Manchester United v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 10th April 2019

Spaniards can triumph at Old Trafford

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Manchester United v Barcelona Betting Tips – UEFA Champions League, 10th April 8.00pm

Manchester United didn’t get the best of draws here. They have to pit themselves against the power of Barcelona who are sauntering to a title in Spain this season. Can the Red Devils get enough out of this home fixture to have something to play for in the second leg? Barcelona arrive in some strong form at the moment and will be on the hunt for those away goals. Read our predictions for Manchester United v Barcelona.

Manchester United v Barcelona Betting Odds*

Barcelona evens
Draw 13/5
Manchester United 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 7th, 2019 at 4:02 p.m.)

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Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United came up big in their round of sixteen tie against PSG. After having lost at home in the first leg, the Red Devils came up with the goods in the City of Lights landing a 3-1 away win after a 2-0 deficit from the first leg. Manchester United are W12 L6 in their 18 previous European Cup quarter-finals. This is their first since the 2013/14 season against Bayern Munich. United have won just one of their last three appearances at this stage. They are going to need to improve their home form in Europe which is W2 L3 in their last five.

Along with beating Young Boys at Old Trafford, in this season’s group stage, they lost at home to Juventus and were held to a 0-0 draw by Valencia. Then came their defeat against PSG in the round of sixteen. Manchester United have come up with just one goal in four European home games this season. United hold a W6 L8 record in two-legged ties against Spanish opposition. Overall home and away, the Red Devils have produced a W17 D5 L6 record in Europe in their last 28 played. Since beating PSG in the second leg of this season’s round of sixteen, United have lost three of their four-matches since then (all away from home).

Manchester United v Barcelona Head to Head

The last two meetings have been in Champions League Finals
Barcelona are W4 D4 L3 in their 11 previous games against United
United have won both two-legged ties against Barcelona
The Red Devils are W1 D2 in three previous UCL home games against Barca

 

Key-Facts – Manchester United v Barcelona

  • Manchester United have lost three of their last five home games Europe
  • Barcelona have won 7 of their last 8 ties against English teams
  • Barcelona are winless in six knockout stage away games

 

Barcelona News and Form

Barcelona are W14 L6 in their twenty previous appearances in the European Cup quarterfinals. Of those six defeats, four have come in their last five ties at this stage. Last season they blew a 4-1 lead to lose out on away goals against Roma in the quarterfinals. That was their third final-eight exit in a row. In each of the three away games in those ties, Barcelona failed to get a single goal on the board. Back in this season’s group stage, Barcelona won 4-2 at Spurs, before a 1-1 tie back at the Nou Camp against them. It just one loss in their last 13 European games against English sides (W8 D4).

Overall they have won 14 of their previous 24 two-legged ties against English opposition. They have only lost one of their last eight such-ties. Barcelona have only lost one of their last 19 games in the competition, their second leg defeat at Roma in last season’s quarterfinals. Barcelona though haven’t managed to win any of their last six away games in the knockout stage (D2 L4), netting just the one goal in that sequence. Barca are currently undefeated in 16 games in all competitions (W11 D5) and Lionel Messi is the joint top scorer in this season’s tournament with eight goals.

Manchester United v Barcelona Tips & Odds

Both teams to score at 8/13
Barcelona to win match outright at 5/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 7th, 2019 at 4:02 p.m.)

Manchester United v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona to win: There have been some vulnerabilities creeping into United’s game and who better to exploit that than Barcelona? The Spaniards are in great form at the moment and could have enough to raid Old Trafford. Back both teams to score.


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