Real Madrid debuts in a new season of La Liga when they visit Real Sociedad on Sunday. Real Sociedad is coming off a 1-1 road draw against Valladolid last Sunday while Real Madrid hasn’t played since losing 2-1 against Manchester City in the second leg of their Round of 16 UEFA Champions League tie on August 7th. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Real Sociedad: 4.40
• Real Madrid: 1.77
• Draw: 3.90
• Real Sociedad: +0.5, +1 (1.91)
• Real Madrid: -0.5, -1 (2.02)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.83)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.07)
Key Points to Consider
Real Sociedad, coming off a 1-1 road draw vs Valladolid, have 3 draws, 2 losses and 1 win in their last 6 overall. Real Madrid, coming off a 2-1 loss vs Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in their last 6 overall.
Momentum: Real Sociedad has been on a downward trend — winning just 1 of their last 6 games overall.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in La Liga action on September 13, 2019 and the game ended on a 1-1 draw.
For Real Sociedad, Willian José has a 14.88 percent chance to score. He averages 1.15 shots overall per sim, 0.38 shots on goal per and 0.16 goals per sim.
For Real Madrid, Karim Benzema has a 33.8 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.26 shots overall per sim, 1.07 shots on goal per and 0.41 goals per sim.
Real Madrid Moneyline.
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Real Madrid in this one. Average score in simulations is Real Madrid 1.23 to Real Sociedad 0.66.