One of the central matches of the 1/16 finals of Spanish Copa del Rey on January 23 will be the meeting of Rayo Vallecano and Real Betis – we evaluated the performance of the teams and prepared our predictions for this match. January 23, 2020, 21:00 CET, Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain.
Predictions and Tips
- MoneyLine Pick: A draw
- Over Under Pick: The Total Will Go Under 2.5
- Computer Predicted Score: Rayo Vallecano 1-1 Real Betis
Rayo Vallecano was only at the start of this season was a potential candidate to come back to La Liga for a while. Before the meeting with Betis The Vallecans are on the 12th position. However, Rayo Vallecano comes up with a seven-match winning streak for the cup. During this stretch the club from Madrid beat Girona (1:0) and Lugo (1:0) at home, and on the road played a draw with Las Palmas (1:1), Ponferradina (1:1) and defeated Huesca (2:0). Rayo also defeated two teams from the lower leagues at the Copa del Rey.
Real Betis defeated Real Sociedad at home on the last tour, so Rubi’s wards are preparing for this fight in a good mood. Los Verdiblancos lost only to Atletico (1-2) in their last seven games in La Liga. Betis drew with Espanyol (2:2) and Alaves (1:1) and defeated Mallorca (2:1). At Copa del Rey, Betis reached the semifinals in the past, where he was beaten by Valencia to a minimum.
- The unsuccessful Rayo Vallecano series has reached seven official matches.
- Betis lost only in one of the previous nine official matches.
- Rayo Vallecano cannot defeat Betis in four games in a row. Last season, when these teams were in the same division, Real Betis defeated The Vallecans at home (2-0) and played a draw (1-1) away.
Rayo Vallecano vs Real Betis Head to Head
|31.03.19||Rayo Vallecano||Real Betis||1:1|
|09.12.18||Real Betis||Rayo Vallecano||2:0|
Rayo Vallecano vs Real Betis Prediction
As the Spanish Cup’s 1/16 final is now a one-match match, Betis will not be able to postpone its decision to go to the next round for a home match. The Rubi team will need to decide this issue now. But Rayo Vallecano is not an easy opponent, and he is in good shape. So here we should expect a serious battle in which both teams can score goals. We predict that the score will be 1:1 in the main time.