The spotlight is on Real Betis and Barcelona, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other this coming Wednesday at Estadio Benito Villamarin in the La Liga.
Real Betis are out to avenge a disappointing loss against Barcelona in their most recent meeting. According to the bookmakers, the home side could be in for another tough ride.
Barcelona won 1-2 the last time, they faced Real Betis, who won the match before that, when Real Betis claimed a 1-0 win.
We expect Barcelona to come away unscathed but, goals could be at a premium, and we like the look of a low scoring win against Real Betis.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Prediction
Real Betis Form
Their last three matches saw Real Betis drawing 1-1 with Osasuna, losing 1-0 against Espanyol before beating Getafe by 0-1. Real Betis won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the La Liga, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeats, while they scored eight and conceded five goals.
In their last three matches, Barcelona first beat Getafe 1-0, then Real Sociedad by 1-0 and finally Girona by 0-1. Barcelona picked up five wins from a possible six on their recent travels in the La Liga, while scoring seven and conceding four goals. They also lost once while drawing none.
Real Betis won five matches, scored ten goals and conceded six in their last eight games against teams from the top half of the La Liga table. This earned them 16 points. Barcelona claimed three wins and nine points in the past four games against teams placed inside the top six. They scored nine goals while conceding four times. Real Betis are looking at a record of nine wins, four draws and five defeats in the La Liga this season. Barcelona so far pulled off 15 wins, two draws and one defeat in the La Liga.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Stats
- Real Betis have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
- Real Betis have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Real Betis have not won the last 5 home matches in a row
- In 4 of the last 5 matches Real Betis played, both teams scored
- In 7 of the last 9 Real Betis home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Barcelona have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
- Barcelona have won 12 of the last 14 matches
- Barcelona have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
- Barcelona have won the last 8 away matches in a row
- Barcelona have scored in 18 of the last 20 away matches
Real Betis vs Barcelona Team News
At the time of writing, Real Betis have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Barcelona on Wednesday.
Youssouf Sabaly, Paul Akouokou and Juan Cruz are missing from the squad, Real Betis will field against Barcelonaon Wednesday.
Real Betis vs Barcelona H2H
Real Betis took a hit when Barcelona handed them a 1-2 defeat in their latest encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured three points to their name by claiming a 1-0 win. Real Betis enter the match against Barcelona with a 2-0-8 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 20%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Results
Under 2.5 goals came out a winning bet only two times in ten matches between Real Betis and Barcelona. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 4/5 with the bookies this coming Wednesday.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Betting Tips
It has been a great season for Robert Lewandowski who bagged 13 for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Barcelona.
Real Betis claimed three wins, drew three and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Barcelona won nine, drew zero and lost one of their last 10 games away. It is a tough one to call who gets to draw first blood on Wednesday. Real Betis managed to open the scoring in no less than six of their previous 10 league games at home. Barcelona have been equally quick to get off the mark, scoring the opener in eight of their last 10 away games.
Over 2.5 goals came out eight times from a possible ten encounters between Real Betis and Barcelona, as Real Betis averaged 1.5 goals per game. Barcelona served up an average of 3.2 goals. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times over the same period. Real Betis witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.7 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Barcelona played across all tournaments. They scored 2.5 times on average in the process.