Zenit will face Betis in the UEFA Europa League Play-off first leg, from 18.45 CET, at Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg. Russian champions Zenit claimed third place in UEFA Champions League Group H, were they faced Malmo, Juventus, and Chelsea.Bet on Zenit - Betis with 1xBet
Best bets on Zenit vs Betis
Experts from 1xBet offer 2.52 for Zenit to win the first tie. Betis has 2.93 for a victory in St. Petersburg. A draw at Gazprom Arena will cost 3.60.
Bet365 offers 1.90 for Total Over 3 and 1.95 for Total Under 3.
Bookmakers from Betway offer 1.63 for "both teams to score - yes" and 2.20 for "both teams to score - no".
Where to Watch Zenit vs Betis
The game Zenit vs Betis will be broadcast live on Match TV. The broadcast from St. Petersburg begins at 18.40 CET, five minutes before the start of the match.Bet on Zenit - Betis with 1xBet
Zenit will play their first official game in 2022. Also, this will be the first official match between Zenit and Betis.
The Russian champions have faced Spanish clubs for 22 times in UEFA matches. This is their record: 6 wins, 6 draws and 10 defeats. However, Zenit have lost only two of the eleven encounters in Russia.
Zenit is undefeated since November 2, when Juventus beat them in the UEFA Champions League Group H, 4-2 in Turin.
Betis is in good shape right now. Manuel Pellegrini's side is third-placed in La Liga, above teams like FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Real Sociedad, Villarreal, and Valencia.
Betis won seven of the last ten games played across all competitions. Also, Betis is undefeated in the last six games played on the road.
Pellegrini can't rely on the star Nabil Fekir for this game.
Zenit vs Betis: possible lineups
- Zenit (4-4-2): Kerzhakov - Karavaev, Krugovoy, Chistyakov, Santos - Malcom, Kuzyayev, Barrios, Wendel - Claudinho, Mostovoy;
- Betis (4-2-3-1): Silva - Bellerin, Pezzella, Bartra, Moreno - Gonzalez, Carvalho - Rodri, Willian Jose, Tello - Iglesias;