With only two rounds remaining of the current La Liga campaign, a few things are about to fall into place, when Girona welcome Real Betis at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi.
Girona have their eyes set on a good performance and, more importantly, three points, when facing Real Betis. On home soil, the former should have the upper hand, as they aim to move inside the top six.
Girona scored an average of 1.6 goals in ten matches or a total of 16 while allowing ten goals against. This is an average of one goals against per match with three clean sheets along the way.
Real Betis travel to their next La Liga match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of nine goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.
Real Betis won 2-1 and 3-2 in the two most recent meetings with Girona, and go into their upcoming match with a psychological advantage.
Girona vs Real Betis Prediction
Girona are without a win from their previous three outings, as Real Sociedad managed a draw, before they lost 1-2 against Villarreal. Their latest match ended in a 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo. Girona won four of their past six matches on home soil in the La Liga, where they also lost twice but drew none. They scored 11 goals and conceded seven times.
Real Betis Form
Real Betis are difficult to read after taking four points in their last three matches, which kicked off with a 3-1 win against Rayo Vallecano. A 0-0 draw with Sevilla followed, before a 0-1 defeat against Getafe. Real Betis only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the La Liga. In these six matches they drew two and lost three as well as being outscored by nine goals to four.
Both Girona and visitors Real Betis seem to struggle just a wee bit much right now, with keeping a clean sheet. We go out on a limb here and suggest that, both teams will find the back of the net.
Girona have taken 19 points from their last 16 games against teams from the top half of the La Liga table. They won five of these matches with a scoreline of 23 goals to 24. Real Betis took 21 points from their last 17 games against teams from the top half of the La Liga table. They won five, scored 14 goals and conceded 17. Girona claimed 13 wins, ten draws as well as 13 defeats in the La Liga this season. Real Betis enjoy a record of 16 wins, eight draws and 12 defeats in the La Liga.
Girona vs Real Betis Stats
- Girona have conceded in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Girona have scored in 16 of the last 18 home matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Girona played, both teams scored
- Girona have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Girona matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 3 of the last 4 Real Betis matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Real Betis have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
- Real Betis have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Real Betis matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Real Betis have not won 5 of the last 7 matches
Girona vs Real Betis Squads
The 47-year-old Michel will select the starting eleven against Real Betis from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the La Liga this season:
Juan Carlos (0/10), Lluc Matas (0/0), Paulo Gazzaniga (0/26), Toni Fuidias (0/0), Alexander Callens (0/6), Arnau Martinez (3/31), Bernardo (1/18), Javier Hernandez (1/23), Juanpe (1/18), Miguel Gutierrez (1/32), Santiago Bueno (0/34), Valery Fernandez (0/24), Yan Couto (1/23), Aleix Garcia (1/28), Borja Garcia (1/11), David Lopez (3/18), Ibrahima Kebe (0/0), Ivan Martin (3/23), Joel Roca (0/5), Oriol Romeu (2/31), Reinier (1/16), Ricard Artero (0/7), Rodrigo Riquelme (4/33), Toni Villa (1/26), Viktor Tsigankov (3/17), Yangel Herrera (2/18), Cristhian Stuani (9/30), Valentin Castellanos (13/33).
Real Betis Squad
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 69 year-old Real Betis manager Pellegrini will select his starting XI from these players:
Claudio Bravo (0/10), Dani Martin (0/0), German Garcia (0/0), Rui Silva (0/26), Abner (0/13), Andres Guardado (1/24), Felix Garreta (0/0), Fran Delgado (0/0), German Pezzella (0/30), Juan Miranda (3/19), Martin Montoya (0/6), Victor Ruiz (0/10), Youssouf Sabaly (1/21), Edgar Gonzalez (0/23), Guido Rodriguez (1/32), Joaquin (0/20), Luiz Felipe (0/22), Paul Akouokou (0/12), Quique Fernandez (0/0), Rodri (2/28), Sergio Canales (4/29), William Carvalho (3/31), Aitor Ruibal (0/24), Ayoze Perez (2/17), Borja Iglesias (13/33), Juan Cruz (1/5), Juanmi (4/20), Luiz Henrique (1/33), Nabil Fekir (2/15), Willian Jose (2/27).
Girona vs Real Betis Team News
At the time of writing, Girona have four players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Real Betis this coming Sunday.
Reinier, Javier Hernandez, Juanpe and Ibrahima Kebe nurses various injuries and won't take part for Girona against Real Betis at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi.
Real Betis face a list of three absentees from the squad ahead of their next match on Sunday against Girona.
Names like Youssouf Sabaly, Paul Akouokou and Juan Cruz most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Girona.
Girona vs Real Betis Lineups
Girona vs Real Betis H2H
Real Betis beat Girona twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 2-1 and 3-2, respectively. Girona go into their upcoming match against Real Betis with a 0% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 0-1-4 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Girona vs Real Betis Results
Both teams found the back of the net three times in the last five matches between Girona and Real Betis.
Girona vs Real Betis Betting Tips
Valentin Castellanos has been great for Girona lately, hitting the target six times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Real Betis are optimistic that Willian Jose doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments Girona won seven times and lost three as well. Real Betis won four times, drew two and lost four of their last 10 games away from home. Of their previous 10 matches at Estadi Municipal de Montilivi, six had over 2.5 goals for Girona. In four of the previous 10 league games away for Real Betis the match had over 2.5 goals.
In the past five encounters between Girona and Real Betis over 2.5 goals came out three times, with Girona scoring an average of one goal per game. Real Betis averaged 1.8 goals, while both teams scored three times. Girona saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Real Betis's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.