Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Preview, Tips and Odds

Real Madrid will welcome Athletic Bilbao to Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday for their meeting of the 33rd round in La Liga. The hosts in this tie are 3rd in the standings on 61 points, while their next opponents are currently occupying 7th spot with 46 points.

Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
Real MadridDraw14 W/ 4 D/ 2 L9 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Athletic BilbaoDraw2 W/ 4 D/ 14 L0 W/ 1 D/ 9 L

Last game between the teams: 15.09.2018 Athletic Bilbao – Real Madrid 1:1; Iker Muniain 32’; Isco Alarcon 63’
Last game at this venue: 18.04.2018 Real Madrid – Athletic Bilbao 1:1; Cristiano Ronaldo 87’; Inaki Williams 14’

Worth mentioning: Each of the last three meetings between the sides finished in draws. Prior to that, Real Madrid had won four consecutive encounters with Athletic Bilbao. Two of the last five H2H matches featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends. Nine of the last ten matches played at Santiago Bernabeu saw the home side victorious, produced over 2,5 goals and witnessed both sides hitting the back of the nets.

Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Stats

As of 18.04Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Real MadridDraw5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L
Athletic BilbaoWin6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game Real Madrid: 15.04.2019 Leganes – Real Madrid 1:1; Jonathan Silva 45’; Karim Benzema 51’
Last game Athletic Bilbao: 14.04.2019 Athletic Bilbao – Rayo Vallecano 3:2; Inaki Williams 2′, 50′, Raul Garcia 72′; Alex Moreno 45′, Raul De Tomas 85′; Raul Garcia missed a penalty for the home side in the 18′; Luis Advincula from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 52′
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 18 goals 5 assists, Gareth Bale 8 goals 2 assists, Sergio Ramos 6 goals 1 assists.
Top performers Athletic Bilbao: Inaki Williams 12 goals 4 assists, Raul Garcia 7 goals 3 assists, Iker Muniain 7 goals 2 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheets
Real Madrid13:16771
Athletic Bilbao16:12453

Worth mentioning: All of the last four Real Madrid matches saw both involved teams hitting the back of the nets, while three featured over 2,5 goals. Karim Benzema found the target in all of those games, and now he has scored the last five goals for his side. Zinedine Zidane will use the remaining games of the season to decide who will stay and who will go in the expected major overhaul in the summer.
Athletic Bilbao lost only one of their last seven outings and recorded four victories in the process. Four of their last five encounters saw both teams scoring and produced over 2,5 goals. No side was able to score more than two goals in Athletic’s last nine away matches.

Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao News

Missing players Real Madrid: Mariano Diaz, Sergio Ramos, Vinicius Junior.
Missing players Athletic Bilbao: Dani Garcia, Ibai Gomez, Ander Capa.

Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 1.90 @ bet365

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