Villarreal vs Granada Prediction & Preview

Villarreal vs Granada Prediction & Preview

Villarreal vs. Granada: Clash of Form at Estadio de la Ceramica

The upcoming clash between Villarreal and Granada at Estadio de la Ceramica promises to be an intriguing battle of contrasting fortunes. While Villarreal basks in a six-game unbeaten streak, Granada grapples with a prolonged period of winless outings. This article delves into their recent performances, key players, head-to-head record, and a prediction for their impending encounter.

Villarreal’s Recent Success

Villarreal enters the match buoyed by their recent success, particularly their impressive 1-3 victory against Real Sociedad in their last league outing. Despite their commendable form, they find themselves languishing at 13th in the league standings. Norwegian striker Sorloth has been pivotal to their resurgence, netting three goals in the team’s last five league matches, taking his tally to 9 goals for the campaign.

Granada’s Struggles

In stark contrast, Granada’s league campaign has been marred by inconsistency and frustration. A six-match winless streak has seen them plummet to 19th in the standings. However, amidst their struggles, their offensive line has displayed flashes of brilliance, maintaining a consistent scoring record in recent league encounters.

Recent Encounters

Villarreal holds a commanding record in head-to-head clashes against Granada, boasting an impressive 13-match unbeaten streak. Furthermore, three of their last four meetings have witnessed over 2.5 goals scored. Notably, Villarreal has maintained a flawless unbeaten record against Granada at their home venue, adding further intrigue to their upcoming encounter.

Prediction for Villarreal vs. Granada

As both teams prepare to lock horns, Villarreal emerges as the frontrunners, backed by their formidable home form and recent success. Granada’s inability to secure a win on the road this season tilts the scales further in Villarreal’s favor. However, Granada’s ability to score against strong opposition, exemplified by their performance against Barcelona, injects an element of unpredictability into the match.

Our primary pick for this encounter is Villarreal to secure victory, offering attractive odds of 1.68. Additionally, considering the propensity for goals in their recent encounters and Granada’s consistent scoring, betting on over 2.5 goals emerges as a viable alternative. Furthermore, Sorloth’s prolific goal-scoring form presents an enticing option for anytime goalscorer.