Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano 5-15-23 La Liga Soccer Prediction, Picks and Odds

Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano 5/15/23 – Real Betis 15-7-11 will look to close the gap on Villarreal by two points as they host Rayo Vallecano 12-10-11 on Monday afternoon in La Liga action. Rui Silva from Real Betis and Stole Dimitrievski Rayo from Vallecano will serve as goaltenders, respectively. La Liga betting tips by the experts are in favor of the home team to beat the visitors.

Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano

Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET

Location: Estadio Benito Villamarín Seville, Spain


Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano 5/15/23 Betting Odds

Real Betis

Moneyline: -108

Spread: -0.5 (-108)

Total: 2.25 over (-125)

Rayo Vallecano

Moneyline: +328

Spread: +0.5 (-112)

Total: 2.25 under (+105)

Draw: +255

Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano Analysis

Real Betis placed fifth among teams for expected goals scored with 45.9 goals scored over time and had an xGA average of 44.9 goals. Betis conceded 37 goals at 1.12 goals per 90 min, and their opponents amassed 130 SoT against them. Their goal differential stood at three, as 40 goals were scored compared to 37 conceded. Betis recorded 12 clean sheets last season for an overall percentage of 36.4 and recorded 94 saves to earn a SV% of 73.8 for that campaign. Betis registered 71 yellow card warnings as well as 13 red cards during last season. Prior season, this team averaged 1.58 points per match and placed 16th in their division with 21 assists.

Rui Silva will lead Betis’s defense, boasting an impressive 31.5% clean sheet rate over his 58 clean sheets to date. Portugal-born goalkeeper has faced 602 shots across 184 starts. Silva holds an average goals-against per 90 minute session of 1.29 and boasts a save percentage of 0.658 in 16,675 minutes of playing time, having made 396 saves during his soccer career.

Rayo Vallecano achieved 40 goals over their previous season while they expected 37.5 goals from it. This club had an overall goals against per 90 minute ratio of 1.27 with 88 saves recorded over that time frame resulting in 9 shutouts. Rayo Vallecano finished their La Liga campaign with an overall save rate of 69.8, ranking 9th with 46 points. Rayo Vallecano finished as 9th for goals conceded, with 42 conceded and an unfavorable goal differential of -2. Rayo Vallecano boasted a clean sheet percentage of 27.3, as well as 80 yellow card warnings during their previous season. They averaged an impressive 1.4 points per match while amassing 25 assists and 5 red cards.

Stole Dimitrievski will likely oversee goalkeeper duties for Rayo Vallecano. He has conceded an average of 1.20 goals per 90 while garnering an overall record of 57-47-58. Dimitrievski has amassed 45 clean sheets while facing 621 attempts during 14,552 minutes of professional play. He has conceded 194 goals during his pro soccer career to date and recorded 449 saves over 162 starting assignments. He holds an outstanding save percentage of 0.723 and his clean sheet rate stands at 27.8%.

Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano Against the Spread

Real Betis are 4-1 in their last 5 games. Real Betis are 4-0 in their last 5 games against the spread. Real Betis are 11-4 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Real Betis’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 8 of Real Betis’ 16 last games at home.

Rayo Vallecano are 2-2 in their last 5 games. Rayo Vallecano are 3-1 in their last 5 games against the spread. Rayo Vallecano are 8-6 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Rayo  Vallecano’ last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 11 of Rayo Vallecano’ 17 last games at home.

Real Betis vs Rayo Vallecano Free Pick

Rayo Vallecano  have lost four out of the last five La Liga away games they have taken part in and, as previously noted, have not managed to defeat Real Betis in Spain’s top flight since April 2014. La Liga betting forums anticipate an entertaining contest between these teams on Monday afternoon, but think that hosts Real Betis may take this contest.

Free Pick: Real Betis -108