Deportivo Alaves and Getafe will be desperate for points on Saturday, as both are very eager to escape their current disappointing position. The question is, whether either team has the guts to go all-out in pursuit of an important win, or a cautious draw is on the cards? Ranked as number 17 Deportivo Alaves have scraped together 14 points from 15 matches. With 11 points, Getafe earned themselves a place as number 19 in the La Liga following 15 encounters.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Getafe will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the La Liga going. While in for a tough assignment at Estadio Mendizorroza, current form offers hope for the visitors of coming away with a point.
Deportivo Alaves 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 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Getafe are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors this coming Saturday managed a bearable 8 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 0.8 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 9 goals. They claimed 4 clean sheets as they averaged 0.9 against per match.
Facts and figures for Deportivo Alaves vs Getafe in La Liga.
- Deportivo Alaves did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Deportivo Alaves scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Deportivo Alaves conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Deportivo Alaves's last 4 of 6 matches.
- Getafe unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Getafe did not win the last 11 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Getafe's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Getafe's last 5 when playing away matches in the row.
Current form — Deportivo Alaves v. Getafe
Deportivo Alaves hoping to bounce back
It is all or nothing with Deportivo Alaves at the moment, and sadly for them it has been more “nothing” than “all”. They first went down 2-1 in an encounter with Celta Vigo, to which they replied by beating Unami CP 3-0. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 2-1 against Granada.
Getafe go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-0 draw against Mallorca. They went on to beat CFJ Mollerussa by 1-5, before sharing the spoils with Athletic Bilbao in a 0-0 draw.
On paper, the two sides seem evenly matched, at least currently. Judging by recent performances, though, Deportivo Alaves look the value pick here at 2.30. The away win could settle for 3.50, should the visitors manage to escape with all 3 points. At point for each side racks up an accumulator by 2.90 with the bookmakers, should this be your preferred betting strategy.
Deportivo Alaves v. Getafe — fixture history
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Deportivo Alaves played Getafe at Coliseum Alfonso Perez. The pair split the points in a 0-0 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Betting on Getafe will get you odds 3.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 29% chance of beating Deportivo Alaves. You can get a price of 2.30, should you wish to add Deportivo Alaves to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Deportivo Alaves have been able to win 10% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Getafe in the La Liga. In other words, they have a 1-6-3 recent record, with the latter winning 30% of the matches.
The last 10 matches between Deportivo Alaves and Getafe have largely been very equal encounters. With over half of these finishing in a draw, we could be in for a tight match once again this coming Saturday.
Current table in the La Liga
According to the La Liga table, the difference between the two teams is currently only 3 points. This round 17 clash is of great importance to both teams and their position in the league table. Getafe have an opportunity to catch up with Deportivo Alaves, who are currently number 17 on 14 points. However, the hosts will surely try to grab all three points themselves this coming Saturday, thus extending the lead in the standings.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Joselu. He is one of the Deportivo Alaves players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Getafe.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Enes Unal to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Enes Unal netted 4 goals for Getafe in their latest matches.