Real Betis vs Almeria prediction, odds & betting tips – 12/05/2024

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Spain Primera Liga - Benito Villamarin

Real Betis vs Almeria prediction
The sides drew 0-0 in December – Photo by Icon Sport

Real Betis and Almeria clash in an Andalusian derby in La Liga on Sunday at the Benito Villamarin. Our Real Betis vs Almeria prediction considers whether the hosts can further their European ambitions with three points.

Real Betis vs Almeria prediction: Pellegrini’s men to triumph with Isco on target

Real Betis vs Almeria predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Real Betis to win & Over 2.5 goals

⚽ Correct score prediction

Real Betis 3-1 Almeria

⚽ Anytime goalscorer prediction

Isco

Key Stats

  • Our Real Betis vs Almeria betting tips take into account the miserable season the visitors are having with 62% of their league games ending in defeat.
  • Almeria recorded just their second win of the campaign last time out, but rode their luck with Rayo having 27 attempts without scoring.
  • Betis average 1.82 points per home game, the sixth best record in the Spanish top flight.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Betis the clear favourites

  • HOME: 4/11 (1.36) – 73.3%
  • DRAW: 17/4 (5.25) – 19.0%
  • AWAY: 13/2 (7.50) – 13.3%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The hosts are the very clear favourites according to the Real Betis vs Almeria odds with an implied probability of 73.3% that they claim maximum points.

Betis claimed a good result last time out, winning 2-0 at Osasuna with Ayoze Perez and Pablo Fornals on the scoresheet.

Almeria meanwhile are fresh from a 1-0 victory at Rayo Vallecano. They rode their luck at times with their goalkeeper making 10 saves but Anthony Lozano’s goal was enough to seal the points.

For more analysis and the latest football picks, today’s betting tips will guide you around the best bets from the upcoming matches.

Last five H2Hs: Los Verdiblancos have the edge

Spain Primera Liga 03/12/23

Almeria

Almeria

0
Real Betis

Real Betis

0

Spain Primera Liga 11/02/23

Almeria

Almeria

2
Real Betis

Real Betis

3

Spain Primera Liga 16/10/22

Real Betis

Real Betis

3
Almeria

Almeria

1

Europe Friendlies 04/08/21

Almeria

Almeria

2
Real Betis

Real Betis

1

Europe Friendlies 02/09/20

Real Betis

Real Betis

2
Almeria

Almeria

0

Our Real Betis vs Almeria prediction is backed up by recent history. Almeria have taken just one point from their three games against Betis since winning promotion in 2022 and this will be the last league meeting for a while given their imminent relegation.

Real Betis Preview: Isco to return

Despite victory last weekend, key man Isco should return in midfield for Real Betis. They are missing Chimy Avila, German Pezzella, Cedric Bakambu, Marc Bartra and Assane Diao to injury though.

Predicted Lineup: Rui Silva (GK), Miranda, Riad, Sokratis, Sabaly, Guido Rodriguez, Cardoso, Ayoze, Isco, Fornals, Willian Jose

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

L

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

2

Real Betis

Real Betis

0

Spain Primera Liga 16/05/24

D

Las Palmas

Las Palmas

2

Real Betis

Real Betis

2

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

W

Almeria

Almeria

2

Real Betis

Real Betis

3

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

W

Osasuna

Osasuna

0

Real Betis

Real Betis

2

Spain Primera Liga 28/04/24

D

Sevilla

Sevilla

1

Real Betis

Real Betis

1

Almeria Preview: Two players suspended for the visitors

There’ll be no Largie Ramazani or Cesar Montes for Almeria with both sidelined through suspension. Iddrisu Baba is an injury doubt.

Predicted Lineup: Maximiano (GK), Centelles, Chumi, Edgar, Pubill, Robertone, Peña, Embarba, Viera, Baptistao, Lozano

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

D

Mallorca

Mallorca

2

Almeria

Almeria

2

Spain Primera Liga 16/05/24

L

Barcelona

Barcelona

2

Almeria

Almeria

0

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

L

Real Betis

Real Betis

3

Almeria

Almeria

2

Spain Primera Liga 05/05/24

W

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano

0

Almeria

Almeria

1

Spain Primera Liga 27/04/24

L

Getafe

Getafe

3

Almeria

Almeria

1

Player to watch – Isco

Isco has scored or assisted in every home game he’s played for Real Betis in 2024. He is now on seven goals and four assists for the season overall in La Liga and looks certain to return despite missing the Osasuna win due to suspension.

Real Betis vs Almeria predictions
Isco in action in the reverse fixture – Photo by Icon Sport

Isco’s best season in six years

There was a time in the mid 2010’s when Isco was a key man for Real Madrid but his last truly convincing campaign was 2017/18 when he scored seven and assisted seven in La Liga for Los Blancos. He had failed to register more than five goal contributions in a La Liga season since then until his revival with Betis this term.


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Mark is a freelance football writer based in Madrid. He regularly attends and covers La Liga matches around Spain, whilst also following football across Europe.