Real Betis vs Real Sociedad football betting tips, team previews, lineups

Real Betis and Real Sociedad return to La Liga to do battle at the Benito Villamarin after securing European qualifications. Real Betis need a win to put pressure on second-placed Sevilla.

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The two sides will meet on the 12th of December at 18:30 BST.
Returning from Europe, Real Betis who secured a win against Barcelona in their last league game, will now host Real Sociedad to a battle for points. Real Betis have won only 2 of their last 11 La Liga games against Real Sociedad, drawing 3 and losing 6. They will be hoping to add to their wins on Sunday.

Real Sociedad also return from booking a next round spot in Europe and are looking for a victory to help leapfrog Atletico Madrid and Real Betis. That would get them from 5th place to 3rd place. They will feel they have a chance to do this since they have won 6 of their last 11 La Liga games against Real Betis.

Real Betis vs Real Sociedad team news

Real Betis possible starting lineup: Silva; Bellerin, Pezzella, Ruiz, Miranda; Akouokou, Guardado; Lainez, Fekir, Tello; Iglesias

Real Sociedad possible starting lineup: Remiro; Gorosabel, Zubeldia, Le Normand, Rico; Portu, Zubimendi, Guevara, Januzaj; Isak, Oyarzabal

Real Betis vs Real Sociedad form guide

Real Betis come into this game having won their last La Liga game against Barcelona. They have won their last 3 La Liga games, having lost the previous 2. That makes it 3 wins and 2 losses in 5 games for them.

However, Real Sociedad desperately need a win. They have lost their last 2 La Liga games and have also had 2 draws in their last 5 La Liga games. That means they have only 1 win in their last 5 La Liga matches.

Real Betis vs Real Sociedad odds

The latest betting odds for Real Betis vs Real Sociedad are from Bet365.

Match winner:
Real Betis – 2.25
Draw – 3.30
Real Sociedad – 3.20

Total goals
Over 2.5: 2.00
Under 2.5: 1.80

Both teams to score
Yes – 1.75
No – 2.00

Real Betis vs Real Sociedad prediction

Most of the best football betting sites believe Real Betis are more likely to win this match. They have a better form at the moment despite having a poor record against Real Sociedad. Sportslens believes Real Betis are likely winners.

Prediction: Real Betis win