Real Madrid vs Espanyol Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Real Madrid vs Espanyol Match Prediction

By Bharath Ramm R

Real Madrid are unlikely to let the setback against Athletic Bilbao affect them too much and it was apparent in the Champions League win over Roma. Espanyol have made the most of home advantage by getting back-to-back wins but it is a different story when it comes to games away from the RCDE Stadium. Rubi’s team do attack well and they have seen Real Madrid manage just one clean sheet in the league this season. In fact, the problem of clean sheets has been in place even during the time of Zinedine Zidane, as Madrid have kept just two clean sheets since April. I would opt for goals at both ends in the game.

Karim Benzema may lead the scoring charts at Real Madrid with four league goals but Gareth Bale has been an impressive performer this season. He has been able to contribute a goal or assist in eight of his last nine appearances for club and country. The Welshman has scored three times in his eight games against Espanyol in all competitions. I would back Bale to score anytime.

Both teams to score – 10/11

Gareth Bale to score anytime – 1/2

Real Madrid scored over 2.5 goals in 5 out of their last 10 games played

Real Madrid have conceeded only 3 goals in their last 10 games against Espanyol

Espanyol saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Espanyol saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played against Real Madrid

AVG Goals

2.4

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Real Madrid Form Guide

Real Madrid Team Logo

Real Madrid

Won

7

Draw

1

Lost

2
L A

01-08-2018

Champions Cup

Manchester United Team Logo Manchester United

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

W H

04-08-2018

Champions Cup

Juventus Team Logo Juventus

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

08-08-2018

Champions Cup

Roma Team Logo Roma

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

11-08-2018

Club Friendlies

AC Milan Team Logo AC Milan

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

L H

15-08-2018

UEFA Super Cup

Atletico Madrid Team Logo Atletico Madrid

FT 2 - 4

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

19-08-2018

Primera Division

Getafe Team Logo Getafe

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W A

26-08-2018

Primera Division

Girona Team Logo Girona

FT 1 - 4

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

01-09-2018

Primera Division

Leganes Team Logo Leganes

FT 4 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

D A

15-09-2018

Primera Division

Athletic Bilbao Team Logo Athletic Bilbao

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

19-09-2018

Champions League Grp. G

Roma Team Logo Roma

FT 3 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

Espanyol Form Guide

Espanyol Team Logo

Espanyol

Won

8

Draw

1

Lost

1
W A

19-07-2018

Club Friendlies

UE Olot Team Logo UE Olot

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

26-07-2018

Club Friendlies

Richmond Kickers Team Logo Richmond Kickers

FT 2 - 4

(HT 2 - 1)

W A

29-07-2018

Club Friendlies

FC Cincinnati

FT 2 - 3

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

05-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Burnley Team Logo Burnley

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

08-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Gimnastic Team Logo Gimnastic

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

11-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Borussia Moenchengladbach Team Logo Borussia Moenchengladbach

FT 1 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

18-08-2018

Primera Division

Celta Vigo Team Logo Celta Vigo

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

26-08-2018

Primera Division

Valencia Team Logo Valencia

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

02-09-2018

Primera Division

Deportivo Alaves Team Logo Deportivo Alaves

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

16-09-2018

Primera Division

Levante Team Logo Levante

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Real Madrid Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

2.5

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Espanyol Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

2.1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Real Madrid vs Espanyol Sidelined Players

Head to Head
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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
25 GK Thibaut Courtois 199 91
19 LB Alvaro Odriozola 178 67
4 CD Sergio Ramos 183 75
12 RB Marcelo 174 80
6 CD Nacho Fernandez 179 77
8 CM Toni Kroos 182 78
14 CM Casemiro 185 84
10 CM Luka Modric 174 66
20 RF Marco Asensio 182 76
11 LF Gareth Bale 183 74
7 CF Mariano Diaz 178 79
No. Pos Player M kg
13 GK Diego Lopez 196 88
16 LB Javi Lopez 179 74
22 CD Mario Hermoso 181 74
15 CD David Lopez 185 80
12 RB Didac Vila 184 74
23 CM Esteban Granero 180 77
21 CM Marc Roca 184 74
10 CM Sergi Darder 180 67
11 LF Leo Baptistao 181 71
7 CF Borja Iglesias 187 80
9 RF Sergio Garcia 175 72