Osasuna (@2.4) vs Betis (@3.1)
21-09-2019

Our Prediction:

Osasuna will win

Osasuna – Betis Match Prediction | 21-09-2019 15:00

He started the season in fine form with new signing Borja Iglesias still struggling with a knock. They will take on an Osasuna side that should feature few if any changes following their bright start. The suspension of Moron may actually be something of a blessing in disguise. That presented Rubi with something of a selection dilemma but he can now focus on fielding what he would have always perceived to be his strongest attacking unit.

Osasuna vs Betis prediction comes ahead of the Spanish La Liga round 5 game. This match will be played at the Estadio El Sadar in Pamplona. Therefore, make sure to read my match preview so you can get the best betting tips and correct score predictions for this Friday game. I expect to see a close-contested affair where the hosts ultimately get the best of the visitors.

It is well known that Osasuna are tough to beat at home and given los Beticos poor start to the season, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Jagoba Arrasates troops. The newcomers have been producing fine performances at the start of the 2019/2020 La Liga season and, as a result, they sit in the top half of the standings ahead of the visit of Real Betis. Thanks to Roberto Ibanezs late goal Osasuna managed to hold Real Valladolid to a draw at Estadio Municipal Jose Zorilla on Matchday 4.

2019-20 Spanish Primera Osasuna vs Real Betis Preview & Prediction

After scoring 23 goals in 132 appearances for Osasuna B, Roberto Torres made his first-team debut on 11 December 2011. He came as a substitute in a 1-1 draw with Malaga, but he played no more than two league games for los Rojillos in the 2011/2012 La Liga campaign. However, he was making progress year by year and he made 42 appearances for Osasuna in the 2015/2016 Segunda Division campaign.

Friday nights La Liga action comes from Estadio El Sadar, as last seasons Segunda champions Osasuna take on Real Betis in Pamplona. The hosts have made an unbeaten start to life back in La Liga and will be confident they can extend that record here against a Betis side who have lost five of their last seven on the road.

This could be a good game. Osasuna have proved they are no slouches though and with the Pamplona outfit unbeaten in 25 home league games, they will fancy they can get a result but they may have to settle for a draw again. Betis have real quality in attack with Fekir and Iglesias up top and they will come looking for three points which should open things up a bit.

Victory over Los Verdiblancos at El Sadar would temporarily lift Jagoba Arrasates men into 2nd place ahead of the remaining weekend fixtures and that will undoubtedly spur on the hosts to get another positive result. As a result, Osasuna go into this Fridays encounter against Betis 9th in the La Liga table with six points on the board, following a win and three draws so far.

Osasuna vs Real Betis Preview

They were an unstoppable force at home in the Segunda Division last season and they will be hungry to get that first win of the season at El Sadar and this match certainly offers them a chance. Theyve since held Eibar, Valladolid and Barcelona to draws with plenty to encourage their boss Jagoba Arrasate. Osasunas solitary victory came on the opening day in not entirely deserved fashion against Leganes.

Betis made it a bit too easy for Barcelona at times last weekend but it will be a very different kind of task here for the Catalans against a side that will be more content to defend deep and scrap for every ball. There were some encouraging signs for Ernesto Valverde last weekend with some of his younger players catching the eye while Sergi Roberto was assured in midfield. Messi will be missed of course but it will be difficult for Osasuna to keep it tight for ninety minutes and the visitors should scrape a win.

Right now they are on a five-game undefeated streak, with 2 wins and 3 draws. They are continuing with the great results this season, and after 4 matches they are in 9th spot in the standings with 6 points and 4:3 goal difference. Their defence is tight, so I believe that they wont concede any goals, and considering the fact that they are in a better form than their opponents, I also believe that theyll score. In those last 5 matches, they scored 5 goals and allowed 3. Osasuna has spent 2 seasons in La Liga 2 and then made a spectacular comeback to the top flight of Spanish football.

Theyve struggled defensively and this has proven costly, which will be a worry for the travelling fans. Real Betis have seen a tense 1-1 draw against Getafe over the weekend in a game theyve finished with nine men, as William Carvalho got set off in the first half and Loren Moron followed in the footsteps in the final minutes of the game.

Osasuna vs Real Betis Head to Head Record

They would rise all the way up to 2nd place were they to win this match while Betis would climb at least seven places should they emerge victorious. This weekends opening game should be a pretty even one as a talented Betis side makes the long trip to Pamplona to take on unbeaten Osasuna. The newly promoted side have made an assured start to life at this level with one victory and three draws to their name.

The newcomers have been producing fine performances at the start of the 2019/2020 La Liga season and, as a result, they sit in the top half of the standings ahead of the visit of Real Betis. Thanks to Roberto Ibanezs late goal Osasuna managed to hold Real Valladolid to a draw at Estadio Municipal Jose Zorilla on Matchday 4. It is well known that Osasuna are tough to beat at home and given los Beticos poor start to the season, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Jagoba Arrasates troops.

Betis are starting to find their feet under Rubi though with 4 points from their last 2 matches. They did well to get a point out of their game with Getafe last time out given that they finished the game with only nine players as Loren Moron and William Carvalho saw red. Thats all theyve managed for the season so far but theyve really not been helped by being reduced to 10 men in the opening half hour of each of their home matches to date.