La Liga final day betting tips and predictions
La Liga By: Olakunle Brown | 19/05/2017
The final day of the Spanish league may go down as the most dramatic in history as the title race goes down to the wire between Real Madrid and Barcelona.The Los Blancos needs just a point from their away game against Malaga to win the league while Barcelona will be praying they lose and in turn beat Eibar at home to clinch the title based on a better head-to-head record.Read Also | Neymar dropped from Brazil squad to face ArgentinaThe UEFA Champions League spots are already settled as Atletico Madrid and Sevilla joins Real Madrid and Barcelona as Spain representatives.Barcelona v EibarBarcelona are not giving up their title without a fight and will hope things go their way after they beat Eibar at home for Real Madrid to lose against Malaga away. Bet9ja placed Eibar’s winning odd at 36.00 and Barcelona at 1.06 while a draw attracts 13.50. Prediction: Barcelona 4-1 Eibar.Málaga v Real MadridMalaga stands to benefit some good cash if Real Madrid wins the title due to the Isco deal and for many it’s a no brainer that they will concede defeat to the Los Blancos. But manager Michel has frowned at the expectations of no professionalism from his team and has vowed to make it tough for Zinedine Zidane’s men.Bet9ja.com winning odd for the home side stands at 10.25 compared to Madrid’s 1.25 and a draw is 6.50. Prediction: Málaga 2-3 Real MadridSporting Gijón v Real Betis Sporting Gijón have already been relegated while Real Betis have nothing to play for except to just entertain their fans as they have already secured their La Liga status for next season.The Bet9ja.com winning odd for both sides is closely set at 2.45 and 2.83 respectively while a draw gets 3.45. Prediction: Sporting Gijón 1-3 Real Betis. Leganés v Deportivo Alavés Newcomers Leganés and Deportivo Alavés have nothing to fight for as they have both secured their place in the La Liga. A win for Leganés is pegged at 2.00 while Alavés 3.90 while a draw is 3.40. Prediction: Leganés 2-0 Deportivo AlavésDeportivo La Courna v Las PalmasDeportivo just managed to escape the drop this season while Las Palmas is already safe. Bet9ja.com winning odd is 1.47 for the home side while its 4.45 for the away team and 3.90 for a draw. Sevilla v OsasunaSevilla will again play UEFA Champions League next season as they are guaranteed to finish fourth while Osasuna has already been relegated after gathering just 22 points from 37 matches. The home side are tipped as heavy favourites to win this tie with a Bet9ja.com odd of 1.15 while its 16.00 for the away team and 8.60 for a draw. Prediction: Sevilla 6-0 Osasuna.Atlético Madrid v Athletic Club Atletico Madrid will finish third regardless of the result from this game and will meet a Bilbao side that has already secured Europa League qualification for next season. Bet9ja.com winning odd for Diego Simeone’s men is 2.10 compared to 3.60 for the visitors and 3.40 for a draw. Prediction: Atlético Madrid 1-1 Athletic Club Valencia v VillarrealValencia managed to revive their season to finish in a respectable 12th position while Villareal secured a Europa League berth. Betting odd from Bet9ja.com place the winning odd for the home side at 3.05 while its 2.28 for the visitors while a draw will fetch 3.55. Prediction: Valencia 2-1 Villarreal.Celta de Vigo v Real Sociedad Celta Vigo narrowly missed out on the Europa League final following their semifinal elimination in the hands of Manchester United. Sociedad will be one of the representatives of Spain in next season’s Europa League and may just fancy signing off the current campaign with a win against Celta. Bet9ja.com have the winning odd for the home side at 4.24 and 1.80 for Sociedad with 3.80 if they settle for a draw. Prediction: Celta de Vigo 2-1 Real Sociedad.