Real Betis vs Barcelona Match Info
Match date: 17thMarch 2019
Kick-Off: 7.45pm GMT
Stadium: Estadio Benito Villamarin, Seville
Real Betis vs Barcelona Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
11 Nov 2018 Barcelona 3 – 4 Real Betis
21 Jan 2018 Real Betis 0 – 5 Barcelona
20 Aug 2017 Barcelona 2 – 0 Real Betis
Matches played: 45
Betis wins: 9
Barcelona wins: 27
Real Betis vs Barcelona Stats
- Barcelona come into the match on the back of a convincing Champions League win over Lyon (5-1)
- Betis ended a streak of two losses with an upset at Celta Vigo (0-1) last week
- Beticos snatched a thriller 3-4 win on their trip to Camp Nou this term, ending a 12-match winless streak in head-to-head clashes
Real Betis vs Barcelona Match Preview
Barcelona travel to Seville for their Matchday 28 clash at Real Betis on the back of a 5-1 win over Lyon in Champions League and a streak where they bagged five wins in six outings, only shocked by Girona (0-1) in Supercopa de Catalunya along the way.
Blaugrana sit seven points in the clear at the top of the table and we should now see them very motivated to build on such a streak, despite some struggles for consistency on the road. Still, Ernesto Valverde’s men have bagged three away wins in a row since late February and building on such spirits will be crucial.
Real Betis lag just a point behind La Liga’s top 6 and have just as much to play for on the day, having ended a two-match losing streak with a narrow 0-1 win at Celta Vigo – where Jese found the late winner to turn it their way. However, their struggles to keep it together at the back here will be more worrying.
Indeed, Beticos have last seen a home win in early February and saw Valencia (2-2), Alaves (1-1), Rennes (1-3), and Getafe (1-2) all snatch important results at Benito Villamarin. They will now need more to shut down in-form Barcelona and we don’t see them making it happen.
We will thus back Barcelona to turn this one their way too and take revenge for a loss suffered to Betis at Camp Nou earlier this term, sticking our necks out for an Away win and a Yes on Both teams to score at 6/4 with bet365.
With that in mind, it’s easy to make a case for another high-scoring head-to-head clash after seeing 12 goals in the sides’ last two encounters. This has had many big hitters lumping with Over 2.5 Goals FT at 4/9 with Paddy Power and we will follow in their footsteps now.
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