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Real Madrid vs Villarreal – Preview and betting prediction

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Check out our match preview and betting prediction for tonight’s La Liga encounter between Real Madrid and Villarreal.

Real Madrid will have their first “championship ball” this evening, as they welcome Villarreal in the 37th La Liga round.

A victory would clinch the title for Zinedine Zidane’s boys, which would be record 34th La Liga trophy for the famous Whites from the Spanish capital.

The game is scheduled at 21:00 (CET) at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium.

What to bet on?

Winner – Real Madrid

Real Madrid are, of course, big big favorites to win the clash with Villarreal this evening.

The Whites are flying high at the moment, having won all nine La Liga games since the restart of the season.

Villarreal is a tough opponent for them though, as they’ve managed to beat them only once in the last five meetings in top-flight Spanish football.

Goals – Both teams to score and Over 2,50

Madrid saw their streak of five consecutive clean sheets being ended in the 2-1 victory over Granada back on Monday.

We are expecting them to concede a goal again this evening, as Villarreal managed to find the net in their last 10 outings in the Spanish Primera Division.

The Yellow Submarine scored in their last seven meetings with Real Madrid in games that provided 25 goals in total.

Goalscorer – Karim Benzema

The responsibility to score goals will once again fall on Karim Benzema’s shoulders, who is Real Madrid’s leading goalscorer for the 2019-20 campaign.

Benzema found the net in his last two outings in top-flight Spanish football, extending his goal-tally to 19 for the season so far.