Betting. Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad [29.01.17] : the Royal clash

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Betting. Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad [29.01.17] : the Royal clash

La Liga

Matchweek 20


Bet: Total Goals by Away Team over 1

Contrary to the majority of the sports betting predictions Real Madrid have been recently eliminated from the Copa del Rey due to a 3-4 loss to Celta Vigo. What’s more, at the moment Zidane’s side have slumps in the results as they got only one victory in their last 5 matches in all competitions. However, the betting experts still consider them to be the main favorite of the national championship as they sit atop of the table with 1-point advantage over Sevilla and a game in hand.

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According to the sports betting experts, Eusebio Sacristan has given a powerful boost to the Real Sociedad’s performances. After the half of the season the Royals sit in the top-5 of La Liga standings. However, they failed to cope with Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-final. After a home 0-1 loss, then they were dismantles 2-5 at Camp Nou. Before the upcoming clash Sociedad are considered to be an underdog on the betting markets, but they definitely can surprise los Blancos.

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While choosing a bet it’s worth keeping in mind the fact that Madrid have smashed (3-0) their opposition in the first matchweek at Anoeta. Nevertheless, they are not in the best run of form at this very moment. In addition, the betting experts notice that Zidane’s team have an injury crisis as Bale, Pepe, Carvajal, Modric and Marcelo are all sidelined. So Sociedad will have the opportunity to improve their head-to-head statistics. Until this time Real Sociedad have been defeated in 14 of their last 16 meetings with Madrid in all competitions. But with Illarramendi back Sacristan’s team will make a stand at Bernabeu.

The bookmakers give preference to the home side: Real Madrid – 1,25, Draw – 6,75, Real Sociedad – 111,00. Since Sociedad demonstrate an impressive attacking football in both home and away games, it is recommended to bet either on “Both Teams to Score” (1,64) or “Total Goals by Away Team over 1” (2,65). Besides, there are two good options: “Total Goals over 3” (1,50) and “Both Teams to Score and Total Goals over 2,5” (1,90). Finally, you may bet on “Asian Handicap Real Sociedad +2” (1,73).