Athletic Bilbao vs Getafe Predictions and Betting Tips
The 2021-22 edition of La Liga returns with another round of fixtures this weekend as Athletic Bilbao take on Getafe on Friday. Both teams have had contrasting fortunes this season and will want to win this game.
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Getafe currently sit 15th in the La Liga table and have improved after a poor start to the league campaign. The Madrid-based side held Valencia to a 0-0 stalemate last week and will have to work hard to achieve a similar result in this game.
Athletic Bilbao, on the other hand, currently sit eighth in the table and have been impressive so far this year. The Basque giants suffered a damaging 1-0 loss to Real Betis in their previous fixture and will be looking to bounce back with a strong performance this weekend.
Head to head Athletic Bilbao vs Getafe and key figures
- Athletic Bilbao have a good record against Getafe and have won 11 of the 33 matches played between the two teams, compared to Getafe’s nine victories.
- The most common result in La Liga matches at the San Mames is a 1-0 win for either team and has happened three times in total.
- Athletic Bilbao have improved in their recent encounters with Getafe and have won eight of their last 16 games against Getafe, losing just four.
- Athletic Bilbao beat Getafe in that particular game last season and handed the opposing side a 5-1 defeat at the San Mames.
- Athletic Bilbao have made the San Mames their stronghold again this season and have won their last three La Liga games at the stadium.
- Getafe are winless in their last seven away matches and will have to end their poor form this weekend.
Athletic Bilbao vs Getafe Prediction
Athletic Bilbao have shown huge improvement this season and could potentially push for a European spot in the coming months. Players like Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain have played important roles this season and will be looking to make their mark in this game.
Getafe haven’t won in recent weeks and can’t afford another poor result this weekend. However, Athletic Bilbao are the better side and should be able to win this game.
Prediction: Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Getafe
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Athletic Bilbao vs Getafe Betting Tips
Tip 1: Result – Athletic Bilbao
Tip 2: Game to have more than 2.5 goals – No
Tip 3 – Athletic Bilbao to keep a clean sheet: Yes
Tip 4 – Inaki Williams scores: Yes