Espanyol vs Real Sociedad Betting Preview, La Liga Betting Tips

Espanyol vs Real Sociedad Odds – Monday 8th February 2016 – 19:30 – Sky Sports 2 

Espanyol are at 13/8 with the draw available at odds of 9/4 and Real Sociedad are at 17/10

Betting tips and match preview | La Liga Primera

Espanyol welcome Real Sociedad to the Cornella El Prat in a match that pits 15th placed Espanyol against 13th placed Sociedad. Espanyol are looking to end their horror run and rise up away from the relegation battle and Sociedad are also looking to move further away from the relegation trouble.

Espanyol are on a horror run of form and they will desperately need to register a win, they find themselves amongst the bottom sides in the form guide and if this run continues they will be a serious candidate for relegation. A win could really enhance the belief that they can go on a run in La Liga and rise up the table to put pressure on their relegation rivals for next season. They will be delighted with a top ten finish but at this stage they would settle for avoiding relegation and retaining their La Liga status.

Evenly Matched Clash For Visiting Sociedad

The visitors Sociedad find themselves in 13th position in La Liga, they are just four point and five places above the relegation zone. They remain two points and two points above their hosts and will want to produce a few more wins to give them breathing space from their rivals but they will also feel that a top ten finish is a distinct possibility. This clash should be an evenly matched contest based on league position and viewers should be in for an excellent match.

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Espanyol head into this fixture in a poor run of form in La Liga and have a record of two draws and four losses in their last six. Sociedad have a mixed record of two wins, two losses and two draws in their last six matches.

Both teams are 5/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Espanyol are Felipe Caicedo at 5/1 with Mamadou Sylla at 6/1. For Real Sociedad Jonathas is at 11/2 with Carlos Vela at 13/2.

The last time these sides played Espanyol won 3-2 and the odds of the same score line are 40/1.

Espanyol vs Real Sociedad Betting Tips

Tip 1  – Sylla to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – Espanyol to win 2-1 @ 9/1