Athletic Bilbao look destined for a win in their upcoming match on Friday against Cadiz. Form looks great, while the latter looks to have landed themselves in a bit of a slump lately in the La Liga. With 18 points after 11 matches, Athletic Bilbao lie 8th in the La Liga.
Cadiz play catch up with 9 points from 12 matches and a ranking as number 17 before their upcoming clash. Entering the match as a favourite, Athletic Bilbao will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao go into their next La Liga match averaging a humble 1.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 11 goals, while also conceding 7 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Cadiz travel to their next La Liga match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 9 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Stats and facts for Athletic Bilbao and Cadiz.
- Athletic Bilbao unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Athletic Bilbao's last 12 of 14 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Athletic Bilbao conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Cadiz did not win the last 7 matches in a row;
- Cadiz did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Cadiz conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Cadiz's last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — Athletic Bilbao v. Cadiz
Athletic Bilbao keep target in sight
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Athletic Bilbao in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. They look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches they first beat Villarreal
Cadiz continue to look blunt
Cadiz will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. It is not all bad, but it is not fantastic either for Cadiz right now, with just 2 points from their last 3 matches. They started by losing 0-2 at the hands of Deportivo Alaves, before drawing 3-3 with Villarreal. They secured a point in their latest encounter, a 1-1 draw against Mallorca.
According to the bookmakers, Athletic Bilbao are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 7.50 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 13% chance of beating Cadiz. Placing your bet on Cadiz, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.44.
Athletic Bilbao v. Cadiz — fixture history
Cadiz got rolled over, when Athletic Bilbao took a 4-0 win in their latest La Liga encounter. It served as pay back for the 1-0 defeat, Cadiz handed out in the reverse match. Athletic Bilbao head into their upcoming match against Cadiz with a 50% winning record in recent La Liga meetings. In 4 encounters, that amounts to a 2-0-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 50%.
Current table in the La Liga
As the current La Liga standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 9 points. Even though Cadiz cannot overtake Athletic Bilbao in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Athletic Bilbao, who are now number 8 with 18 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Friday.
Primary goal getter
Raul Garcia has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Athletic Bilbao will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Cadiz. The visitors are surely hoping Anthony Lozano adds another to his current total. With 4 goals in the last six matches, Anthony Lozano boasts a decent goal to games ratio.