Valencia is still the favorite to secure a Champions League spot at the end of the season despite the fact that the team sits on the 6th place. The gap separating them from forth place Malaga is insignificant and Valencia can overtake their rivals if they earn what looks like a predictable win away at Zaragoza.
Match: Zaragoza vs Valencia
Odds: Pinnacle Sports 2.37
The hosts are plummeting in Primera Division tables and they are now just one place shy of the relegation zone. Injuries have plagued them recently and with no less than seven players missing, it is easy to explain why Zaragoza hasn’t won a single game in the last seven rounds. The midfield has been crippled by this string of injuries and some veteran players need to be replaced on a short notice. Perhaps the most severe blow to their lineup is the injury of goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez who picked up an injury as well.
Valencia is one of the best traveling teams in Primera Division and with only two long term injuries, they have what it takes to overpower Zaragoza at home. The Bats are poised to continue their comeback and won’t let the two humiliating defeats suffered against Real Madrid stop them in their tracks. A 4-4-2 starting formation with Soldado and Valdez upfront should do the trick and empower them to leapfrog two teams.
Pinnacle Sports offers the best odds right now for an away victory, but they are expected to drop as more punters back Valencia tonight. Grab the opportunity, because the visitors have the better team and the motivation needed to defeat a reeling opponent.