Real Betis vs Valencia
Spain – Copa Del Rey
Date: Thursday, 7th February 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarín (Sevilla).
The clash between two consistent teams in La Liga for the spot in this year’s Copa Del Rey final is going to be epic. It will be interesting who have got the energy and grid to make it to the top.
The seven times Spanish cup winner is eager to do one step more this time. Los Che is doing well after a miserable start to this season. Marcelino’s tactics are more of an attacking mindset with less ball possession.
Creating chances through the middle and counter-attacking play has been their strength all season. They beat Getafe 3-2 in 2 Leg quarter-finals.
Big Greens has been a surprise package in this year’s La Liga, defeating big clubs. Quique Setien’s men have recorded above 62% ball possession and 11.2 shots per match all season.
The Green-and-Whites are continuing their dream run in this year’s Copa Del Rey. They defeated Espanyol 4-2 in the 2-Leg quarter-finals and progressed to this round.
Real Betis vs Valencia Head-to-head (h2h)
The Glorious last won a match against the opposition in 2016.
Valencia leads 4-3 in the last 10 meetings in all competitions.
Last 5 matches, 1-0 score line occurred twice.
At Estadio Benito Villamarín, Betis leads 3-1 in last 5.
Real Betis vs Valencia Prediction
The Oranges will be playing to avoid any defensive errors and keep the home team at bay. The away team will be playing with a defensive shape and will be solid at the back.
Heliopolitans will be more attack-minded and wants to take more than 2 goal margins before the second Leg. Real Betis will somehow breach the opposition’s defense and put the ball at the back of the net.
Errors will be made, and goal post will be breached due to sheer pressure of the occasion. Both teams will get chances and try to finish it off. Both these teams will put their names on the score sheets and take this advantage for the next leg.
Real Betis vs Valencia Betting Tips
Real Betis to Win @ 2.40 (7/5)
Both Teams to Score @ 1.72 (8/11).