Betis vs Real Madrid Prediction, 9/26/2020 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Betis vs Real Madrid
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Estadio Benito Villamarín in Seville, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Betis (+350) Real Madrid (-139)
Estadio Benito Villamarín is the site where Nabil Fekir and Real Betis (2-0-0, 2nd) will take on Real Madrid (0-1-0, 10th) on Saturday. The expected starting goalies will be Joel Robles for Real Betis and Thibaut Courtois for Real Madrid. Real Madrid are priced at -139 while the Green and Whites are at +350. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Betis maintains possession for 57% of games while dribbling successfully 73.7% of the time (2nd in La Liga). They have launched 26 shots at their opponents goal with 9 being on target, which is a 34.6% shots on target percentage. Betis have scored 3 goals on the year, which has them 3rd in the league. They have received 824 passes on 941 attempts this year, making their receiving percentage 87.6%.
Nabil Fekir is a player who can be a difference maker for Betis. He has totaled 34 assists while tallying 40 yellow card warnings during his pro soccer career. Fekir has been a starter in 158 contests so far in his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.42 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from France has earned 62 goals scored in 13,226 minutes played. Someone else who should impact this match is William Carvalho, the midfielder hailing from Angola. He has helped on a goal 16 times in his pro soccer career while he has scored 14 total goals. Carvalho has been on the pitch for 18,354 mins in 208 career starts and has been handed a total of 51 yellow cards. He scores 0.07 goals per 90 minutes so far in his career.
The man defending the goal for Betis will be Joel Robles. Robles (37-26-40 mark in his career) has totaled 26 shutouts, which leaves him with a 26.0% shutout percentage. The keeper from Spain has seen 435 shots tried against him in 100 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.47 (149 goals allowed) and he holds a save % of .690. Robles has played for 9,134 mins and has accumulated 297 stops so far in his career.
The Meringues have had success dribbling 73.1% of the time so far this year but have yet to score a goal. They have earned a receiving percentage of 89.5% while controlling possession of the ball 68% of the time. Real Madrid has totaled 722 pass targets on the season (6th in La Liga) and they have 646 completed passes. They have been able to hit on 25% of their SOT on 16 total shots.
Karim Benzema is a guy who should impact this matchup for Real Madrid. Benzema has been a starter in 369 contests thus far in his career and he accounts for 0.60 G/90. The forward from France has accumulated 212 goals in 31,545 mins played. He has accounted for 94 assists while earning 9 yellow cards in his career. Someone else who should impact this match is Eden Hazard, the forward from Belgium. He has helped on a goal 88 times during his career while he has scored 122 goals. Hazard has played 30,728 minutes in 350 career starting assignments and has earned himself 23 yellow card warnings. He currently averages 0.36 G/90 during his career.
The man who will protect the net for Real Madrid is Thibaut Courtois. Courtois (202-72-63 mark in his career) has recorded 149 shutouts, which leaves him with a 43.8% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper from Belgium has seen 1,083 shots tried at him in 340 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 0.92 (312 total goals given up) and his save % is .721. Courtois has seen the pitch for a total of 30,414 minutes and has accumulated 780 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Betis (+350)
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