Betis vs Espanyol Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The last meeting of this Saturday’s matchup is between Betis and Espanyol. Betis will host Espanyol at the Estadio Benito Villamarín.
Betis are placed eight in the league with forty points from twelve wins, four draws, and twelve losses. Out of the previous five league games, they have two wins, two losses, and a single draw. In the previous round, they managed to beat Alaves by the score of 1-3. Loren and Garcia of Betis scored a goal each in the first half. In the second, Sobrino managed to get a goal for his team and provide some hope of a comeback for the home fans. Their hope did not last for long, as just ten minutes later Loren scored again, thus setting the final result of this outing.
Espanyol hold the number thirteen slot in the league standings with thirty-five points. Currently, they are on a seven-game unbeaten streak in La Liga with five draws and two wins. Their most recent win occurred last week when they faced Real Sociedad. Willian Jose of Sociedad opened the goal scoring sheet in the late minutes of the first half. In the second, Baptistao got an equalizer just six minutes into the half. Moreno added another goal to take his team up front and provide the much-needed points.
When it comes to the previous meetings between these two sides, Espanyol have been the dominant one. Out of the previous five matches that they’ve played, Espanyol have won five and Betis have won the remaining one. In front of the home fans, things don’t look much better for Betis. Out of the previous five games there against Espanyol, they have two wins, two losses, and a single draw. It is worth noting that Espanyol have won the two most recent outings there.
Betis don't have lots of missing players for the match against Espanyol. Antonio Sanabria and Zouhair Feddal are injured and they can't play on the Saturdays match. Joaquín is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play and they are highly motivated to play aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Espanyol also do not have many missing players for this game. Diego López and Javi López are injured and they can't play against Betis. All other players are available to play and they will try to win some points on Saturday night.
Possible starting lineups
Betis: Adan; Firpo, Bartra, Mandi, Francis; Ruiz, Garcia, Guardado; Boudebouz; Moron, Leon
Espanyol: Lopez; Navarro, Duarte, Lopez, Martin; Darder, Sanchez, Piatti; Baptistao, Moreno
Betis vs Espanyol Prediction
We expect one interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. Both teams are highly motivated to win all three points here and this game is going to be a true football fight for the points. Betis have won just one of their last four home games in La Liga and they will try to bounce back with this game. On the other side Espanyol play solid football and they are undefeated in the last six La Liga games. They have won their last 3 matches against Real Betis in all competitions, but this time it will be a truly hard job to do.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Betis vs Espanyol Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect to watch dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances, so expect more then two goals. Our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. Maybe correct score will be 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.