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Elche vs Valencia Betting Tips, Predictions and Odds - Struggling Valencia to drop more points in La Liga

  • Elche take on Valencia at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero
  • The match is the first of this weekend’s La Liga fixtures
  • Elche have taken 7 points from their last 3 games
  • Valencia have lost each of their last 2 games
Valencia go in search of a much needed win (Getty Images)

It is 12th-placed Elche facing 13th-placed Valencia in Friday’s sole La Liga fixture. The visitors will be looking to end their torrid run of away results at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero.

Elche Form

Elche picked up exactly where they left off before the international break, extending their unbeaten run in La Liga to three games. 

They have also kept three consecutive clean sheets, the run starting with a 1-0 win away to Eibar and a 0-0 draw with Huesca.

Last time out Elche won 2-0 at Deportivo Alaves thanks to goals from Pere Milla and Tete Morente.

Elche Team News

Lucas Boye and Miguel Ángel Cifuentes are both doubtful. Josema is out until November with a hamstring injury.

Valencia Form

Having allowed key players in Dani Parejo, Rodrigo, Ferran Torres, Francis Coquelin and Ezequiel Garay to leave over the summer, it’s no surprise to see Valencia struggling in the early weeks of the campaign. 

Following an opening weekend victory, Valencia have now won just one of their last five La Liga games.

That includes a run of back-to-back losses against Real Betis and Villarreal, with those results leaving Javi Gracia’s team 13th in the La Liga table. Their away form doesn’t inspire confidence either, with Valencia managing just one win in their last 14 away games in La Liga.

Valencia Team News

Eliaquim Mangala, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Vincente Esquerdo are all unlikely to feature for Valencia this weekend.

Elche vs Valencia Head to Head

These teams have met just four times, Valencia coming out on top on three occasions compared to one for Elche. Valencia were 4-0 winners in the last meeting between the two clubs back in 2015.

Elche vs Valencia Odds

Despite their shocking away form, Valencia are the favourites to win at 2.25 with bet365. A draw is available at 3.10 and Elche can be backed at 3.40.

Elche vs Valencia Stats

  • Elche are unbeaten in their last 3 games with 2 wins and a draw (La Liga).
  • Elche have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 games (La Liga).
  • Valencia have won 1 of their last 5 games (La Liga).
  • Valencia have won 1 of their last 14 away games (La Liga).
  • Valencia have scored 1+ goals in 1 of their last 20 away games (all competitions).

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Where is Elche vs Valencia being played?

Elche vs Valencia is being played at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero in Elche, Spain.

What time does Elche vs Valencia kick off?

Elche vs Valencia is being played at 8:00pm BST on Friday, 23 October, 2020.

What competition are Elche vs Valencia playing in?

Elche and Valencia are playing in La Liga. 



Given the form of both sides coming into this fixture, I see real value going against Valencia. Elche’s resolute defence will be tough to break down and they will be confident of getting a result on Friday.

Best Bet: Elche Draw No Bet Draw No Bet @138 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Elche Clean Sheet Clean Sheet @250 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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