Real Madrid vs. Levante La Liga Betting Tips and Preview

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Real Madrid will be looking to record only their second La Liga victory in six attempts but face a tricky test at home to Levante, who they could not defeat last season. The hosts have 14 points from their opening eight games but would temporarily go top with a victory.

Where and when: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid – 20 October, kick-off 12:00

Where you can see Real Madrid vs. Levante: Eleven Sports, William Hill

Last time: A last minute equaliser from Giampolo Pazzini earned a point for Levante in a thrilling 2-2 in Valencia back in February. Levante also earned a point at the Bernabéu on the third matchday of last season, with the game ending in a 1-1 draw.

Over 2.5 goals 1/4 Offer Williamhill
Levante ‘double chance’ 19/4 Offer Betvictor
Gareth Bale anytime scorer 1/2 Offer 888sport

Real Madrid vs. Levante Predictions and Preview

Real Madrid are looking to end their terrible run of form which has seen them go four matches without a goal and has them lose three times.

A 3-0 loss at Sevilla was followed by a scoreless draw at home to Atletico Madrid in the capital derby before surprise defeats to both CSKA Moscow and Alaves.

Levante could not follow up their shock 3-0 victory at Real Betis on the opening day by picking up just one point from their following five games.

However, Paco Lopez’s side have since won back-to-back matches against Alaves and Getafe to propel them into the safety of mid-table.

The home side are strong favourites to win this encounter at odds of 1/6, with Levante priced at 14/1 and the draw available at 13/2.

Both these teams have scored 12 goals from their opening eight La Liga games – only three sides have scored more, so over 2.5 goals at 1/4 (William Hill) appears to offer value.

A ‘double chance’ on Levante to come away with either a draw or a win is available at 19/4 (Bet Victor) while a Real Madrid win/draw outcome is at 1/40.

If you fancy the home side to be leading at both half-time and at the final whistle, such odds are available at 4/7.

One to watch for Real Madrid: Gareth Bale has gone four games without a goal after netting ten goals in 10 appearances for Madrid. He will be looking to rediscover his goalscoring touch here after recovering from a muscular strain and is 1/2 to score anytime. (888 Sport)

One to watch for Levante: Striker Roger Marti is the dangerman for the visitors having netted four goals in six league appearances for the Valencia-based side this season. He is priced at 5/1 to score anytime.

Long shot: Real Madrid have not scored in their last four games in all competitions – their worst run since 1986. Odds of this game to finish scoreless are available at 45/1.

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