Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo Preview, Tips and Odds


Athletic Bilbao will welcome Celta Vigo on Sunday for their game of the 37th round in La Liga. The hosts in this tie are currently occupying 7th spot – the last ensuring Europa League football for next season, while their next opponents are 14th on 40 points, just three more than the first team in the relegation zone.

Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Athletic Bilbao Win 11 W/ 5 D/ 4 L 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L
Celta Vigo Loss 4 W/ 5 D/ 11 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 07.01.2019 Celta Vigo – Athletic Bilbao 1:2; Francisco Beltran 45’; Iker Muniain 19’, Inaki Williams 54’
Last game at this venue: 31.03.2018 Athletic Bilbao – Celta Vigo 1:1; Unai Nunez 55’;Brais Mendez 90’

Worth mentioning: Five of the previous six H2H meetings featured over 2,5 goals and saw both sides hitting the back of the nets. Four of the previous five encounters that were held in Bilbao also witnessed goals at both ends, but just two of those produced over 2,5 goals. None of the teams were able to score more than two goals in the last five games where Athletic Bilbao were listed as hosts.

Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo Stats

As of 10.05 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Athletic Bilbao Loss 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Celta Vigo Win 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L

Last game Athletic Bilbao: 05.05.2019 Valladolid – Athletik Bilbao 1:0; Waldo Rubio 21’
Last game Celta Vigo: 04.05.2019 Celta Vigo – Barcelona 2:0; Maximiliano Gomez 67’, Iago Aspas 88’ (penalty)
Top performers Athletic Bilbao: Inaki Williams 12 goals 4 assists, Raul Garcia 7 goals 3 assists, Iker Muniain 7 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Celta Vigo: Iago Aspas 17 goals 6 assists, Maximiliano Gomez 13 goals 5 assists, Brais Mendez 6 goals 7 assists.

Last 10 games GF : GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Athletic Bilbao 15:14 5 5 2
Celta Vigo 14:13 4 5 2

Worth mentioning: Ahthletic Bilbao were on a run of five out of six games featuring over 2,5 goals, but were involved in low scoring matches lately, as all of their three recent outings produced under 2,5 goals. The Basque side are unbeaten in ten consecutive home matches and recorded six victories in the process. All of the last four games played in Bilbao witnessed goals at both ends, while three meetings featured over 4,5 goals.
Celta Vigo are unbeaten in their last four outings and lost just one of the last eight matches. All of their last five games produced under 2,5 goals, while two saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets. None of the previous nine matches involving Celta saw the away sides victorious after the final whistle. The teams has not won any of their last eleven visits, while each of the last three produced under 2,5 goals.

Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo News

Missing players Athletic Bilbao: Dani Garcia, Ibai Gomez, Ander Capa.
Missing players Celta Vigo: Okay Yokuslu, Brais Mendez, David Junca.

Athletic Bilbao vs Celta Vigo Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.50 @ bet365