This is a clash between two teams from the relegation zone. In this match Alves will host Magala at Mendizorroza stadium. In last term neither Alves nor Magala were ever in relegation zone trouble. Both teams are considered to be the worst in the league. Alves are standing at 18th position in the league. In 16 games they have played so far, Alves scored only 12 points. In those 16 matches they were played Alves won 4 and lost 12. They have not registered a win in their last 6 games. On the other side, Malaga are placed at 19th position in the league table. In 17 matches they have played won only 3, drawn 2 and lost 11. Magala scored only 11 points and have a negative goal difference of -17. In recent times Malaga won 3 matches and they have little advantage in this match.
In head to head matches, Malaga have won 4 of the last 6 meetings . Even they have a great record at Alaves home ground as they have won two of their three games.
Team News : Alaves
Carlos Vigaray is still struggling with a knock so Martin will move on. Héctor Hernández and Rodrigo Ely are injured. Rubén Sobrino is not fit and doubtful.
Team News : Malaga
Roberto Rosales and Adrian Gonzalez are both suspended and they will not play. Miguel Torres and Juan Carlos Pérez are injured.
Alaves Probable XI
Pacheco, Duarte, Maripan, Ruano, Aguirregabiria, Garcia, Pina, Pedraza, Burgui, Gomez, Haddadi
Malaga Probable XI
Jimenez, Cifu, Hernandez, Baysse, Gonzalez, Keko, Recio, Rolon, Castro, Rolan, Penaranda
Prediction : Malaga are in good touch as they won 3 games in their previous 6 matches. Even they have good record over Alaves. Backing Malaga they are favourites.