Athletic Bilbao vs Rayo Vallecano Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In a Europa League position right now, Athletic Bilbao (7-3-4; 25 points) take on Rayo Vallecano (4-3-7; 19 points), who are in 9th place in the league, at San Mamés on Saturday. Don’t miss all the action when this one gets underway at 16:15! Athletic Bilbao, who have won in seven of the last 13 matches, will head into this battle with vital home advantage.

Athletic Bilbao and Rayo last faced each other in March 5, 2023 and the match resulted in a 0-0 draw. Athletic Bilbao have a record of 5-3-2 in their last matches against Rayo. Athletic Bilbao have scored 15 goals across these head-to-head matches compared to Rayo’s nine.

Athletic Bilbao vs Rayo Prediction

According to the bookmakers, there is no confusion as to who will win this game. Caesars have Rayo Vallecano as the favorites with odds of 1.56, while the Athletic Bilbao are 5.9. A total of 0 goals are predicted.

Athletic Bilbao enter into this game in a Europa League position with a record of seven wins, three losses and four draws over 14 games. The club has had seven wins in the most recent thirteen matches and have scored a total of 26 goals while conceding 18. This has generally been because of the ambition exhibited by G. Guruzeta, who has six goals, and I. Williams who has six. In their most recent match, The Lions drew against Girona 1-1.

Rayo Vallecano comes into this match with 19 points. They are in 9th place in the league and their record right now has seen them pick up four wins, three losses and seven draws over the course of 14 matches. The team has had seven draws in the most recent nine matches and they have netted a total of 16 goals so far, allowing 18. Their top players Álvaro García and Bebé have scored four and two respectively. In their most recent match on Saturday, vallecano dropped points against Barcelona 1-1.

Going into this match, Athletic Bilbao have not formally ruled out anyone. Meanwhile, Rayo Vallecano haven’t officially ruled out anyone yet.

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Moneyline Pick: Athletic Bilbao (5.9)

Rayo are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The club is hoping that this month looks better than the previous; they come into this matchup with a recent win percentage that is very low. In comparison, Athletic Bilbao have a win percentage of 66.67% (two wins).

Athletic Bilbao vs Rayo Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Athletic Bilbao (1.56), Rayo Vallecano (5.9)
  • Spread: Athletic Bilbao 1 (2.02), Rayo Vallecano 1 (1.88)
  • Over/Under: Under 0.5 Goals (11), Over 0.5 Goals (1.05)

Athletic Bilbao vs Rayo Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Athletic Bilbao 5-2-3, Rayo Vallecano 2-1-7
  • Home/Road Split: Athletic Bilbao (7-3-4), Rayo (4-3-7)
  • Head-To-Head: Athletic Bilbao’s record is 5-3-2 in their last 17 matches against Rayo
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 0.5 Total Goals (11)

Heading into this match, Athletic Bilbao averaged 2.67 goals per game last month while Rayo bagged an average of 0.67 goals per game last month.

Spread Pick: Athletic Bilbao 1 Goal (2.02)

For the bet to be a winner, Athletic Bilbao will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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