Real have started their dominance in La Liga this season and this match could be a walk in the park. But one cannot just forget what happened in the Champions League in the midweek. They are still expected to come out on top.
Tip: Real Madrid to Win @ 1.72
In the last ten head-to-head matches, Espanyol have won just one match, while Real Madrid have won nine matches. In the last ten matches that Espanyol has played across competitions, they have won two matches, drawn four matches, and lost four matches. In the last ten matches that Real Madrid has played across competitions, they have won six matches, drawn three matches, and lost just one match. Real Madrid have won four matches, drawn one match in the last five matches that they have played on the road. So, it is very likely that Real Madrid will bounce back strongly against a struggling Espanyol side at 1.72 odds available at the Melbet sportsbook.
Tip: Karim Benzema to Score @ 1.77
Karim Benzema has started where he had left off last season, where he was the second top scorer just behind Lionel Messi. He had scored 23 goals and was on level terms with the Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno. He is coming into this fixture with a goal under his belt in the Champions League group match against Sheriff Tiraspol. He netted the solitary goal against them. He has scored eight goals in seven matches for the Los Blancos in the league and also has seven assists. He has 15 goal contributions out of the 21 goals that Real Madrid has scored, which makes up for 71%. He has scored eight goals against Espanyol so far in all competitions. So, it is likely that Benzema will find the back of the net at 1.77 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.