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The La Liga match at Estadio Benito Villamarín on Sunday sees home side Real Betis take to the field against opponents Atlético Madrid.
All Real Betis v Atlético Madrid match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Real Betis will play in this match following a 1-1 La Liga drawn game versus Elche CF.
In that game, Real Betis had 54% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Real Betis was Borja Iglesias (14'). For their opponents, Elche CF had 7 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Pere Milla (36') scored for Elche CF.
Their most recent results show that it has been a great time for the Real Betis defence. Béticos have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their previous 6 clashes standing at 4.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Real Betis:
- have not registered a win against Atlético Madrid in their previous 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against Sevilla in La Liga competition, Atlético Madrid and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Atlético Madrid had 44% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Sevilla FC got 18 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Marcos Acuña (70') scored for Sevilla.
It has become apparent that Atlético Madrid have suffered from a shortage of goals over their previous six clashes, recording the unsatisfactory return of only 4. In those matches, Atleti have also seen the overall goal aggregate against them equal 5. Such a pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Atlético Madrid:
- are unbeaten in their last 9 league matches away from home. Travelling very well.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 22/04/2018 shows us that Real Betis have won 1 of them & Atlético Madrid 4, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
In all, 8 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 2 of them for Béticos and 6 coming from Atleti. That is an average goals per game value of 1.33.
The last league encounter between these sides was La Liga match day 7 on 24/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Atlético Madrid 2-0 Real Betis.
That day, Atlético Madrid managed 40% possession and 13 shots on goal with 6 on target. The goalscorers were Marcos Llorente (46') and Luis Suárez (91').
Real Betis had 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Antonio Mateu Lahoz.
Team News: Real Betis
Marc Bartra (Heel pain) and Dani Martín (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Real Betis manager Manuel Pellegrini.
Team News: Atlético Madrid
Atlético manager Diego Simeone has to choose a team with limited availability. João Félix (Ankle Injury), Moussa Dembélé (Fitness) and Luis Suárez (Muscle Injury) are not ready for selection.
We believe that Real Betis might need a bit of good fortune to be putting a goal past this Atlético Madrid team who we think might emerge victorious.
Our tip is therefore for a narrow 0-1 winning margin for Atlético Madrid at full-time.
Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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 5
⭐ Key Man: Sergio Canales
Normally taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Sergio Canales was born in Santander, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Racing de Santander in the 2008 - 2009 season, the accomplished Midfielder has contributed 7 league goals in the LaLiga 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 23 appearances.