Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao 5-1-23 La Liga Soccer Tips, Bets and Odds

Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao 5/1/23 – On Monday, the Athletic Bilbao 13-7-11 will visit Iberostar Estadi to take on the Mallorca 11-7-13. Predrag Rajkovic of Mallorca and Unai Simon from Athletic Bilbao will serve as goalies. Athletic Bilbao will be winning this game as predicted by La Liga betting trends.

Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao 

Date & Time: Monday, May 1, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET

Location: Iberostar Estadi Palma de Mallorca, Spain


Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao 5/1/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +280

Spread: +0.25 (-108)

Total: 1.75 over (-125)

Athletic Bilbao

Moneyline: +128

Spread: -0.25 (-112)

Total: 1.75 under (+105)

Draw: +200

Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao Analysis

The Mallorca were 18th in terms of expected goals with 27.1, with an expected goals against total of 31.2; they gave up 31 goals with 1.03 goals per 90 allowed by opposing teams, totalling 101 SoT against them. Their difference in goals stood at -2 with 29 goals scored and 31 conceded, leading them to earn 10 clean sheets for an efficiency rating of 33.3 during the previous year. Mallorca earned 69 saves at a save rate of 74.3 over the course of previous year garnering 105 yellow card warnings as well as three red cards. Last season, this team averaged 1.33 points per contest and finished 14th in league rankings with 21 assists. Predrag Rajkovic will defend Mallorca’s goal. With 11,880 minutes and 336 saves in his pro soccer career to his name, Rajkovic has seen it all when it comes to goalkeeper duties. Rajkovic holds a goals-per-90 minutes average and saves percentage of 0.734, making him one of the premier goalkeepers from Serbia. Over his 133 starts he has seen 458 shots come his way while keeping 52 clean sheets – giving him a 39.1% shutout percentage. Vedat Muriqi can make a difference for Mallorca. He has started in 118 games thus far in his career and amassed 0.40 G/90 goals. Muriqi’s forward has scored 50 goals in 11,142 professional minutes played and provided 16 assists while amassing 18 yellow cards during his career.

Athletic Bilbao averaged 1.5 points per fixture while contributing 31 assists and four red cards last season, along with recording a CS% of 36.7 and issuing 62 yellow card warnings. Athletic Club Bilbao was fourth for goals conceded, conceding 30 goals while notching up 12 in difference of goals scored during their season, which resulted in an save rate of 70.1 and placed them seventh overall with 46 points scored. Athletic Bilbao had an average goals-against/90 minute ratio of just one and had recorded 69 saves and 11 clean sheets last season. They scored 42 goals with their expected goals count standing at 40.9 over all of last year. Unai Simon will take charge of goal for Athletic Bilbao. Over his career he has maintained 30 clean sheets while facing 321 shots over 9,156 minutes of throughout his career. Simon boasts a save percentage of 0.704 and his clean sheet rate stands at 29.1%. In 90 minutes of play he conceded 1.07 goals; during his professional soccer career Simon earned 37-31-35 wins with 226 stops in 103 starts. Athletic Bilbao features Inaki Williams as an intimidating opponent for defenses to deal with. The Spanish forward has amassed 19,094 minutes while scoring 53 goals across 221 pro soccer matches in which he started. Williams has received 20 yellow card warnings thus far in his pro career and assisted on 29 goals.

Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao Against the Spread

Mallorca are 0-1 in their last 5 games. Mallorca are 3-1 in their last 5 games against the spread. Mallorca are 7-8 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 0 of Mallorca’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 3 of Mallorca’ 15 last games at home.

Athletic are 4-0 in their last 5 games. Athletic are 5-0 in their last 5 games against the spread. Athletic are 9-6 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 3 of Athletic’s last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 5 of Athletic’ 16 last games at home.

Mallorca vs Athletic Bilbao Free Pick

Athletic Bilbao have an impressive squad at their disposal, but have struggled for consistency this season. However, Athletic Bilbao are currently the superior team and should come out victorious from this matchup according to La Liga betting lines. Meanwhile, Mallorca can pack an impactful punch on their day and will need to be at their best against an equally tough competitor.

Free Pick: Athletic Bilbao -0.25 (-112)