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La Liga – Real Betis vs Sevilla: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the La Liga match between Real Betis and Sevilla and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

One of the biggest and most intense fixtures on the Spanish football calendar takes place on Sunday night as Real Betis and Sevilla meet for the 135th Seville derby.

It’s nick and tuck between the two local rivals in the La Liga table. Real Betis are up in a respectable fifth on 21 points from 12 matches, but three points behind the third-placed Sevilla. The visitors also have a game in hand, meaning the pressure is very much on the home side for this one.

Our tip

Facts and figures for Real Betis vs Sevilla in La Liga.

  • Real Betis has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • Real Betis unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • Real Betis conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
  • Real Betis scored in the last 7 of 9 matches.
  • Sevilla unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla’s last 8 of 10 matches;
  • Sevilla scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla’s last 6 when playing away matches in the row.

Current form — Real Betis v. Sevilla

The Green-and-Whites keep target in sight

Results have been on par for Real Betis in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it started with a 4-1 win against Valencia. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-0 against Atletico Madrid, before handing over all 3 points in a 4-0 defeat against Bayer Leverkusen.

The Nervionenses looking for more

It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Sevilla with performances showing little sign of stability. Julen Lopetegui’s side have seen it all in their last 3 matches. They first shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Mallorca, before claiming 3 points in a 2-0 win against Osasuna. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Lille.

 It has the look of an equal match-up in theory. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.00, while paying out odds of 2.60 for the away win. Should they split the point, it pays out at 3.25 with the bookmakers.

Real Betis v. Sevilla — fixture history

The last match between these teams was a La Liga match back on 14 March 2021 and saw Sevilla claim a 1-0 victory.

Real Betis have been able to win 20% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Sevilla in the La Liga. In other words, they have a 2-2-6 recent record, with the latter winning 60% of the matches. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, an advantage was formed on the side of Sevilla, and these matches were also remembered for a large number of goals.

Current table in the La Liga

Primary goalscorer

It is difficult to look past Borja Iglesias, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run as he hit the target 4 times in his last 6 games for Real Betis. Lucas Ocampos has managed to score 2 times in the last 2 matches for Sevilla. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their tally here once again.