Posted May 3, 2013 by George Davis in Sport News

Football Betting Tips: Barcelona vs Real Betis


12BET Football tips: Barcelona vs Real Betis

Venue: Camp Nou (Barcelona)

Date: May 6, 2013

Time: 03:00 AM (GMT+8)

Football Betting Tips: La Liga leaders Barcelona, fresh from a disappointing knockout from the Champions League, now turn their attention back to the domestic league. They are unbeaten in their last 6 games, with four wins and two draws. Three of the wins were clean sheets, including a 5-0 rout of Mallorca.

Real Betis are at 7th place, just outside qualifying for the Europa League. Form-wise, they aren’t doing too well. They only won once in their last 6 matches, with 3 draws and 2 losses. The middle of the league table is packed, so Betis must get wins to avoid a slide down.

Asian Bookie Handicap Odds: Barcelona is heavily favored in this match at 2.290. A 2-2.5 (2.25) goal handicap has been given to Real Betis.


After a humiliating 7-0 aggregate defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich, Barcelona looks to winning the domestic league, where they have a good, but not sure, chance of winning. With 5 games left in the season and just 9 points ahead of Real Madrid, Barcelona needs to win to ensure that the trophy will be theirs.

Because of Lionel Messi’s lingering injury, he will likely not play this match. His teammates must pick up the slack and do what they were not able to do when facing Bayern Munich, and that is to not depend on Messi too much.

As for the visitors Real Betis, they are just four points behind Valencia, who are in qualification for a Europa League spot. If Betis can improve their form, which hasn’t been good as of late, there’s a real chance they could be competing in Europe next season.  However, since they’re up against Barcelona, the points aren’t likely to come from this match.

Top Asian sports betting site casts Barcelona as the undisputed favorites of this match. With Betis’ 2.25 goal handicap, Barca punters must hope that the Catalonians win by at least 3 goals for their bets to win.


George Davis