Rayo Vallecano vs. Zaragoza: which team to bet on?
Rayo Vallecano vs. Zaragoza: Prediction for the Segunda match (March 12, 2021)
In the next round of the Spanish La Liga 2, "Rayo Vallecano" will try to interrupt the streak without victories in the home meeting against "Zaragoza". What is the best bet to choose on a match that will take place on March 12? Our experts provided a prediction.
In this campaign, "Rayo Vallecano" fights for returning to La Liga. For the start, the "Vallecans" need to stay in the Top-6 of the Segunda in order to get the right to play in the playoff tournament.
At the moment, the team closes the Top-6, having behind them a streak without victories, which lasted for five rounds. The last time Andoni Iraola's wards scored maximum points was on January 31 in an away match against "Espanyol" (3:2). After that meeting, "Rayo Vallecano" lost to "Tenerife" (0:1) and "Malaga" (0:2), and in the previous two rounds, they shared points with "Ponferradina" and "Las Palmas" (1:1).
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"Zaragoza" is solving absolutely different problems this season. At the moment, the team is thinking about how to avoid the struggle for survival at the finish of the championship. The "Zaragozans" occupy 17th place in the standings, having gained 30 points.
The "Red-yellows" have a slight advantage over the relegation zone (two points), so they are strictly forbidden to relax. In the last round of the championship, "Zaragoza" achieved their eighth victory of the season. At home, the team recorded a minimal victory over "Tenerife" (1:0), thereby recovering from consecutive defeats from "Oviedo" (0:1) and "Alcorcon" (0:1).
- In the last three matches of "Rayo Vallecano", there was a bet on "Total over (2.5) goals".
- In four previous matches of "Zaragoza", more than two goals have not been scored.
- "Rayo Vallecano" won two previous h2h meetings against "Zaragoza".
- In three of the last four head-to-head meetings of the teams, there was a bet on "Total over (3.5) goals".
"Rayo Vallecano" played very unconvincingly in previous matches at home, consistently making mistakes in defense. To qualify for such important points in the upcoming meeting, the hosts need to correct their mistakes.
"Zaragoza" passively acts in the attack in away matches. Considering that the guests also need points, we assume that we will have a cautious match with a minimum number of scored goals.
Our prediction is a total of under 2.5 goals with odds of 1.55 on 1xbet.