parejo Munoz
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Alejandro Baena Rodriguez
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Gerard Moreno Balaguero
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Alexander Sorloth
Bench
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Alex Berenguer
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Ander Herrera
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Dani Garcia
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Iker Muniain
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Imanol García de Albéniz
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Inigo Lekue
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Julen Agirrezabala
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Malcom Adu Ares
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Raul Garcia
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Unai Egiluz
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Unai Gomez
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villalibre asier
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Aissa Mandi
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Alfonso Pedraza Sag
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Etienne Capoue
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Goncalo Guedes
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Iliàs Akhomach Chakkour
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Jorge Cuenca
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Jose Luis Morales
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Manuel Trigueros
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Pepe Reina
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Terrats Ramon
Unavailable Players
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Inigo Ruiz De Galarreta Echevarria
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Denis Suarez
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Eric Bertrand Bailly
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Francis Coquelin
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Juan Marcos Foyth
Coaches
Ernesto Valverde
Marcelino Garcia

Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Summary


Athletic Bilbao logo
Athletic Bilbao
vs
Villarreal CF logo
Villarreal CF
1st Half
0-0
  • 11'
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    Benat Etxebarria Urkiaga
  • 12'
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    0-0
    Gerard Moreno Balaguero
  • 31'
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    Inaki Arthuer Dannis Williams
  • 35'
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    comesana santiago
  • 35'
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    Raul Albiol
2nd Half
1-1
  • 46'
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    comesana santiago
  • 55'
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    Alfonso Pedraza Sag
    (Gerard Moreno Balaguero)
  • 55'
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    Ander Herrera
    (Mikel Vesga)
  • 66'
    (guruzeta gorka)
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    1-0
    Oihan Sancet Tirapu
  • 68'
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    Goncalo Guedes
    (Alberto Moreno Rebanal)
  • 69'
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    Iliàs Akhomach Chakkour
    (Bertrand Isidore Traore)
  • 70'
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    Alex Berenguer
    (Nico Williams)
  • 70'
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    Dani Garcia
    (Benat Etxebarria Urkiaga)
  • 77'
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    Iker Muniain
    (Oihan Sancet Tirapu)
  • 77'
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    villalibre asier
    (guruzeta gorka)
  • 90'
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    1-1
    Daniel Parejo Munoz
  • 90'
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    Yuri Berchiche Izeta

Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Commentary


  • 90'+5
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    G O O O A A A L - Daniel Parejo from Villarreal puts it away from the penalty spot with the right foot! Unai Simon decided to stay in the middle.

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    The referee is not having the complaints from Yuri Berchiche who is given a yellow card for dissent

  • 83'
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    Alejandro Baena swings in the ball from a corner on the left, but it is nowhere near a teammate.

  • 77'
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    Oihan Sancet is leaving the field to be replaced by Iker Muniain in a tactical substitution.

  • 77'
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    Gorka Guruzeta is leaving the field to be replaced by Asier Villalibre in a tactical substitution.

  • 70'
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    Nico Williams is leaving the field to be replaced by Alex Berenguer in a tactical substitution.

  • 70'
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    Benat Prados is leaving the field to be replaced by Dani Garcia in a tactical substitution.

  • 69'
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    Bertrand Traore is leaving the field to be replaced by Ilias Akhomach in a tactical substitution.

  • 68'
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    Alberto Moreno is leaving the field to be replaced by Goncalo Guedes in a tactical substitution.

  • 66'
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    G O O O A A A L - Oihan Sancet volleys the ball into the back of the net with the right. A great finish!

  • 66'

    Gorka Guruzeta provided the assist for the goal.

  • 57'
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    Nico Williams from Athletic Bilbao swings in the corner from the right.

  • 55'
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    Gerard Moreno is leaving the field to be replaced by Alfonso Pedraza in a tactical substitution.

  • 55'
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    Mikel Vesga is leaving the field to be replaced by Ander Herrera in a tactical substitution.

  • 46'
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    RED CARD! - Santi Comesana receives his second yellow card and is sent off!

  • 42'
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    Nico Williams swings in the ball from a corner on the right, but it is nowhere near a teammate.

  • 35'
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    The referee runs back to show Santi Comesana from Villarreal a yellow card for the previous foul.

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    Yellow card for Raul Albiol

  • 31'
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    Yellow card for Inaki Williams

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    HE HITS THE POST - Gerard Moreno steps up, but only hits the post!

  • 11'
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    Yellow card for Benat Prados

  • 6'
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    Inaki Williams from Athletic Bilbao takes a short corner kick from the right.

Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Stats


  • 52
    Possession
    48
  • 13
    Total Shots
    11
  • 6
    Shots On Target
    2
  • 6
    Shots Off Target
    5
  • 3
    Corners
    1
  • 19
    Crosses
    11
  • 3
    Yellow Cards
    2
  • 0
    Red Cards
    1
  • 14
    Free Kicks
    14
  • 1
    Offsides
    2
  • 13
    Fouls Committed
    12
  • 2
    Counterattacks
    3
  • 1
    GK Saves
    5
  • 5
    Goal Kicks
    9
  • 18
    Throw Ins
    12
  • 3
    Treatments
    0
  • 5
    Substitutions
    3

LaLiga Stats

  • Goals Scored logo
  • Goals (ø)
  • 1st Half Goals
  • 2nd Half Goals
  • Early Goals (1'-10')
  • Late Goals (+85')
  • Penalty Goals
  • Headed Goals
  • Free Kick Goals
# Team Total MP
1 Team Logo Real Madrid 70 32
2 Team Logo FC Barcelona 64 32
3 Team Logo Girona FC 67 32
4 Team Logo Atletico Madrid 59 32
5 Team Logo Athletic Bilbao 52 32
6 Team Logo Real Sociedad 46 32
7 Team Logo Real Betis 40 32
8 Team Logo Valencia CF 35 32
9 Team Logo Villarreal CF 51 32
10 Team Logo Getafe 38 32
11 Team Logo Osasuna 37 32
12 Team Logo Sevilla FC 41 32
13 Team Logo Las Palmas 30 32
14 Team Logo Alaves 28 32
15 Team Logo Rayo Vallecano 27 32
16 Team Logo Real Mallorca 26 32
17 Team Logo Celta de Vigo 37 32
18 Team Logo Cadiz 22 32
19 Team Logo Granada CF 33 32
20 Team Logo Union Deportiva Almeria 31 32

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Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Timeline


Latest H2H

Latest Athletic Bilbao

Latest Villarreal CF

LaLiga Standings

# Team MP W D L GF GA GD P
1 The Real Madrid logo
Real Madrid
32 25 6 1 70 22 48 81 16 11 4 1 30 13 17 37 16 14 2 0 40 9 31 44
2 The FC Barcelona logo
FC Barcelona
32 21 7 4 64 37 27 70 16 9 6 1 30 18 12 33 16 12 1 3 34 19 15 37
3 The Girona FC logo
Girona FC
32 21 5 6 67 40 27 68 16 8 3 5 25 23 2 27 16 13 2 1 42 17 25 41
4 The Atletico Madrid logo
Atletico Madrid
32 19 4 9 59 38 21 61 16 5 3 8 22 21 1 18 16 14 1 1 37 17 20 43
5 The Athletic Bilbao logo
Athletic Bilbao
32 16 10 6 52 30 22 58 15 5 5 5 14 14 0 20 17 11 5 1 38 16 22 38
6 The Real Sociedad logo
Real Sociedad
32 13 12 7 46 34 12 51 17 7 6 4 23 17 6 27 15 6 6 3 23 17 6 24
7 The Real Betis logo
Real Betis
32 12 12 8 40 38 2 48 16 4 6 6 17 24 -7 18 16 8 6 2 23 14 9 30
8 The Valencia CF logo
Valencia CF
32 13 8 11 35 34 1 47 16 5 3 8 16 24 -8 18 16 8 5 3 19 10 9 29
9 The Villarreal CF logo
Villarreal CF
32 11 9 12 51 55 -4 42 16 6 5 5 25 29 -4 23 16 5 4 7 26 26 0 19
10 The Getafe logo
Getafe
32 9 13 10 38 44 -6 40 16 1 8 7 19 29 -10 11 16 8 5 3 19 15 4 29
11 The Osasuna logo
Osasuna
32 11 6 15 37 46 -9 39 16 5 3 8 20 24 -4 18 16 6 3 7 17 22 -5 21
12 The Sevilla FC logo
Sevilla FC
32 9 10 13 41 45 -4 37 16 4 5 7 18 21 -3 17 16 5 5 6 23 24 -1 20
13 The Las Palmas logo
Las Palmas
32 10 7 15 30 39 -9 37 16 4 3 9 13 24 -11 15 16 6 4 6 17 15 2 22
14 The Alaves logo
Alaves
32 9 8 15 28 38 -10 35 16 2 5 9 11 21 -10 11 16 7 3 6 17 17 0 24
15 The Rayo Vallecano logo
Rayo Vallecano
32 7 13 12 27 39 -12 34 16 4 5 7 11 16 -5 17 16 3 8 5 16 23 -7 17
16 The Real Mallorca logo
Real Mallorca
32 6 13 13 26 38 -12 31 16 1 6 9 12 25 -13 9 16 5 7 4 14 13 1 22
17 The Celta de Vigo logo
Celta de Vigo
32 7 10 15 37 47 -10 31 16 3 5 8 23 29 -6 14 16 4 5 7 14 18 -4 17
18 The Cadiz logo
Cadiz
32 4 13 15 22 45 -23 25 16 0 6 10 8 27 -19 6 16 4 7 5 14 18 -4 19
19 The Granada CF logo
Granada CF
32 3 9 20 33 61 -28 18 16 0 3 13 13 35 -22 3 16 3 6 7 20 26 -6 15
20 The Union Deportiva Almeria logo
Union Deportiva Almeria
32 1 11 20 31 64 -33 14 16 1 3 12 16 34 -18 6 16 0 8 8 15 30 -15 8

Player stats


Athletic Bilbao
Name GOALS logo ASSISTS logo YELLOW logo RED logo PLAYED logo MIN logo
away kit Gorka Guruzeta 14 4 2 0 31 2152
away kit Inaki Williams 9 3 4 0 29 2483
away kit Alex Berenguer 6 2 4 0 29 1264
away kit Oihan Sancet 4 5 3 2 29 1911
away kit Mikel Vesga 3 1 2 0 23 1405
Villarreal CF
Name GOALS logo ASSISTS logo YELLOW logo RED logo PLAYED logo MIN logo
away kit Alexander Soerloth 15 5 3 0 28 2030
away kit Gerard Moreno 10 4 0 0 29 2143
away kit Jose Luis Morales 6 0 0 0 24 931
away kit Jorge Cuenca 3 0 6 0 24 1666
away kit Daniel Parejo 3 4 4 0 27 2166

Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF analysis


Author Profile Image Jay Cutler
18 March 2024
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Athletic Bilbao logo
Athletic Bilbao
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Villarreal CF logo
Villarreal CF
PREDICTION

At BetBrain.com, we've lined up three unique predictions for the Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal clash, tailored to cater to every betting enthusiast. Whether you're a cautious punter or a high roller, we've got something for you.

LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
1X2 - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (3.5) - Ordinary Time
Over 3.5
won prediction
Intro

As the teams gear up for their latest meeting, fans and bettors alike can look forward to an exciting Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal timeline. With Athletic Bilbao having a mixed form of LDWWL at home and Villarreal presenting a resilient away form of WWWWL, this game could sway in any direction. The San Mames Stadium, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, will play a significant role in spurring on the home side, especially considering the historic rivalry between these two teams. High-performing players like Athletic Bilbao’s Inaki Williams, who has been crucial in their attacks, and Villarreal's top scorer Alexander Sorloth, will be key to their respective teams. Fans can expect a tactical battle, with both teams likely to set up in formations that play to their strengths. Historically, matches between these two have often ended in draws, but both teams will be eager to tip the scales. For real-time updates and the best betting odds, bettors should not miss the Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal odds and Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal live score available on BetBrain.

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Head 2 Head

Analyzing the recent encounters between Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal provides insightful statistics for potential bettors:

  • May 13, 2023: Villarreal dominated Athletic Bilbao with a convincing 5-1 victory, showcasing their offensive prowess.
  • November 5, 2023: In a reversal of fortunes, Athletic Bilbao edged out Villarreal 3-2 in a tightly contested match.
  • October 30, 2022: Athletic Bilbao secured a narrow 1-0 win, demonstrating their defensive solidity at home.
  • Additional Past Matches: The trends in these games indicate a balance in outcomes, with both teams securing victories and the occasional draw, highlighting the unpredictability and excitement this fixture brings.

These results underscore a competitive rivalry, with both teams having periods of dominance. The overall head-to-head record over the last few meetings shows an evenly matched history, making the Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal results a crucial aspect of match prediction analysis.

Athletic Bilbao logo Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao's recent form (LDWWL) reflects a team capable of both resilience and vulnerability. Statistical insights reveal:

  • Goals Scored: They have scored an average of 1.7 goals per match over the season.
  • Defensive Record: Athletic Bilbao has conceded fewer goals at home than away, showcasing a stronger defensive setup at San Mames.
  • Key Player: Inaki Williams has been instrumental with 9 goals this season, contributing significantly in crucial moments.
  • Betting Trends: Approximately 87% of Athletic Bilbao's matches saw over 0.5 goals scored, indicating a high likelihood of scoring in upcoming matches.

With no significant injuries reported, the expected lineup should be robust, offering solid betting opportunities on Athletic Bilbao, particularly in markets related to goals scored and individual player performance.

Villarreal CF logo Villarreal CF

Villarreal's fluctuating form (WWWWL) hides some underlying challenges, primarily due to injuries:

  • Goals Scored: Averaging 1.6 goals per game, with top scorer Alexander Sorloth leading with 14 goals.
  • Defensive Concerns: The team has struggled defensively, particularly in away matches, with a total of 53 goals conceded over the season.
  • Injury Woes: The absence of key defenders like Raul Albiol and Eric Bailly could affect their defensive organization.
  • Betting Insights: Villarreal matches have seen a 66% rate of over 2.5 goals, making the over/under goals market particularly appealing.

Given the current injuries and reliance on specific players for goals, betting on Villarreal might focus on goal markets and performance betting, especially considering their offensive strategies and recent scoring trends.

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Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF Preview and Betting Tips Summary

To sum up, our predictions for the Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal match are designed to guide you through potential betting landscapes. Keep exploring BetBrain for more insights and bonuses that enhance your betting experience.

LOW RISK won prediction
Double Chance - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao or Draw
MEDIUM RISK lost prediction
1X2 - Ordinary Time
Athletic Bilbao
HIGH RISK lost prediction
Over/Under (3.5) - Ordinary Time
Over 3.5
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Published on: 18 March 2024       Update on: 12 April 2024

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • Which team has the better record in the last five matches between Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal CF?

    In their last five encounters, Athletic Bilbao has achieved 2 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loses, while Villarreal CF has recorded 3 wins, 1 draws, and 1 loses.

  • Who are the lead goalscorers for Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal CF within LaLiga 2023/2024?

    In LaLiga 2023/2024, the lead goalscorer for Athletic Bilbao is Gorka Guruzeta, with 14 goals, while Alexander Soerloth matches up with 15 goals.

  • Between Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal CF, which team has the best defence in the LaLiga 2023/2024?

    Athletic Bilbao has the better defence in this season's LaLiga 2023/2024 with 30 goals conceded over 32 matches and 15 clean sheets. On average, Athletic Bilbao conceded 0.94 goals per game this season.

  • The last Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF. Who scored the goals?

    In the last Athletic Bilbao vs Villarreal CF the goals were scored by 'Daniel Parejo Munoz', 'Oihan Sancet Tirapu'