Tip Betis - Barcelona
Barcelona are seven points clear at the top of La Liga in what now looks like a two-team battle against Atletico Madrid. Unlike their rivals, Barcelona made it into the last eight of the Champions League with a convincing home win over Lyon. They are unbeaten in their last 15 league games since a home loss in mid-November, which just happened to be by Real Betis. Six of Barcelona's last seven away league games have been won and they are unbeaten in their last ten. Barcelona won this fixture 5-0 last season and are unbeaten in seven away league games against Real Betis, last losing in 2008.
A Europa League place is the target for Real Betis. They are eigth in the table and only a point behind the final qualification place. They are only six behind the last Champions League qualification position. Betis have had a couple of recent league defeats but have won two of their last three La Liga matches. Only two of their last six home league games have been won and the tip here is for Barcelona to get the win.
Key points Betis - Barcelona
Barcelona are unbeaten in their last 15 league games.
Barcelona have won six of their last seven away league matches.
Real Betis have only won two of their last six home games.
Conclusion Betis - Barcelona
Barcelona have a seven point lead going into the weekend and it's looking more than likely they will win the title for the second year in a row. They are on a long uneaten run and their top stars are in good form. Real Betis still have a chance of European football next season but need to be more consistent in the final weeks of the season. Go for Barcelona to get the win in this match.
Betis Barcelona Prediction published on March 15, 2019