On Sunday afternoon, Rayo Vallecano and Villarreal face off at the Estadio de Vallecas in gameweek six of La Liga.Rayo Vallecano form guide
Los Franjirrojos ended a two-game losing run in La Liga last time out by recording a 2-0 home win over Alaves. The result means the home team has picked up nine points from their opening five matches in the Spanish top flight.
The victory last time out continued a low-scoring pattern for Rayo Vallecano, as four of their previous five matches in La Liga have produced under 2.5 goals. A factor in that run has been Rayo keeping clean sheets in three of their last five league matches.
Francisco’s team has a strong recent home record in La Liga, winning five of their last seven league matches on home soil. Rayo's attacking prowess is a factor in that strong home league form, as they have scored at least two goals in all five of their recent matches on home soil.Villarreal form guide
The Yellow Submarine have made a mixed start to their Spanish top-flight campaign, winning two and losing three of their five league games this season.
Their recent matches in La Liga have at least produced lots of goals, as six of their last seven games in the Spanish top flight have seen over 2.5 goals.
Like their recent league form in general, Villarreal’s away form has been inconsistent lately. They had claimed two wins and one draw while suffering three defeats in the run.
Villarreal’s recent away games in La Liga have been high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in six of their last eight league matches on their travels.What am I backing?
Both teams have been inconsistent this season in La Liga. However, one common theme of the pairs league game this season seems to be goals. Therefore, with that in mind, I am backing over 2.5 goals scored.