Malaga vs Cartagena prediction, odds, and free betting tips (28/02/2022)

The Spanish Segunda Division action on Monday night witnesses two teams who sit at the bottom of the form table go up against each other. Malaga and Cartagena will be facing each other at the La Rosaleda.

Malaga vs Cartagena – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Malaga lost for the fourth time in five games after being beaten 2-0 by Real Sociedad B. Clearly, the appointment of Natxo González as the permanent manager is not going according to plan. Cartagena also suffered a defeat in the league match during the weekend, as they were beaten 3-2 by Real Valladolid. Cartagena did put up a fight by equalising twice in the game through Dauda.

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Malaga have been quite poor in most of the recent matches apart from in the draw with Real Zaragoza. After having seen Cartagena suffer defeats in three consecutive league matches, Malaga will feel slightly confident about their chances of success at home for the first time since November. However, both teams are struggling for a sharp decline in confidence. Both are likely to struggle throughout the 90 minutes and end up getting a share of the spoils.

Total goals under 2.5

The last six matches show Malaga and Cartagena as one of the poorest teams in the league with an average of just a point per match or less. Cartagena have been able to get eight goals in this period while Malaga have only scored just three goals. Both teams are lacking confidence in the final third and they might continue their struggles.

Both teams to score – yes

Even though Malaga and Cartagena have ended up conceding a lot of goals – 10+ in the last six matches, they are unlikely to profit from playing against each other at a time when confidence in the squad is very low.

Malaga vs Cartagena: Segunda Division Match Preview and Team News


Natxo González comes into the game while his team struggles to assert any kind of a form. After losing four out of the last five games, damage control might be the priority for Malaga, who have slipped to 17th place in the table. Luis Munoz, Genaro Rodríguez, and Juande Rivas are unavailable because of injury.


Cartagena have gone through a string of defeats that have put their promotion ambitions in a cloud of doubt. The likes of Las Palmas and Real Oviedo have been able to generate more momentum in recent weeks. One advantage for the Cartagena manager Luis Miguel Carrión will be the availability of a fully fit squad.

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Malaga vs Cartagena prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estadio La Rosaleda

When will this match start? February 28, 2022 at 20:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Malaga

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