Real Betis play Barcelona in Round 35 of the 2021-22 La Liga season.
The game is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 7 May 2022. The match venue is Estadio Benito Villamarin, Spain.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Real Betis vs Barcelona (May 7) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Real Betis vs Barcelona latest odds on betting sites
Real Betis to win odds are priced at 3.00 (+200 American; 2/1 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while Barcelona to win odds are priced at 2.25 (+125; 5/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Real Betis — 33%, draw — 27%, Barcelona — 40%.
Latest betting odds on Real Betis vs Barcelona (7 May 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Real Betis — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
- Asian handicap (-0.0, -0.5) on Barcelona — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
Real Betis vs Barcelona match preview and statistics
Real Betis are fifth in the league table with 58 points and a +18 goal difference. They have 17 wins, seven draws and ten losses. The Greens have scored 56 goals and conceded 38. Betis played a goalless draw in their last match against Getafe.
They had 65% possession, 0.33 expected goals, nine total shots, four shots on target, one big chance, 496 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 13 fouls, five offsides, four corners and one yellow card. Los Verdiblancos have nine wins, two draws and six losses while playing at home this season.
Real Betis team news: Martin Montoya and Victor Camarasa are doubtful for the game.
Barcelona are second in the league table with 66 points and a +29 goal difference. They have 19 wins, nine draws and six losses in 34 games. Barca have scored 63 goals and conceded 34 goals. La Blaugrana beat Mallorca 2-1 in their last match.
Memphis Depay opened the scoring in the 25th minute of the first half. Jordi Alba picked out the run of Depay with a curling pass over the top and the attacker took one touch before burying it into the bottom corner from 18 yards.
Sergio Busquets doubled the lead in the 54th minute with a left footed shot from the edge of the box into the bottom corner following a rebound from Ferran Torres’ strike. Torres made it 3-0 from close range, but it was ruled out due to offside.
Antonio Raillo pulled one back in the 79th minute. Salva Sevilla sent in a deep free-kick, and Raillo slid in to steer a volley into the bottom corner from 12 yards.
Top stats: 70% possession, 1.20 expected goal, 17 total shots, eight shots on target, one big chance, 581 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, six offsides, five corners, two yellow cards.
Barcelona team news: Gerard Pique, Pique, Nico Gonzalez and Sergi Roberto are ruled out for this match, while Sergino Dest is doubtful.
Real Betis vs Barcelona H2H
Real Betis and Barcelona have not drawn any of their last nine matches against each other. Betis won 1-nil in their last meeting.
Real Betis vs Barcelona lineups and key players
Real Betis projected starting lineup:
- Claudio Bravo
- Youssouf Sabaly
- German Pezzella
- Victor Ruiz
- Alex Moreno
- Guido Rodriguez
- Sergio Canales
- Nabil Fekir
- Borja Iglesias
Juanmi looks forward to scoring in this match. The attacker has 14 goals and three assists in the league this season. He hasn’t had good run of games in their past few games and has to step up to help the team defeat Barca. A key player you can watch out for is Juanmi.
Barcelona projected starting lineup:
- Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
- Dani Alves
- Ronald Araujo
- Eric Garcia
- Jordi Alba
- Frenkie de Jong
- Sergio Busquets
- Pablo Gavira
- Ousmane Dembele
- Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
- Memphis Depay
Memphis Depay is the key player to watch out for. He opened the scoring in their last match against Mallorca. The Dutch forward is Barca’s top scorer in the league with 11 goals and two assists. Depay should be able to get on the scoresheet in this match.
Real Betis vs Barcelona predictions and betting tips
Real Betis have not won any of their previous four matches, with three draws and a loss. On the other hand, Barcelona had a rough patch in the previous matches, lost three out of five but stepped up with a 2-1 win in their last match.
The race for top four is decided for only Real Madrid, the rest are still fighting for a spot. The top 2 is a must for Barcelona to make them eligible for the Spanish Super Cup and UCL. Real Betis are three points out of the top four ahead of this game.
In the last nine h2h matches, Betis and Barca did not draw any game. Predictions for this match are Barcelona to win, over 2.5 goals and both teams to score. La Blaugrana have won four consecutive away matches against Los Verdiblancos. Only one of the last eight matches has not ended with over 2.5 goals total.
Betting prediction: Barcelona to win
Odds: 2.25 (+125 American; 5/4 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.61 (-164 American; 25/41 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)