Great matchups happen during Matchday 3 in La Liga’s Primera Division. On Sunday, Barcelona hosts Valladolid a huge -2.5 handicap chalk. Villareal heads to Getafe a favorite and Real Madrid is a -1.5 road chalk against Espanyol. Monday’s match pits Atletico Madrid versus Valencia. Check out LaLiga Odds, analysis, and free picks for six fantastic La Liga games happening during Matchday 3.
Top Spanish LaLiga Matches to Wager On the Weekend (Aug. 27th – 29th)
Sevilla FC +120 vs UD Almeria +250
- When: Saturday, August 27 at 2:00 pm ET
In a couple of Primera Division matches, Sevilla has a draw and a loss. The road team fell to Osasuna 2-1 in their first game. Then in their second, Sevilla drew 1-1 in a match versus Valladolid.
Almeria lost to Real Madrid and drew with Elche in their first 2 league matches. The loss to Real was by a single goal. Almeria can hang with Sevilla. The odds make the home team the play.
Soccer Pick: UD Almeria
Villareal CF -106 vs Getafe CF +330
- When: Sunday, August 28 at 9:30 am ET
As of August 25, four teams are locked in a battle for the top spot on the La Liga standings. One of those squads is Villareal.
The road chalk is on fire. Villareal has won 5 straight. No victory in the last 5 was as impressive as the 2-0 win against Atletico Madrid on August 21. Villareal makes it 6 in a row.
Soccer Pick: Villareal
Real Valladolid +2.5 -149 vs FC Barcelona -2.5 +117
- When: Sunday, August 28 at 11:30 am ET
Barca’s first Primera Division match this season disappointed. Although the game happened at home, the best Barcelona could do versus Valladolid is draw 0-0.
Barcelona picked it up in their second match. The home favorite in this dusted Sociedad 4-1. Barca’s last match was a club friendly versus Manchester City. Barcelona held their own in a 3-3 draw. The home team can cover.
Soccer Pick: Barcelona -2.5
Real Madrid -1.5 +119 vs Espanyol Barcelona +1.5 -152
- When: Sunday, August 28 at 2:00 pm ET
In their last 3, Espanyol has lost a 5-1 club friendly to Premier League squad Brighton, drew 2-2 versus Celta Vigo, and fell 0-2 at home against Rayo Vallecano.
Real Madrid has won 5 straight. In their last, Los Blancos beat Celta 4-1. Even though this happens at Espanyol, Real can cover the handicap.
Soccer Pick: Real Madrid -1.5
Athletic Bilbao +111 vs Cadiz CF +285
- When: Monday, August 29 at 2:00 pm ET
Bilbao shows a couple of wins and a draw in their last 3. Athletic Bilbao drew 0-0 against Mallorca and beat Valencia 1-0.
Cadiz has lost 4 straight. No doubt, Cadiz is up against it in this. But the home underdog beat Bilbao in a head-to-head last November. In the last face-off, Cadiz lost by a single goal. The home team can pull off the upset win.
Soccer Pick: Cadiz CF
Atletico Madrid +101 vs Valencia CF +300
- When: Monday, August 29 at 4:00 pm ET
Both squads head into this off a loss. Athletic Bilbao beat Valencia 1-0 in the home team’s last.
Villareal blasted Atletico Madrid 2-0 in the road team’s last. Valencia lost in the last head-to-head. Also, Atletico had won 4 straight before falling to Villareal. The road team takes this.
Soccer Pick: Atletico Madrid