Elche Vs Real Betis Highlights
Elche and Real Betis will lock horns at the Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero as round 23 of the Spanish La Liga kicks off on Friday. Watch Elche vs Real Betis Prediction on UKsports.
Having secured a 3-0 victory in August’s reverse fixture, Manuel Pellegrini’s men will set out to complete an impressive league double over the hosts.
Elche’s hopes of beating the drop suffered another blow, as they were beaten 1-0 by Espanyol at the weekend.
Pablo Machin’s men have now managed just one league win this season, drawing 15 and picking up six draws in 22 games. With just nine points from a possible 66, Elche remain rooted to the bottom of the standings, 13 points away from safety.
In their last match Elche registered a 0:1 loss on their homeground to Espanyol in La Liga on February 19. Currently, the outfit is on a streak of two consecutive defeats. It appears location has little to no impact on how Elche’s previous 10 encounters unfolded. These ended in 5 home victories and 3 wins for the visiting sides.
Draws were the result of 2 of the previous 10 games the club took part in. Out of the last five Elche encounters, three produced over 2.5 goals and two witnessed goals at both ends.
Within this timeframe they were not able to keep a single clean sheet and the team failed to score a goal in three matches. Based on statistics, their most recent 5 games ended with an average of 2.80 goals.
Elche is in position 20 of the table where they are players in 22 matches. The team is a winner of the single match where the total points are 09 for the team Elche. Watch Elche vs Real Betis Prediction on UKsports.
Real Betis On League
Meanwhile, Betis continued their hunt for a top-four finish with a 2-1 home win over Real Valladolid at the weekend.
Before that, Pellegrini’s men held their own in a thrilling 3-2 win over Almeria on February 11, which snapped their two-game losing streak. With 37 points from 22 games, Betis are fifth in the league table, four points off the UEFA Champions League qualification places.
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Real Betis is in position five of the table where they are players in 22 matches. The team is a winner of 11 matches where the total points are 37 for Real Betis.
Real Betis’ last match was against Real Valladolid on Saturday and it finished in a 2:1 win at home. Presently the team is enjoying a run of two victories in a row. Being the host did not help significantly during Real Betis’ recent 10 encounters as the visitors ended up winning six of the these.
All but one of the team’s five last matches had over 2.5 goals and four witnessed goals at both ends of the field. Real Betis kept one clean sheet and they scored one or more goals in all of those encounters. Their most recent five clashes concluded with an average of 3.8 goals. Watch Elche vs Real Betis Prediction on UKsports.
Elche vs Real Betis Prediction and head to head statics
With seven wins from their last 16 meetings, Elche hold a superior record in the fixture.
Betis have picked up five wins in this period, while the spoils have been shared on four occasions.
Elche have managed just one win in their last nine games, losing six and drawing twice since December.
Betis are on a run of four wins in their last five away games, with a 1-0 loss to Espanyol on January 21 being the exception.
Elche hold the division’s worst defensive record with 45 goals conceded. They have also scored the fewest goals (15). Watch Elche vs Real Betis Prediction on UKsports.