Valencia v Real Madrid Betting: Action packed affair expected for Zidane's free-scoring side

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Los Blancos last six league visits to Mestalla have seen 31 goals scored and we our Spanish tipster is expecting another goal-filled encounter


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Real Madrid travel to Valencia for the rearranged league game they had originally been scheduled to play when they were at the Club World Cup in December.

Zinedine Zidane's men were top of La Liga when they went off to the tournament in Japan two months ago and they remain at the summit, with this game potentially hugely significant in the title race.

Gareth Bale Real Madrid Espanyol LaLiga

Victory would put Real Madrid four points clear of Barcelona with a further game in hand, yet failure to win at Mestalla would be a huge boost to the chasing Catalans. Valencia for their part are now seven points clear of the relegation zone after a 2-0 win at the weekend over Athletic Bilbao, and that result saw them keep a second consecutive clean sheet in La Liga for the first time since September 2015.

That statistic underlines where Los Che's problems have stemmed from, with the side's defending at times utterly catastrophic this season. bet365 are live streaming the game for UK based customers and offer a home win at 19/4 (5.75) while Madrid can be backed at 8/15 (1.53) and the draw is offered at 16/5 (4.20).

A bet on the specific game isn't required, as long as your account is funded and active simply log in and the stream will begin shortly before kick off. The service is available on desktop, mobile or tablet.

Given Valencia's results this season, an open game should be expected with the side from the east coast more than capable of finding the back of the net against a Real Madrid side that has conceded in six of its last seven away games in La Liga.

GFX FACT VALENCIA V REAL MADRID

Both teams to score is offered at just 8/15 (1.53) but if we combine this selection with over 2.5 goals in the match, then the price becomes a more appealing 4/5 (1.80). Valencia's clean sheet against Athletic on Sunday was their first shut out at home since April last year, and this selection has paid out in seven of their ten home league matches this term. 

Los Blancos for their part set a new club record on Saturday in their 2-0 win over Espanyol, with Zidane's side finding the back of the net for the 42nd consecutive game in all competitions. There should therefore be goals in this midweek clash and our selection is further reinforced by the fact that it has paid out in each of the last six meetings between these two sides, 

Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals at 4/5 (1.80) for a 2.5pt stake with bet365

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