The La Liga game at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes this coming Friday will see visitors Deportivo Alaves facing home side Granada. Granada step onto the pitch at 16th in the La Liga table on 12 points following 14 rounds. Deportivo Alaves are number 15 in the standings with 14 points after 14 matches.
The two sides seem evenly matched, but Granada can leapfrog Deportivo Alaves in the La Liga table with a win this coming Friday. They will, of course, be extremely eager to do just that, the question is, how the visitors respond to the threat?
Granada go into their next La Liga match, averaging a humble 1.2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 12 goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Deportivo Alaves are currently performing rather modestly when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors on Friday managed a bearable 10 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 9 goals. They claimed 3 clean sheets as they averaged 0.9 against per match. Let's take a look at some predictions!
Stats and facts for Granada and Deportivo Alaves.
- Granada did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Granada conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Granada scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Granada's last 2 of 4 matches.
- Deportivo Alaves unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Deportivo Alaves scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Deportivo Alaves conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Both teams scored in Deportivo Alaves's last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Granada v. Deportivo Alaves
Granada looking for more.
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Granada who have performed more or less according to expectations. Granada have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. First, they went down 4-1 against Real Madrid, before picking up a 2-2 draw against Athletic Bilbao. Their latest match brought a 7-0 win in their encounter with Laguna.
Deportivo Alaves on a roll
Deportivo Alaves look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Deportivo Alaves have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. An encounter with Seville brought a 2-2 draw, which was followed by a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Celta Vigo. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Unami CP by a 0-3 scoreline.
Granada v. Deportivo Alaves — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the La Liga, back in maio 2021, Deportivo Alaves collected all three points. Granada head into their upcoming match against Deportivo Alaves with a 67% winning record in recent La Liga meetings. In 6 encounters, that amounts to a 4-0-2 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 33%. Your betting strategy should take this h2h statistic into consideration, before adding a result to a possible accumulator.
Current table in the La Liga
According to the La Liga table the difference between these two opponents is currently only 2 points. That means this round 16 match will be important for both teams and their position in the league table. Granada have an opportunity to catch up with Deportivo Alaves who currently sit as number 15 on 14 points in this upcoming match this coming Friday. However, the latter will surely try to extend the gap in the standings.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Jorge Molina. He is one of the Granada players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Deportivo Alaves.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Joselu to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Joselu netted 6 goals for Deportivo Alaves in their latest matches.