It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of the La Liga, when Real Madrid squares up against Granada for a match this coming Sunday. With those positions in mind, a win for Real Madrid seem a likely outcome. Ranked 17th in the La Liga, Granada have collected 11 points from 12 games. On 27 points, Real Madrid see themselves ranked as number 2 after 12 matches.
On the back of their current run of form, Real Madrid are favoured to keep their momentum going against Granada. They have been able to string together a series of good results and will be eager not let that slip.
Granada go into their next La Liga match averaging a humble 1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 10 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.
Real Madrid enter their next La Liga match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable total of 21 goals, while also conceding 9 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times. Let's take a look at our match predictions for this match that is an important one for the title race !
Stats and facts for Granada and Real Madrid.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Granada's last 6 of 8 matches;
- Granada conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Granada scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Granada scored the last 5 matches in a row at home.
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid has won in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- Real Madrid scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Real Madrid's last 7 of 9 matches.
Current form — Granada v. Real Madrid
Granada hope to boost points tally.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Granada in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. Granada have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Getafe, before claiming 3 points in a 3-0 win against Levante. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Espanyol.
Real Madrid tough to break down.
Real Madrid look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. Real Madrid have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. Elche got left behind in a 2-1 win, before Shakhtar Donetsk got hammered in a 2-1 victory. Rayo Vallecano was the most recent victim in a 2-1 win for Real Madrid.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for Granada here. Siding with Real Madrid at odds 1.36 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying.
Granada v. Real Madrid — fixture history
Real Madrid won the last two meetings against Granada in the La Liga by a comfortable margin. A 4-1 win was the follow up to a 2-0 win in two entertaining encounters. Granada head into their upcoming match against Real Madrid with a 0% winning record in recent La Liga meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 0-0-10 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 100%. The last 10 matches between Granada and Real Madrid have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 5 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the La Liga
Looking at the current La Liga standings, Granada and Real Madrid are currently 16 points and 15 places apart. Real Madrid will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Granada on Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Granada will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Granada and Real Madrid.
Despite having scored just once lately, Jorge Molina is one of the players from Granada who we expect to be hitting the net again quite soon. Similarly, Real Madrid have Karim Benzema on top of the list with 2 goals to his account at this point. Equally, more goals are to be expected from him.