Osasuna vs Real Madrid Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Preview

  • Date – Saturday, March 16
  • Kick-off Time – 3:15 pm GMT
  • Venue – El Sadar Stadium

Osasuna will host league-leaders Real Madrid in a crucial weekend clash in La Liga on Saturday, March 16. Both sides are pole part in the league standings and Real Madrid are aiming to making it successive victories before the international break.

Osasuna have ten wins, six draws, and 12 defeats in their 28 league games so far. They are just a point behind Las Palmas and will look to finish in the first half of the table. They are undefeated in their last four league games, until their recent 2-0 loss at the hands of Girona.

Real Madrid are also unbeaten in their last three games, having drawn all of them. They are four points behind Osasuna and level on points with 13th-placed Villarreal. The Los Blancos are chasing for both La Liga and Champions League this season and want to maintain a healthy advantage at the top of the league table.

Real Madrid have 21 wins, 6 draws, and only one loss in La Liga so far this season.

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Osasuna vs Real Madrid Team News

Osasuna players

Osasuna will be without David Garcia and Kike Barja are unavailable for selection for this crucial home tie. Ruben Pena will also be out with a muscle injury whereas Unai Garcia is expected to make a return into the back four.

On the other hand, Real Madrid are still without the services of Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militao and David Alaba due to their ACL injuries. Both Courtois and Militao are in lime to make an imminet return at the latter part of the campaign whereas David Alaba might not play again until next season.

Jude Bellingham is currently serving a two-game suspension and won’t be available for Carlo Ancelotti’s side this season.

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Predicted Lineups

Osasuna Predicted XI:

Herrera; Areso, U Garcia, Herrando, Mojica; Moncayola, Torro; Ruben Garcia, Oroz, M Gomez; Budimir

Real Madrid Predicted XI:

Lunin; Carvajal, Rudiger, Tchouameni, Mendy; Valverde, Modric, Kroos; Diaz, Rodrygo, Vinicius

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head

The two sides have faced off 42 times, with Osasuna winning a mere 5 times. Real Madrid have dominated by winning 28 times while nine of their clashes have ended in a draw.

Last five results:

  • Real Madrid 4-0 Osasuna – La Liga – October 7, 2023
  • Real Madrid 2-1 Osasuna – Copa del Rey – May 6, 2023
  • Osasuna 0-2 Real Madrid – La Liga – February 18, 2023
  • Real Madrid 1-1 Osasuna – La Liga – October 2, 2022
  • Osasuna 1-3 Real Madrid – La Liga – April 20, 2022

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Osasuna vs Real Madrid Prediction

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Prediction
Osasuna vs Real Madrid (Getty Images)

Osasuna succumbed to a 2-0 defeat to Girona who are aiming to get their title challenge back on track. Osasuna have been decent on their travels this season claiming 15 points from 13 matches.

Real Madrid, meanwhile, played out a thumping 4-0 win over relegation-threatened Celta Vigoin their last game at home. They have the second-best home record this season, conceding only seven times at the Bernabeu

Osasuna lost to Real Madrid away earlier this season and expects a similar result this time around at home.

Predicted Score: Osasuna 0-2 Real Madrid

Osasuna vs Real Madrid Odds (subject to change)

Osasuna win – 5.75

Real Madrid win – 1.57

Draw – 4.10

Odds source – Unibet

Betting Tips

  • Osasuna win – 5.75
  • Total goals under 2.5 – 1.98

Where to Watch Osasuna vs Real Madrid

  • India – Jio Cinema, Sports 18
  • UK – ITV
  • US – ESPN+
  • Spain- DAZN