Barcelona vs Espanyol Betting Tip Barcelona to win to nil – 8th July 2020

Barcelona can ease to win in local derby against Espanyol

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Spain Barcelona vs Espanyol Spain
8th July 2100hrs
Football – Spain – La Liga
Pick Barcelona to win to nil
Bookmaker Unibet
Odds: 4/6 odds taken 21:39 GMT Monday 6th July

Barcelona have been struggling since their return to action. They have drawn three of their six games and have fallen well behind Real Madrid in the title race.

So it has to be all or nothing from them from here on out. They should have a big chance of getting three points against bottom side Espanyol who are in a terrible streak of form.

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Barcelona Preview – Three points heading Barcelona’s way?

Barcelona picked up a good 4-1 away win at Villarreal on the weekend. That has left them with a W3 D3 record in their last six games.

Those dropped points have seen them fall four points behind Real Madrid in the title race with just four to play.

So the title doesn’t look to be heading to the Nou Camp this season from here on out.

The home form of Barcelona is at W15 D2 L0 this season. They played out a 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid in their last home fixture.

There has not been a clean sheet by Barcelona in any of their last three games, which is a surprise.

But Barcelona to win to nil against Espanyol, the bottom side in the league is at 4/6 to show the strong likelihood of that happening according to the bookies* (betting odds taken at 21:48 GMT on Monday, 7th July 2020).

It is a 29 match undefeated streak of form that they are on at home in the league.

Our betting prediction:
Barcelona 2-0 correct score

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(odds taken 21:39 GMT Monday 6th July)

The Catalans have banked a clean sheet in each of their last 4 at home against Espanyol.

Barcelona have also scored at least two goals in each of their last 3 matches against Espanyol in all competitions.

The only dropped points that Barcelona have had at home this season is against the other top three sides.

Espanyol Preview – Espanyol to leave empty handed

There was an exciting 2-2 draw between Barcelona and Espanyol earlier this season.

Espanyol are at rock bottom of La Liga at the moment and have taken to a five match losing streak.

They have failed to score in three of their last four games as well, one of those was a 1-0 loss against Real Madrid.

The away form of Spanish is poor W3 D4 L10 and they have lost on the road at both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid this season.

Those are of the other current top three in the league.

It has only been the 12 goals that Espanyol have mustard up on in their travels this season in La Liga.

That’s an average of just 0.7 goals per away game from them, Espanyol taking a clean sheet in just 18% of road fixtures.

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In each of their last four league games Espanyol have lost by a one goal margin exactly.

With just four games to play for the season, Espanyol found themselves nine points away from safety.

This local derby against Barcelona could well be the game that seals their relegation fate for the campaign.

Barcelona vs Espanyol Betting Advice

Do we get any whiff of an upset happening in this game? None whatsoever would be the answer to that.

Barcelona have not been at their best, but they found four goals against the in-form Villarreal on the weekend and should push on from there.

Espanyol are barely a threat in front of goal, being the second-lowest scoring side in the division.


Key Facts – Barcelona vs Espanyol Betting Tip

  • Barcelona are unbeaten in 29 league home games
  • Barcelona have not conceded in their last four at home against Espnayol
  • Espanyol are on a five match losing streak


So the Barcelona to win to nil option has to come into play for Barcelona vs Espanyol betting without question.

It’s been four visits to the Nou Camp from Espanyol without having gotten on the scoresheet recently.


The best betting odds for Barcelona vs Espanyol

Barcelona to win: 12/1 at Bet365
Draw: 13/5 at Bet365
Espanyol to win: 10/11 at Bet365