Real Madrid vs Villarreal Betting Tips

Published on December 13th, 2015 10:32 am EST
One of Sunday's most intriguing league match-ups will see Villarreal play host to Real Madrid in La Liga action.

Let's take a look at the top of the table as of this moment:

Barcelona, 35 points
Atletico Madrid, 32 points
Real Madrid, 30 points
Celta Vigo, 28 points
Villarreal, 24 points

Barcelona has already played this week, as they played to a 2-2 draw against Deportivo at home. This gives teams such as Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, both of whom are in action today, a chance to make up some ground.

A win for Real Madrid on Sunday would bring them within 2 points of Barcelona, while a loss would put them 5 points behind the table leader. Villarreal, on the other hand, could make up some ground on the table leaders with a big win against Real Madrid on Sunday.

Let's take a look at the odds for Sunday's match:

Villarreal, 5.00
Draw, 3.80
Real Madrid, 1.67

Real Madrid is currently the favourite to win, as a $100 bet on their side would produce a total profit of $67. A successful wager on Villarreal, on the other hand, would return a total profit of $400.

Villarreal will be tasked with trying to slow the Real Madrid attack, which has managed to notch 32 goals over the course of 14 games so far this season. Villarreal has had a hard time finding the net, as they have scored just 18 times in their first 14 matches.

Villarreal is 2-1-1 in their last four home games, while Real Madrid is 2-1-1 in their last 4 away games. Villarreal has managed an average of 2.29 points at home so far this year, while Real Madrid has managed 2 points per game away from home.

The last battle between these sides took place in March of 2015, when Real Madrid and Villarreal played to a 1-1 draw at home.

The King presents the odds for the upcoming matchup between Villarreal and Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo and company are fresh off of an impressive win over Malmo in Champions League play - can they continue the momentum on Sunday? One thing is for sure, Ronaldo and company desperately need a win on Sunday to make up some ground on both Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.

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