Betis – Alaves : Preview & Prediction
The home team is currently in 9th place with 13 points earned after 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Real Sociedad (4-4). In the last match, lost at home to Valencia by (3-6). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 28 conceded, against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 home defeats, with 23 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last four home games for the championship, Betis has recorded 3 wins and 1 loss, having won 9 points out of 12. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 6 of the last 8 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 8 matches in this competition. There are 1 highlights in the last 5 home games in all competitions: he scored 6 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Betis team arrives to this match with a defeat conceded at home against Valencia by 3-6 in match that marked the second meeting followed without winning by the competition. Highlight for the goals of the team that were marked by Tello, Sanabria and Cambell. Despite this defeat, it is important to note that Betis have three wins in four games played. In this match, coach Quique Setién should keep his team in the 4-2-3-1, benefitting from possession and the attacks organized by the sides. Already Antonio Sanabria is the highlight and best finisher of Betis with 5 goals in total. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Durmisi and Javi Garcia, both injured.
After 1 win and 7 losses, the visiting team is in 19th place, having won 3 points. In the last match, he lost to Real Sociedad at home (0-2), after having won in the previous match in a game against Levante (0-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last 4 out of the championship, Alavés has recorded 1 win and 3 losses, having won 3 points out of 12. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last eight games, and his attack has not been very concrete since he did not score goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In his games outside there is a tendency for few goals, since in 21 of the last 31 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. This is a team that has presented difficulties in making the first goal and that only managed to open the scoring once in the last 8 games in the Primera Division. In 8 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The team headed by Giovanni De Biasi arrives for this match with a defeat suffered at home against Real Sociedad by 0-2, thus totaling the seventh defeat in eight games played by the Spanish championship. In this match against Betis, who has surprised this season, the Argentine coach should opt for the usual 4-2-3-1, with El Haddadi being the team’s most offensive reference. Recalling that this player is the great highlight of Alavés with 1 goal and 1 assist. For this match Alavés coach will not be able to count on Ortega, Laguardia and Ibai Gómez, all injured.
Betis – Alaves : Betting Tips
Betis and Alaves face off at Benito Villamarín Stadium in a 9th round match of the Primera Division. The record of recent direct confrontations favors the visiting team, who in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-04-2017, ended with Alavés’ win for (1-4) . Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Betis – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70