Villarreal will visit Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday for a La Liga fixture with home side Seville. With 28 points after 14 matches, Seville lie 4th in the La Liga. Villarreal play catch up with 16 points from 14 matches and a ranking as number 12 before their upcoming clash.
From a rather disappointing position in the table, Villarreal could really do with a win, when going up against Seville. They have had some tough results and need to get their season back on track pronto.
Seville step into their next home match this coming Saturday having scored a tolerable average of 1.9 goals in 10 matches. They managed a total of 19 goals, while also allowing 10 goals against. That is an average of 1 goal against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet 4 times in those matches.
Villarreal are currently performing rather modestly when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors this coming Saturday managed a bearable 14 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1.4 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 14 goals. They claimed 3 clean sheets as they averaged 1.4 against per match.
Stats and facts for Sevilla and Villarreal.
- Sevilla unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row at home;
- Sevilla has won in the last 7 of 8 matches at home;
- Sevilla scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla's last 3 of 5 matches.
- Villarreal did not win the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Villarreal scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Villarreal's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Villarreal conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
Current form — Seville v. Villarreal
Seville hoping for fresh start.
Seville go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In has been a bit of everything for Seville in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Wolfsburg by 2-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Real Madrid, before an encounter with Córdoba produced a 0-0 draw.
Villarreal hope to boost points tally
Villarreal suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches as they were run over by Manchester United in a 0-2 defeat. Barcelona also proved too hard to handle as they won 1-3, before Villarreal were able to strike back last time out in a 0-8 win against Victoria CF.
In a match between these two seemingly equal sides on paper, and with both in the same shape now, home advantage could prove the deciding factor. A win for Seville racks up an accumulator by 2.00, which looks the best call this coming Saturday. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 4.00.
Sevilla v. Villarreal — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the La Liga, back in mayo 2021, Villarreal collected all three points. Sevilla enter the match against Villarreal with a 2-5-3 record in their previous 10 encounters in the La Liga. This amounts to a 20% winning ratio for Sevilla, with Villarreal victorious in 30% of the last 10 encounters. The last 10 matches between Sevilla and Villarreal 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
Looking at the current La Liga standings, Sevilla and Villarreal are currently 12 points and 8 places apart. Sevilla will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Villarreal on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Villarreal 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 Sevilla and Villarreal.
Top scorers markets
Lucas Ocampos is one of the Sevilla players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current tally for the past few matches reads 2 goals. Villarreal have their eyes fixed on Francis Coquelin, who is expected to hit his stride sooner rather than later.