Betis vs Barcelona Prediction & Tips
Betis and Barcelona face at Estadio Benito Villamarín, in a match for the 22 th round of the Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 07‑11‑2020, Barcelona won at home by (5‑2). At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 4 wins and 1 draw in the last 5 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 09‑02‑2020, in a match for the La Liga, Barcelona won by (2‑3). The goals of the match were scored by N. Fekir (26 ‘) and Canales (6’) for Betis and by Busquets (45 ‘), F. de Jong (9’) and C. Lenglet (72 ‘) for Barcelona .
After 9 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in the 7th position, having won 30 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Osasuna by (1‑0), after in the previous match they have tied (2‑2) an away match against Real Sociedad. In their last match, for the Copa del Rey, they lost to Athletic Club at home by (1‑4), in the tie through penalties. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Betis has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 17 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 5 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 0‑0 (4 out of 10 matches). His attack has scored regularly, since he has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 21 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 10 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 5 of their 12 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).
Real Betis comes to this round with a defeat, on penalties, receiving Athletic Bilbao, in a game counting for the King’s Cup. In the last game in La Liga, the home team beat Osasuna 1-0. Usually coach Manuel Pellegrini plays with four men in defense, three in midfield and three in attack, with Cristian Tello, Joaquin and Loren Moron the most forward men in the team. The midfielder Sergio Canales is one of the most important pieces in the game style of the home team, being this owner of great technical quality and vision of the game. For this match the home coach cannot count on Dani Martin, Victor Camarasa and Diego Lainez, all with physical problems.
After 12 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 2nd position, having won 40 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Athletic Club by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have won (0‑2) an away match against Elche. In their last match, for the Copa del Rey, they beat Granada by (3‑5) after extra time. In the last 10 away matches, Barcelona have 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, having won 19 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 5 wins in the last matches as a visitor. His attack has scored with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In 20 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Barcelona enters this game with a victory, in overtime, in the trip to the Granada field, advancing in this way to the next phase of the King’s Cup. In the last game in La Liga, the Catalans beat Athletic Bilbao. Now, in this away game, coach Ronald Koeman should keep the team in 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, however, counterattacks are a very strong point. Lionel Messi is one of the most dangerous men on Barcelona’s attacking front, this being Barcelona’s top scorer with 12 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Gerard Pique, Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati and Philippe Coutinho, all with physical problems.
Betis – Barcelona FREE TIPS
Barcelona – Win @ 1.45
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90