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Real Betis vs. Real Madrid Predictions, Betting Tips and Previews
06 March 2020
Sunday 8 March
Estadio Benito Villamarin – La Liga
La Liga leaders Real Madrid face a tough test away at Real Betis, but should come through it with three points. Zinedine Zidane’s will be looking to maintain their lead at the top of the table with a win in Andalucia.
Real Madrid drew 0-0 at home to Real Betis in La Liga action earlier this season, and Zidane’s side have won just two of their last five games against Real Betis.
Real Betis are likely to be without midfielder William Carvalho as he recovers from a back injury, with Diego Lainez sidelined with a broken rib.
Zidane could opt to recall Gareth Bale after he only made the bench in last weekend’s El Clasico, but Luka Jovic and James Rodriguez are both set to miss out again.
Real Betis vs. Real Madrid Preview and Predictions
Real Betis have struggled to mount a consistent push for European qualification so far this season, as Rubi’s side have slipped down to 13th in the table.
The home side go into this game on a really poor run of form, with no win in their last six league games. Real Madrid returned to the top of La Liga with a vital 2-0 win at home to rivals Barcelona last weekend.
Zidane’s side now have a one-point advantage over their old enemy, and Zidane will be determined keep the edge on the defending champions.
If Real Betis were in better form, there could be a chance of a bit of a shock in this one, but Real Madrid should be comfortable for the win at 0.75.
The visitors are in the business of picking up points at the moment, and they have not scored more than twice in their last four games in all competitions.
With that in mind, Real Madrid are at 4.0 to win, but with under 2.5 total goals scored in this clash.
Real Madrid to win 2-0 at 11.25
Despite this fixture for having a reputation for being full of goals in the past, Real Madrid in firmly in title pursuit mode at the minute, and that should be enough to seal all three points.
Sergio Ramos to score anytime at 4.0
The Spanish international is always a threat from set pieces and penalties, and he is actually the most in form goal scorer for Real Madrid, alongside Isco, with two goals in his last four games.