Defeat for the hosts would set alarm bells ringing even at this early stage, while a third successive win for the Yellow Submarine would go some way to confirming the suspicions that many have - namely that Villarreal are going to be just fine this season following promotion back into the top flight.
Paddy Power price a win for Osasuna at 6/4 (2.50) while Villarreal can be backed at 7/4 (2.75).
If Villarreal inspire positive feelings, then Osasuna provoke quite the opposite sentiment with many suggesting this might be the season they finally get relegated.
The Reyno de Navarra stadium has traditionally been one of the toughest places to visit in the Spanish top flight but last season Osasuna scraped just seven home wins and were the lowest scorers at home in the division, netting a paltry 15 goals.
Having sold top scorer Kike Sola to Athletic Bilbao, the team from Pamplona look like they will struggle once more to find the back of the net and, with Villarreal in decent scoring form, backing the visitors in the draw no bet market at evens (2.00) looks like a solid investment.
For a value bet, try Villarreal to score two or more goals at 9/5 (2.80) which should have a good chance of paying out. Villarreal have scored at least twice in both of their opening matches and are looking lively in front of goal, with Giovanni dos Santos netting in both games.
Osasuna, meanwhile, have conceded twice in both of their games and a repeat on Saturday night could see some decent profit made.
|BEST BET||VALUE BET|
|Villarreal Draw No Bet at evens (2.0) 1pt with Paddy Power||Villarreal to score two or more at 9/5 (2.80) 0.5pt with Paddy Power|
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