La Liga Betting Tips

La Liga Betting Tips

La Liga Betting Tips

For 93 seasons the Spanish La Liga has been entertaining football fans around the world, whether it would be the fight for the La Liga title, the battle for European football or the struggle against relegation to the second tier of Spanish football. In recent years, the battle between Real Madrid and Barcelona has been taken to new levels by the rise of Atletico Madrid. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo often turned the tables in the favour of their sides but now they are gone, teams such as Real Betis and Real Sociedad rarely get any better opportunities to win a trophy in the Spanish top flight.

La Liga Betting Tips

Date Fixture Winner BTTS?
14/05/2022 Espanyol Vs Valencia Draw Yes
15/05/2022 Villarreal Vs Real Sociedad Villarreal No
15/05/2022 Celta Vigo Vs Elche Celta Vigo Yes
15/05/2022 Cadiz Vs Real Madrid Real Madrid Yes
15/05/2022 Athletic Club Vs Osasuna Draw No
15/05/2022 Levante Vs Alaves Levante No
15/05/2022 Atletico Madrid Vs Sevilla Draw Yes
15/05/2022 Mallorca Vs Rayo Vallecano Mallorca No
15/05/2022 Getafe Vs Barcelona Barcelona Yes
15/05/2022 Real Betis Vs Granada Betis Yes

La Liga Betting Tips: FAQs

Q. When is the best time for me to place my bet?

A. The best time to place your bets on Spanish teams is one hour before kick-off once the team line-up's have been announced. Factually, in the UK, it is easy to miss any team news from other countries as injuries and suspensions can go under the radar. There is a little bit of coverage on the most popular leagues but we always recommend waiting until an hour before kick-off to determine the best value on your selected games.

Q. How do you make La Liga predictions?

A. Our La Liga tips are created by experts who carefully analyse the data around the league and see if it matches up with their own perspective of what they've seen. For example, in the build-up to Athletic Club Vs Villarreal - stats suggest that it would be a high scoring game. However, from our own knowledge we know that at San Mames, Bilbao are solid; meanwhile, away from home Villarreal are a timid cat compared to the roaring lion backed by fans at the Estadio de la Cerámica. So, we would likely back a low-scoring draw.

Q. Who are the current favourites to win La Liga?

A. Real Madrid are the overwhelming favourites to win the league this La Liga season. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have had awful starts to the season which has left Sevilla as Los Blancos' only competition. They can currently be found at 1/10 to win La Liga in 2021/2022.

Q. What are the biggest La Liga matches?

A. There are dozens of heated rivalries that make up the biggest matches of a La Liga season. However, our three biggest can be found below:

El Classico: Real Madrid and Barcelona are the two biggest teams in Spain, so it comes as no surprise that their rivalry tops this list. Madrid have the edge in regards to La Liga but with Ronaldo and Messi playing for their respective clubs, this has quickly become one of the most heated rivalries in the world.

The Madrid Derby: Atletico & Real Madrid is a rivalry that has majorly grown in the last fifteen years. The combination of Sergio Aguero and Diego Forlan brought Atletico to the top four in 2007/08 and they've grown ever since. They've recently won two La Liga titles and Atletico Vs Real is a match that is highly anticipated by all in Spanish football.

Derbi de la Comunitat - Valencia & Villarreal is commonly referred to as the 'battle of the brothers'. Valencia dominated this rivalry for many years in a period that also included a La Liga title win. However, in recent years, the yellow submarine has risen and now they have taken control of enemy waters with consistent impressive finishes in La Liga and Europa League.

La Liga History: Last Five Years

Need some stats to back up our La Liga predictions and betting tips? Here are the La Liga winners, runner-ups, European qualified teams and the teams who have been relegated in each season.

Year Winner Runner Up Champions League Europa League
2020/21 Atletico Madrid Real Madrid Barcelona, Sevilla & Villarreal Real Sociedad & Real Betis
2019/20 Real Madrid Barcelona Atletico Madrid & Sevilla Villarreal, Real Sociedad & Granada
2018/19 Barcelona Atletico Madrid Real Madrid & Valencia Getafe, Seville & Espanyol
2017/18 Barcelona Atletico Madrid Real Madrid & Valencia Villarreal, Real Betis & Sevilla
2016/17 Real Madrid Barcelona Atletico Madrid & Sevilla Villarreal, Real Sociedad & Athletic Bilbao

La Liga History: All Time Winners

Looking to place some outright La Liga bets? Check out the previous La Liga winners since the competition was founded below.

Team La Liga Wins Runner Up Last Win
Real Madrid 34 24 2019/20
Barcelona 26 26 2018/19
Atletico Madrid 11 10 2020/21
Athletic Bilbao 8 7 1983/84
Valencia 6 6 2003/04
Real Sociedad 2 3 1981/82
Deportivo La Coruna 1 5 1999/2000
Sevilla 1 4 1945/46
Real Betis 1 0 1934/35

Since its creation only nine teams have ever won Spain's top prize, it is a testament to the stronghold that these sides have in the league that all but one of these teams is still in Spain's top league today. The exception here is Deportivo La Coruna who - after some financial troubles were relegated to the Segunda Division in the 2017/18 season. They failed to get promoted the season after, despite making the playoffs and then succumbed to a second relegation to the Segunda Division B. It looks likely that they will return to the Segunda Division next season and we may see them in the Spanish La Liga sooner than we think.

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La Liga Betting

Alongside our betting tips and La Liga predictions, you can find our betting markets for the 2021/22 Spanish La Liga below. Here you can find individual betting markets for La Liga matches and our outright markets.