Bale 8/1 to outscore Ronaldo

Gareth Bale is 8/1 to outscore new Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga this season with Sky Bet.

Last Updated: 01/09/13 at 20:35 Post Comment

Gareth Bale: Can he score more La Liga goals than Cristiano Ronaldo?

Gareth Bale: Can he score more La Liga goals than Cristiano Ronaldo?

Gareth Bale is 8/1 to outscore new team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga this season with Sky Bet after finally joining Real Madrid.

The Leeds-based bookmaker offer that price after Bale completed his protracted transfer from Tottenham on Sunday evening for what is believed to be a world-record fee of £85million.

Bale scored 21 Premier League goals for Spurs last season whereas Ronaldo netted 34 in Spain's Primera Division and has one so far this term. Overall, the Portuguese has a strike rate of more than a goal a game for the club.

Bale was initially chalked up as a 10/1 shot but that was quickly trimmed.

Sky Bet football trader Chris Spicer said: "While Bale enjoyed a phenomenal run of form last season, he was still not outscoring Ronaldo or Messi, so we question whether he'll be topping the charts in his first season in Spain."

Bale's league goals line has been set at 15.5 by Sky Bet - it's 4/5 under that mark and 10/11 over.

The 24-year-old is also 14/1 to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award in 2014.

Meanwhile, Sky Bet make it a 10/1 chance that Bale, who has signed a six-year deal at the Bernabeu, is back in the Premier League by September 1 next year.

They also offer 4/1 about the world transfer record being broken again before that date.

Sky Bet also offer a series of debut specials.

Bale is 11/10 to score in his first match and 6/1 to net a brace. A hat-trick is a 25/1 chance. He is also 33/1 to be booked for diving and 66/1 to receive a debut red card.

Real's next match is away to Villarreal on the weekend of September 14-15.


Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week


  • Posted at 2010 BST on 01/09/2013.

  • Related News

    Most Commented

    Readers' Comments

    E

    ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

    mrunited4life
    Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

    T

    hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

    tk421
    'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

    D

    rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

    eric bush3
    Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

    Footer 365

    Premier League: Louis van Gaal says top four is Manchester United's target

    Louis van Gaal has set Manchester United an initial target of a top-four finish in this season's Premier League.

    Transfer news: Gus Poyet remains keen to add to Sunderland squad

    Gus Poyet will know whether Sunderland can prosper this season by the time the transfer window shuts.

    England: Calum Chambers can be big success for Three Lions, says Arsene Wenger

    Arsene Wenger feels Calum Chambers has the character to be able to cope with an England call-up so early in his career.

    Mail Box

    Surely A Spurs Fan Should Remember...

    ...what happened to the fourth Champions League place the last time an English team won the thing. Plus, who would want to pay £60 to watch the current England team?

    Ginger Pirlo? Don't Make Me Laugh...

    A Sunderland fan in the mailbox is surprised by Jack Colback's call up to the England squad. Plus, thoughts on Welbeck and Liverpool's Champions League draw...

    © 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property