• Betis have won both previous home meetings with Almeria in the top-flight, scoring five times and conceding just once (from a penalty).
  • Against no side in their La Liga history have Almeria suffered more red cards than they have against Betis (four).
  • Betis have not won any of their three Andalusian derbies so far this season (D1 L2), while Almeria have lost both of theirs.
  • Almeria have picked up 13 points from 16 games this season; the same points haul as they had at this stage when they were last relegated to the Segunda (10/11).
  • Los Beticos are without a win in four league games (D2 L2); they have not gone five or more in a row without a win since 08/09 (nine), when they were last relegated.
  • Juan Carlos Garrido’s one previous home game against Almeria as a La Liga manager ended in victory (2-0 for Villarreal in 2011).
  • Almeria have scored just two headed goals this season, a league-low, while Betis have conceded a league-high 12 this way.
  • Jorge Molina has equalled Ruben Castro as Real Betis’s top La Liga scorer over the last two seasons (19).
  • Almeria and Betis are the two sides to have dropped the most points in La Liga this term thanks to goals conceded in the final five minutes (four).