Tip Real Madrid - Sevilla
These two clubs, particularly Real Madrid, will be hoping for a draw between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on Saturday. That would help the La Liga title hopes of both second placed Real Madrid and Sevilla who are fourth. The weekend begins with Real two points behind leaders Atletico Madrid. Winning La Liga is the main target for Real after their Champions League exit on Wednesday. They come into this game having not conceded in their last four league games. However, that hasn't produced four wins and two of those matches ended in goalless draws. They are unbeaten in their last 14 matches in La Liga since a surprise home loss to Levante at the end of January. Since that defeat, Real have won six and drawn two in La Liga home matches. All but two of those have had under 2.5 goals scored, definitely a market to consider placing a bet on.
Sevilla really need to win this match. A win for Atletico against Barcelona would leave them seven points off the top. They had fought their way into title contention with a run of five straight league games, including a win over Atletico Madrid. Their last fixture was a 1-0 home loss to Athletic Bilbao. It looked as if that game was going to be a goalless draw but Bilbao scored a last-gasp goal. Another loss here would all but end their title hopes. At least there are no problems with qualifying for the Champions League next season, that's already been achieved. Away form for Sevilla has seen them win ten league matches including the last three. Their league record at Real is not a happy one though. The last nine have all been lost with 33 goals conceded. Real probably won't get a big win here but three points look likely for them.
Key points Real Madrid - Sevilla
Real Madrid are unbeaten in their last 14 matches in La Liga
Real Madrid have won their last nine home league games against Sevilla scoring 33 goals.
Real Madrid are unbeaten in their last eight home league games.
Conclusion Real Madrid - Sevilla
It's one of the tightest finishes to a La Liga season for years. It's a four-way battle now (just about) but could be three if Real Madrid win this game. They have to bounce back from that loss to Chelsea but home form in La Liga is strong. Not many goals are being conceded by them in La Liga and they will hope to be able to keep Sevilla out. The pressure is on the away side after that loss last weekend. Go for Real to get the win.
Real Madrid Sevilla Prediction published on May 7, 2021