Valencia are all prepared to continue their impressive start to the Spanish La Liga season, when they visit Barcelona to meet with Espanyol after the international break. Online betting sites in Spain show that the best Espanyol v Valencia odds are in favor with Valencia to outplay Espanyol.
Although Espanyol will enjoy playing at home and among their fans, Valencia will show no mercy as they appear to be the genuine title challengers in La Liga, having collected 27 points from 11 matches. Valencia will seek to extend their winning streak to nine matches to stay at Barcelona’s heels at the top of La Liga.
Online sportsbook directory in Spain shows that the best Espanyol v Valencia odds are in favor of Valencia going back home with a victory. To place your bet at BetVictor Sportsbook, the odds for Valencia to win the match are 23/20, while Espanyol is less likely to win, so the odds are 23/10. Thus a draw is the least likely to happen therefore the odds are 13/5 for a draw.
Valencia are back on track
Valencia were struggling on and off the pitch for few years. They finished last season in a fairly modest 12th place in La Liga. Thus it seems that the sleeping giant has finally woken up and is getting out of the ashes with impressive performance by the pair Simone Zaza and Rodrigo who are backed by the youngest squad in La Liga.
The Italian forward and the former West Ham flop Simone Zaza is the top scorer in La Liga after Lionel Messi. Zaza enjoys the best shot conversion rate with his fellow Rodrigo, and they are also a major threat in counter-attack.
Best Espanyol v Valencia odds do not favor the Hosts
Espanyol are struggling this season, standing on the 13th place in La Liga. They already had tough times playing against the giants. They were beaten 5-0 by Barcelona in September, and 2-0 by Real Madrid in October.
Although their pair of the Spanish striker Gerard Moreno and the Brazilian striker Leo Baptistao have good experience in the Spanish La Liga, they did not give what was expected from them as a pair to dream until now.
Moreno and Baptistao may change the rhythm against Valencia, as the best Espanyol v Valencia odds are in favor with both teams to have their moments of joy. The odds for both teams to score in 90 minutes are 8/13.
Thus the odds are in favor of the second half to rain with goals rather than the first half. The odds for the first half to end with goals by the both teams are 16/5, while the odds for the second half to get intense with goals by the both teams are 15/8.
Place your bet at BetVictor Sportsbook on your favorite team, but don’t forget that Valencia are unbeaten for 11 matches now, and they may continue their brilliant start when they meet Espanyol.