Elche vs Sevilla Prediction & Tips
Elche and Sevilla face at Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero, in a match for the 26 th round of the Liga. There is no recent record of head-to-head between the two teams, who have not played a single game in the last 3 years. The last time they met, on 15‑03‑2015, the match ended with the final score: Sevilla (3‑0) Elche. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Sevilla presents significant differences between home and away performances.
After 4 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in 19th position, having won 21 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Granada by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (3‑0) an away match against Barcelona. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Elche has recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, having won 11 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason it hasn’t been very strong defensively. In 24 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and never managed to turn the score.
Elche enters this game with a setback, by 2-1, in the trip to the Granada field, registering in this way the second consecutive defeat in this La Liga: the only goal of the team was signed by Lucas Boyé. Even so, the coach Fran Escribá should act in the usual 4-4-2 favoring the low block and the counterattacks through the flanks. The athlete that deserves to be highlighted at the individual level is striker Lucas Boyé: he has 5 goals scored. Emiliano Rigoni is out of this game due to injury.
The visiting team is currently in 4th place, with 48 points won, after 15 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Osasuna by (0‑2). In the last match, they lost at home to Barcelona by (0‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 8 conceded. At home, he won 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 17 conceded. In their last match, for the Copa del Rey, they lost to Barcelona by (3‑0) after extra time. In the last 10 away matches for the league, Sevilla has recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, having won 19 points out of 30 possible. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (6 out of 12 games). His attack has scored regularly, since he managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 9 of the last 12 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 24 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 7 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between the minutes (16′ ‑ 30 ‘) and 3 of their 8 goals between (46′ ‑ 60’).
The Sevilla team enters this game with a defeat, in overtime, against Barcelona, in a game counting for the King’s Cup. In the last game in La Liga, the visitors lost 0-2 against Barcelona. In this match against Elche, coach Julen Lopetegui should play in 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Ivan Rakitic is the great organizer of the offensive process. Striker Youssef En-Nesyri is the highlight of this team with 13 goals. For this match, the visiting coach does not have Marcos Acuña and Ocampos, both with physical problems.
Elche – Sevilla FREE TIPS
Sevilla – Win @ 1.55
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90