Real Madrid vs Sevilla Predictions and betting :
The La Liga is back for the 11th week with the clubs tightening up the screws with 25% of the games completed for this season.
Next Saturday, Sevilla is all set to face a huge challenge in Real Madrid at home. Sevilla has done a great job in UEFA Champions league but has failed to match those performance in Spain so far.
On the other hand, it has been the complete opposite for the defending champions. They have been sub-par in Europe but have played some quality football in Spain to keep themselves in top 5. Given high stakes, this will be a close game to call as two quality teams would be looking to secure an important victory over the coming weekend.
Sevilla vs Real Madrid predictions and betting Summary
Sevilla vs Real Madrid Predictions and betting: Recent form
Sevilla have so far had a roller coaster ride in Spain. They are currently sitting in 7th spot with 4 victories and 3 losses in 8 games but needs a massive effort to break into the top 5 from here on. Their campaign got off to a good start with wins over Cadiz and Levante.
They then managed draw against Barcelona but secured their 1st defeat against underdogs Grenada. Their loss streak continued with surprising losses against Eibar and Athletic club but have made a great comeback with triumphs against Osasuna and Celta Vigo.
Real Madrid have done a decent job in La Liga and are looking to win the prestigious trophy yet again. They were off to a goal less draw in the opener but found their first win against Real Betis.
They went on to win the next two games with a clean sheet but were handed over an unexpected loss against Cadiz. In the El Classico, they thrashed their arch rivals Barcelona with a 3-1 margin and got a dominating victory against Huesca.
In their last outing, they were forced to settle for a draw against Villarreal putting them in 4th spot with 17 points.
Sevilla vs Real Madrid predictions and betting: Head-to-head
Matches: 50 : Real Madrid: 31 Sevilla: 16 Draw: 3
Last 5 meetings: Real Madrid – 3, Sevilla – 2.
Recent Meeting: Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 in a La Liga fixture.
Real Madrid vs Sevilla Predictions and betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The Real Madrid will stick to their 4-2-3-1 formation to secure a precious victory whereas the hosts will most probably go with a 5-3-2 to counter a quality side like Madrid.
The Sevilla attack has Luuk De Jong, Munir and Suso to score important goals for the team. De Jong is not only a good finisher but also has a good header along with his skills in the air. He has so far scored 3 goals in 21 games with a 72.9% pass accuracy and 2.8 aerials won per game. Along with this, he produces 1.3 shots on target and gives 0.4 key pass per game.
Munir El Haddadi is a great addition who has scored 3 goals and an assist in the last 10 outings. In addition to 83.7% pass accuracy, he has 2.9 shots per target and gives 0.8 key passes every game.
The likes of Fernandes and Ivan Rakitic will also play a key role in creating chances and have also surprised the opponent by scoring occasionally.
For Real Madrid, Karim Benzema will lead the forward with his exceptional finishing skills. He has 6 goals and 3 assists in 11 appearances along with 85.9% pass accuracy and 3.2 shots on target per game.
Vinicius Junior will accompany Benzema and has been in good form. The youngster has netted on 3 occasions in the last 13 outings along with 82.6% pass accuracy, 1.7 shots on target and 1.1 key passes.
Eden Hazard scored a much-needed penalty against Inter Milan and has scored 2 goals in 5 games along with 86.9% accuracy. It is time for the likes of Marco Asensio and Isco to do some scoring for the team that lifts some pressure off Karim Benzema.
The Sevilla backline has the services of Navas, Kounde, Carlos and Acuna. Jesus Navas is a quality player who is exceptional in crosses, passes extremely well and occasionally assists the attack. He enjoys pass accuracy of 82.7% along with 3 assists and 1.1 interceptions per game.
Jules Kounde who joins him is strong in aerial duels and has 2.9 aerial duels won per match along with 89.1% pass success. In addition to this, he has 0.5 tackles, 0.9 interceptions and 2.6 clears in every outing so far.
Diego Carlos is the one who prevents the attack to get into the penalty box. He has 88.8% pass completion rate along with 2.8 clears, 1 tackle and 1.3 interceptions in the recent games.
The Madrid defense looks formidable with the services of Marcelo, Sergio Ramos, Varane and Vazquez but have been rusty in the recent games. It is important for them to hold a clean sheet against Sevilla next week.
Sergio Ramos is known for his tackles and is their prime defender. He has 92.3% pass accuracy, 1.3 tackles, 1.4 interceptions and 1.8 clears per game in the recent past. Marcelo is yet another quality in the side who has 85.1% pass success along with 2.8 tackles, 0.6 interceptions and 0.4 clears so far. In addition to this, he has assisted twice once in 6 games.
Raphael Varane is someone who passes extremely well and is exceptional in aerial duels. The French player has 91.2% pass success, 1.8 interceptions and 3.4 clears per game in the recent past.
Sevilla vs Real Madrid predictions and betting: Predicted Winner
The La Liga fixture between Sevilla and Real Madrid will be played in Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on 5th December at 4.15 pm local time. Real Madrid are coming off a draw against Villarreal whereas Sevilla secured a 4-2 win over Celta Vigo. The betting markets are expecting Real Madrid to emerge victorious in this away game with sufficient odds to Sevilla.
FCTables are expecting Madrid to win the battle with a 38% chance while the hosts are given 35% chance to register their yet another win.
Oddschecker have given pretty good odds for hosts but it is Real Madrid who are in the driver’s seat for the match scheduled next weekend.
According to FiveThirtyEight, Real Madrid are going in with a clear advantage over Sevilla who have been given a 32% chance in this clash