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The La Liga tie at Estadio Benito Villamarín on Tuesday sees hosts Real Betis playing Alaves.
All Real Betis v Alaves game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (including the best match odds).
Real Betis fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-1 Copa del Rey victory vs Sevilla.
In that match, Real Betis had 56% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For Real Betis, the goalscorers were Nabil Fekir (39') and Sergio Canales (73'). At the other end, Sevilla FC had 1 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Alejandro Gómez (35') was the scorer for Sevilla.
Matches involving Real Betis have tended to be absorbing encounters recently with high scoring anticipated. Over their past six games, the sum total of 20 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 11 of them coming from Real Betis.
Coming into this clash, Real Betis have not lost a league tie with Alaves in their last 3 matches.
Last time out, Alaves drew 0-0 in the La Liga match with Athletic Bilbao.
In that match, Alaves managed 42% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Athletic Bilbao had 10 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
Looking at their form, and Alaves have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals in all. Defensively, Alaves have been far from perfect. Let’s find out if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Coming into this contest, Alaves are without a win away from home in their last 5 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings going back to 17/02/2019 tells us that Real Betis have won 3 of these games & Alaves 1, with the number of drawn results being 2.
A combined sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Béticos and 6 being from Babazorros. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
The last league fixture between the two was La Liga match day 9 on 18/10/2021 and the score finished Alaves 0-1 Real Betis.
In that match, Alaves managed 36% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
At the other end, Real Betis had 19 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Borja Iglesias (89') scored.
The referee was Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias.
Team News: Real Betis
Martín Montoya (Achilles tendon problems) and Willian José (Torn Muscle Fibre) won’t be available for Real Betis boss Manuel Pellegrini.
We think that Béticos could employ a 4-2-3-1 formation this time, beginning the first half with Rui Silva, Hector Bellerin, Victor Ruiz, German Pezzella, Juan Miranda, Guido Rodriguez, William Carvalho, Sergio Canales, Nabil Fekir, Juanmi and Borja Iglesias.
Team News: Alaves
Due to a completely healthy group to pick from, the Alaves manager José Mendilibar doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this clash.
From our viewpoint, Babazorros could decide to make use of a 4-4-2 lineup using Fernando Pacheco, Ivan Martin, Victor Laguardia, Matt Miazga, Ruben Duarte, Edgar Mendez, Gonzalo Escalante, Antonio Moya, Luis Rioja, Miguel de la Fuente and Joselu.
In this game, Real Betis have it within them to be able to score a couple when they line up against Alaves, who will be up against it finding the net themselves.
Our selection here is for a controlled 2-0 winning margin for Real Betis at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Benito Villamarín (60,720)
Captain: Joaquín Sánchez Rodríguez
Chairman: Ángel Haro
Manager: Manuel Pellegrini
Competitions: La Liga position 3, Copa del Rey (Round of 16), Europa League (Knockout round play-offs)
⭐ Star Man: Nabil Fekir
Typically taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Nabil Fekir was born in Lyon, France. After having played his first senior match for Lyon in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 4 league goals in the LaLiga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 18 appearances.