Real Madrid vs Villarreal Betting Tips

Real Madrid takes on Villarreal at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in the La Liga on 22nd May 2021 at 21:30 IST. Real Madrid defeated Athletic Club in their last match by a scoreline of 0-1 whereas Villarreal crushed Sevilla by a scoreline of 4-0, thanks to a hat-trick from Carlos Bacca. Considering the title race, this is a must-win match for Real Madrid. They will look to win this match and give tough competition to Atlético de Madrid for the La Liga title. 

Real Madrid Form & Team News

Real Madrid is inching closer to the top spot as we move into the final matchday of La Liga. They are currently placed on the second spot in the La Liga table and trail Atlético Madrid by just two points. After 37 matches in the league, Real Madrid has won 24, drawn nine, and has lost only four matches. Real Madrid is unbeaten in its last five La Liga games and has managed to go unbeaten in the last five home La Liga matches as well. They will look to continue their good form and finish the season on a high. 

Real Madrid has a big list of injured players going into this fixture. Ferland Mendy, Marvin Park, Sergio Ramos, Raphaël Varane, Dani Carvajal, and Lucas Vázquez are injured. Toni Kroos has tested positive for COVID-19 and is likely to miss this fixture. Karim Benzema has been in fine form and has scored 22 goals this season in La Liga. Considering a long list of injured players, Zinedine Zidane could start with a similar playing eleven that featured against Athletic Club. Rodrygo, Casemiro, Luka Modrić, Nacho, and Éder Militão are expected to start. 

Villarreal Form & Team News

Going into the final matchday of La Liga, Villarreal has kept its European qualification dream alive. After 37 matches, Villarreal is currently placed at the seventh position with 58 points. They have managed to win 15 matches, draw 13, and have lost nine matches so far in La Liga. They have been good on the road lately and have managed to win four out of their last five away La Liga matches. They will look to give a tough challenge to Real Madrid and secure a potential European qualification.

 Samuel Chukwueze and Juan Foyth are set to miss this fixture due to injury. The return of Étienne Capoue, Mario Gaspar, and Gerónimo Rulli is in doubt as they are all facing disciplinary actions. Gerard Moreno has been in great form this season. He has scored 20 goals in  La Liga this season and is the second-highest goalscorer in the league. He has been well supported by Carlos Bacca who scored a hat-trick in the last game. Unai Emery might not tweak the winning combination from the last match. Manu Trigueros, Moi Gómez, Pau Torres, Raúl Albiol, and Ramiro Funes Mori are all expected to start. 

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Real Madrid is the favorite to win the match. They are placed at 1.40 odds, while Villarreal is placed at 6.50 and the draw is at 4.75.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

34 times La Liga Champions Real Madrid has been in good form lately. They have made their home ground a fortress and are unbeaten in their last five matches. While Villarreal is placed seventh in the points table with 58 points, Real Madrid is second with 81 points. Recent record against Los Blancos has not been good for Villarreal. Considering the overall form this season and good home record, Real Madrid is most likely to win the match. 

Tip 1: Total Goals by Real Madrid – Over 1.5

Read Madrid has scored a total of 65 goals in 35 matches this season, averaging 1.8 goals per match. In the 18 home games this season, Real Madrid has scored a total of 31 goals, averaging 1.72 goals per match. In the last five matches played between these two sides, Real Madrid has scored 10 goals, averaging 2.00 per match.  In the last three matches in La Liga, Real Madrid has scored seven goals and has been in prime goal-scoring form. Villarreal has conceded 42 goals in 37 matches this season and has kept only ten clean sheets. With Karim Benzema in sublime touch, and considering quality attacking players in the squad for Los Blancos, the total goals by Real Madrid are expected to be over 1.5, and 1.41 odds are available for the same on the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Real Madrid to win

Real Madrid has won 12 matches at home this season and is unbeaten in their last five matches at home. Villarreal has played well against Los Blancos in the past but has not managed to defeat them in the last five matches. Real Madrid is having a good run in La Liga and is unbeaten in their last five league matches. Real Madrid has managed to collect 39 points from 18 games at home this season while scoring 31 goals in the process. With the La Liga title on the line, Real Madrid is expected to field a strong playing eleven. Considering all these factors, Real Madrid is the favorite to win against Villarreal, and 1.40 odds are available for the same on the Casumo sportsbook.


The defending La Liga champions Real Madrid will look to add another title to their tally. While they’re dependent on the result from Atlético de Madrid’s match, Real Madrid will look to do their part and win this fixture against Villarreal. A fascinating game of football is expected between these two teams. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above

  1. Total Goals by Real Madrid – Over 1.5 @ 1.41
  2. Real Madrid to win @ 1.40

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