La Liga Getafe vs Espanyol 10/31/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Getafe (0 wins, 8 losses, 2 draws) are coming into this match after a bad 3-0 home loss to Celta Vigo (0.46xG – 2.48xG), in a match where they only held strong for the first 45 minutes but were blasted in the second half.

They did have a couple of draws in their last 2 but quickly reverted to old habits, and also remained score-less for the 7th time this season. Getafe are stuck at the bottom of the La Liga with 2 points, already 6 points below the red zone.

Their numbers are even worse at home, as they have the worst xG with 2.09 and the worst home offense with 2 goals. They also have the 6th worst xGA at home with 6.65 and the worst home defense with 8 conceded goals. 

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La Liga Getafe vs Espanyol 10/31/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Espanyol (3 wins, 3 losses, 5 draws) should be feeling lucky about their 1-1 draw at home against Athletic Bilbao mid-week (1.23xG – 3.68xG). They took the lead with a penalty kick by de Tomas (who scored for the 4th consecutive match and now has 6 goals and 2 assists) but were equalized at the second half and had a lot of threatening situations.

Even so, they are now unbeaten in their last 4 matches (2 wins, 2 draws), but de Tomas saw a red card in the last match and is suspended. Espanyol are sitting at the 10th spot of the La Liga with 14 points. They have the 7th worst xG with 11.57 and the 7th worst offense with 11 goals.

They have the 7th worst xGA with 14.48 but the 6th best defense with 11 conceded. On the road (0 wins, 2 losses, 3 draws) they have the 5th worst xG with 3.63 and the 4th worst offense with 4 goals. When it comes to xGA on the road, Espanyol have the 7th best xGA with 6.81 and the 6th best defense with 7 conceded. 

Getafe vs Espanyol. Getafe are win-less so far in the season and have some of the worst numbers in the La Liga. Espanyol have been playing very good lately, but that was mostly because key forward de Tomas was excellent.

But now he is suspended, which is a HUGE blow for Espanyol’s attack. This looks like a boring match between the two sides, where goals should be at a premium. Taking the Under 2 Goals here.

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