There is anticipation in the air ahead of the match between Athletic Bilbao and Getafe. As we look at the teams' recent results, a potential picture begins to emerge.
Looking at Athletic Bilbao's recent matches, they have shown decent resilience, winning four of their last six meetings. Their forward line was bright and significantly increased their score, which was reflected in their positive goal difference. With Getafe, although they should not be discounted, things are different: in the last six matches they have won only two victories, and with a negative goal difference. The numbers suggest a likely advantage for Athletic Bilbao, bolstered by a win in their last match against Getafe, which could further boost their morale.
If we move on to the expected number of goals, an interesting bet arises. Both teams demonstrate a penchant for scoring goals, in particular, Getafe scores an average of 3.2 goals in matches. The statistics intriguingly lean towards over 2.5 goals being scored in the match, which is a perfectly viable moderate risk bet balanced by attractive odds.
However, amid the whirlwind of possibilities, a more conservative, but strategically important bet materializes. Given both teams' consistent record of matches with over 1.5 total goals, betting here seems like the smartest choice, combining the optimal combination of risk and reward and being the most promising bet in this exciting matchup.
Event: Match outcome
Bid: Win Athletic Bilbao, CF 1. 65
Why: Athletic Bilbao are in good form, winning 4 of their last 6 matches, while Getafe have won only 2 of their last 6. In addition, Athletic Bilbao has a positive goal difference compared to Getafe, and also won the last meeting with Getafe by a significant margin, which could give them a psychological advantage.
Event: Total goals
Bid: Total goals over 2.5, EF 2. 35
Why: Both teams have a history of matches in which the total goals exceeded 2.5. In particular, in 4 of the last 6 matches of Getafe, more than 2.5 goals were scored, and in 2 of the last 6 matches of Athletic Bilbao, more than 2.5 goals were scored. On average, Getafe scores 3.2 goals in matches, so this bet deserves attention.
Event: Total goals
Bid: Total goals over 1.5, EF 1. 45
Why: If you look at the statistics, both teams played more matches with a total goals of more than 1.5. Athletic Bilbao have had a goal total of over 1.5 in 5 of their last 6 matches, while Getafe have had a goal total of over 1.5 in 4 of their last 6 matches. This pattern, combined with Getafe's high average goals per match, makes this the safest bet with good odds.