The 26-year-old who was on target against Las Palmas on Sunday, has notched six goals in the last three league games for the Yellow Submarine.
With eight goals in eight Spanish top-flight games this campaign, the DR Congo international is three goals short from equaling his goal tally for last season.
Bakambu took to Twitter to express his excitement after cementing his name in the top five outstanding players in La Liga for the third straight week.
“Good things come in threes #LaLiga #VillarrealCF #ThankGod #Bakagoal,” Bakambu tweeted.
The former Sochaux and Bursaspor forward is in line to feature for the Estadio de la Ceramica outfit when they visit Ponferradina for their Copa del Rey fixture on Wednesday.