There are more than 3 points at stake when Real Sociedad step up against Real Madrid at Reale Seguros Stadium in the La Liga. Ranked as number 3 Real Sociedad have scraped together 29 points from 15 matches. With 36 points, Real Madrid earned themselves a place as number 1 in the La Liga following 15 encounters.
Real Sociedad enter the match against Real Madrid this coming Saturday hoping to gain some ground on the latter in La Liga standings. A positive result could prove pivotal to their upcoming challenges.
Real Sociedad are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Saturday claimed a steady 13 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.3 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 7 goals, or an average of 0.7 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 5 times in this run.
Real Madrid are brimming with confidence before the upcoming away match in the La Liga. When it comes to goals, they are capable of showing off very handsome numbers from their previous 10 games. The visitors scored 2 times on average per match for a total of 20 goals. They also let in 8 goals, leaving an average of 0.8 per match. They fought their way to 3 clean sheets. Let's take a look at some betting predictions for this cruical match!
Facts and figures for Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid in La Liga.
- Real Sociedad unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Sociedad's last 12 of 14 matches;
- Real Sociedad scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Sociedad's last 5 matches in the row.
- Real Madrid has won the last 5 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Real Madrid has won in the last 6 of 7 matches.
Current form — Real Sociedad v. Real Madrid
Real Sociedad hoping for fresh start
Real Sociedad will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. Real Sociedad suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Monaco in a 2-1 defeat. Espanyol also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-0, before Real Sociedad were able to strike back last time out in a 4-0 win against Panaderia Pulido.
Real Madrid keep on winning.
Real Madrid have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. FC Sheriff got left behind in a 0-3 win, before Sevilla got hammered in a 2-1 victory. Athletic Bilbao was the most recent victim in a 1-0 win for Real Madrid.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, Real Madrid, however, still represent slightly better value in our opinion than Real Sociedad. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.30, with 2.25 for the away win. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.30.
Real Sociedad v. Real Madrid — fixture history
The last time Real Sociedad played Real Madrid at Alfredo Di Stefano, the game finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Betting on Real Madrid will get you odds 2.25, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 44% chance of beating Real Sociedad. You can get a price of 3.30, should you wish to add Real Sociedad to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Real Sociedad enter the match against Real Madrid with a 2-2-6 record in their previous 10 encounters in the La Liga. This amounts to a 20% winning ratio for Real Sociedad, with Real Madrid victorious in 60% of the last 10 encounters. The past 10 matches between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals this coming Saturday.
Current standings in the La Liga
Looking at the La Liga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 7 points. Real Sociedad cannot squeeze past Real Madrid in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Real Madrid, number 1 on 36 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Top scorers markets
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Alexander Isak. He is one of the Real Sociedad players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Real Madrid.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Vinicius Junior to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Vinicius Junior netted 4 goals for Real Madrid in their latest matches.