Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Betting Tips

March 31, 2022
Akshay Nayak

LaLiga Football League
19th Game Week
San Mamés, Bilbao

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Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Betting Tips 23/12/2021

Akshay Nayak, Senior Author

Athletic Bilbao will host Real Madrid in the 19th game week of La Liga at the San Mames in Bilbao on 23rd December 2021 at 02:00 IST. The odds to win the match are clearly in favor of Real Madrid.

Teams Status

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao hasn’t won in their last eight La Liga games, with five draws and three losses before beating Real Betis at home, and they’re currently ranked 9th with 24 points after 18 games. They have five wins, nine draws, and four losses in the league so far. This season, they’ve played a lot of low-scoring games, averaging 0.88 goals per game and conceding 0.77 goals per game. With four wins, three losses, and two ties at home, they have a respectable record. Inaki Williams tops the squad in goal scoring with five goals to his name, while Iker Muniain leads the team in assists with five assists. Dani Garcia will return after suspension but among their injured players are Asier Villalibre, Daniel Vivian, Peru Nolaskoain, and Yuri Berchiche.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s eight-game winning streak in La Liga was broken against Cadiz but they have gone 14 games without losing in all competitions. As a result, they presently lead La Liga with 43 points after 18 games, 14 victories, three ties, and one loss. They have the best away record in the league, with 22 points from nine games with seven wins, one loss, and one draw. With 39 goals scored and only 15 goals allowed this season, they are the squad with the most goals scored. Karim Benzema leads the league in scoring with 13 goals and seven assists. Vinicius Junior has scored ten goals in total. Six players have been ruled out of Real Madrid’s Covid hit, including Luka Modric, Marcelo, Gareth Bale, Rodrygo, Marco Asensio, and Andriy Lunin.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

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According to the Melbet sportsbook, Real Madrid are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 2.26, Athletic Bilbao are placed at 3.48 and the draw is at 3.50 odds. Real Madrid are placed at 2.20 according to the Sportsbet sportsbook, Athletic Bilbao are placed at 3.35 and the draw is at 3.40 odds. According to the 10Cric sportsbook, Real Madrid are placed at 2.21, Athletic Bilbao are placed at 3.24 and the draw is at 3.37 odds.

Tipster’s Angle

Real Madrid managed to beat Athletic Bilbao in the reverse fixture of this season with a slender 0-1 margin and a similar result could be displayed here as well. Also, these two teams have produced a lot of low scorers, and this one is expected to be the same.

Tip: Real Madrid To Win @ 2.26

Real Madrid has won five of their past 10 meetings with Athletic Bilbao, with the latter winning one and the other four games ending in draws. Real Madrid has gone unblemished against Athletic Bilbao in the last two seasons. Athletic Bilbao last won a competitive La Liga match against Real Madrid in 2015. Real Madrid has won nine of the last ten of their matches in all competitions in the last ten days. In their last ten matches in all competitions, Athletic Bilbao has won two matches, drawn five matches, and lost three. Real Madrid is on an eight-match winning streak in La Liga. As a result, according to Melbet, Real Madrid is a 2.26 favorite to win the match.

Tip: Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.77

In their last 11 games in all competitions, Athletic Bilbao has seen under 2.5 goals in eight of them. Under 2.5 goals have been scored in five of Real Madrid’s last six matches in all competitions. Furthermore, Athletic Bilbao has conceded less than 2.5 goals in two of their previous four home matches, while Real Madrid has conceded less than 2.5 goals in their most recent away encounter. Under 2.5 goals have been scored in seven of the past ten head-to-head games. Under 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Athletic Bilbao’s last four head-to-head matches against Real Madrid. As a result, with 1.77 odds from Betway, under 2.5 goals could be a hallmark of this match.hree of those matches. So, over 2.5 goals are very much on the cards at 2.12 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.


Real Madrid will be looking for all three points to extend their lead at the top of the table over Sevilla. Athletic Bilbao will be looking to break the winless streak in La Liga to get some momentum going into the season.

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