Barcelona are away at the Club World Cup so there’s a chance that the chasing pack can close in on the Catalans. But there’s also a small matter of a derby match as well.
Betis vs Sevilla
The Seville derby is one of the most hostile in the world, but Betis haven’t been able to beat Sevilla at home for a decade, and haven’t beaten them at all since 2012. Gameiro is Sevilla’s top scorer this season and recorded a brace against Gijon last time around. Back him anytime at . Betis can’t afford to lose though, so a score draw at is a good bet to take
Malaga vs Atletico Madrid
All Atleti need is a point to go top of La Liga. Griezmann has scored five in his last five appearances, he is on fire at the moment and should continue his form at anytime. Malaga’s home record has been patchy this season so far, but against Atletico it has been good. An Atleti win () is the one to back, but take both teams to score at
Real Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano-
Real are really firing, five wins in their last eight, against a Rayo side scrapping down the bottom. This will be easy for Madrid, Benzema () Ronaldo () and Bale () will all be fancied to score, and the handicap of -2 is tempting also at