Ace Football previews the La Liga game between Real Betis and Barcelona who meet up on Wednesday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
The La Liga game at Estadio Benito Villamarin this coming Wednesday will see visitors Barcelona facing home side Real Betis. The two sides sit 16 points apart in the league table, with Real Betis trailing leaders Barca by five spots in sixth.
Team form: Real Betis vs Barcelona
Real Betis Form
Real Betis hope for some consistency, as their last three matches added four points to their account. A meeting with Osasuna resulted in a 1-1 draw, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Espanyol, before beating Getafe by 0-1. The Green and Whites claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in La Liga. They also drew two and lost one, as 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. In their last six La Liga away matches, Xavi Hernandez’s side claimed a full handful of five wins. They’ve drawn none but instead lost once, scoring seven whilst conceding four times.
Betting stats and facts for Real Betis and Barcelona
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Real Betis and Barcelona. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- 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
In-form players: Real Betis vs Barcelona
Pedri has been the main man in the goal department for Barcelona lately, scoring a goal in each of the club’s last two games. Real Betis will hope Borja Iglesias can build on his recent goal against Getafe.
Popular betting markets: Real Betis vs Barcelona
Real Betis claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in three of the games, whilst losing four. Barcelona won nine of their last 10 games away, drew zero, and lost one of the games in this run. Barca have not lost to Real Betis in 11 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Real Betis scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Astonishingly, Barcelona scored the opening goal of the match in eight of their last ten games. Barca have won to nil in 3 consecutive games.
Real Betis saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, scoring an average of 1.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Barcelona, who managed to score 2.5 times in those matches. Barcelona managed to score at least once in their previous 17 matches.
Betting suggestion: Real Betis vs Barcelona
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Real Betis and Barcelona. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.