Real Betis vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.
Real Betis vs Barcelona
Liga BBVA 2016/17
29th January, 11:00 pm BST
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Real Betis Team News & Preview
Real Betis host Barcelona in La Liga this weekend and they will be looking to extend their impressive run of form at the Villamarin with a win over the Spanish champions.
Betis have done exceptionally well at home this season and are unbeaten in their last five games in the league at home. Defensively they have been solid and have managed to keep four clean sheets in their last five home games.
Barcelona managed to beat Betis earlier this season and the home side will be out for revenge this weekend.
Gutierrez, Joaquin, Brasanac, Sanabria and Carlos are ruled out with injuries for Real Betis.
Predicted Real Betis Starting Lineup (3-5-2): Adan; Mandi, Pezzella, Bruno; Durmisi, Ceballos, Donk, Pardo, Piccini; Castro, Alegria
Barcelona Team News & Preview
Barcelona are two points behind league leaders Real Madrid and this is their chance to overtake them with a win.
Luis Enrique’s men thrashed Betis 6-2 at Camp Nou earlier this season and will be looking to repeat that performance later today. Barcelona have a very good head-to-head record against Betis and have won their last six matches against them.
The Spanish champions are in very good form right now and have won their last five games in all competitions, scoring 18 goals in the process.
Rafinha, Iniesta and Busquets are ruled out with injuries this week.
Predicted Barcelona Starting Lineup (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Mascherano, Gomes; Messi, Suarez, Neymar
Real Betis vs Barcelona Key Stats
Barcelona have scored at least 2 goals in 17 of their last 21 away matches in La Liga.
Barcelona have won their last 7 matches against Real Betis in all competitions.
Barcelona have scored at least 2 goals in their last 9 matches against Real Betis in all competitions.
Barcelona are undefeated in their last 12 matches in La Liga.
Real Betis have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 home matches in La Liga.
Real Betis are undefeated in their last 5 home matches in La Liga.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Betting Tips
Real Betis have seen over 2.5 goals in 14 of their last 15 matches against Barcelona in all competitions.
Barcelona have been winning at both half time and full time in 5 of their last 7 matches against Real Betis in all competitions. Bet on the Catalan giants to win both halves.
Real Betis have been formidable at home. Get Betis to win or draw against Barcelona on Sunday.
Real Betis vs Barcelona Prediction
Barcelona are in very good form right now and will be confident of a win here. They have an excellent record against Betis and the home side will be nervous about facing an in-form Barcelona side.
Barcelona are in desperate need of a win to close the gap with Sevilla and Real Madrid. They should be able to grind out a win here.
Real Betis 1-3 Barcelona