Ace Football previews the Europa League round 1 match between Rangers and Real Betis and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Rangers begin their bid for the UEFA Europa League crown this coming Thursday in a Group C encounter with Real Betis at Ibrox Stadium.
Form: Rangers vs Real Betis
Rangers had a mixed record in their last three matches, with two losses, a 5-1 defeat to PSV Eindhoven and a 0-1 loss against Celtic, but they bounced back with a 0-2 win against St. Johnstone. In their recent Europa League history at Ibrox Stadium, Rangers have been strong, winning five of their last six matches. They scored 15 goals and conceded four during this period, with one match ending in a draw, maintaining an undefeated home record.
Real Betis Form
Real Betis have been experiencing inconsistency in their recent matches, with two defeats and a win in their last three games. They suffered a 4-2 loss to Athletic Bilbao, managed a 1-0 victory against Rayo Vallecano, and faced a challenging 5-0 defeat against Barcelona. However, in their last six away games in the Europa League, Real Betis performed relatively well, securing four wins. Among these six matches, they also had one draw and one loss, scoring ten goals while conceding eight.
Betting stats and facts for Rangers and Real Betis
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Rangers and Real Betis. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- Rangers have scored in 51 of the last 53 home matches
- In the last 9 Rangers home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Rangers have scored in 16 of the last 17 matches
- In 7 of the last 8 home matches Rangers played, both teams scored
- Rangers have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 7 of the last 8 Real Betis matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Real Betis matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 4 of the last 5 away matches Real Betis played, both teams scored
- In 4 of the last 5 Real Betis away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Real Betis have scored in the last 5 away matches in a row
Players under-the-radar: Rangers vs Real Betis
As the Europa League season is about to begin, it remains uncertain who will lead the scoring charts for Rangers and Real Betis. We have compiled a list of players expected to make an impact for each team this season.
Popular markets: Rangers vs Real Betis
In their last 10 home matches, Rangers secured victory on five occasions and played to draws in two matches. However, they also faced defeat three times during this period. On the other hand, Real Betis had a mixed record in their last 10 away games, winning four times, drawing once, and losing five matches.
Both teams to score
In five out of 10 games, Rangers scored the opening goal, while Real Betis scored the first goal in four out of 10 games.
In five of Rangers’ last ten matches, there were over 2.5 goals, with an average of 1.6 goals scored during this period. Real Betis had over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches, with an average of 0.8 goals scored in those matches.
Betting prediction: Rangers vs Real Betis
The Rangers vs Real Betis match should be an interesting one to watch and play some predictions on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Europa League game.