League: SPAIN: LaLiga – Round 7
Match: 17:30 Levante – Alaves
Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals
Average odds: 1.33
Bookmaker: Bwin
Result: 2:1 WIN!!!


Levante go head-to-head with Alavés in their third-ever La Liga (LL) meeting in what could turn out expected to be a goal fest – after six games each, there has been a combined three clean sheets.
Winless since their first game of the season, Levante (W1, D1, L4) stand 17th in LL with just four points to their name from a possible 18. However scoring goals isn’t the issue, in fact they are the joint-fifth highest scoring club in LL with nine, alongside their opponents. Yet, Levante have allowed more shots on goal than any other LL side this season (123), consequently conceding 13 goals in just six games.
Meanwhile Alavés (W3, D2, L1) – who are unbeaten in five LL games (W3, D2) – sit just two points behind Barcelona and Real Madrid in third. In the five-game form table they actually top LL, scoring nine and conceding just three goals. With 78% of their goals scored this season coming in the second half, they appear to come alive after half time. Still, Alavés’ defence could be tighter as they have allowed 90 shots on goal so far this season, fourth highest in the league.
Alavés hold the upper hand in LL H2Hs, winning both games last season to nil. However in the three previous meetings, in the league below, over 3.5 goals were seen and both teams scored.
Players to watch: Marti Roger (LEV) has found four goals in six LL appearances, while Ibai Gómez (ALA) has scored three goals in his last three LL appearances.
Stat attack: Each of Levante’s home LL games this season has seen over 2.5 goals and both teams score.
Alavés saw an average of two bookings per away game in LL this season.
Both teams have scored in three out of five of the past H2Hs.

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