Real Madrid vs Valencia betting tips

Valencia vs Real Madrid Betting Tips

Valencia are hosting Real Madrid in the Mestalla, Valencia on the 20th of September 2021, Monday at 00:30 IST. Real Madrid’s quest for Spanish dominance after the last day heartbreak last season has begun well while Valencia carry the same record as that of the tourists, An unlikely top of the table clash with all due respect to Valencia. 

Valencia Form and Team News

Valencia have not lost so far in the league, considering how they played last season, that’s a brilliant start. Though its early doors, Valencia have really out the foot on the pedal in the four games so far. Valencia in the last season finished just outside the top ten positions in the 13thposition. They played decently throughout the season and with that had they been able to replicate what they are doing now, Valencia could’ve been in for some real fun, but it was not to be. They are playing their next game against Real Madrid on Monday at home. Valencia’s recent form has been great. Valencia have the team to win everything they play, and this is possible only if they start believing and performing to the fullest.

Max Gomez, Hugo Duro and Manu Vallejo combined in the frontline. Goncalo Guedes, Carlos Soler, Chershev and Wass are all experienced enough to carry the team forward. If they happen to put in performances of substance, then this Valencia team could be in for some real haunt. Spanish coach Jose Bordalas 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. 

Real Madrid Form and Team News

Well begun is half done – Real Madrid are using this phrase to full effect. They have won three 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 Valencia in their next match. Real Madrid have gotten a good 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 centre 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 nine goal contributions and this is only getting better.

Odds by Casumo

Real Madrid are favourites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.89 odds while Valencia is placed at 3.95. The odds for a draw is 3.70.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Valencia 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 again in the transitional phase after the Ramos era and a new manager on board, but they are expected to win this nonetheless with the sort of team they have and the experience combined. It’s all about Valencia being able to give a fight to the former champions and see where that leads us to. 

Tip 1: Karim Benzema to score

Karim Benzema was the top scorer for the Los Blancos in the last season with as many as 23 strikes to the back of the net, easily one of the best players for them in a mostly forgettable season. He was lethal in the Euros as well, adding to the devastating form that he is in. While these two sides have met in the last six matches, the Frenchman has netted at least one goal in a eye popping five matches of these, which shows the impact he has had while Real Madrid are playing Valencia. He has scored at least once in three matches of Real’s last five matches in this tournament as well which adds to the stake of Benzema being one of the top contenders to score in this game. The odds for Karim Benzema to score according to the Casumo Sportsbook is 2.14.

Tip 2: Total goals over 2.5

Valencia have in the last five matches across competitions have had two matches where the total goal tally was over 2.5 goals. While the last home game that Valencia 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 five matches which had the total goals to be over 2.5. Playing away, three of the last five games have also seen Real Madrid satisfying the above criteria to the fullest. Three of the last four head to head matches between the two sides also had over 2.5 goals in total. So the game between Valencia and Real Madrid on Monday 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 1.74.


Real Madrid need to do what all they have been doing good this season while Valencia will need to replicate it and see how the game pans out. Like mentioned earlier, this is an unlikely top of the table clash and that unpredictability could make up for a spectacular watch. Summarizing on a couple of tips from above:

  1. Karim Benzema to score @ 2.14.
  2. Total goals over 2.5 @ 1.74

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