• Malaga have scored 3.75 goals per game on average in their four La Liga victories against Betis at La Rosaleda since their reformation.
  • On the other hand, Real Betis have scored two or more goals on each of their most recent three victories in the capital of the Costa del Sol.
  • Malaga have only won one of their last five derbies against the Green-and-Whites in La Liga (D2 L2), 4-0 last term.
  • If they lose this game, Malaga will have lost three successive home league games for the first time since October 2010 (five), a run that cost Jesualdo Ferreira his job.
  • If they fail to score, Malaga will have failed to score in three successive home games for the first time in the same season since 2005/06, when they were last relegated.
  • Los Beticos are without a win in nine away league games (D2 L7), their worst run since 2005.
  • The Green-and-Whites have only won one of four previous La Liga games against sides managed by Bernd Schuster, when the German has been the home manager (D1 L2).
  • Real Betis’ last 11 league goals against Malaga have all arrived in the first-half.
  • This fixture last season was the last occasion that Real Betis didn’t see a yellow card in an away league game.