Real Madrid vs Villarreal Betting Tips

Villarreal are playing against Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid on the 26th of September 2021, Sunday at 00:30 IST. Real Madrid’s quest for Spanish dominance after the last day heartbreak last season has begun with a bang while Villarreal carry the same record as of the number of losses, but the tourists have drawn 80% of their games.

Real Madrid Form and Team News

Well begun is half done – Real Madrid are using this phrase to full effect. They have won four games while drawing one to place themselves on the top of the table albeit it’s just the start of the season. Real Madrid, according to the standards they have set, had a horrible last season finishing without any trophies to say nonetheless. They were in the fight for the La Liga until the last minute of the last day however but eventually Atletico Madrid deservedly finished as the winners there as well leaving the Los Blancos without any major trophies as mentioned earlier. They are playing against Villarreal in their next match. Real Madrid have gotten agood start and they have to keep the tone for the rest of the season which will involve them to play in some high pressure matches and try adding to the trophy cabinet eventually.

Many things happened during the season break in the Real Madrid camp which saw their superstar manager Zidane calling it time to their Captain Leader legend Sergio Ramos not being able to renew his contract and migrating to Paris to say the least. Fellow center back Varane has also moved base to Manchester United leaving the team in somewhat dire straits, they have brought on board the services of David Alaba to fill in the gap, the returning Bale and a certain Carlo Ancelotti returning as manager would give them hope about a great season ahead. Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior have literally set the stage on fire post the first four games. Benzema in particular has already raked up a massive 15 goal contributions and this is only getting better.

Villarreal Form and Team News

Villarreal have not lost so far in the league, considering how they played last season, that’s a decent start. Though its early doors, Villarreal have drawn quite a few games. They haven’t lost as of yet. Villarreal in the last season finished just outside the top six positions in the 7thposition. They played decently throughout the season and with that had they been able to replicate what they are doing now, but not for the number of draws, they could’ve finished much higher. They are playing their next game against Real Madrid on Sunday away. Villarreal’s recent form hasn’t been great. They won their first game in about ten games in the last game against Elche which would be the best confidence booster going ahead into the high-octane clash against Real Madrid

Gerard Moreno, Paco Alcacer and Boulaye Dia combined with Danjuma, Pino and Raba form the attack line. If they happen to put in performances of substance like how did they did in the last game, then this Villarreal team could be in for some real haunt. Spanish coach Unai Emery needs to balance this team out and try to get the best out of them by allowing them to play freely and see what happens from there on. He has made a good start nonetheless and we need to see as to how they carry themselves in the next game. 

Odds by Casumo

Real Madrid are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.47 odds while Villarreal is placed at 5.50. The odds for a draw is 4.70.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Villarreal even though have not lost in the league so far; they haven’t really played against a formidable outfit to be honestand to make matters worse their head to head record against Real Madrid is something that they would like to forget as well. Real Madrid are steamrolling the opponents at will in this season and this match could be another goal fest for Benzema and co. The Los Blancos should be wary of the Villarreal draw tactics as well. 

Tip 1: Real Madrid to score first and win the match

Real Madrid in this season are showing an unusual self for scoring goals and this is prevalent in their gameplay so far. They are making it a habit to score aplenty not worrying about conceding a few as well. In the last seven matches, Real Madrid have scored first and went on to win in four matches of these which is testimony to the above statement. Their last home game also proves the same when they defeated RCD Mallorca by six goals to one.  While these two sides have met in the last three matches in the Santiago Bernabeu, two matches have had Real Madrid scoring first and winning at the end. So, it’s quite likely that Real Madrid could score first and go on to win consequently. The odds for Real Madrid to score first and win the match is 1.64 according to the Casumo Sportsbook.

Tip 2: Total goals over 2.5

Villarreal have in the last five matches across competitions have had four matches where the total goal tally was over 2.5 goals. While in the last two away games, one game that Villarreal have played too, they have managed to be over the limit in that match as well. Real Madrid also were involved in three of the last four matches which had the total goals to be over 2.5. Playing at home, three of the last four games have also seen Real Madrid satisfying the above criteria to the fullest. Six of the last seven head to head matches between the two sides also had over 2.5 goals in total. So the game between Villarreal and Real Madrid on Sunday will most likely have a total of over 2.5 goals in it. The odds for Total goals over 2.5 according to the Casumo Sportsbook is 1.57.


Real Madrid need to do what all they have been doing good this season while Villarreal will need to replicate it and see how the game pans out. Like mentioned earlier, Real Madrid are displaying a tremendous hunger for goals. Benzema and co. could be in for a rich haul if everything falls into place for Ancelloti’s side. Summarizing on a couple of tips from above:

  1. Real Madrid to score first and win the match @ 1.64.
  2. Total goals over 2.5 @ 1.57

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