Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free RCD Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano prediction. 21:00 Kick-Off, Friday 19 August at RCDE Stadium. La Liga betting tips and football odds.

Espanyol

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Rayo Vallecano

Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano have the potential to cancel each other out. This means our betting prediction is Under 2.5 Goals which is available at odds of 1.53.

Reasons for our Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano prediction:

  • In 7 of the last 10 Espanyol home matches, there have been Under 2.5 Goals
  • In 14 of the last 20 Rayo Vallecano matches, there have been Under 2.5 Goals
  • 7 of the last 10 Rayo Vallecano away matches have resulted in BTTS No
  • Rayo Vallecano failed to score in 5 of their last 10 away matches

Both teams are capable of keeping things tight and the La Liga tip is to back Under 2.5 Goals at 1.53 when you head to the Total Goals betting market.

If you want to push things a little further to get bigger odds, you can chance Under 1.5 Goals and you need no more than one goal to be scored.

Betting Tips: Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano

OUR TIPS Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.53 Bet Now T&C apply. Gamble responsibly 18+

Betting Odds

The Espanyol betting odds have been priced up by the bookies and they are 2.50 favourites to land victory in this La Liga encounter which means a 40% chance of winning. For those wanting to back Rayo Vallecano, you will find 3.00 about this outsider.

The game is predicted to be a low-scoring one and that is borne out by Under 2.5 Goals trading at short odds. If you think both teams will score, then BTTS Yes could appeal. Otherwise, you can back BTTS No as an alternative.

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Match Preview

Espanyol most recently played an away La Liga clash against Celta Vigo which was a 2-2 draw. Edu Exposito and Joselu were the goalscorers at Abanca Balaidos.

Rayo Vallecano played Barcelona in their last match and this was an away game at Spotify Camp Nou. The scoreline was a 0-0 draw in this La Liga encounter.

When Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano last played, it was a 1-0 win for Rayo Vallecano at RCDE Stadium.

Espanyol have won one of their last 5 matches against Rayo Vallecano, with no draws and four Rayo Vallecano wins. An average of 2.2 goals have been scored in these games.

Team Stats

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Full time Result

  • 3 wins, 9 defeats and 8 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 3 wins, 3 defeats and 4 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 2 wins, 11 defeats and 7 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 2 wins, 5 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

RCD Espanyol

Rayo Vallecano

Goals / match
1 0.8
Conceded / match
1.2 2.2
Total / match
2.2 3

Corners

Corners

RCD Espanyol

Rayo Vallecano

For / match
3.4 4.8
Against / match
6.2 4.6
Total / match
9.6 9.4

Possession

Possession

Top Scorers & Assists

Team News

If you’re looking for Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano team news, then we have predicted and confirmed lineups available along with details of any injuries on both sides.

The La Liga squads highlight the star players operating for every team in the division.

Starting Lineups

Espanyol Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

Rayo Vallecano Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Espanyol Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

13 Benjamin Lecomte
2 Oscar Gil 24 Sergi Gomez 4 Leandro Cabrera 14 Brian Olivan
12 V. de Souza 20 Edu Exposito 10 Sergi Darder
27 Ruben Sanchez 9 Joselu 21 Nico Ribaudo
1 Stole Dimitrievski
20 Ivan Balliu 19 Florian Lejeune 5 Alejandro Catena 3 Francisco Garcia
17 Unai Lopez 21 Pathe Ciss
7 Isi Palazon 8 Oscar Trejo 18 Alvaro Garcia
34 Sergio Camello

Rayo Vallecano Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Espanyol Substitutes

  • 1Joan Garcia
  • 5Fernando Calero
  • 7Javier Puado
  • 8Keidi Bare
  • 26Omar El Hilali
  • 28Wassim Keddari
  • 30Luca Koleosho
  • 31Daniel Villahermosa
  • 32Nabili Touaizi
  • 34Angel Fortuno

Rayo Vallecano Substitutes

  • 2Mario Hernandez
  • 4Mario Suarez
  • 9Radamel Falcao
  • 10Bebe
  • 11Randy Nteka
  • 14Salvi Sanchez
  • 22Jose Pozo
  • 23Oscar Valentin
  • 24E. Ariel Saveljich
  • 28Pablo Munoz
  • 30Miguel Morro

Previous Espanyol Lineups

13 Aug La Liga
Celta Vigo 2-2 Espanyol
22 May La Liga
Granada 0-0 Espanyol
14 May La Liga
Espanyol 1-1 Valencia

Previous Rayo Vallecano Lineups

13 Aug La Liga
Barcelona 0-0 Rayo Vallecano
20 May La Liga
Rayo Vallecano 2-4 Levante
15 May La Liga
Mallorca 2-1 Rayo Vallecano

Predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s form part of our Espanyol vs Rayo Vallecano lineups service and this includes the formations for each team.

Injuries & Suspensions

Espanyol Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.

Rayo Vallecano Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Andrés Martín Shoulder injury

The injuries and suspensions information will help you find out which players are missing. Get the latest injury news thanks to our up-to-date report.

Get the important stats for every player thanks to our team-by-team squad information.

Spain FlagLa Liga Table

La Liga 2022/2023

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Atlético Madrid 1 1 0 0 3:0 3
2 Real Betis 1 1 0 0 3:0 3
3 Villarreal 1 1 0 0 3:0 3
4 Osasuna 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
5 Real Madrid 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
6 Real Sociedad 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
7 Valencia 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
8 Celta Vigo 1 0 1 0 2:2 1
9 Espanyol 1 0 1 0 2:2 1
10 Athletic Bilbao 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
11 Barcelona 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
12 Mallorca 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
13 Rayo Vallecano 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
14 Almería 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
15 Sevilla 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
16 Cádiz 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
17 Girona 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
18 Elche 1 0 0 1 0:3 0
19 Getafe 1 0 0 1 0:3 0
20 Real Valladolid 1 0 0 1 0:3 0
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Real Betis 1 1 0 0 3:0 3
2 Osasuna 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
3 Valencia 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
4 Celta Vigo 1 0 1 0 2:2 1
5 Athletic Bilbao 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
6 Barcelona 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
7 Atlético Madrid 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
8 Villarreal 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
9 Real Madrid 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
10 Real Sociedad 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
11 Espanyol 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
12 Mallorca 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
13 Rayo Vallecano 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
14 Sevilla 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
15 Girona 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
16 Elche 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
17 Almería 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
18 Cádiz 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
19 Getafe 1 0 0 1 0:3 0
20 Real Valladolid 1 0 0 1 0:3 0

We recommend looking at the La Liga standings after each round of games so you can see where each side are placed in the table.