Betis and Barcelona will meet on Sunday at Estadio Benito Villamarin for a game of round 28 in La Liga. The hosts are 8th in the standings with 39 points, just one behind their city rivals Sevilla who are 6th and occupy the last Europa League place. Barcelona are top of the table six points clear of their closest chasers, having accumulated 63 points so far this season.
Betis vs Barcelona Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Betis||Win||3 W/ 4 D/ 13 L||2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L|
|Barcelona||Win||13 W/ 4 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L|
Last game between the teams: 11.11.2018 Barcelona – Betis 3:4; Lionel Messi 68′ (penalty), 90′, Arturo Vidal 79′; Junior Firpo 20′, Joaquin Sanchez 34′, Giovani Lo Celso 71′, Sergio Canales 83′; Ivan Rakitic from the hosts was sent off with two yellow cards in the 81′
Last game at this venue: 21.01.2018 Betis – Barcelona 0:5; Ivan Rakitic 59′, Lionel Messi 64′, 80′, Luis Suarez 69′, 89′
Worth mentioning: The previous meeting earlier this season is the main contender for the prize “Game of the season”. Betis won 4:3 in a goal thriller at Camp Nou in one of the rare occasions when the Catalan fans see their favorites suffer defeat at home. Three of the last five meetings ended with over 4,5 goals scored, while 3 witnessed goals at both ends. Betis have not recorded a home win over Barcelona since 2011.
Betis vs Barcelona Stats
|Last 10 games||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Betis||Win||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Barcelona||Win||6 W/ 4 D/ 0 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
Last game Betis: 10.03.2019 Celta Vigo – Betis 0:1; Jese Rodriguez 80′
Last game Barcelona: 13.03.2019 Barcelona – Lyon 5:1; Lionel Messi 18′ (penalty), 78′, Philippe Coutinho 31′, Gerard Pique 81′, Ousmane Dembele 86′; Lucas Tousart 18′
Top performers Betis: Sergio Canales 6 goals 2 assists, Giovani Lo Celso 5 goals 2 assists, Joaquin Sanchez 4 goals.
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 26 goals 12 assists, Luis Suarez 17 goals 5 assists, Ousmane Dembele 8 goals 4 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Betis are involved in low scoring matches lately as two of their last five outings featured over 2,5 goals and saw goals at both ends. Their home form is a a bit worrying as they have not won any of the last four meetings at Estadio Benito Villamarin, losing two and drawing two games in the process. All of those encounters witnessed both teams scoring, while three produced over 2,5 goals.
Barcelona sealed their passage to the quarter finals of the Champions League after convincing 5:1 victory over Lyon at home and have now recorded five consecutive wins across all competitions. Four of the last five matches involving the Catalans featured over 2,5 goals and three saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. The team kept a clean sheet in four of the last five away games.
Betis vs Barcelona News
Missing players Betis: Junior Firpo will miss the game for sure. Antonio Barragan and Francis Guerrero are under question.
Missing players Barcelona: Ousmane Dembele, Rafinha Alcantara. Thomas Vermaelen is doubtful.
Betis vs Barcelona Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.44 @bet 365