The first game on this Smart Acca Picks comes from the Saudi Pro League with bottom-of-the-table Al Raed taking on sixth-place Al Fateh.
Al Raed are without a win in their last five matches, having suffered a 3-1 defeat to Al Nassr, before back-to-back 2-1 losses against Al Taawon and Al Akhdoud prior to a 0-0 draw at Al Khaleej and suffering another 4-3 loss at Al Hazm.
Al Fateh are in a decent run of form, as following a 3-1 away win at Al Khaleej and a 2-1 loss to Al Ittihad, they have gone on a three-game winning run, beating the likes of Al Wehda 5-1, Al Ittifaq 2-1 and Abha 4-1.
Girona and Celta Vigo go head to head on Friday night in a battle between second and 18th in the standings.
The home side have won four of their last five matches in La Liga, having beaten Mallorca 5-4 and Villarreal 2-1 prior to their 3-0 home defeat to Real Madrid. Since then, Girona have beaten Cadiz 1-0 and Almeria 5-2.
Rafael Benitez has won just one of his first 10 matches as Celta Vigo manager and the visitor's last five outings have seen them earn 1-1 and 2-2 draws with Deportivo Alaves and Getafe, while suffering 3-2, 2-1 and 3-0 losses against Barcelona, Las Palmas and Atletico Madrid.
The second game on this list from the Saudi Pro League sees top-of-the-table Al Hilal face off against fourth-place Al Ahli on Friday night at Al Hilal Stadium.
Al Hilal are unbeaten in all of their last five matches, having beaten Al Riyadh 6-1 before drawing 1-1 at Damak and earning 2-0, 3-0 and 1-0 victories over Al Shabab, Al Akhdoud and Al Khaleej.
Meanwhile, Al Ahli are on a two-game winning run following 3-1 and 1-0 victories over Al Wehda and Al Ittihad following a 0-0 draw with Al Ittifaq and a 4-3 defeat at Al Nassr after a 3-2 home win over Al Taawon.
Premier League leaders Tottenham Hotspur make the short trip to Selhurst Park on Friday night to go up against 11th-placed Crystal Palace.
The Eagles have won just one of their last five matches, having beaten Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on 30th September following a Joachim Andersen strike. Prior to this, Roy Hodgson’s men had been dumped out of the EFL Cup by the Red Devils after a 3-0 defeat following a 0-0 home draw with Fulham. Since beating Erik ten Hag’s side, Palace have slumped to a 0-0 draw with Nottingham Forest and a 4-0 loss at Newcastle.
Tottenham’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal is the only blot on their copybook, having managed to beat Sheffield United and Liverpool by 2-1 scorelines, while also managing further 1-0 and 2-0 victories over Luton Town and Fulham.
17th meets second in Ligue 1, as Clermont Foot hosts Nice at Gabriel Montpied Stadium.
Clermont Foot’s only win of the season came last time out at the expense of Lyon by a 2-1 scoreline thanks to goals from Muhammed Chan and Yohann Mangin. Prior to this, they managed a shock 0-0 and 2-2 draws with PSG and Toulouse on either side of 2-1 and 1-0 defeats against Le Havre and Nantes.
Apart from Nice’s 0-0 draw with Brest on 1st October, they have won all of their matches since beating PSG 2-1 on 15th September, having managed three 1-0 wins over AS Monaco, Metz and Marseille.
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