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La Liga Top Scorer Prediction, Best Bets, Odds 2022/23

Written by: Greg Lea
Updated November 11, 2022
11 min read
  • The race to be crowned La Liga top goalscorer promises to be an exciting one
  • The La Liga campaign will begin on August 12 and go all the way through June 4
  • The season will take a break in November and December for the World Cup

The La Liga 2022/23 season gets under way on August 12 and there is plenty to be excited about. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will be fighting for the title, while a host of clubs will be involved in the relegation battle.

There is also the battle to be the top goalscorer. Once the preserve of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the departure of both players from Spanish soccer has in theory opened up the race. However, as the odds below demonstrate, there are once again two overwhelming favorites to finish at the top of the charts this term.

The season will run until June 4 due to a lengthy break during November and December for the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in Qatar.

La Liga Top Scorer 2022/23 Odds

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La Liga Top Scorers 2022/23 Odds Odds
Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) +200
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) +200
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Barcelona) +1200
Raphinha (Barcelona) +1400
Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid) +1400
Raul de Tomas (Espanyol) +2000
Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo) +2000
Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) +2000
Arnaut Danjuma (Villarreal) +2000

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La Liga Top Scorers

Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema are neck-and-neck in the betting markets to finish as the La Liga top goalscorer. Lewandowski has joined Barcelona from Bayern Munich, where he averaged better than a goal per game in the last three seasons. Benzema won the award last term and will not give it up easily.

It is only natural that the main strikers from La Liga’s two biggest clubs are the favorites, but it is worth looking at some of the other options here. Celta Vigo will not get anywhere near Barcelona or Real Madrid, but Iago Aspas has a proven track record at this level. Look out, too, for Gerard Moreno, with Villarreal likely to do better in the league than they did last time out.

Vinicius Junior of Madrid and Raphinha of Barcelona could potentially rival Benzema and Lewandowski for goals, but that would probably be dependent on the center-forwards suffering injuries.

If you would like to find out more betting options for the La Liga 2022/23 season, read our guide on how to bet on soccer.

Who Were the Top La Liga Scorers 2021/22?

Player and ClubGoals
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)27
Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo)18
Raul de Tomas (Espanyol)17
Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)17
Juami (Real Betis)16
Enes Unal (Getafe)16
Joselu (Alaves)14
Jose Luis Morales (Levante)13
Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid)12
Memphis Depay (Barcelona)12

Who Are the All-Time La Liga Top Goalscorers?

Player and ClubsGoals
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)474
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)311
Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao)251
Hugo Sanchez (Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Rayo Vallecano)234
Raul (Real Madrid)228
Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid, Espanyol)227
Cesar Rodriguez (Granada, Barcelona, Cultural Leonesa, Elche)223
Quini (Sporting Gijon, Barcelona)219
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)219
Pahino (Celta Vigo, Real Madrid, Deportivo La Coruna)210

Which Players Have Finished as La Liga Top Scorers?

(Last 10 seasons)

Player(s), Club and GoalsSeason
Karim Benzema, Real Madrid – 272021/22
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 302020/21
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 252019/20
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 362018/19
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 342017/18
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 372016/17
Luis Suarez, Barcelona – 402015/16
Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid – 482014/15
Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid – 312013/14
Lionel Messi, Barcelona – 462012/13

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Greg Lea is a freelance soccer journalist from London. He is the former editor of The Set Pieces, and has contributed to the Guardian, FourFourTwo, and ESPN. A Crystal Palace fan, he is a long-time subscriber to the belief that it's the taking part that counts. Email: [email protected]

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