Zenit vs Betis. Will the hosts break a losing streak in the championship?

On February 17, in the match of the 1/16 finals of the Europa League, the teams Zenit and Betis will play. The meeting will be hosted by the Gazprom Arena stadium (St. Petersburg). 

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Zenit vs Betis


Zenit started this European season in the Champions League, the team met with Juventus, Chelsea and Malmö in the group stage. Predictably, the Petersburgers were forced to fight only for third place in the quartet, since in the group stage Semak's guys managed to get only one victory over Malmö with a score of 4:0. Anti-aircraft gunners were able to surprise only in the last meeting, when the team took away points from Chelsea (3:3). As a result, the "blue-white-blue" earned 5 points in 6 matches, which allowed the team to break into the League.

In the off-season, Zenit performed well at the Atlantic Cup, winning this off-season trophy. In the decisive battle, the Danish Brennby was defeated 2:1.


Betis had to fight for their place in the playoffs of the second most important tournament, the team ended up finishing second in the group, behind only the German Bayer. Remarkably, in the decisive match, the Green-Whites lost 2:3 to the Scottish Celtic on the road. The guys of Manuel Pellegrini simply did not tune in to the "Celts", so in the end the team had to be content with the second place and an additional round of the playoffs.

In the domestic arena, Betis noticeably improved, the team made an application for the final of the King's Cup, in the first match of the 1/2 finals, beating Rayo Vallecano 2:1 away.

Zenit vs Betis

Zenit vs Betis facts

  • Total goals over 2.5 played in the last 3 matches of Zenit in the Europa League.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers are waiting for home success from the Semak team. For Victoria Zenith, the quotes were 2.38. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 3.46. Quotes are accepted for the victory of Betis - 3.10. Bookmakers do not know what to expect from teams in terms of performance. Bookmaker 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 1.95, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.90. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Zenit actively spent the off-season, the team did not know defeat during 6 sparrings. Betis are in good playing shape, the Green-Whites hope for a decent result in the domestic arena this season. Semak's guys will win the Thursday match, thanks to the support of the stands, the "anti-aircraft gunners" will be able to break the resistance of a strong opponent who can save strength in Europe: Zenit's victory - 2.44.

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