Betting Tips and Sports Predictions for This Week 2, 2024
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With 2024 still slowly getting underway, we’re back this week with a more limited roundup than normal. Of course, that’s not to say there’s going to be any lack of betting tips to follow in our roundup of predictions for this week 2.
Instead, we’re taking a look ahead at the weeks to come, bringing you the next two rounds of upcoming Spanish La Liga matches, along with all the Round 21 action in the English Premier League.
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Premier League Predictions for This Week 2 [Round 21]
Chelsea vs Fulham
- Chelsea is climbing the ranks with the odd showing of brilliance. Their recent win over Tottenham shows their growing potential, hinting at a return to former glory.
- Fulham is struggling near the bottom of the table. Their poor performance highlights a team in need of a major turnaround.
- In their last head-to-head, Chelsea destroyed Fulham’s hopes in just two minutes. Despite Fulham’s greater ball possession, Chelsea’s solid defense ensured a comfortable victory.
- Our Chelsea vs Fulham predictions for this week 2 show a 2-0 win for Chelsea.
Newcastle vs Manchester City
- Newcastle has fallen short of expectations. Their recent performances, including multiple losses, have destroyed hopes of replicating last season’s success.
- Manchester City continues to assert itself at the top, despite close competition. Their progress after eleven games signaled they’re still in with a shot at retaining the crown.
- In their last head-to-head, Newcastle beat Manchester City in a game where possession didn’t equal dominance. Instead, it was Newcastle’s efficiency combined with Manchester’s rare lack of effectiveness in front of goal.
- Our Newcastle vs Manchester City predictions for this week 2 show a 1-0 win for Newcastle or a 1-1 draw.
Everton vs Aston Villa
- Everton is having a tough season, struggling with performance and results. The upcoming Aston Villa match presents a challenging hurdle that’s probably not going to deliver much of a turnaround.
- Aston Villa is aiming for higher table positions. Their solid performance suggests confidence heading into the match against Everton.
- In their last head-to-head, Everton stood up to the statistical superiority of Aston Villa. Despite lower possession, Everton’s effective counterattacks and solid defense, delivered the goals, overcoming Villa’s possession play.
- Our Everton vs Aston Villa predictions for this week 2 show a 1-3 win for Aston Villa.
Manchester United vs Tottenham
- Manchester United is in a difficult position with a worrying number of losses. The upcoming clash with Tottenham will be a significant challenge.
- Tottenham is a strong contender with their only major misstep being a defeat against Chelsea.
- In their last head-to-head, the Spurs manage to win an otherwise tactically balanced match. Sarr’s opener and Martinez’s own goal were consolidated by Tottenham’s effective use of possession and United’s inability to use their opportunities.
- Our Manchester United vs Tottenham predictions for this week 2 show a 0-2 or 1-2 win for Tottenham.
Burnley vs Luton Town
- Burnley faces the daunting task of improving their standing. The upcoming game against Luton Town will be an opportunity to regain their footing and climb a little on the table.
- Luton Town finds itself near the danger zone. Their match against Burnley will be a challenge but could be a rare opportunity to improve their position.
- In their last head-to-head, Burnley only just scraped in for a win after dominating early. However, they did respond to Luton’s equalizer with Larsen’s late goal.
- Our Burnley vs Luton Town predictions for this week 2 show a 1-0 win for Luton Town or a 1-1 draw.
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
- Arsenal faces tough competition after a slight drop in performance. This Crystal Palace match will be crucial if they want to hold onto their title aspirations.
- Crystal Palace continues to perform at a consistent level. While they have racked up some defeats, their overall performance has kept them comfortably away from relegation danger.
- In their last head-to-head, Arsenal managed a victory over Crystal Palace thanks to a penalty and a resilient defense, despite being a man down.
- Our Arsenal vs Crystal Palace predictions for this week 2 show a 2-0 or 3-1 win for Arsenal.
Brentford vs Nottingham Forest
- Brentford is holding onto a stable mid-table position, much like last season’s performance. The match against Nottingham Forest will be a chance to solidify this.
- Nottingham Forest is barely clear of the relegation zone. The upcoming match against Brentford could prove to be a turning point in their campaign.
- In their last head-to-head, Brentford and Nottingham Forest played to a draw, with both teams showing moments of brilliance. Brentford’s early dominance was neutralized by Forest, leading to an evenly-matched contest.
- Our Brentford vs Nottingham Forest predictions for this week 2 show a 1-0 win for Brentford.
Sheffield United vs West Ham
- Sheffield United desperately wants to replicate their lone victory in a series of defeats. However, the match against West Ham will be a tough challenge that’s probably not going to make that happen.
- West Ham wants to climb the table. Their upcoming match against Sheffield United will be an opportunity to do that.
- In their last head-to-head, West Ham’s dominance over Sheffield United was clear in their relentless pressure and superior play. Sheffield’s struggles were evident in their inability to mount effective counterattacks.
- Our Sheffield United vs West Ham predictions for this week 2 show a 0-2 win for West Ham.
Bournemouth vs Liverpool
- Bournemouth’s only hope for the season is to avoid relegation. The upcoming clash with Liverpool will only add to their problems.
- Liverpool is determined to claim their top-tier status again. Facing Bournemouth, they’ll be looking at taking an easy victory to boost their ascent.
- In their last head-to-head, Liverpool narrowly beat out Bournemouth with a couple of goals demonstrating a clinical edge. Bournemouth’s performance, while good, wasn’t enough against Liverpool’s attacking prowess.
- Our Bournemouth vs Liverpool predictions for this week 2 show a 1-2 or 1-3 win for Liverpool.
Brighton vs Wolves
- Brighton faces a tougher season but remains resilient. Their upcoming match against Wolves is seen as a key opportunity for gaining points.
- Wolves have shown improvement over the last season, and the match against Brighton could be a chance to keep the gap with higher-placed teams from growing too much.
- In their last head-to-head, Brighton’s victory over Wolves showed their attacking edge and defensive strength. Meanwhile, the Wolves’ late consolation goal couldn’t make up for their overall shortcomings.
- Our Brighton vs Wolves predictions for this week 2 show a 3-0 win for Brighton.
La Liga Predictions for This Week 2 [Round 20]
Sevilla vs Alaves
- Sevilla’s season has been a struggle, with just two wins in ten games and a vulnerable defense that’s let in almost as many goals as they’ve scored.
- Alaves is fighting to stay in La Liga, having lost more than half of their matches so far. They have, however, previously beaten Sevilla. Thix could be a much-needed victory.
- In their last head-to-head, Alaves won with a more solid attack, overcoming Sevilla’s 67% possession.
- Our Sevilla vs Alaves predictions for this week 2 show a 2-2 draw or a 2-3 win for Alaves.
Las Palmas vs Villarreal
- Las Palmas is holding a reasonable mid-table position with a respectable record. They’ll be confident playing at home against Villarreal.
- Villarreal’s season has been disappointing, with a decline in form and just three wins in eleven matches. Facing Las Palmas now appears to be a significant challenge.
- In their last head-to-head, Las Palmas secured victory with efficient play and a penalty kick, despite Villarreal’s competitive efforts.
- Our Las Palmas vs Villarreal predictions for this week 2 show a 1-1 draw.
Mallorca vs Celta Vigo
- Mallorca is struggling at the bottom of the table. With only one win so far, they desperately need a victory against Celta Vigo.
- Celta Vigo is facing a challenging season. Defensively vulnerable, they find themselves in a tough spot against Mallorca.
- In their last head-to-head, Mallorca snatched a late victory against Celta Vigo. Despite Celta Vigo’s better possession and play, they failed to capitalize, allowing Mallorca to score the only goal of the match.
- Our Mallorca vs Celta Vigo predictions for this week 2 show a 1-0 win for Mallorca.
Athletic vs Real Sociedad
- Athletic is chasing a spot in European competitions but currently sits at 6th. They’ve managed five wins in eight matches but face a tough challenge against Real Sociedad.
- Real Sociedad is far from the top positions they’d probably like. However, their previous strong performances against Athletic means this match probably won’t hurt them.
- In their last head-to-head, Real Sociedad dominated Athletic, maintaining a slight possession superiority and converting their chances more effectively. Real Sociedad scored three goals from five shots, overshadowing Athletic’s efforts.
- Our Athletic vs Real Sociedad predictions for this week 2 show a 2-1/1-2 win for either side.
Betis vs Granada
- Betis has been performing well, securing four wins and five draws. They look forward to improving their record against Granada, a team they struggled against initially.
- Granada’s current season is disappointing, with only one win in eleven games. They face a challenging away match against an improving Betis.
- In their last head-to-head, Granada managed to equalize against Betis, who struggled in attack. Despite Betis’s higher possession, Granada was more effective, scoring once from seven shots.
- Our Betis vs Granada predictions for this week 2 show a 2-1 win for Granada or a 1-1 draw.
Almeria vs Girona
- Almeria is struggling with only three points from three draws in eleven games and sitting at the bottom of the league. They face a tough match against Girona.
- Girona is having a strong season, holding the second position with just one loss so far. They will aim to continue their streak against Almeria.
- In their last head-to-head, Girona made an unbelievable comeback, overturning Almeria’s two-goal lead. Girona dominated possession and was clinical in front of goal, scoring five times from eight shots.
- Our Almeria vs Girona predictions for this week 2 show a 1-4 win for Girona.
Cadiz vs Valencia
- Cadiz, struggling for consistency, has managed only two wins in eleven matches. They face Valencia at home and will hope for a positive result.
- Valencia is making progress this season, currently in 9th place with an equal number of wins and losses. They aim to build on their past success against Cadiz.
- In their last head-to-head, Valencia controlled the match against Cadiz, who struggled to convert their chances. Valencia was more efficient, scoring twice from four shots to take a comfortable victory.
- Our Cadiz vs Valencia predictions for this week 2 show a 0-1/1-0 win for either side.
La Liga Predictions for This Week 2 [Round 21]
Valencia vs Athletic
- Valencia has shown resilience this season after bouncing back from near relegation last season. Their upcoming match against Athletic will not be an easy one, though.
- Athletic is eyeing a spot in the Europa League, having secured seven wins and three draws in thirteen games. Valencia will be a challenge but also an opportunity.
- In their last head-to-head, Valencia and Athletic played a tightly contested match. Valencia fought back from behind and managed to equalize, but Athletic sealed the deal with a late equalizer.
- Our Valencia vs Athletic predictions for this week 2 show a 1-2 win for Athletic.
Villarreal vs Mallorca
- Villarreal is struggling to replicate last season’s form and will hope to turn their fortunes around against Mallorca — a team they had success against previously.
- Mallorca is having a downturn and is close to the relegation zone with only one win and six draws. Villarreal will be a challenge.
- In their last head-to-head, Villarreal edged out a win in a closely fought match. Despite Mallorca’s lack of attacking strength, Villarreal’s efficiency in front of goal led to a narrow victory.
- Our Villarreal vs Mallorca predictions for this week 2 show a 1-0 win for Villarreal or a 1-1 draw.
Granada vs Atletico Madrid
- Granada is struggling, with only one win in thirteen matches, placing them in the relegation zone. Against Atletico Madrid, they have little hope for a positive outcome.
- Atletico Madrid is in a tight race to the top of the table. Their match against Granada offers an opportunity to rack up a few more points to build up their position.
- In their last head-to-head, Atletico Madrid secured a solid victory against Granada. Despite Granada’s equalizing efforts, Atletico Madrid’s offensive skill paid off, leading to a multi-goal win.
- Our Granada vs Atletico Madrid predictions for this week 2 show a 1-2 or 0-2 win for Atletico Madrid.
Alaves vs Cadiz
- Alaves, struggling with their return to La Liga and have lost more than half of their games. Cadiz is a team they’ve struggled against before, so don’t hold your breath.
- Cadiz stumbled lately. The upcoming clash with Alaves presents a chance to regain some lost ground.
- In their last head-to-head, Cadiz eked out a win in a low-scoring game with an early goal that proved decisive after they survived the last minutes a man down.
- Our Alaves vs Cadiz predictions for this week 2 show a 0-1 win for Cadiz or a 1-1 draw.
Rayo Vallecano vs Las Palmas
- Rayo Vallecano is relying heavily on draws, winning only four of thirteen games. Their next match against Las Palmas is not a sure thing.
- Las Palmas has shown signs of improvement having lost just once in their last five games. Their upcoming battle with Rayo Vallecano is challenging but not beyond reach.
- In their last head-to-head, Rayo Vallecano took the victory thanks to a late penalty, despite Las Palmas’ better ball control and more shots on goal.
- Our Rayo Vallecano vs Las Palmas predictions for this week 2 show a 1-1 draw or a 0-1 win for Las Palmas.
Betis vs Barcelona
- Betis is adapting well to squad changes and remaining unbeaten in their last five matches. Facing Barcelona is a challenge, but a strong defense could surprise.
- Barcelona is feeling the pressure of defending their title. Their encounter with Betis is typically a favorable matchup for them.
- In their last head-to-head, Barcelona dominated Betis, especially in the second half, with a commanding display of ball possession and attacking, resulting in a five-goal win.
- Our Betis vs Barcelona predictions for this week 2 show a 0-3 or 1-4 win for Barcelona.
Celta Vigo vs Real Sociedad
- Celta Vigo’s season has been challenging, with only one win in thirteen games and a defense that’s struggling.
- Real Sociedad, not quite matching their previous season’s form, occupying the 6th spot. Celta Vigo is a team they have historically outperformed, but recent struggles could change this.
- In their last head-to-head, the match ended in a draw after Real Sociedad couldn’t use their possession advantage to secure a win.
- Our Celta Vigo vs Real Sociedad predictions for this week 2 show a 1-1 draw.
Real Madrid vs Almeria
- Real Madrid is performing well, trailing the surprise leaders Girona and aiming for the top spot. Almeria could be an opportunity to close the gap.
- Almeria is having a tough season. Facing Real Madrid next doesn’t offer them much in the way of hope.
- In their last head-to-head, Real Madrid overcame an early deficit to defeat Almeria. Despite Almeria’s high shot count, Real Madrid’s superior finishing sealed their victory.
- Our Real Madrid vs Almeria predictions for this week 2 show a 3-1 or 2-1 win for Real Madrid.
Girona vs Sevilla
- Girona is surprisingly leading the league after losing only once in twelve games. Their Sevilla match will be another chance to extend their lead.
- Sevilla is aiming to avoid the same problems as the last season but has been relying on draws to stay afloat. Girona will present a significant challenge.
- In their last head-to-head, Girona edged out Sevilla in a balanced match where both teams had equal possession and similar passing accuracy.
- Our Girona vs Sevilla predictions for this week 2 show a 3-1 or 2-0 win for Girona.
Osasuna vs Getafe
- Osasuna’s performance has declined compared to the previous season, with seven losses in twelve games.
- Getafe has been performing better this season, currently sitting in the middle of the table.
- In their last head-to-head, Getafe capitalized on Osasuna’s inefficiencies to take the win, despite Osasuna’s higher ball possession and pass accuracy.
- Our Osasuna vs Getafe predictions for this week 2 show a 1-2 win for Osasuna.
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That does it for our weekly roundup of predictions for this week 2 of 2024.
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