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Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Value on Granada as La Liga gets underway

  • Granada host Athletic Bilbao as the new La Liga season starts on Friday
  • Granada are undefeated in 5 of their last 6 matches & won 3 of their last 4
  • Granada have won their last 2 matches against Athletic Bilbao
  • Athletic Bilbao have lost 4 of their last 5 matches in La Liga
  • Watch Granada vs Athletic Bilbao with bet365 live streaming
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Granada host Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Friday (Getty Images)

Granada host Athletic Bilbao in the first match of the 2020/21 La Liga season. Granada surprised many last season with the promoted club finishing 7th, can they start strong against Bilbao?

Granada Form


Granada had a tremendous season in La Liga, finishing 7th, and kept most of their squad together. Diego Martínez’s side finished the previous campaign with a 2-1 win in Mallorca and 4-0 win against Friday’s opponents, Bilbao.

It was a commanding win at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes with Roberto Soldado, Antonio Puertas, Carlos Fernández and Angel Montoro on target.

Granada have played in three friendlies, losing 3-0 against Real Valladolid and 3-2 against Real Betis either side of a 0-0 draw against Malaga. 

Granada Team News


Granada have made a number of loan deals permanent in the off-season. New signings include midfielder Luis Milla, Kenedy, winger Alberto Soro and 38-year-old striker Jorge Molina.

Right-back Dimitri Foulquier is out with a muscle injury and Jorge Molina misses out due to corona virus.

Athletic Bilbao Form


Athletic Bilbao finished 11th in La Liga last season. Part of the problem was away form, winning four of 19 matches on the road.

Gaizka Garitano’s side ended the season with a 2-0 loss against Leganes and a 4-0 defeat in Granada. They have played three preseason friendlies without a win.

Bilbao lost 3-1 against Logrones before 2-2 draws against Real Oviedo and Eibar.

Athletic Bilbao Team News


There have been few changes to Athletic Bilbao's team in the offseason.

Left-back Yuri is carrying an injury heading which could see Mikel Balenziaga start.

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Head to Head


Athletic Bilbao have a 26-13 advantage against Granada with 11 draws in 50 matches. Bilbao won the first two matches at home last season (2-0, 1-0), Granada winning the next two at home (2-1, 4-0).

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Odds


There is little separating these clubs in the match winner market. Athletic Bilbao are priced at 2.75 at William Hill, Granada listed at 2.90 at betfair. A draw is available at 3.10.

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Match Up


Granada surprised many last season as a newly promoted club. The other clubs will have seen their strengths and it will be challenge to replicate last season’s 7th placed finish.

Athletic Bilbao disappointed last season, particularly in the latter stages of the campaign. With few changes to their squad, will it be much of the same this season?

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Stats


  • Granada are undefeated in 5 of their last 6 matches (La Liga).
  • Granada have won 3 of their last 4 matches (La Liga).
  • Granada have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches (La Liga).
  • Granada have won their last 2 matches against Athletic Bilbao (all competitions).
  • Athletic Bilbao have lost 4 of their last 5 matches (La Liga).
  • Athletic Bilbao have seen over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (La Liga).

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao FAQ

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Where is Granada vs Athletic Bilbao being played?

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao is being played at the Nuevo Los Cármenes in Granada, Spain.

When is Granada vs Athletic Bilbao being played?

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao is being played at 17:30 BST on Saturday 12 September 2020.

What competition are Granada vs Athletic Bilbao playing in?

Granada vs Athletic Bilbao are playing in La Liga.

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Verdict

Athletic Bilbao lost 4-0 at Granada on the final day of last season. There is value on the hosts and over 2.5 goals in Spain.

Best Bet: Granada Double Chance Double Chance @-227.27 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @155 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Granada Win Full Time Result @190 at Borgata Sports - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Granada Win 2-1 Correct Score @1000 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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