Copa del Rey Predictions
When do we release our Copa del Rey predictions?
Similar to our La Liga football tips, our Copa del Rey betting predictions usually become available every Monday at 13:00 London Time. Unlike English FA Cup, Spanish Cup games are played during the midweek.
Our main goal is to provide accurate Copa del Rey football predictions which could help our readers beat the bookmakers. Our football tips are always double-checked as we aim to be professional and always at your disposal.
Copa del Rey predictions by Footballpredictions.com
The Spanish knockout football competition was founded back in 1903 and it has to be noted that clubs face each other in two-legged ties before the title game. The Copa del Rey final is usually scheduled for late May. Athletic Club are the first winners of the prestigious cup competition, with the team beating Espanyol de Madrid in the title game.
Athletic Club are one of the most successful clubs in the history of the Spanish Cup as they clinched their 23rd trophy in the 1983/1984 season, but Catalan giants Barcelona are topping the list. Barca won their 30th Copa del Rey trophy in the 2017/2018 season as they crushed Sevilla 5-0 in the final.
A ticket to the Europa League is at stake
Copa del Rey winner is guaranteed a place in the Europa League, but depending of how teams are placed in the La Liga standings at the end of the season, the runner-up could book their spot in European competitions as well.
Barcelona hold the record for the biggest win in the competition as they outclassed CE L’Hospitalet 9-0 in December 22, 2011, whereas UD Melilla and AD Ceuta played the match with most goals in 2010 (6-7).
Speaking of matches with the highest number of spectators, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is the record holder as 110,000 football fans watched the game between Real Madrid and Barcelona on February 6, 1997.
Former Athletic Club attacker Telmo Zarra is leading the Copa del Rey all-time goal-scoring chart, netting 81 goals in the competition, 10 more than ex Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder Josep Samitier.
Copa del Rey Tips, Predictions and Betting advice
Unlike cup competitions in other European countries, Copa del Rey is very popular in Spain. Top Primera Division clubs take Copa del Rey games very seriously and coaches rest key players in matches against lower-league sides only.
As always, when you aim to find your Copa del Rey bet of the day, make you sure you check out team news, stats and head to head record before start placing your bets. If you visit FootballPredictions.com you will be provided with all necessary information on daily basis.
Popular betting tips
Betting on favourites in Copa del Rey could prove to be a boost for your betting account as underdogs rarely claim major scalps in the Spanish Cup.
Athletic Club are the team that always give 100% in Copa del Rey games and it is no wonder they are one of the most successful clubs in the history of the competition.
The Lions are a real force to be reckoned with at home and we strongly recommend you to bet on them when they host their rivals at San Mames Barria.
Betting on goals is yet another popular betting option when it comes to Copa del Rey. La Liga side have always been scoring goals for fun in the Spanish Cup, with underdogs, who fight tooth and nail in every single match, often finding the net as well.
Our Team of Copa del Rey Experts
Seeing that a number of established writers and football analysts make our team of Copa del Rey experts, it is no wonder you can find great betting tips and predictions on FootballPredictions.com.
Once you open your betting account, you can use your free bets on our football predictions. Our betting tips are always double-checked and considering that local insiders help us provide reliable information to our readers, our predictions rarely disappoint.
Our experts combine football knowledge with fresh with valid information, drawing the line between a regular and prolific bettor. We count on native Spanish writers who provide us with fresh news on daily basis, which include condition of key players.