Tip Sevilla - Athletic Bilbao
Bilbao too had ambitions for Europe but a bad run has also cost them and though they managed to get a win in their last game, it was already too late, and an inferior goal difference doesn’t help their case also. As for Sevilla, one win in the last five matches is the run that could cost them a place in Champions League but they won’t miss out on Europa. Sevilla have only beaten relegated Rayo in the last five matches and their loss to relegation threatened Girona said all about their capability to hold on for a place in Europe. They have however picked three wins in the last five matches at home and will be banking on this. In their last eight matches at home, Sevilla have five wins, a draw and two losses. Bilbao have two wins in their last five matches and just like Sevilla, they have just one clean sheet in the process. They have four wins in the last 10 away matches and five losses. They recently beat Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey, making it two straight wins over Sevilla after also beating them in the first leg meeting in La Liga. Bilbao have three wins in five meetings with Sevilla.
Key points Sevilla - Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao have three wins in five meetings with Sevilla.
Sevilla have one win in the last five matches.
Athletic Bilbao have four wins in the last 10 away matches.
Conclusion Sevilla - Athletic Bilbao
While Bilbao have been on the up against Sevilla in the last two matches, Sevilla remains the dominant in this fixture. In the 51 meetings between the two sides, they have won 24 and of Bilbao’s 16 wins in the process, only three have come at Sevilla’s backyard. Sevilla will be keen to avenge the two straight losses they have suffered at Bilbao’s hands this season, but most importantly they will be hoping to get a top four finish. A win for Sevilla is our pick here.
Sevilla Athletic Bilbao Prediction published on May 16, 2019