Real Betis play Ludogorets in Round 2 of the 2022-23 Europa League group stage matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 15 September 2022. The match venue is Estadio Benito Villamarin, Sevilla, Spain.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Real Betis vs Ludogorets (September 15) 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 Ludogorets latest odds on betting sites
Real Betis to win odds are priced at 1.30 (-330 American; 10/33 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.25 (+425; 17/4), while Ludogorets to win odds are priced at 10.00 (+900; 9/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Real Betis — 70%, draw — 20%, Ludogorets — 10%.
Latest betting odds on Real Betis vs Ludogorets (15 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Asian handicap (-1.5) on Real Betis — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Asian handicap (+1.5) on Ludogorets — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
Real Betis vs Ludogorets match preview and statistics
Real Betis have lost only one game this season, with five wins. They beat Villarreal 1-nil in their last match.
Rodri scored the winner in the second half with a shot from the left side of the box to the high centre of the net. Luiz Henrique assisted with a cross.
Team statistics: 47% possession, 1.90 expected goals, 16 total shots, two big chances, five shots on target, 322 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, four offsides, nine corners and one yellow card.
Betis beat HJK 2-nil in the first UEL tie. Willian Jose scored two goals in the win. He scored the first from the penalty spot on the stroke of halftime with a shot to the bottom right corner. Jose sealed the win in the 64th minute with a shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner.
Real Betis team news: Juanmi, Nabil Fekir, Victor Camarasa and Victor Ruiz are sidelined due to injuries.
Ludogorets have not lost any of their last eight matches, with seven wins and a draw. They are on a three-game winning streak ahead of this tie.
The Eagles beat Botev Vratsa 4-0 in their last match. Kiril Despodov scored a brace in the win. He opened the scoring in the 17th minute, assisted by Rick. Matias Tissera doubled the lead in the 26th minute. Desporov assisted the goal.
Despodov made it 3-0 in the 41st minute as he converted the penalty. Cauly Oliveira Souza scored the fourth in the 90+2 minute. Matias Tissera provided the assist. Team statistics: 72% possession, 17 total shots, 12 shots on target, 13 corners, and one offside.
They beat Roma in Round 1 of the UEL group stage matches. Cauly Oliviera Souza opened the scoring in the 72nd minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Jakub Piotrowski.
Eldor Shomurodov pulled one back for Roma in the 86th with a header from the middle of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Lorenzo Pellegrini with the cross. Nonato scored the game winner in the 88th minute with a shot to the bottom left corner, Rick assisted with a cross.
Ludogorets team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
Real Betis vs Ludogorets H2H
This is going to be the first meeting between both teams.
Real Betis vs Ludogorets lineups and key players
Real Betis projected starting lineup:
- Rui Silva
- Youssouf Sabaly
- Luiz Felipe
- German Pezzella
- Alex Moreno
- Guido Rodriguez
- William Carvalho
- Luiz Henrique
- Sergio Canales
- Willian Jose
Willian Jose is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their UEL Round 1 fixture against HJK and scored two goals in the win. Jose should get a starting spot in the Round 2 fixture. Expect a goal from the forward.
Ludogorets projected starting lineup:
- Sergio Padt
- Aslak Fonn Witry
- Olivier Verdon
- Anton Nedyalkov
- Jakub Piotrowski
- Bernard Tekpetey
- Cauly Oliveira Souza
- Kiril Despodov
- Thiago Rodrigues
Cauly Oliveira Souza is the key player to watch out for. He has scored in two straight games, opened the scoring against Roma and scored one in the last match against Botev Vratsa. Souza has nine goal contributions in 15 matches this season, six goals and three assists.
Real Betis vs Ludogorets predictions and betting tips
Real Betis are in top form ahead of their clash. They have five wins, and a loss in the six matches played this season. Ludogorets, on the other hand, are unbeaten in eight games, with seven wins and a draw. They are on a three-game winning streak.
This match will be the first meeting between both sides. Both teams are in very good form, but in terms of quality, Los Verdiblancos edge them. The prediction for this match is Real Betis to win and BTTS (NO). Betis have the home advantage in this tie. Their defence is good and should be able to prevent Ludogorets from scoring.
Betting prediction: BTTS + Win — No & Real Betis to win
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)