Sports Betting. Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid [05.02.17] : los Blancos will humble their offender

[ 04.02.17 ]

Sports Betting. Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid [05.02.17] : los Blancos will humble their offender

La Liga

Matchweek 21

05.02.2017

Bet: TotalGoals by Real over 2

Confirming pre-season betting predictions Celta sit in the first half of the Primera table – on the 8th position. Celestes are especially dangerous at home where they have 7 wins and only 3 losses with no draws. Besides, Berizzo’s side have made it to the Copa del Rey semi-final. The sports betting experts didn’t expect them to get past Real Madrid in quarterfinal, but they did. However, the first semi-final battle against Alaves ended with a disappointing 0-0 draw.

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All of the betting experts mention that Real Madrid had slumps in the results because of the injury crisis. Thus, Zidane’s side were eliminated from the Copa del Rey, but what is more important – they demonstrated a poor performance. However, the last fixture in La Liga brought them some confidence as they smashed Real Sociedad (3-0). Owing to this win and to their rivals’ mistakes los Blancos are still on the top of the table with a 4-point advantage. In addition, the betting companies still consider them to be the main contender for the title.

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While choosing a bet it should be taken into account that Berizzo is likely to rotate the squad after a Thursday first leg match against Alaves and an upcoming return game on Wednesday. This can help Real Madrid to get a positive result and to take revenge on Celta for the recent come down in the Copa del Rey. Los Blancos were beaten at home (1-2) and were held to a 2-2 draw at Balaidos. If this time Celestes’ key players get a rest, Berizzo’s side will have troubles fighting Primera leader. The betting experts notice that Madrid will miss Bale, Carvajal and Kroos. Fortunately, Modric is expected to be almost 100% fit while Marcelo is still a doubt.

It’s not a surprise that the bookmakers give preference to the away team: Celta – 7,00, Draw – 4,75, Real Madrid – 1,45. Since los Blancos have seen over 2,5 goals in their last 7 matches against Celestes in all competitions, it is recommended to pay attention to the bet “Total Goals over 3” (1,87). Besides, there is a good bet “Total Goals by Away Team over 2” (1,79). You may also consider betting on the “Both Teams to Score” (1,72).