Elche vs Villarreal Preview and Line Up Prediction: Villarreal to Win 1-0 at 5/1
Elche and Villarreal will play their seventeenth game of the La Liga season at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero on Saturday, 3rd January.
The teams last played in July 2014 and the game ended in a 1 – 1 draw. In March 2014 they also drew 1 – 1.
Elche is bottom of the league with 10 points having won 2 games, drawn 4 and lost 10. They are one point below Cordoba.
Villarreal is fifth in the league with 30 points having won 9 games, drawn 3 and lost 4. They are tied for points with Sevilla and Malaga.
A 1 – 0 win for Villarreal is the most likely outcome with William Hill and Bet365 both offering odds of 5/1.
Predicted Line Ups:
Elche: Tyton, Cisma, Roco, Lomban, Albacar, Pasalic, Adrian, Fajr, Rodriguez, Jonathas.
Villarreal: Asenjo, Gaspar, Gabriel Paulista, Ruiz, Jaume Costa, Jonathan, Trigueros, Bruno, Cheryshev, Vietto, Uche.
William Hill Odds: 18/5 Elche to Win, 23/10 for a Draw and 17/20 Villarreal to Win
Bet365 Odds: 15/4 Elche to Win, 5/2 for a Draw and 4/5 Villarreal to Win