• Valencia have won their last eight home league meetings with Real Betis, averaging 3.25 goals per game over the last four.
  • Real Betis have not won at the Mestalla in La Liga since 1986 (2-0), when they won on the 23rd matchday with a manager who had only recently taken over.
  • Both managers in charge for this game have the opportunity to win consecutive league games for the first time with their new clubs.
  • Betis have taken 14 points from 22 league games, just one point less than Zaragoza had at this stage in 2011/12, when they managed to survive in the top-flight.
  • Pablo Piatti has scored as many goals this season (three) as he has in his two previous La Liga campaigns with Valencia combined.
  • Ruben Castro has become the first Real Betis player to score two or more goals in consecutive La Liga games since Achille Emana in 2008/09.
  • Valencia have scored at least once in each of their last 11 home league meetings with Andalusian sides and have only conceded in four of those games.
  • Betis have the worst shot conversion rate in La Liga this term (8.62%).
  • The Green-and-Whites are one of only two La Liga sides (with Osasuna) to have not recouped a single point having conceded the first goal of the game this term.