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Real Betis v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 17th March 2019

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Real Betis v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 17th March 7.45pm

There was a surprise result when the two met earlier in the season at the Nou Camp with Betis producing a 4-3 victory. That was back at the start of November. Barcelona have lost only one match since then and it is just one of two defeats that they have suffered all season in the Spanish top flight. Will they be able to exact some revenge on the weekend? Read our Real Betis v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Real Betis v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 2/5
Draw 4/1
Real Betis 6/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 15th, 2019 at 9:37 p.m.)


Real Betis News and Form

Real Betis collected a 1-0 away win at Celta Vigo last weekend which saw their really patchy form continue. Betis are W4 D1 L3 in their last eight games played. Their home record for the season stands at W6 D4 L4 and they have taken a couple of notable home successes. They beat both Atletico Madrid and Sevilla by a 1-0 scoreline this season on home turf. Betis have only lost two of their last nine on home soil in the league.

They have scored 18 goals in their 14 home fixture and only 43% of their home games have gone over 2.5 goals. They have tallied up a clean sheet in 36% of home games this term. Five of their six home wins have been by a one-goal margin only. Betis are currently on a nine-match winning streak on home soil in the league. 72% of their home goals have been netted in the second half of games.

Real Betis v Barcelona Head to Head

Real Betis pulled off a shock 4-3 win at the Nou Camp in November
Barcelona have won 10 of their last 13 against Real Betis (D2 L1)
Barcelona have won four of their last five trips to Betis (D1)
Betis have conceded at least two goals in 11 of their last 12 against Barca

Barcelona News and Form

Barca are top of the table with a seven-point lead over Atletico Madrid. Barcelona are on a four-match winning streak at the moment in the top flight. They have been carrying some great away form this season, holding a W9 D3 L1 on their travels. Their lone away loss happen out at Leganes towards the end of December. They have won six of their last seven on their travels (D1) and Barcelona have averaged over two goals per road game. Surprisingly though only 54% of their away games have ended over 2.5 goals.

They have earned a total of 46% of clean sheets away from home this season. Just once have they failed to score in a road game this season. Of their away victories that they have recorded, five of the nine have been by a one-goal margin. Barca have been leading at half time in 6 of their 13 road games. They are currently undefeated in fifteen league games, home and away. They are undefeated in their last ten away from the Nou Camp. Barcelona hold the best away record in the Spanish top flight this term.

Real Betis v Barcelona Tips & Odds

Over 3.5 goals at 11/10
Both teams to score at 8/13
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 15th, 2019 at 9:37 p.m.)

Who will win – Real Betis v Barcelona Predictions

That win for Betis over Barcelona earlier this season came totally out of the blue. Barcelona look strong enough at the moment to go and turn the tables by collecting a win. It’s worth a look at both teams to score between the two of them again.

16th March 2019 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Real Madrid v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 2nd March 2019

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Real Madrid v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 2nd March 7.45pm

Barcelona put in a fantastic performance at the Bernabeu to record a 3-0 win over Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday night. The Catalans are leading La Liga by seven points and three points on the weekend back at the Bernabeu would see them take a giant step towards the title. Read our Real Madrid v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Real Madrid v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 13/10
Real Madrid 9/5
Draw 11/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 27th, 2019 at 10:34 p.m.)


Real Madrid News and Form

Real Madrid head into the weekend trailing league leaders Barcelona by nine points in the table. A defeat in this one will pretty much wipe out their slim title hopes. Real Madrid have won six of their last seven league outings, last weekend taking a 2-1 away win at Levante. Their overall home form is W8 D1 L3 this season. They were totally schooled in midweek in the Copa del Rey by Barcelona though which has to be a big worry for them.

Gareth Bale has avoided a ban for a celebration gesture recently which could have gotten him into hot water. Real Madrid were upset in their last league home game as they were beaten 2-1 by Girona. Real Madrid have only averaged 1.5 goals per home fixture this season in La Liga, which is nothing special by their standards. Only 33% of their league home games have gone over 2.5 goals. Madrid have shipped only the seven goals in their twelve home fixtures with a clean sheet in 67% of games. They are W2 L2 in their last four home games in the Spanish top flight.

Real Madrid v Barcelona Head to Head

Barcelona have won back to back games at Real Madrid 3-0
Barcelona are unbeaten in five games in all competitions against Madrid
Five of the last seven meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
Real Madrid have won one of their last five at home against Barca

Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona are on an undefeated streak of thirteen matches in the top flight. Away from home specifically they are undefeated in nine. Barcelona have won five of their last six away games, the only exception in that sequence being a 0-0 at Atletico Bilbao in the middle of February. Barcelona have averaged over two goals per road game and they have only conceded the ten goals on their travels. They have two clean sheets in their last three on the road.

In total, they have taken a clean sheet in 42% of road games this season in La Liga. Barcelona have opened the scoring in seven of their twelve road games, while they have been leading at the half time break in five of them. They are the current top scorers in the league by a country mile pretty much. They have tallied 65 league goals, with Real Madrid having the next highest tally of 43. Barcelona boast the best away record in the top flight as well.

Real Madrid v Barcelona Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 7/4
Barcelona to win outright at 13/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 27th, 2019 at 10:34 p.m.)

Who will win – Real Madrid v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona will be full of confidence after their midweek win at the Bernabeu. Real Madrid really had no answer at all in the game. Because of that, we can only expect more of the same in the weekend’s El Clasico. Barcelona to win.

28th February 2019 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Barcelona v Eibar Prediction & Betting Tips, 13th January 2019

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Barcelona v Eibar La Liga Preview, 13th January 5.30pm

Barcelona opened up a five-point lead at the top of La Liga last weekend as they collected yet another win. They face up to Eibar on Sunday at the Nou Camp looking to make it six straight league victories. Eibar are in the bottom half of the table with a four-match drawing sequence going. Read our Barcelona v Eibar betting tips for more.

Barcelona v Eibar Betting Odds*

Barcelona 1/10
Draw 9/1
Eibar 18/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 13th, 2019 at 8:30 p.m.)


Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona returned after the winter break and recorded a 2-1 away win at Getafe

That was their fifth straight La Liga victory

Barcelona have conceded just the one goal in their last five games played

Their overall home record this season is W6 D2 L1 in the Spanish top flight

Barca have averaged 3.3 goals per home game this term

56% of fixtures at the Nou Camp have ended over 3.5 goals

Barcelona have won their last two league home games, both 2-0 wins

In total, they have taken a clean sheet in three of their nine home games

The Catalans have been leading at half time in five of their home games

They have scored in each and every league game played this term

Barca have scored at least two goals in each of their last five league games

Of the goals which they have scored at home this season, 63% of them have been in the second half of games

Barcelona are the top scorers in La Liga this season

Barcelona v Eibar Head to Head

The Catalans have won all 8 previous meetings with Eibar
They have scored at least three goals in six of their eight previous
Barcelona have scored at least three goals in each of their four home games against Eibar
Eibar have failed to score in five of their eight previous contests against Barcelona

Eibar News and Form

It looks on the surface to be a tough game for Eibar who are winless in five

They drew 0-0 against Villarreal last weekend

That was their fourth straight draw in the Spanish top flight

Overall away from home this season they are just W1 D3 L4

To their credit, they have lost only one of their last eight games (W2 D5)

In total, they have managed only five road goals this season

Eibar have conceded an average of 1.5 goals per away fixtures

Only 25% of their league games have gone over 2.5 goals

Their record at half time away from home is W5 L3 this season

Just twice they have opened the scoring in an away game

Only Huesca have a worse away record in La Liga than Eibar currently

Barcelona v Eibar Tips & Odds

Barcelona to win to nil 10/11
Barcelona 3-0 correct score at 15/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 13th, 2019 at 8:30 p.m.)

Who will win – Barcelona v Eibar Predictions

Barcelona should be able to collect a fairly comfortable home win in this one. They have a big head to head record against Eibar and current form. Backing Barcelona to win to nil will run with some appeal for Sunday’s game.

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11th January 2019 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Getafe v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 6th January 2019

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Getafe v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 6th January 7.45pm

Barcelona returns to action after the winter break and they are looking for their fifth straight Premier League win. They will be hoping to get caught cold in this one as they face a Getafe side who have proven to be hard to beat. They are sitting just outside of the top six and unbeaten in five. Read our Getafe v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Getafe v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 4/11
Draw 17/4
Getafe 7/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on 3rd January 2019 at 10:16 p.m.)


Getafe News and Form

Getafe are unbeaten in their last five league games with a W2 D3 record

They earned a 1-1 draw at Girona in their final game before the winter break

Their home form for the season is W4 D1 L3

They have managed just the eight goals in those eight home games

Getafe have shipped only the four goals on home soil this season

Just one of their home games in La Liga have made it over 2.5 goals

They have won their last two games at home, clean sheet wins over Espanyol and Real Sociedad

They have taken a clean sheet in 62% of their home games

Each of the four wins on home soil this season they have earned have been with a clean sheet

They have been level at the halftime break in five of their eight home fixtures (W2 L1)

Getafe have scored in each of their last five league games

75% of their home goals scored this season have been in the second period of games

They have conceded three of their four home goals after the halftime break as well

Getafe v Barcelona Head to Head

Barcelona took a 2-1 win in last season’s corresponding fixture
Getafe are winless in thirteen games against Barcelona
Barcelona have five clean sheets in their last six against Getafe
Getafe are just W3 D6 L21 in their head to head against Barca

Barcelona News and Form

The Catalans are on a four-match winning streak in La Liga

They went into the winter break on the back of a 2-0 home win over Celta Vigo

Barcelona have not conceded in any of their last four home games

Their away form for the season is W5 D2 L1 in the league

Their output of goals is at 18 in their away games this season

They have conceded just the seven goals on the road

62% of their away games have gone over 2.5 goals

Barcelona have scored a total of nine goals in their last two La Liga away games

They have earned a clean sheet in 38% of road fixtures this season

Lionel Messi scored six goals in his final three games before the winter break

Barcelona’s halftime away form reads W3 D4 L1 this season

They have scored in all seventeen league games this season

They have also netted at least two goals in each of their last four league outings

Barca have opened the scoring in five of their eight road games

Getafe v Barcelona Tips & Odds

Lionel Messi 9/4 first goalscorer
Barcelona to win to nil at 7/5
* (betting odds taken from bet365 on January 3rd, 2019 at 10:32 pm)

Who will win – Getafe v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona has a strong record in terms of clean sheets recently against Getafe. They tightened up greatly this season before the winter break. We can only see a Barcelona to win to nil result playing itself out.

5th January 2019 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 24th November 2018

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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 24th November 7.45pm

Little doubt about the big clash of the weekend from continental Europe. It is all eyes on the top of La Liga as leaders Barcelona taken on third-placed Atletico. Barca are just the one point ahead of their challenges and suffered a shock defeat before the international break. Can Atletico make the most of home advantage? Read our Atletico Madrid v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 6/5
Atletico Madrid 21/10
Draw 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on November 19th, 2018 at 10:48 p.m.)


Atletico Madrid News and Form

Atletico Madrid collected a 3-2 home success over Athletic Bilbao in their last league game. It leaves them on a big nine-match stretch of unbeaten form in La Liga (W4 D5). They have been their usual resilient and tough selves, earning a clean sheet in four their six home fixtures. Atletico Madrid are 4/1 odds to win to nil in this one* (betting odds taken on November 20th, 2018 at 7:01 pm). On home soil, they have eleven goals in their six game s, shipping just the three in total.

Their form at the Metropolitano is W5 D1 from their six played. They have won their last four on home soil in the league. Just 33% of their home games have made it over 2.5 goals. This weekend’s fixture there is 8/11 to go under 2.5 goals* (betting odds taken on November 20th, 2018 at 7:01 pm). Atletico have scored 64% of their home games after the halftime break in matches this season. They have come up with a goal in each of their home games as well this term. They have scored at least two goals in their last two home games.

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Head to Head

There was a 1-1 draw in last season’s corresponding fixture
Both teams have scored in eight of the last ten meetings in all competitions
Barca are unbeaten in six games against Atletico (W3 D3) in all competitions
Barca have won three of their last four league games at Atletico

Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona had a really strange game at home against Real Betis before the international break as they lost 3-4. They had been running on a three-match winnings streak in La Liga before than, so it was a major upset at the Nou Camp. Still, their scoring output has been getting much better as they have scored at least three goals in each of their last four league games. They are the top scorers in La Liga. Out on the road in La, Liga Barcelona are W3 D1 L1 for the season. They have won just one of their last three away games though (D1 L1).

Barcelona have only netted eight goals in their five road games so have been nowhere near as prolific as they have been at home. They have shipped over a goal per game on average as well on their travels. Both teams to score is at 19/20 odds* (betting odds taken on November 20th, 2018 at 7:01 pm). Barca have no clean sheet in any of their last four away games. Barcelona have scored in all twelve of their league fixtures this season and 62% of their away goals have come in the second half of games. Barcelona have been leading at halftime in just one away game this season.

Who will win – Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona really haven’t been at their best on their travels and they could have a hard time getting the better of such a good home side that Atletico Madrid are. Given that neither are going to want to lose this in a tight title race, the draw in the match outright looks the best bet.

22nd November 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Barcelona v Real Madrid Prediction & Betting Tips, 28th October 2018

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Barcelona v Real Madrid La Liga Preview, 28th October 3.00pm

This is one of the most anticipated fixtures in European football, but strangely it is missing a little something. There is no Lionel Messi and no Cristiano Ronaldo in this one, the game’s status having been raised in recent times before the personal duels those legends have had. This is still a special fixture and leaders Barcelona will be defending a four-point lead they hold over their rivals. Read our Barcelona v Real Madrid betting tips for more.

Barcelona v Real Madrid Betting Odds*

Barcelona 19/20
Real Madrid 13/5
Draw 14/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 29th, 2018 at 6:35 p.m.)


Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona head into weekend action at the top of La Liga with a W5 D3 L1 record. They were winless in four before the international break but responded with a 4-2 win over Sevilla on their return to action last weekend. That was a top-two battle them as well. Barcelona will be defending unbeaten home form this season in the league and they have scored at least two goals in all but one of those games.

Over 2.5 goals is at 8/15 odds for the game* (betting odds taken on October 25th, 2018 at 10:23 pm). There are plenty of stats to back that up as 80% of Barcelona’s home games this season have gone over 2.5 goals and 60% of them have made it even further over 3.5 goals. Barcelona themselves have averaged 3.6 goals per home game this season for a total of 18 in four games.

They have had their issues defensively though because after opening with back to back clean sheets, they have not earned one in any of their last seven league games now in the top flight. Both teams to score is at 1/2 odds* (betting odds taken on October 25th, 2018 at 10:23 pm). Of that massive 18 goal tally at the Nou Camp, twelve of them have been in the second half of their matches.

Lionel Messi has a fractured arm so is out and that leaves Luis Suarez at 10/3 odds and as the favourite in the first goalscorer market* (betting odds taken on October 25th, 2018 at 10:23 pm). Given his scoring form, that is a blow for Barca to miss Messi, who is the all-time goal-scoring leader in the history of the Clasico with 26 goals and fourteen assists.

Barcelona v Real Madrid Head to Head

For the first time since 2007, neither Messi or Ronaldo will be appearing in a Clasico
Barcelona have won four of their last six games against Madrid (D1 L1)
In their last four at the Nou Camp against Madrid, Barcelona are W1 D2 L1
Both teams have scored in eight of the last ten league clashes
13 of the last 15 between them in all competitions have produced at least 3 goals in each

Real Madrid News and Form

Real Madrid are struggling at the moment. In La Liga, they are winless in four with a terrible D1 L3 record including shock losses against Alaves and Levante. They were D1 L4 in all competitions before an unconvincing home win over Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League in midweek. That’s three goals in their last six games in all competitions, and two of those have been from defender Marcelo. Overall Los Blancos are W4 D2 L3 this season and are only W1 D1 L2 away from the Bernabeu.

So with some clear problem in scoring (one goal in four league games) a Barcelona 2-1 correct score is at 15/2 odds* (betting odds taken on October 25th, 2018 at 10:23 pm). The recent head to head still points to Madrid getting on the scoresheet. Los Blancos have faced two for the current top four away from home and have lost both games without scoring. In total, they have come up with five away goals, while they have conceded six goals on their travels.

They don’t have a clean sheet away from the Bernabeu so far and in last season’s campaign after nine games, Real Madrid were six points better off than they currently are. Gareth Bale is their 13/10 shortest priced anytime goalscorer option* (betting odds taken on October 25th, 2018 at 10:23 pm). Just to highlight their lack of scoring this season, they equalised a record last year for scoring in 73 consecutive games. They have failed to score in four of their nine league outings this season.

Who will win – Barcelona v Real Madrid Predictions

We can’t look past Barcelona and although Real Madrid are struggling for goals, we are going to back both teams to score here. But Barcelona look in much better shape in terms of depth than their rivals do and heap more misery on Madrid.

26th October 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Barcelona v Sevilla Prediction & Betting Tips, 20th October 2018

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Barcelona v Sevilla La Liga Preview, 20th October 7.45pm

Barcelona will be back after the international break looking to rediscover their form. They have gone winless in their last four in the top flight and start in second place behind surprise leaders Sevilla. Will the visitors be able to turn up at the Nou Camp and maintain or even extend their lead? Read our Barcelona v Sevilla betting tips for more.

Barcelona v Sevilla Betting Odds*

Barcelona 1/3
Draw 9/2
Sevilla 13/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 17th, 2018 at 9:00 p.m.)


Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona have slipped to a surprising D3 L1 run of form in their last four games. So they need to really pick themselves up as they return to action. This is a great game in which to do it as they would climb back to the top of the table with a win. Barcelona have drawn their last two home games in the league, games against Girona and Atheltic Bilbao. This is a big period for them because the following weekend they will be meeting with Real Madrid in El Clasico. Barcelona to win by a one-goal margin is at 10/3 odds* (betting odds taken on October 17th, 2018 at 5:17 pm).

The reason that appeals is because is six of their last eleven wins over Sevilla have been by the one goal (all competitions). Barcelona have scored 14 goals at home this season (average 3.5 per game) so they do have the scoring power in them of course. Lionel Messi is the 9/4 first goalscorer favourite* (betting odds taken on October 17th, 2018 at 5:17 pm). He has five league goals in four home appearances this season. Definitely, because the Catalans are conceding at the moment, it is worth looking at both teams to score.

Sevilla News and Form

Sevilla have taken everyone by surprise then as they were the leaders at the international break. That was after a four-match winning streak out of the blue. They had only gone W1 D1 L2 in their opening four games of the season. But they have switched on the scoring power and have returned fourteen goals in their last four games. Over 3.5 goals is at 8/11 odds* (betting odds taken on October 17th, 2018 at 5:17 pm). They can challenge here.

Sevilla are W3 L1 in their last four road games, winning their last two. They have averaged over three goals per game away from home this season. This will be their first away game this season against a side in the top six, but they did hammer Real Madrid 3-0 at home back at the end of September. They have scored at least two goals in each of their last four games. Andre Silva, Wissam Ben Yedder are the ones who are firing them along with goals. Given the way they are playing, seeing them cover a +1.50 Asian Handicap looks a great option at 19/20 odds* (betting odds taken on October 17th, 2018 at 5:17 pm).

Barcelona v Sevilla Head to Head

Barcelona have won four of the last five meetings with Sevilla in all competitions (D1) so they do have the head to head form going. Three of those four wins there were only by a 2-1 scoreline. Each of the last six have produced at least three goals between these two and Barcelona are on a five-match winning streak at home in the league against Sevilla.

Who will win – Barcelona v Sevilla Predictions

We are going to back Barcelona to come up with something in now what is a big game for them. Because of some tight tussles with Sevilla recently, we are going to back the home win by a one goal margin.

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18th October 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Valencia v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 7th October 2018

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Valencia v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 7th October 7.45pm

It was a masterclass from Lionel Messi and co in midweek as they destroyed Tottenham in the Champions League. They needed that win as they had been in a funk of winless results. Valencia haven’t been having a great season but they got a good Champions League point at Manchester United in midweek. Can they keep Barcelona at bay though? Read our Valencia v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Valencia v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 4/6
Draw 10/3
Valencia 7/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 4th, 2018 at 1:53 p.m.)


Valencia News and Form

It has been a strange season for Valencia because they have been really hard to beat, but at the same time, they have struggled to record wins. They head into the weekend with a W1 D5 L1 record this season in La Liga. They got their first win of the term in a 1-0 win at Real Sociedad last weekend. They have come up with only the two goals in their last four games and have been far from proficient in front of goals this season. The under 2.5 goals option looks solid at 27/20 odds for this* (betting odds taken on October 5th, 2018 at 2:32 pm).

Valencia have drawn their three home games this season, two at 1-1 including their home opener which was against Atletico Madrid. The other was a 0-0 tie. Just 14% of their games this season home and away combined have made it over 2.5 goals. So they should have the strengths to at least keep the score down in this one. Valencia have seen under 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 home matches against Barcelona in all competitions as well.

Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona’s league form hasn’t been great lately so this is a big game for them at the Mestalla. They are top of the table but have failed to win any of their last three (D2 L1). The only league defeat that they have suffered this season did happen in their last away fixture as they suffered a shock 2-1 loss at bottom side Leganes. Overall the Catalans are W4 D2 L1 this season and they have scored in all seven of their fixtures. We are looking at both teams NOT to score at 5/4 odds* (betting odds taken on October 5th, 2018 at 2:32 pm).

Barcelona don’t have a clean sheet in any of their last five league games, but Valencia aren’t a great threat. Because of the sheer brilliance of Lionel Messi in midweek, who got a brace against Spurs, he is worth a look at 13/5 in the first goalscorer market* (betting odds taken on October 5th, 2018 at 2:32 pm). On their travels in La Liga this season Barcelona have scored four goals in their three games, which isn’t a high output. They have scored all but one of their away goals in the second half of matches.

Valencia v Barcelona Head to Head

These two met four times last season (league and Copa del Rey) and Barcelona came out on top with three wins and a draw. The draw was in this corresponding fixture. Barcelona are undefeated in their last six against Valencia in all competitions. Barcelona have scored at least two goals in four of their last six against Valencia.

Who will win – Valencia v Barcelona Predictions

The result that Barcelona got in midweek should have given them a big lift. That was Barcelona back to their very best and we expect them to push on from there. Valencia haven’t been that strong this season and we are backing the away win.

6th October 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao Prediction & Betting Tips, 29th September 2018

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Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao La Liga Preview, 29th September 3:15 pm

Barcelona suffered a shock defeat in league action in midweek, conceding two goals in two minutes to lose against bottom side Levante. That will have rocked them and it will be interesting to see the response that they have. They play host to Athletic Bilbao at the Nou Camp on the weekend, who aren’t carrying winning form with them. Read our Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao betting tips for more.

Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao Betting Odds*

Barcelona 1/8
Draw 15/2
Athletic Bilbao 16/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 26th, 2018 at 11:44 p.m.)


Barcelona News and Form

After winning their first four games of the season Barcelona have picked up just the one point in their last two games. That was a draw against Girona and then that shock loss against Leganes in midweek. They had to come from behind to rescue that point against Girona and then threw away the lead at Leganes. So they have just had a bit of a testing time. Their form at the Nou Camp in the league this season is W2 D1 and they have scored thirteen goals in those three games.

The obvious look here, especially with the goals that Barcelona have been conceding, is to go over 2.5 goals. There’s not much value in that of course so we are going to swing under 3.5 goals at 10/11 odds* (betting odds taken on September 27th, 2018 at 5:28 pm) which looks much better. The Catalins have not banked a clean sheet in any of their last four league games now. Just because of that then a Barcelona 2-1 option in the correct score could offer a bit of value at the moment at 15/2 odds* (betting odds taken on September 27th, 2018 at 5:28 pm).

Athletic Bilbao News and Form

Bilbao have posted a W1 D3 L1 record for the season and they did show up well recently in a big contest. They played out a 1-1 home draw with Real Madrid. It came unstuck for them in midweek though as they were hammered 3-0 at home by Villarreal. That is no clean sheet for Athletic Bilbao this season then and that is going to leave them vulnerable for this trip to the Nou Camp on Saturday.

You have a quote of even money on both teams to score in the match* (betting odds taken on September 27th, 2018 at 5:28 pm) which backs them to at least get a consolation on the board in the game. Away from home this season Bilbao have posted the one draw. That’s the extent of their road games this season. That was a 2-2 draw against Real Betis last weekend. So that is four-match winless streak (D3 L1) that they are on at the moment and it looks a bit of a stretch to see them causing an upset at the Nou Camp.

Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao Head to Head

Barcelona have winning home form against Athletic Bilbao as they are on a six-match winning streak at the Nou Camp against them in all competitions. Barcelona have scored at least three goals in five of those six matches in that sequence. Overall home and away Barcelona have won the last four meetings against Bilbao, losing just one of the last eleven against them.

Who will win – Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao Predictions

We are expecting a response from Barcelona. That is the natural thing to expect really. Their results have dropped and you can’t really expect that to go on much further. That will probably have had a rocket up them and we will back a Barcelona win & both teams to score.

28th September 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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Leganes v Barcelona Prediction & Betting Tips, 26th September 2018

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Leganes v Barcelona La Liga Preview, 26th September 7.00pm

Barcelona dropped their first points of the new season over the weekend as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home against Girona. That was an unexpected turn up for the books. They head out on the road in midweek to take on Leganes who have been having a shocking time of things with just one point from five games. Read our Leganes v Barcelona betting tips for more.

Leganes v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona 1/5
Draw 6/1
Leganes 10/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 24th, 2018 at 6:34 p.m.)
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Leganes News and Form

Leganes have had a miserable start to the La Liga season with just the one point on the board from their five games played so far this term. That point was earned in their second match of the season, a home draw against Real Sociedad. They have lost their last two games by a 1-0 scoreline but as they are facing Barcelona we are going to look a little larger. A comfortable Barcelona 2-0 option is at 6/1 odds* (Betting Odds were taken from September 24th, 2018 at 6:34 p.m.).

In total Leganes have scored just the four goals in their games this season and half of those have been at home. Leganes have been level at half time and losing at full time in each of their last three matches so there is a trend running there with that. Each of their last four games against Barcelona in all competitions have gone over 2.5 goals so there’s another trend* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 24th, 2018 at 6:34 p.m.).

Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona had to rescue a point against Girona in a Catalan derby on the weekend, Gerard Pique getting an equaliser in a 2-2 draw for them after they had had defender Clement Lenglet sent off. That leaves them with a pretty handy W4 D1 record for the season though and they are likely to bounce straight back to winning ways in midweek. Barcelona have won both of their away games this season, taking down Valladolid and Real Sociedad both by a one-goal margin.

So it hasn’t been big wins for them on the road yet and because of that the more conservative Barcelona to win by a 2-goal margin appeals at 10/3 odds* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 24th, 2018 at 6:34 p.m.) as they are taking on one of the bottom sides in the league. All three of their away goals this season have come after the halftime break in matches.

Leganes v Barcelona Head to Head

There have only been the four previous games between the two clubs and Barcelona have won all four of them. They have scored a total of twelve goals in their four games against Girona, netting at least three goals in three of those. Surprisingly they have taken just the one clean sheet in those four games.

Who will win – Leganes v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona should be comfortable in this one out on the road against the bottom side in the league. They had a blip last weekend but can respond strongly and Barcelona to win to nil is the obvious option to look for in Leganes v Barcelona betting tips.

24th September 2018 / lee - Category: European Football Betting

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