Friday is always an introduction to a weekend rich in offerings, but today’s is also quite satisfactory. The suggested odds were valid at the time of writing the proposal.
Cadiz – Betis – x2&un 2.5 @ 1.80 at Mozzartbet
The host has not won since September 1st when Villarreal was defeated in Cadiz. More than five months have passed since that triumph, and it’s clear that Cadiz’s footballers had to end up in the relegation zone. They are in 18th place, having collected 17 points, three less than the trio ahead of them, which includes Sevilla, Celta, and Mallorca. Cadiz has not scored in the last three matches, but it’s encouraging that they remained undefeated in the two previous rounds against strong rivals, Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal. No easier task awaits them against Betis, a team from Sevilla that has lost only to Barcelona in the last four rounds, but underperformed in the previous one, drawing with Getafe at their Benito Villamarin. Betis has not been as successful away as in previous seasons, currently with only two victories but as many as 6 draws. They, along with Cadiz, are also record holders for draws, with both teams having recorded 11 draws in 23 played rounds, a number matched only by Mallorca. In the first part of the season, as you might guess, it was a draw, with Betis and Cadiz playing 1:1 in Sevilla, so a similar result would not surprise us now.
Our suggestion is a double chance on the visitors with a low number of goals. For x2&un 2.5 Goals the odds are 1.80 at Mozzartbet.
Salernitana – Empoli – 1x&ov 1.5 @ 1.92 at Mozzartbet
We would say that this is a crucial match for both the host and the guest if they want to stay in Serie A. It’s quite possible that next year we will see these two teams clashing in the second league, considering that at this moment Salernitana and Empoli occupy the last two places in the table. The team from Salerno broke a streak of four consecutive losses in the championship in the last round by earning a point on Torino’s field. One point didn’t mean much to them but contributed to increasing their confidence. At home, the team from Campania had tough opponents in the previous period, winning only against Lazio and losing to Roma, Genoa, Juventus, and Bologna. In addition to the victory over Lazio, they also snatched a point from Milan, though they were close to all three. It seems to us that they play better than the results show, and they will have to prove it in the duel with Empoli. The guests are also in the relegation zone but have 5 points more than their rival. Empoli has been undefeated for three rounds, beating Monza and taking a point against Juventus and at home against Genoa. In the first part of the season in the match in Tuscany, Empoli recorded a minimal victory, one of the two they have at home. The game will be played for a win on both sides, one point would mean nothing to either Salernitana or Empoli, so we believe there will be goals.
In addition, we believe that the host will not lose. For the combination 1x&ov 1.5 Goals the odds at Mozzartbet are 1.92.
RKC Waalwijk – NEC – fr 2 @ 2.40 at Mozzartbet
The guests from Nijmegen are one of the most pleasant surprises of this season in the Netherlands. Besides their excellent performances in the Eredivisie and currently being in 7th place, they have also managed to reach the semifinals of the cup. On Tuesday, they convincingly defeated Den Haag and are now waiting for their opponent in the semifinals, hoping they can make it to the final show. In the league, they have been without a win since the beginning of December when they were defeated by Ajax. In the next seven rounds, they recorded five wins and only two draws, so it’s no wonder they are this high in the table and are eyeing a spot in the playoffs for European competition. RKC has its own problems, and survival would be a great achievement for them. They are currently in the relegation zone, specifically in 16th place, which leads to playing in the relegation playoffs. The team from Waalwijk hasn’t won since the end of November, precisely they have no victory in the last eight league matches, and last week they lost 3:0 to Twente in Enschede. Their last home win was back in October against Volendam. In the first clash between these two teams, played in Nijmegen back in August, NEC celebrated an easy and convincing 3:0 victory. Now, this team is the favorite again, and we expect their triumph in Waalwijk.
For NEC to win (fr 2), the odds at Mozzartbet are 2.40.