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Elche vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions & Tips - Elche prepped for points at home

  • Elche vs Athletic Bilbao predictions for Monday’s La Liga match
  • The game is being played at 8pm BST at Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero
  • Will Elche continue to be hard to beat at home?
  • I am backing under 2.5 goals and a draw
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
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Elche are undefeated in 10 of their last 12 home matches against Bilbao (Getty)
Eddy Tora 16 Aug 2021
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Elche vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions


Elche do their best work at home where they can hold Athletic Bilbao to a draw in La Liga. The visitors need more time before being trusted to win on the road.
  • Elche vs Athletic Bilbao Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Elche Form
  • Elche Injuries & Team News
  • Athletic Bilbao Form
  • Athletic Bilbao Injuries & Team News
  • Elche vs Athletic Bilbao Live Stream FAQ

  • Elche are undefeated in 7 of their last 9 home matches (La Liga).
  • Elche have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 6 home matches (La Liga).
  • Elche are undefeated in 10 of their last 12 home matches against Athletic Bilbao (all competitions).
  • Athletic Bilbao are undefeated in 14 of their last 18 matches (La Liga).
  • Athletic Bilbao have drawn 10 of their last 18 matches (La Liga).
  • Athletic Bilbao have seen under 2.5 goals their last 6 away matches (La Liga).

Head to Head


Athletic Bilbao have a 20-11 advantage against Elche with 14 draws in 45 matches.

Elche Form


Elche won their last two matches of the 2020/21 season to narrowly escape relegation in La Liga.

Fran Escribá’s side went undefeated in their first four pre-season friendlies. They beat Atromitos and Elche an drew against Tenerife and Cartagena with a defeat against Levante.

Elche Injuries & Team News


Luisimi is doubtul after testing positive for coronavirus and Pablo Piatti has a calf injury.

Jony Alamo is out injured.

Athletic Bilbao Form


Athletic Bilbao have had an inconsistent pre-season. The Basque club have failed to win two straight in seven friendlies. 

Marcelino’s side beat Dinamo Kiev, Borussia Dortmund and Southampton. Bilbao lost against Mirandes and Union Berlin and drew against Liverpool.

Athletic Bilbao Injuries & Team News


Athletic Bilbao centre back Peru Nolaskoain and left back Yuri Berchiche are injured.

Iñigo Córdoba, Ander Capa and Kenan Kodro are doubtful.

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Verdict

Athletic Bilbao find it hard to win on the road in La Liga. With Elche keen to kick on from last season where they did their best work at home, I am backing a draw.

Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-172.41 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @230.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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