Spain: La Liga
Match start: 20:45 (GMT+1)
The forthcoming 18th round of La Liga proposes us one of the most popular in Spain regional derbies. It is obvious that Sevilla is considerably stronger than Betis by the level and class of its game.
However the fact remains! In each new match Betis is playing with the irreconcilable opponent as if it is very important match for a title of the new champion of Spain. We will remind that the last Andalusian derby at Ramón has ended with the victory of hosts (1:0).
Sevilla (the head coach Vincenzo Montella)
The incurable disease of Eduardo Berizzo has resulted in his resignation. Now, after December chaos that has happened in team’s management and quite considerable loss of real points, the famous Italian expert Vincenzo Montella is now the head coach of the team. And during the first Cup match under the supervision of Montella his new team has won away match over Cadiz - 0:2 (Nolito, Navas).
Betis (the head coach Enrique Setién)
Now Sevilla has returned on its arena and is getting ready for the main regional derby. Now the new team of Vincenzo Montella is taking the 5th place at the tournament bracket being ahead its geographical neighbor by nine positions. However now due to current density of teams, Betis being on the 14th place is only three points behind a zone of Euro Cups - Basque Eibar (21 against the 24th).
Who is a favorite of the main Andalusian derby? According to bookmakers, these are super motivated by their Champions League’s race and highly professional hosts of Ramón Sanchez Pizjuan. An additional factor of Sevilla’s motivation is the appointment of the new head coach and the first calendar match of Vincenzo Montella as the coach of the Red and Whites. Whether Betis has any chance in this situation to gain at least one point? Negative answer!
Sevilla – 1.55, draw – 4.40, Betis– 5.70;
Our tip: Sevilla to win - odds 1.61 Pinnacle