Betis – Zenit Free Betting Tips
Betis has the advantage of the score in the round match, but the mission in the return leg will not be so simple. However, the Andalusians are going through a good period, with four consecutive victories, in all competitions, and the morale before the return dispute with Zenit is very high.
The team coached by Manuel Pellegrini had a good to very good start to the year. Betis was defeated only twice in 2022, each time in La Liga. Villareal and Celta Vigo were the teams that prevailed against the Andalusians in the first two months of the year.
Of the 12 matches played in 2022, Betis has 9 wins and a draw, in addition to the two defeats suffered. So good form is not accidental, Betis being a team that has impressed this season. Both domestically and in Europe. In La Liga, after 25 stages, the Andalusians are on the podium, 5 lengths behind the second place, occupied by fellow FC Sevilla.
In Europe, Betis has done just as well. The Andalusians finished second in the group, behind Bayer Leverkusen, with 10 points. Celtic and Ferencvaros were also part of the group. In the 6 games played, Betis obtained 3 victories, a draw and two defeats. The most severe defeat was in Germany, on BayArena, the Andalusians being defeated 4-0 by Leverkusen.
In the games played at home this season, in all competitions, Betis moved well. The team has four defeats, but two of them came in front of the top two in La Liga. In Europe, in the three home games, the Spaniards have two wins and a draw. Do the hosts manage to prevail in the Betis-Zenit duel?
Zenit did not lose hope after the failure of the tour. Even if they have to overcome a complicated score, the Russians have the strength to score at least twice in Spain and turn the fate of the qualification.
The lack of official matches was felt in the round match, but this is not the main cause of the failure. Betis quickly scored two goals, and they poured lead into Semak’s students’ boots, who had the strength to return in just two minutes, but failed to return after goal three.
Zenit played the last official match, before last week’s match, on December 12, in a 1-1 draw at Dinamo Moscow. In the internal competition, the band led by Semak is the leader, with only two points ahead of the second place occupant.
The team was defeated only twice in the current domestic season, and the last defeat was suffered in October, 1-2 on the field of Arsenal Tula. In fact, both failures came in two consecutive stages, in a moment of blackout for the Russian leader.
In Europe, Zenit finished third in the Champions League group. The Russian team had no chance against Chelsea and Juventus, but they reserved their Europa League tickets without any emotions. Semak’s students played some good games in the League, losing in the round to Chelsea, and in the return leg they ended in a draw against the European champions.
In the away games, Zenit did well. In addition to the failures on the field of the two top teams in the Champions League, Semak’s team also lost to Arsenal Tula. In their last trip to Europe, Zenit drew 1-1 with the Swedes at Malmo. Will the guests of this match manage to win the Betis – Zenit match?
OVER 9,5 CORNERS – Odds: 1.90