La Liga

CountrySpainSpain
Season2023

La Liga, officially known as La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional football division of the Spanish football league system. Administered by the National Professional Football League (LFP), it is contested by 20 teams, with the three lowest-placed teams relegated to the Segunda Division and replaced by the top two teams in that division plus the winner of a play-off.

La Liga, which means "The League" in Spanish, was founded in 1929. Since its inception, it has been dominated by two of the world's most famous and successful clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona. Real Madrid has won the title a record 34 times, while Barcelona has claimed the championship 26 times. Other clubs such as Atletico Madrid, Valencia, and Sevilla have also enjoyed success, but not at the same level.

La Liga is known for its technical style of play, which emphasizes skillful dribbling and precise passing. It has been home to many of the world's greatest players, including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Alfredo Di Stefano, and Johan Cruyff. Messi, in particular, has become synonymous with La Liga, having spent his entire career at Barcelona before moving to Paris Saint-Germain in 2021.

La Liga's popularity extends far beyond Spain's borders. It is broadcast in over 180 countries, reaching a potential audience of 2.1 billion people. This global reach has helped make it one of the wealthiest football leagues in the world, with Real Madrid and Barcelona regularly featuring among the highest-earning clubs in any sport.

Despite its success, La Liga has faced challenges. The financial disparity between the top two clubs and the rest of the league has been a recurring issue. In recent years, efforts have been made to distribute TV revenue more equitably in order to increase competitiveness. The league has also grappled with the issue of match-fixing, with several investigations and sanctions in the past decade.

In addition, the league has been at the center of debates over the future of European football. In 2020, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid were among the clubs involved in the controversial proposal to form a breakaway European Super League, which was met with widespread opposition and was eventually abandoned.

Despite these challenges, La Liga remains one of the most prestigious and popular football leagues in the world. Its combination of technical skill, star power, and intense rivalries continues to captivate fans around the globe, ensuring its place at the pinnacle of the beautiful game.

La Liga predictions

Predictions for La Liga: See upcoming and historic predictions for La Liga below.

02 Mar 2024
Prediction: Rayo Vallecano or draw Odds: 1.20
Rayo Vallecano Rayo Vallecano
Cadiz Cadiz
Kickoff: Saturday, 2 March at 15.15 Venue: Estadio de Vallecas
02 Mar 2024
Prediction: Under -3.5 Goals Odds: 1.17
Rayo Vallecano Rayo Vallecano
Cadiz Cadiz
Kickoff: Saturday, 2 March at 15.15 Venue: Estadio de Vallecas
02 Mar 2024
Prediction: Draw or Real Sociedad Odds: 1.59
Sevilla Sevilla
Real Sociedad Real Sociedad
Kickoff: Saturday, 2 March at 13.00 Venue: Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
01 Mar 2024
Prediction: Celta Vigo or draw Odds: 1.24
Celta Vigo Celta Vigo
Almeria Almeria
Kickoff: Friday, 1 March at 20.00 Venue: Abanca-Balaídos
26 Feb 2024
Prediction: Girona or draw Odds: 1.18
Girona Girona
Rayo Vallecano Rayo Vallecano
Kickoff: Monday, 26 February at 20.00 Venue: Estadi Municipal de Montilivi
25 Feb 2024
Prediction: Winner: Real Madrid Odds: 1.34
Real Madrid Real Madrid
Sevilla Sevilla
Kickoff: Sunday, 25 February at 20.00 Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
25 Feb 2024
Prediction: Las Palmas or draw Odds: 1.38
Las Palmas Las Palmas
Osasuna Osasuna
Kickoff: Sunday, 25 February at 17.30 Venue: Estadio de Gran Canaria
25 Feb 2024
Prediction: Draw or Athletic Club Odds: 1.42
Real Betis Real Betis
Athletic Club Athletic Club
Kickoff: Sunday, 25 February at 15.15 Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarín
25 Feb 2024
Prediction: Under -3.5 Goals Odds: 1.28
Real Betis Real Betis
Athletic Club Athletic Club
Kickoff: Sunday, 25 February at 15.15 Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarín
25 Feb 2024
Prediction: Draw or Celta Vigo Odds: 1.46
Cadiz Cadiz
Celta Vigo Celta Vigo
Kickoff: Sunday, 25 February at 13.00 Venue: Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla

Disclaimer: Past performance does not guarantee future results. Betting involves risk; only wager what you can afford to lose. Always gamble responsibly.

La Liga Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for La Liga in 2023

Player Team Goals
real-madrid 16
getafe 15
girona 14
osasuna 13
atletico-madrid 13
barcelona 12
atletico-madrid 11
valencia 10
villarreal 10
celta-vigo 9

La Liga standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Real Madrid players, news and schedule Real Madrid 25 19 5 1 53 16 37 62
2 Barcelona players, news and schedule Barcelona 26 17 6 3 56 34 22 57
3 Girona players, news and schedule Girona 25 17 5 3 54 32 22 56
4 Atletico Madrid players, news and schedule Atletico Madrid 25 16 3 6 50 26 24 51
5 Athletic Club players, news and schedule Athletic Club 25 14 7 4 45 23 22 49
6 Real Sociedad players, news and schedule Real Sociedad 26 10 10 6 35 26 9 40
7 Real Betis players, news and schedule Real Betis 25 9 12 4 28 25 3 39
8 Valencia players, news and schedule Valencia 25 10 6 9 29 29 0 36
9 Las Palmas players, news and schedule Las Palmas 25 10 5 10 25 25 0 35
10 Getafe players, news and schedule Getafe 26 8 10 8 33 38 -5 34
11 Osasuna players, news and schedule Osasuna 25 9 5 11 29 36 -7 32
12 Alaves players, news and schedule Alaves 26 7 8 11 25 32 -7 29
13 Villarreal players, news and schedule Villarreal 26 7 8 11 38 48 -10 29
14 Rayo Vallecano players, news and schedule Rayo Vallecano 25 5 10 10 22 33 -11 25
15 Sevilla players, news and schedule Sevilla 25 5 9 11 30 37 -7 24
16 Mallorca players, news and schedule Mallorca 26 4 12 10 23 34 -11 24
17 Celta Vigo players, news and schedule Celta Vigo 25 4 8 13 27 37 -10 20
18 Cadiz players, news and schedule Cadiz 25 2 11 12 15 35 -20 17
19 Granada CF players, news and schedule Granada CF 25 2 8 15 27 49 -22 14
20 Almeria players, news and schedule Almeria 25 0 8 17 23 52 -29 8

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 187/256 73%
Over/Under 37/51 73%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 20/23 87%
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 44/54 81%
First League logo First League 105/133 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 56/73 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Pro League logo Pro League 102/135 76%