Levante vs. Athletic Bilbao 7/12/20 La Liga Soccer Picks and Prediction

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Athletic Bilbao (12-12-11) at Levante (12-7-16)

La Liga Soccer: Sunday July 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM (Estadi Olimpic Camilo Cano)

The Line: Levante +265 / Draw +230 / Athletic Bilbao +115 -- O/U: 2.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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Levante and Athletic Bilbao meet in La Liga soccer action from the Estadi Olimpic Camilo Cano on Sunday afternoon.

Levante comes into this game in 12th place on 43 points with a record of 12 wins, 7 draws and 16 losses after a 2-0 loss to Mallorca last time out. Levante fell behind in the 40th minute, and despite having 60% possession in the second half with 10 shot attempts and two shots on target, Levante wouldn’t be able to cut into Mallorca’s lead. Mallorca would add a second goal in the 84th minute and it was smooth sailing from that point on as Levante left the match empty-handed at full time. Roger Marti leads Levante in scoring with 11 goals while Jose Campana has a team-high 6 assists and Borja Mayoral has 7 goals on the year. Altor Fernandez is Levante’s top goalkeeper, conceding 1.4 goals per 90 minutes with 5 clean sheets in 35 league appearances this season.

Athletic Bilbao on the other hand, enter this match with 48 points and a record of 12 wins, 12 draws and 11 losses after back-to-back defeats following a 2-1 loss to Sevilla last time out. In the loss to Sevilla, Ander Capa gave Bilbao the lead in the 28th minute, and the lead held through the half and into the second 45, but Sevilla would tie the game at one in the 69th and take a 2-1 lead just five minutes later. Bilbao had just 33% possession in the match and 36% in the second half, but an equalizing goal wouldn’t come for Bilbao as Sevilla held on for the win. Raul Garcia leads Bilbao in scoring with 13 goals this season while Capa, Inigo Cordoba and Unal Lopez each have a team-high 4 assists this season. Unai Simon is Athletic Bilbao’s top goalkeeper, conceding 0.84 goals per 90 minutes with 12 clean sheets in 32 league appearances this season.

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I’ve gone back and forth on this game and when I’m having a hard time splitting teams, I tend to lean towards the draw. However, these two teams have only drawn once since 2007, so rather than trying to pick a side, I’m going to follow the head-to-head trends. Five of the last six meetings have seen both teams score, and all five have seen three goals or more, so I’ll side with both teams to score and over 2.5 goals as my main bet for this match.

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Chris’s Pick Both teams to score & Over 2.5 Goals +150

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