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Elche vs Real Madrid Predictions & Tips - Back Benzema to score against Elche

  • Elche vs Real Madrid predictions for Wednesday’s La Liga match
  • Match is being played at 8.30pm GMT at Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero
  • Real Madrid have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches against Elche
  • I am backing Real Madrid to win and Karim Benzema to score
  • Read on for more free predictions and betting tips
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Karim Benzema scored first in Real Madrid's 2-0 win in Elche last season (Getty Images)

Elche vs Real Madrid Predictions


Real Madrid are in fine form as they aim to defend their La Liga title. Los Blancos have a great record against Elche which should be extended to nine straight wins on the back of more goals to Karim Benzema.

  • Elche have lost 2 of their last 3 matches (La Liga).
  • Real Madrid have won their last 8 matches against Elche (La Liga).
  • Real Madrid have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches against Elche (La Liga).
  • Real Madrid have won their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Real Madrid have won by 2+ goals in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema has scored 6 goals in his last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema scored first in his last match against Elche (La Liga).

Head to Head


Real Madrid have a 27-6 advantage against Elche with 9 draws in 42 matches. 

Real Madrid have won the last eight encounters. They last met in the 2014/15 La Liga season with Real winning 5-1 in Madrid and 2-0 in Elche.

Elche Form


Elche are one point above the relegation zone in La Liga. They drew four straight matches before a 1-0 home defeat to Granada.

Jorge Almirón’s side won 2-1 at fifth division club Buñol in the Copa del Rey after overturning a half time deficit. Elche returned to La Liga with a 3-1 defeat at Atletico Madrid.

Elche’s last match was a 2-2 draw at home against Osasuna. Fidel and Guido Carrillo equalised after Almirón made three half time substitutions.

Elche Injuries & Team News


Centre back Diego González and midfielder Omenuke Mfulu are doubtful.

Lucas Boye competes with Guido Carrillo for a spot up front.

Real Madrid Form


Real Madrid are sitting top of La Liga alongside Atletico Madrid with their crosstown rivals having two games in hand. 

Los Blancos have won six in a row in all competitions including an important 2-0 home win against Borussia Monchengladbach. The victory saw them reach the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds.

Zinedine Zidane's side returned to La Liga and won 2-0 at home against Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid followed up with a 3-1 win against Athletic Bilbao and 3-1 win at Eibar.

Real Madrid’s last match was a 2-0 home win against Granada. Casemiro and Karim Benzena were on target in a match where they had 67% possession and 6-1 shots on target.

Real Madrid Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Luka Modric should return to the starting side after recovering from injury. 

Winger Rodrygo is injured with options including Lucas Vázquez, Marco Asensio, Vinícius Júnior and Eden Hazard.

French striker Karim Benzema is in great form with six goals in his last five matches in all competitions.

Elche vs Real Madrid Tips

What is the Elche vs Real Madrid best bet?

Real Madrid have won by 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 La Liga matches against Elche with Real Madrid -1 handicap the best bet.

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Verdict

Real Madrid are in great form and should have too much class for Elche. Expect Karim Benzema to add to his eight goals in La Liga this season.

Best Bet: Real Madrid -1 Handicap @-125.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Benzema & Real Madrid Score / Match Result @-104.17 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Karim Benzema First Goalscorer @300.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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