Real Madrid vs Betis: Preview & Prediction
Real Madrid and Real Betis are in action on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, in a match to count for the 27th day of La Liga. The last time Real Madrid acted inside doors disappointed their supporters, succumbing to a 3-3 draw at home to modest Las Palmas, but come here confident after the home win of Naples to the Champions League. Real Betis maintains its irregular campaign in the Spanish league and seems to be getting worse, with only 1 win in the last 9 consecutive games.
Real Madrid are in second place with 59 points, with 18 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 67 goals scored and 26 goals conceded. The disappointing 3-3 draw at home to Las Palmas, on the penultimate round of the league, was very expensive for Real Madrid, and they were able to draw thanks to a great effort in the second half with Cristiano Ronaldo bouncing close to the end, costing him Leader of the table, now being 1 point behind Barcelona, although it has a game less than the Catalans.
The draw with Las Palmas seems to have woken up the Merengues for life and they then drew two comfortable victories out of doors, thrashing at Eibar’s home 4-1 and then home to Naples 3-1 to the second hand of the Round of the Champions League. It is at home that Los Blancos get the best results, having won 10 of the 13 games played here in the Spanish league, tying the remaining 3, with a strong record of 34 goals scored and 13 conceded. Zidane’s commanders have a very strong offensive power and are very dangerous in counterattacks, individual throws and offensive ball-stops, scoring many goals in these offensive processes and they reach a point where they can not afford to lose points, or May be too far away from the title fight.
In his last 5 official games, Real Madrid has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. This sequence of results started with a 2-1 defeat at Valencia. It was followed by a 2-2 win at Villarreal, a 3-3 draw at the Las Palmas reception, a 1-0 win at Eibar, and on the final day, Of Naples, in game to count for the Champions League. Gareth Bale, punished, and Varane, injured, are confirmed low.
La liga Santander Real Betis, in turn, ranks 14th with 28 points, with 7 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses, with 28 goals scored and 42 goals conceded. Betis have been campaigning irregularly since the start of the season and now come here with just one win counted in the last 9 consecutive games of the Spanish league, constantly steadily wobbling up and down the table but having 9 points Superiority to the waterline.
Despite not losing any of the last two away games, Betis lost 5 of the last 7, always proving difficult to score as a visitor and denoting an even greater defensive disorganization. This Andalusian team is one of the most goalscoring players in the Spanish league, having the misfortune of facing a Real de Madrid of great offensive capacity and forced to win every game, and that everything will do to be able to make this team Commanded by Víctor Sánchez have a bad mouth.
In his last 5 official games, Real Betis has a record of 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses. This sequence of results started with a 4-1 defeat at Granada. They were followed by a 1-2 defeat at Sevilla, a 1-2 victory at Malaga, a 2-3 away defeat at Real Sociedad, and a 1-1 draw on the ground The Deportivo. Jonas Martín is booked, injured.
Real Madrid have won 6 of the last eight direct clashes, losing 1 and drawing the rest.
Real Madrid vs Betis: Betting Tips
1/1 HT/FT – Odds: 1.50
Over 3,5 goals – Odds: 1.75