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Espanyol vs Wolves Betting Tips - Impressive Wolves backed in Spain

Wolves have won 5 of their last 6 Europa League matches
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Wolves are set to do double over Espanyol in Europa League clash (Getty Images)

Espanyol vs Wolves Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Wolves are set to do the double over Espanyol in their UEFA Europa League round of 32 clash at the RCDE Stadium. Having romped to a comfortable 4-0 victory in the first leg, Wolves should once again be untroubled by the Spaniards.

Espanyol Form


Espanyol were disappointing in the first leg as they suffered a 4-0 defeat to Wolves. They were no match for the Premier League team throughout the contest and failed to convert the few chances created.

The Spaniards are out of sorts at the moment as they followed up that result with a 2-1 La Liga defeat at Real Valladolid in on Sunday. Abelardo's men have claimed just one win in their last seven matches and are currently fighting for survival in La Liga.

Espanyol News


Espanyol continue to be without injured striker Raul De Tomas. Victor Campuzano and Sebastien Corchia are also expected to miss Thursday’s match due to injury.

Wolverhampton Form


Wolves were in rampant mood in the first leg as they ran out 4-0 winners at Molineux. Diogo Jota scored a hat-trick while Ruben Neves was also on target for the Premier League club.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men are playing with plenty of confidence and head to Spain after a 3-0 Premier League victory over Norwich City. Diogo Jota followed up his impressive form in midweek with a brace while Raul Jimenez grabbed the third.

Wolves have also impressed defensively in recent weeks, keeping clean sheets in their last four matches. 

Nuno Espirito Santo
Nuno Espirito Santo's Wolves have won five of their last six matches (Getty Images)

Wolverhampton News


Wolves have no new injuries or suspensions with defender Phil Ofosu-Ayeh the only player ruled out of Thursday’s match.

Espanyol vs Wolves Head to Head


The fixture at Molineux was the first ever meeting between Wolves and Espanyol. The Premier League club were comfortable all through with Diogo Jota’s hat-trick leading them to a 4-0 victory.

Espanyol vs Wolverhampton Betting Odds


Despite playing at home, Espanyol are considered outsiders by bookmakers with the Spaniards priced at 2.75 for a victory at Ladbrokes. Wolves are valued at 2.65 for a win while betfair is paying 3.30 for a draw.

Having kept clean sheets in their last four matches, Wolves are priced at 4.33 to secure a win to nil while Ladbrokes are offering 5.75 for a -1 handicap. Diogo Jota’s hat-trick in the first leg has him at 4.20 in the anytime goalscorers market while the first goal is valued at 9.00.

Espanyol vs Wolves Match Up


Espanyol have conceded eight goals in their last three matches. They also struggle at the other end of the pitch with Raul de Tomas out injured while striker Jonathan Calleri has scored just once in his last 10 appearances.

In contrast, Wolves have been superb at the back as they head to Spain with four straight clean sheets. They also carry plenty of attacking threat with Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota who has scored five goals in his last two matches. 

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Wolves have been impressive in the Europa League this season (Getty Images)

Espanyol vs Wolves Stats


  • Espanyol have lost their last 2 matches (all competitions).
  • Wolves have won 5 of their last 6 matches (UEFA Europa League).
  • Wolves have kept 4 clean sheets in their last 4 matches (all competitions).

Espanyol vs Wolves FAQ

Where can I watch Espanyol vs Wolves live stream online?

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When is Espanyol vs Wolves being played?

Espanyol vs Wolverhampton will be played at 18.55 CET on Thursday 27 February 2020.

Where is Espanyol vs Wolves being played?

Espanyol vs Wolves will be played at the RCDE Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

What is Espanyol’s most recent Form?

Espanyol’s recent form (last 5 matches): LLDWL

What is Wolves’ most recent form?

Wolves’ recent form (last 5 matches): WWDDL

What is the Espanyol vs Wolves H2H record?

Total Matches: 1, Espanyol Wins: 0, Wolves Wins: 1, Draws: 0

What is the predicted Espanyol line-up?

Predicted Espanyol line-up (4-2-3-1): Lopez, Vila, Lopez, Cabrera, Espinosa, Lopez, Roca, Darder, Wu Lei, Embarba, Calleri.

Unavailable: De Tomas (injured), Corchia (injured), Campuzano (injured).

What is the predicted Wolves line-up?

Predicted Wolves line-up (4-4-2): Rui Patricio, Saiss, Coady, Boly, Doherty, Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Dendoncker, Jimenez, Jota.

Unavailable: Ofosu-Ayeh (injured).

Verdict

Thursday’s match features two teams in contrasting form. Wolves are backed to heap more misery on a poor Espanyol side in Spain.

Best Bet: Wolves Win Win Market @2.65 at bet365 - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Wolves Win 1-0 Correct Score Market @7.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Espanyol ended Wolves' unbeaten away record in the Europa League with a 3-2 victory at the RCDE Stadium.
27 Feb 2020

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