LaLiga: Real Madrid vs Malaga

Real Madrid vs Malaga Betting Tip and Predictions. In the Round 19 in Spanish LaLiga, Real Madrid host Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Real Madrid vs Malaga.

Real Madrid play very good this season in LaLiga and they are one of the main candidates to win the title. In the previous round they had played very good against Sevilla, but they conceded 2 late goals and lost 2-1. Meanwhile, they have been playing against Celta Vigo in the Quarter-finals of Copa del Rey and lost at home 1-2. Their manager Zinedine Zidane can’t be happy because two lost games in a row, so Real Madrid will be fully motivated to take three points against Malaga and keep the first position. Big blow for home side is the absence of Gareth Bale who is injured, so maybe that could be the reason for Real Madrid’s poor performance. Their top scored Cristiano Ronaldo scored only one goal in the last five games in all competitions and maybe this match could be the good chance for him to get back and start scoring goals.

Malaga don’t play impressive this season in LaLiga and after 18 rounds they are standing at the 13th position. They are far from the relegation zone, while on the other side they don’t have some decent chances to reach the position which leads in Europe next season, so I see them somewhere in the middle of the table at the end of the season. Visitors are in a very poor form with 4 consecutive lost games in all competitions, so the match against Real Madrid maybe doesn’t come in the right moment, but home side also don’t shine, so Malaga hope that they can make good result at Santiago Bernabeu or at least to hit the net. Last season both matches between Real Madrid vs Malaga was finished without winner (1-1, 0-0). Visitors will be happy if they manage to repeat their success, but it will be hard for them this time to secure their net.

Team News

Home side miss Carvajal (13/0 d), Pepe (8/1 d), Coentrão (1/0 d), Rodríguez (9/1 m) and their second top scorer Gareth Bale (11/5 f). On the other side, visitors will be without Koné (7/0 d) and En-Nesyri (10/1 f), who are both at the African Cup of Nations). Llorente (12/1 d), who is on loan from Real Madrid, can’t play against them is out, while Weligton (1/0 d), Ricca (12/0 d), Torres (12/0 d), Kuzmanović (4/0 m), Charles (7/1 f) and their top scorer Ramírez (17/7 f) are all injured.

Real Madrid vs Malaga Predicted Lineups

Real Madrid: Navas; Danilo, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Modrić, Casemiro; Vázquez, Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Malaga: Kameni; Juankar, Villanueva, Muñoz, Rosales; Fornals, Camacho; Castro, Duda, Santos; Penaranda.

Real Madrid vs Malaga Prediction

Home is a big favorite to win this game and stay at the top of the table. On the other side, Malaga have nothing to lose, but they will try to make a surprise or at least to hit the net, but it will be very hard for them because they have many absences for this game. I expect interesting and open match between Real Madrid vs Malaga and many goals.

Real Madrid vs Malaga Betting Tip: over 3.5 goals @ 1.62 (Bet365)

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