Barcelona go up against Real Betis at Camp Nou this coming Saturday in the La Liga. Barcelona step onto the pitch at 7th in the La Liga table on 23 points following 14 rounds. Real Betis are number 5 in the standings with 27 points after 14 matches.
Entering the match as a favourite, Barcelona will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the La Liga. They should be in with a decent chance of adding a win to their account. The visitors will no doubt make life as difficult as possible, though, with their current form not too shabby.
Barcelona go into their next La Liga match, averaging a humble 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 15 goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Real Betis travel to their coming match on Saturday having performed a tolerable average of 1.9 goals in 10 matches. They scored a total of 19 goals, whilst shipping 12 goals against. An average of 1.2 goals against a game. They hung on to 3 clean sheets in this streak. Here are our predictions for this clash!
Stats and facts for Barcelona and Real Betis.
- Barcelona unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Barcelona scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Barcelona conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Barcelona's last 3 of 5 matches.
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Real Betis's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Real Betis conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Real Betis scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — Barcelona v. Real Betis
Barcelona enjoy steady progress.
Barcelona will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Barcelona look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Espanyol by 1-0, before drawing 0-0 with Benfica. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Villarreal 3-1.
Real Betis to pick up the pieces
Real Betis will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Real Betis have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. Ferencvaros got left behind in a 2-0 win, before Levante got hammered in a 3-1 victory. Alicante was the most recent victim in a 0-4 win for Real Betis.
Being both the bookmakers favourite at odds 1.50 and with stronger performances lately than Barcelona has put on show, Real Betis seems the natural pick. Should you find the price a tad on the low side, perhaps consider adding it to an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Barcelona v. Real Betis — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Barcelona came away as winners in a La Liga, back in febrero 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Real Betis will get you odds 6.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 15% chance of beating Barcelona. You can get a price of 1.50, should you wish to add Barcelona to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Barcelona have been able to win 80% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Real Betis in the La Liga. In other words, they have a 8-1-1 recent record, with the latter winning 10% of the matches. The last 10 matches between Barcelona and Real Betis have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 8 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the La Liga
Looking at the current La Liga standings, Barcelona and Real Betis are currently 4 points and 2 places apart. Barcelona will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Real Betis on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Real Betis will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Barcelona and Real Betis.
Primary goal getter
Memphis Depay has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Barcelona are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Real Betis will be looking to Juanmi in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 6 goals in his latest games.