Valencia vs Real Sociedad: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 14:15 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio de Mestalla (54000 seats)

This could be an interesting match as Valencia have their presumed home advantage while Real Sociedad are ahead 13 points in the La Liga table.

Insights:
  • Valencia haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Real Sociedad have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

The visiting Real Sociedad played their last game only four days ago, a La Liga match.

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Valencia form and stats

When playing at home in the La Liga, Valencia have managed 6 wins, 5 draws and suffered 3 defeats from 14 games. After failing to beat Osasuna here at Estadio de Mestalla, Valencia has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row.

Valencia are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Cadiz. Ahead of that match, Valencia won a home game hosting Granada (2-1).

The Valencia fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 22 goals in 14 league matches. Valencia's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 16 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Real Sociedad form and stats

The visitors are W6-D4-L4 on the road this term. That's in the La Liga.

As mentioned above, Sociedad drew the match against Athletic Club. Manager I. Alguacil Barrenetxea brought on Roberto López to rescue the draw from a losing position and it worked.

Real Sociedad have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 14 league away games 20 goals have been scored. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Sociedad are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 12 times in 14 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Real Sociedad - Valencia 0-1. Last ten meetings between the teams: Valencia won four, Real Sociedad won four and two draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Real SociedadA. Isak
A. Isak
12 goals
Real SociedadM. Oyarzabal Ugarte
M. Oyarzabal Ugarte
10 goals
ValenciaC. Soler Barragán
C. Soler Barragán
7 goals

Valencia missing players

Real Sociedad missing players

Valencia Real Sociedad
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
29 14 4 Played P 6 14 29
8 6 2 Won W 4 6 12
9 5 0 Drew D 0 4 10
12 3 2 Lost L 2 4 7
35 22 6 Scored S 10 20 45
40 16 4 Conceded C 4 12 29
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 93% 93%
76% 79% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 64% 72%
52% 43% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 43% 41%
24% 29% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 14% 24%
7% 14% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 17% 14% 17%
62% 64% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 52%
17% 14% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 43% 38%
24% 21% 50% Failed to Score F T 17% 14% 17%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.1 2.2
4 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
10.6 10.5 11 Shots (avg) S ( 11.3 11.1 11.2
3.6 3.6 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.8 3.7 3.9
34% 43% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 38% 40%
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Real Sociedad have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Valencia haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Atletico Madrid 29 20 6 3 51 19 15 11 3 1 30 9 14 9 3 2 21 10 32 66
2 Barcelona 29 20 5 4 68 24 15 10 4 1 37 14 14 10 1 3 31 10 44 65
3 Real Madrid 29 19 6 4 51 23 14 10 1 3 25 9 15 9 5 1 26 14 28 63
4 Sevilla 29 18 4 7 40 21 15 11 1 3 23 9 14 7 3 4 17 12 19 58
5 Real Sociedad 29 12 10 7 45 29 15 6 6 3 25 17 14 6 4 4 20 12 16 46
6 Villarreal 29 11 13 5 42 31 14 6 6 2 20 15 15 5 7 3 22 16 11 46
7 Real Betis 29 14 4 11 39 42 14 8 2 4 21 17 15 6 2 7 18 25 -3 46
8 Celta de Vigo 29 9 10 10 38 44 14 6 3 5 20 22 15 3 7 5 18 22 -6 37
9 Athletic Club 29 9 9 11 39 33 14 7 3 4 23 13 15 2 6 7 16 20 6 36
10 Granada 29 10 6 13 34 49 15 8 3 4 20 19 14 2 3 9 14 30 -15 36
11 Levante 29 8 11 10 36 39 15 5 7 3 21 19 14 3 4 7 15 20 -3 35
12 Valencia 29 8 9 12 35 40 14 6 5 3 22 16 15 2 4 9 13 24 -5 33
13 Cadiz 29 8 8 13 26 45 15 4 4 7 14 23 14 4 4 6 12 22 -19 32
14 Osasuna 29 7 10 12 23 35 15 4 5 6 13 19 14 3 5 6 10 16 -12 31
15 Getafe 29 7 9 13 22 33 15 5 5 5 13 10 14 2 4 8 9 23 -11 30
16 Real Valladolid 29 5 12 12 26 39 14 3 5 6 15 22 15 2 7 6 11 17 -13 27
17 Elche 29 5 11 13 26 43 14 3 7 4 14 19 15 2 4 9 12 24 -17 26
18 Huesca 29 4 12 13 28 44 14 2 6 6 12 18 15 2 6 7 16 26 -16 24
19 Eibar 29 4 11 14 22 35 14 1 6 7 8 17 15 3 5 7 14 18 -13 23
20 Deportivo Alaves 29 5 8 16 24 47 15 3 5 7 12 20 14 2 3 9 12 27 -23 23

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La Liga is the top professional level of the Spanish football league system. Is is often referred to as the Primera División and is considered one of the absolute top leagues of Europe and the world. 20 teams play 380 fixtures from August to May to create a final league table.