Ponferradina vs Albacete Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario will be the appearance of few goals on the scoreboard. The home team must take possession of the ball and attack in an organized manner, trying to take advantage of the visiting team’s defensive errors. On the other hand, as usual, Albacete must prioritize defensive processes and set pieces to reach the goal, which can translate into a precious victory in the fight for maintenance. That said and taking these factors into account, a balanced game with few scoring opportunities is expected, which makes betting on “under 2.5 goals” a good option.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odds 1.53

Prediction

Ponferradina and Albacete meet at El Toralín Stadium, in a match for the 38th round of the Liga Adelante. In the last head-to-head meeting between these teams in this competition, on 20-09-2020, Ponferradina won away by (0-2). The history of recent direct matches favors the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 1 and drew 2. It is necessary to analyze the home / away condition with special attention, since Ponferradina presents different results at home and away.

Ponferradine analysis

The home team is currently in 8th position, with 53 points won, after 14 wins, 11 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they beat Lugo at home by (2‑0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Las Palmas by (2‑0). This is a stronger team when it plays in its stadium, since in the last 30 games it has registered 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 8 victories, 6 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium.

For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 13 matches at their stadium. The team allowed goals to its rival in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to specify in 8 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In 37 games in this competition, he only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard in the 20 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 18 home matches for this competition: they have conceded 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (46 ‘- 60’).

SD Ponferradina comes to this match with a 2-0 defeat against Las Palmas, in a match that counts for the thirty-seventh round of the SmartBank League. Maikel Mesa and Sérgio Araújo scored the goals for the local team.
The team led by Bolo must present themselves in a 4-3-3 formation, favoring defensive organization and organized attacks. The three most advanced players responsible for jeopardizing the defensive structure are Dani Romera, Pablo Valcarce and Curro Sánchez. In turn, the central corridor must be made up of Kaxe, Erik Móran and Óscar Sielva. For this game, the coach of the home team has all the players available.

Albacete analysis

The visiting team is currently in 22nd place, with 33 points won, after 8 wins, 9 draws and 20 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied with Rayo Vallecano by (2‑2). In the last match, they lost at home to Alcorcón by (0‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored. and 22 conceded. At home, they won 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses, with a total of 8 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the league, Albacete got 11 points out of a possible 30, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home games. In away matches played in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑0, which occurred in 9 of their 19 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 37 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 23 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 18 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they scored 6 of their 10 goals between minutes (61 ‘- 75’); He conceded 11 of his 26 goals between minutes (76 ‘- 90’).

Albacete Balompié enters this match with a 0-1 defeat against Alcorcón, in a match on the thirty-seventh day of the second Spanish league. The lonely “try” was scored by Xisco after three minutes.
For this game, away from home, coach Alejandro Menéndez Must keep team 4-3-3 to promote defensive organization and positional attacks. Alfredo Ortuño, Álvaro Peña and Álvaro Jiménez owe the offensive references of the Albacete team. As for the center of the field, it must be formed by Dani Torres, Eddy Silvestre and Roman Zozulya. Apparently, the Albacete Balompié coach cannot count on Manu Fuster as he is in suspension.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odds 1.53

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