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Juventus v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 22nd November 2017

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Juventus v Barcelona Betting Preview - UEFA Champions League 22nd November 7.45pm A big high profile match and if this game ends up in a draw it would sort of suit both of them. A draw wins the group of Barcelona while a point sees Juventus go and lock in second place in the group. So the draw will likely have some appeal in the match outright. Earlier in the group campaign, Juventus were destroyed by Barcelona at the Nou Camp and will at least be looking for a bit of revenge.

Juventus v Barcelona Betting Tips

This game in Turin now is going to be the highlight of the Wednesday night fixtures for match day five. All that the Italians have to do is avoid defeat in the game to book a place in the round of sixteen. If it ends up as a draw then it will mean that both of these go through to the next round. If Juventus though want to try and push on and actually top the group then they need to roll out a victory in this one. Juventus rolled out a stunning 3-0 home win over the Catalans in the quarter finals last season but suffered a big 3-0 defeat at the Nou Camp back on match day one of this season’s campaign. Since losing to Barcelona on match day one, Juve have recovered to a W2 D1 L1 record. At home, they have taken a 2-0 win over Olympiakos and a 2-1 victory over Sporting. There really should be goals in this fixture and over 2.5 goals at bet365 is a price of 9/10.

Juventus vs Barcelona 2017 Infographic

Their 3-0 win over Barcelona in Turin in the first leg of the quarter finals was a crucial result that allowed them to play out a 0-0 draw back at the Nou Camp. Can they rally themselves to produce another to home performance of that magnitude against the Spaniard?. In the bet365 correct score market, the shortest priced Juventus victory is 1-0 option at a price of 17/2. The 1-1 draw is the shortest priced option at 11/2. The Bianconeri have a massive streak of unbeaten home form in Europe going as they are now undefeated in 25 games (W16 D9), so that’s impressive and they have a great home record against Spanish opposition as well. Juve are W15 D8 L2 at home against La Liga opposition and are unbeaten in their last eight at home against Spanish visitors. They have lost just one of their last 24 games in Turin against Spanish opponents (W15 D8). So that’s all fantastic reading for them. Their main options in the anytime goalscorer market are Gonzalo Higuain at 5/4 and Paulo Dyeable at 11/8. Juve slipped to a defeat against Sampdoria in Serie A on the week, their first loss in seven in all competitions. Just a draw then suits Barcelona as that is good enough to win them the group. Barcelona are W3 D1 so far in their campaign, surprisingly being held to a 0-0 draw at Olympiakos on match day four in Piraeus. That was like a victory for the Greeks. Barcelona are in control of the group, but they don’t have great form out in Italy. Their away record against Italian clubs is W6 D9 L6 but they are actually without a win in any of their last five visits there with a D3 L2 record. Away from home in this season’s UEFA Champions League group stage, they took a 1-0 win at Sporting before that 0-0 draw at Olympiakos so the goals haven’t flowed for them particularly. Still, both teams to score at bet365 is a price of 7/10 because of the scoring power that is on show in this one and Juve need to attack to try and top the group. Barca are unbeaten in 17 matches in all competitions, winning 15, and have kept 12 clean sheets during that run. Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 is a price of 10/3. Looking at Barcelona’s away from in Europe, it isn’t particularly strong, with only five wins in their last thirteen road games in the UEFA Champions League and they have lost three of their last six on the road, including a 4-0 loss at PSG last season and their 3-0 defeat at Juventus. So they haven't been in great shape away from the Nou Camp. The last time that the Blaugrana failed to get beyond the round of sixteen in the UEFA Champions League was way back in 2006/07. Lionel Messi has been having a prolific season in front of goal and he is a price of 4/5 in the bet365 anytime goalscorer market with Luis Suarez at 7/5. Messi has 19 goals in 23 outings for club and country this term and he only needs three more to make it to 100 UEFA Champions League goals. He is 11/4 favourite in the first goalscorer market.

Juventus v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 7/5, Draw 7/4, Draw 5/2

Juventus v Barcelona Predictions

A draw is all that both sides need and a draw is worth backing on the night evidence of the first meeting Barcelona are the better of the two sides but Juventus are a tough nut at home in Turin and can pick up a point.
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Leganes v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th November 2017

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Leganes v Barcelona Betting Preview - La Liga 18th November 3.15pm Barcelona have responded to last season’s disappointments and the summer loss of Neymar in pretty emphatic fashion. They have a commanding lead at the top of La Liga and there should be another three points available to them on the weekend as well. Leganes are a great defensive side but they aren’t an attacking threat, and they have just lost back to back league games so momentum has gone ahead of this tough test.

Leganes v Barcelona Betting Tips

It has been a decent season from Leganes who are in mid table in the Spanish top flight. They have picked up some notable results and their biggest one was a 0-0 home draw against Atletico Madrid back at the end of September. Leganes have collected seven clean sheets in their eleven league games this season and their entire season has built off of that rock solid defence. They don’t have a lot of attacking threat in them. However, that defence went a bit south just before the international break as they shipped five goals in defeats at Sevilla and Valencia, both of those being top six sides. At the Estadio Municipal de Butarque this term, which only holds around 11,000 supporters Leganes are W2 D2 L1, the loss coming against Getafe back early in the season. They are currently running on a three match undefeated streak of form on home soil. They have only scored the three goals at home this season while conceding just the two. Under 2.5 goals at bet365 is a price of 6/5 and that will be banking on the home defence staying strong. To their credit, Leganes have only been behind at half time in one fixture at home this season in the top flight and they have picked up four clean sheets in five. It’s an impressive defensive record whichever way you look at it. They are currently seven points better off than they were at this stage of last season’s La Liga campaign, so there have been a lot of positives from them. Just one of their home fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals and actually, only Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have conceded fewer goals than they have done this season. Will they be able to repel Barcelona’s power attack though? Barcelona are steaming along still with just two points dropped all season and they edged out Sevilla just before the international break at the Nou Camp and will go on to face Valencia in a huge clash after this one. Barcelona are W4 D1 in their five away games this season in La Liga And they have collected three clean sheets in those matches, shipping just the two goals on their travels. Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 is a price of 11/10 and looks decent value considering that their defence probably isn’t going to come under a great deal of pressure. In the bet365 correct score market, a Barcelona 2-0 is the shortest priced option with a 1-0 for them coming in at a price of 6/1. Lionel Messi is the 15/8 first goalscorer favourite for the game and he is on twelve league goals for the season. After netting a crucial brace in their win over Sevilla last time out, Paco Alcacer is a good 20/21 anytime goalscorer option for the game. Barcelona may well have to exert a bit of patience to get their rewards in this away game, and they will have one eye on meeting Juventus in the Champions League in midweek. Barca won both meetings with Leganes last season and did concede in each, but look much stronger at the back this season.

Leganes v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 2/7, Draw 9/2, Leganes 17/2

Leganes v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona have the quality and confidence to get through this with three points in the bag. The game may well go under 2.5 goals though because of the defence that Leganes have at their disposal and Barcelona will want to save something for their midweek clash with Juventus.
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Barcelona v Sevilla Predictions & Betting Odds – 4th November 2017

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Barcelona v Sevilla Betting Preview - La Liga 4th November 7.45pm Looking at the match outright odds on this La Liga fixture, it’s hard to picture it being a top five clash. But that is what it is and Barcelona are heavy favourites to come out on top in the battle at the Nou Camp on Saturday evening. Atletico Madrid are the only side to have stopped Barcelona winning in this season’s La Liga and Sevilla are going to have their work cut out for themsevles in this match, having suffered three defeats in their last five games. Barcelona v Sevilla 2017 infographics

Barcelona v Sevilla Betting Tips

Barcelona will be defending a four point lead at the top of La Liga going into the weekend as they face up to Seville. It has looked pretty easy for Barcelona this season as they have dropped only two points in their ten league games so far, that coming in a draw at Atletico Madrid. Barcelona have won all five of their league home games then this season in the Spanish top flight and they have only conceded one home goal this season as well. Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 will have some appeal at a price of 6/5, especially with Sevilla being a low-scoring side. There has been no problem with Barcelona’s output this season as they have averaged 3.6 goals per game at the Nou Camp this term. A solid 2-0 correct score at bet365 is an appealing price of 15/2. That’s because Sevilla are not a bad defensive side at all but they lack output. Four of Barcelona’s nine league wins this season have been by a 2-0 scoreline. Lionel Messi is the bet365 first goalscorer favourite at a price of 7/4 and he is on twelve league goals for the season. After failing to score in two league outings, he got himself back on the scoresheet last weekend with a goal as Barcelona won 2-0 at Athletic Bilbao. Luis Suarez and Paco Alcacer are 1/2 and 4/6 respectively in the anytime goalscorer market for the match. Barcelona have been winning at half time in four of their five league games (D1) this season at the Nou Camp and they are 8/15 to be ahead at the break in this one. Their only goal conceded at the Nou Camp this season came in the second half and 61% of their own goals scored at home in La Liga this term have been in the second half of matches. They won all four meetings against Sevilla last season and three of those wins by Barcelona where to nil as well across league and cup meetings. Overall the Catalans are on a six match winning streak against Sevilla in all competitions and have lost just one of their last nineteen against them in all competitions in a tremendous W15 D3 L1 record. Sevilla starts the weekend in fifth place, but after a bright start they have started to struggle and they have gone W2 L3 in their last five league games. All three of the defeats in that sequence happened away from home as well and notably, two of them were against Atletico Madrid and Valencia two of the four sides above them in the table. Sevilla have failed to hit the back of the net in their last three away games now and overall in their W2 D0 L3 record on the road this season, have netted only two goals. Their tally of league goals stands at eleven (Barcelona, in contrast, have 28) and only Leganes have scored fewer of the current top nine in La Liga. Given current form and head to head form against Barcelona, Sevilla may struggle at the Nou Camp.

Barcelona v Sevilla Betting Odds

Barcelona 2/11, Draw 13/2, Sevilla 14/1

Barcelona v Sevilla Predictions

Barcelona to win: The Catalans have looked unflappable on home soil this season in the league and have turned over sides easily enough. This is one of the tougher games they have faced this season, but still, the stats suggest it is going to be easy for them. Barcelona to win 2-0 looks appealing for this one.
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Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 28th October 2017

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Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Betting Preview - La Liga 28th October 7.45pm Barcelona remains unbeaten for the season in the Spanish top flight and after a draw with Atletico Madrid recently, they immediately got back to winning ways last weekend with a win over Malaga. They head out on the road this weekend to face an out-of-sort Athletic Bilbao who have seen a lot of Barcelona over the last couple of season, too much probably as they have struggled for any returns against the Catalans.

Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Betting Tips

Athletic Bilbao are only a mid table side in La Liga this season and considering the poor form that they have put up lately, it’s a bit of a surprise that they aren’t a bit worse off. Bilbao have picked up just the four league points in their last six games in the league now in a W1 D1 L4 record and their only success in that sequence was a 1-0 home win over Sevilla. This season in the league on home soil specifically, Athletic Bilbao have produced a W2 D1 L1 record. So that isn’t bad and the only defeat in that sequence happened against Real Madrid back on September 20th. There hasn’t been a great deal of output from them offensively this season with just the ten league goals in ten games. They have also conceded ten so they have broken even and under 2.5 goals at Ladbrokes returns a price of 5/4 and the home side may struggle to get on the board and Barcelona to win to nil is at 13/8 with Ladbrokes. Barcelona holds a four point cushion at the top of La Liga over Valencia, five clear of Real Madrid. They have produced a powerful W8 D1 L0 record for the season so far, the only dropped points coming recently in a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid. In their nine league games, this season Barcelona have scored 26 goals at just under three per game, so they should have the quality to take maximum points in this one. It just may not be the biggest of wins for them and in the Ladbrokes correct score market a Barcelona 2-0 result returns a price of 13/2 and there is a 7/1 price on 1-0 for them, so the bookmakers aren’t expecting a big score in this one. There’s reason to go low to as Barcelona have only landed narrow wins in their last two trips to Bilbao. Barcelona have picked up a 1-0 win in their last two league visits to Athletic Bilbao. There have been a total ten games between these two clubs over the last two seasons because of all the cup meetings that they have gone through. From that sequence of then, games head to head Barcelona have a W7 D1 L2 record from that sequence and both defeats in that run of games against Bilbao did happen out on the road for them. But right now they are looking very strong and should collect the points. Lionel Messi is a short 2/1 Ladbrokes first goalscorer option for the game and he is on eleven goals for the seasons in the league from his nine games. He is on a two match scoreless streak in top flight, but that just means that he is probably due one. Luis Suarez is an 8/11 anytime goalscorer option for the fixture.

Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 9/20, Draw 7/2, Athletic Bilbao 6/1

Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona to win: Barcelona should win this but as the Champions League is coming up you can consider just a conservative, lower scoring affair from them. This game may actually struggle to get above the 2.5 goal line so go under and Barcelona to win.
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Barcelona v Malaga Predictions & Betting Odds – 21st October 2017

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Barcelona v Malaga Betting Preview - La Liga 21st October 7.45pm This is top v bottom in the Spanish top flight on the weekend as Barcelona will look to return to winning ways. They played out a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid last weekend, thanks to a late equaliser by Luis Suarez. They should have an easier time of things though at home this weekend as they face Malaga who have only managed the one point in total in their campaign so far. This may be a pretty lopsided affair.

Barcelona v Malaga Betting Tips

Barcelona played out a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in their last league game, that was the first dropped points form them this season on the domestic front. But they are unbeaten this season having won each of their other seven league games this season and they will have plenty of backing to win this as they face Malaga who are rock bottom of the pile. Barcelona have won all four of their home games this season in La Liga, scoring a total of sixteen goals as well, while conceding just the one. So that’s an average of four goals per home game and 75% of their home fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals as you would expect. 50% of them have gone over 3.5 goals however, under 3.5 at 13/8 with bet365 looks the bigger value looking at the recent history between these two. While it should be a routine win, it may not be a big one. That’s because they have had some struggles against Malaga, notably last season when Barcelona only took a point from their two games against them, not scoring in either. In the last six league meetings, Barcelona are only W2 D2 L2 against Malaga. Surprisingly they have failed to score in four of their last six against them, so they have become something of a bogey team for the Catalans. However, Barcelona are going strongly at the moment and Lionel Messi is the 6/4 bet first goalscorer favourite. But the recent head to head suggests a more conservative option of a Barcelona 3-0 correct score at bet365 for a price of 13/2, with a 2-0 win for them coming in at 8/1 could be the way to go go. You can cover the lot with Barcelona to win to nil at 8/11. Malaga are nine points worse off than they were at this stage last season. It’s been shockingly bad from them as they have picked up only the one point in their eight league games which was in a 3-3 draw with Athletic Bilbao at home. That game accounted for three of their four league goals they have scored all season, with Malaga having failed to score six of their eight league games this season. Away from home they are without a point and without a goal. Malaga have conceded a total of eighteen goals at an average of just over two per games, so while that’s bad, they haven’t really taken a hammering and only lost 1-0 at Atletico Madrid and 2-0 at Sevilla. So while they aren’t likely going to even get close to winning this game, they may at least be able to keep the scoreline somewhat respectable.

Barcelona v Malaga Betting Odds

Barcelona 1/14, Draw 12/1, Malaga 25/1

Barcelona v Malaga Predictions

Barcelona to win: It would be a massive surprise if the Catalans didn’t take a victory in this one and it should be by a comfortable margin as well. Look for the home side to win to nil but there is some value around the Barcelona 3-0 correct score mark.
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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 14th October 2017

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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Betting Preview - La Liga 14th October 7.45 pm This is the highlight match of the next round of La Liga matches. Barcelona are bossing things at the top of the table having won all seven of their league outings this season. So they will go off as favourites in this one, even though they are out on the road. Their scoring power will be expected to get them over the line. Atletico Madrid are a tough defensive side to take on, and they have remained unbeaten so far this season as well. But they have only scored around half of the goals that Barcelona have.

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Betting Tips

What a cracker of a game coming up from the Spanish top flight on Saturday and this, not a game to be missed. Atletico have gone about their business this season in their usual manner, being a very hard side to break down. They have conceded just the four goals this season and on home soil from their two games, they haven’t shipped one yet. Atletico have already played a couple of big games this season, as they played out a 0-0 draw with Valencia back in early September and recently produced a good 2-0 home win over Sevilla. So they have only played the two home games and have won both of them to nil. Over 2.5 goals at bet365 for this big clash is a price of 5/6 though and you are looking at a hefty price of 15/4 on Atletico to win to nil. They don’t have a history of clean sheets against Barcelona.

Atletico vs Barcelona 2017 Infographic

Atletico carries a good scoring threat full of talent and surprisingly Antoine Griezmann isn’t their top scorer so far this season. He has two league goals but Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa both have three each and they are 2/1 anytime goalscorer options for this one, with Griezmann up at 5/4. This season Atletico have netted 12 goals in their seven league games and that pales in comparison to the 23 that the Catalans have netted. Both teams to score at bet365 is a price of 3/4 and that is worth a flutter because both teams have scored in seven of the last eight meetings across all competitions. Atletico suffered a 2-1 loss in this corresponding fixture last season after a 1-1 draw at the Nou Camp. The 1-1 draw is at 11/2 in the anytime goalscorer market with a Barcelona 2-1 win at 17/2. There were four meetings between Atletico and Barcelona last season and it was Barcelona who were on top with two wins and two draws. Both draws were a 1-1 scoreline and both wins for Barca were by a 2-1 scoreline so there are some good trends to consider there. Actually, Barcelona’s last five wins over Atletico Madrid in all competitions have been by a 2-1 scoreline. In the last eight meetings between these two in the last two season, Barcelona have picked up a strong W5 D3 record so are bossing the head to head form and they will have plenty of backing in this away game. The Catalans have won all seven of their league games this season, averaging over three goals per game and having picked up five cleans sheets along the way, conceding a total of two goals only this season. Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 is a 7/2 punt. So you have to talk about Lionel Messi. He fired off a hat trick to give Argentina a necessary victory in Quito against Ecuador in midweek, a win that locked in a World Cup place for the Albiceleste after such a poor qualification campaign. Messi has been in some stunning form this season he really has, having netted eleven goals in seven league appearances. He already has two hat tricks in the league this season and two other braces across the term as well. Remember that Atletico have only scored twelve as a club this season. Messi is the 10/3 first goalscorer favourite at bet365 and they have Luis Suarez back fit as well now and he is a 7/5 anytime goalscorer option. Barcelona have actually only been leading once at half time on the road this season and were behind at the break against Getafe in mid-September before turning things around in the second half.

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 8/5, Atletico Madrid 7/4, Draw 9/4

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona to win: This is not going to be an easy game for either of them, but Barcelona should have the edge. They have averaged over three goals per game this season and that should be enough to see off Atletico who failed to break Leganes before the international break.
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Barcelona v Las Palmas Predictions & Betting Odds – 1st October 2017

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Barcelona v Las Palmas Betting Preview - La Liga 1st October 3.15pm Barcelona are won all six of their league games this season and that means they are already four points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid and a whopping seven points clear already of reigning champions Real Madrid. So it’s all going well for them and they have another winnable match at the Nou Camp to head into on Saturday. They face Las Palmas who have lost four of their six league matches this season and will probably struggle mightily to get any chance out of the in-form Catalans.

Barcelona v Las Palmas Betting Tips

It has been a strong campaign from Barcelona so far then in the Spanish top flight this season and they are odds on favourites to pick up yet another win in this one. That will add to the six they have collected so far from their six games already. They have only conceded two goals so far this season and Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 brings a price of 20/21 which is good value for the game. So far at the Nou Camp in La Liga this season, Barcelona have beaten Real Betis, Espanyol and Eibar, totalling thirteen goals and just the one against. Barcelona to win by 3 or more goals at bet365 is a price of 4/7 just to highlight how easy this is expected to be for them. Barcelona won 3-0 at neighbour Girona last weekend but Lionel Messi wasn’t on the scoresheet as the visitor benefited from two own goals and a strike from Luis Suarez. Messi has seven goals in his last two league home games and is the 7/4 bet365 first goalscorer favourite for the game, while Luis Suarez is at 5/2. This looks as if it will be pretty easy overall for Barcelona and they have winning form against Las Palmas to count on as well, being on a four match winning streak against them. Overall there have only been eight meetings between them and Barcelona hold a W6 D2 record against their opponents from that. Barcelona are W3 D1 in their last four at home against Las Palmas and won last season’s corresponding fixture 5-0. In the bet365 correct score market, the shortest priced option is a Barcelona 3-0 which fetches a price of 8/1 while a Barcelona 4-0 comes in at a quote of 15/2. Las Palmas haven’t produced a great deal this season with a W2 L4 record from their six outings in the Spanish top flight and they are on a two match losing streak. They have only hit the back of the net in half of their six matches and away from home, they have gone W1 L2, their success coming at Malaga. They have already been beaten by three of the current top four in La Liga this season and therefore it’s hard to see them getting much out of this.

Barcelona v Las Palmas Betting Odds

Barcelona 1/12, Draw 10/1, Las Palmas 25/1

Barcelona v Las Palmas Predictions

Barcelona to win: Of course this should be a home game and it will just be about the margin of victory and nothing else really. Barca have averaged over three goals per game in the league this season and a Barcelona 3-0 correct score is well worth a look.
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Girona v Barcelona Predictions & Betting Odds – 23rd September 2017

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Girona v Barcelona Betting Preview - 23rd September 7.45pm Barcelona are steaming along then so far this season with five wins from five and that has left them seven points clear of their rivals Real Madrid who have put in some surprisingly poor home form. Barcelona are likely to extend their winning streak on the weekend as they head off to face Girona. The home side have only picked up the five points so far but have put in a couple of impressive home performances regardless against some of the top sides.

Girona v Barcelona Betting Tips

It has been five points from five games in La Liga this season for Girona, which by their standards isn’t a bad return. Their home form hasn’t been all that bad, to tell the truth. They opened with a home draw against Atletico Madrid, took a win over Malaga and lost against top-three side Sevilla, but only by a 1-0 scoreline. So they have performed pretty well at home against some solid opposition. Four of their five league games this season have seen two goals or less and therefore under 2.5 goals at bet365 may well have some decent appeal here at a price of 17/10 if they can once again keep the score down. Offensively they aren’t going to have anyone sweating bullets because they have failed to score a goal in any of their last three league outings. With them expected to lose this one, a Barcelona to win to nil bet at bet365 returns a price of 21/20. They have already faced some tough games but probably nothing like this and this is going to be a really big ask of them to try and hang in there. Barcelona have won all five of their league matches this season and in midweek they made pretty light work of Eibar at the Nou Camp, hammering them 6-1. In each of their wins, this season Barcelona have scored at least two goals and have totalled thirteen goals alone in their last three fixtures. They have conceded in their last two but still both teams not to score at bet365 is the serious option here at a price of 4/5 given the lack of goals that Girona have produced. Lionel Messi is having a blinder of a season. He has nine league goals in five games and that includes two hat tricks. He scored four goals against Eibar in midweek and Messi is the 15/8 outright favourite in the bet365 First Goalscorer market. This will be their first competitive game against Girona and because of what the home side has done this season, a Draw/Barcelona half time/full time bet may be worth a little flutter at 11/4. There should be a comfortable three points for the Catalans at the end of the day even if they need to show patience. Barcelona to win by 2 goals at a price of 3/1 with bet365 looks to be offering some value.

Girona v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 2/9, Draw 11/2, Girona 10/1

Girona v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona to win: Patience may be the keyword of the day for Barcelona. Girona have handled higher quality opposition well enough at home this season and so Barcelona may have to bide their time. They should get their win though but a draw/Barcelona half time/full time bet is worth looking at.
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Barcelona v Eibar La Liga Predictions & Betting Odds – 19th September 2017

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Barcelona v Eibar Betting Preview - La Liga 19th September 9.00pm Barcelona had a battle on their hands as they had to grind out at a win at Getafe. But win they did and that continued their perfect start to the new season in La Liga at least. It is back to home soil where they will look to be a little more comfortable as the welcome Eibar to the Nou Camp. The visitors have won two and lost two of their four games this season in the Spanish top flight, but they are a massive price to go and collect the away victory. Will Barcelona march on to make it five from five this season? If so, they will be doing it without the injured Ousmane Dembele.

Barcelona v Eibar Betting Tips

It has been a steady start to the Spanish top flight for Barcelona as they have posted four wins from four games so far. They showed a bit of character on the weekend as well as they found themselves 1-0 down at half time against Getafe, but fought back for a victory. They got the job done and that says a lot. That was the first league goal that they had conceded this season as well in La Liga. Barcelona to win to nil at William Hill brings home a price of 5/6 which isn’t bad value at all. The Blaugrana have scored exactly two goals in three of their four league games this season and that can lead you over to the Correct Score market where a Barcelona 2-0 is a price of 15/2, with only a 3-0 result for them shortest priced at 13/2. This comes just three days after their game on Saturday, so players may not be at their sharpest, so it’s best to think of a pragmatic, controlled win for the home side. New signing Ousmane Dembele will now be out for a few weeks because of an injury picked up against Getafe and that’s a blow as the French international was just looking as if he was settling nicely. Lionel Messi is the 2/1 outright first goalscorer favourite at William Hill for a price of 2/1 and it's not as if they are short of firepower with Paco Alcacer and Luis Suarez around the 4/9 mark in the anytime goalscorer market. The Blaugrana have played six previous games against Eibar and they have won all of them. Strangely though they have only one clean sheet in three against them at the Nou Camp, the only two games in that six game sequence that they have conceded against Eibar. Eibar have posted a W2 D2 record this season in the Spanish top flight and bounced back from back to back defeats with a 1-0 home win over Leganes on the weekend. But the chances of Eibar scoring at the Nou Camp are slim as they have only netted two goals all season. It’s not too likely that at this moment they have enough to really threat Barcelona. Under 2.5 goals at a price of 3/1 because of that. Will the Catalans make it five from five in La Liga?

Barcelona v Eibar Betting Odds

Barcelona 1/8, Draw 19/2, Eibar 22/1

Barcelona v Eibar Predictions

Barcelona to win: The Catalans have won all six of the previous clashes between the two sides and they will probably make it seven in a row against them. There’s no value in the match outright, but a Barcelona 2-0, a steady score after just a three day turnaround for them, looks decent value.
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Getafe v Barcelona La Liga Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th September 2017

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Getafe v Barcelona Betting Preview - La Liga 16th September 3.15pm It’s a case of write Barcelona off at your peril then as Juventus found out in midweek in the UEFA Champions LEague as they were crushed 3-0 by the Catalans. So it is back to business in La Liga now for Barcelona on Saturday as they make a trip to Getafe looking to extend their winning start to league campaign. Given the odds that up are on this one, it is isn’t an away game that is likely going to be troubling them as they go as strong odds-on favourites to pick up all three points and make it four wins from four to start the season with.

Getafe v Barcelona Betting Tips

Will Getafe get any change out of their home game against Barcelona on the weekend? So far in La Liga, no-one has gotten anything out of the Catalan. Getafe are not exactly boasting great form either to suggest that they can pull off a big upset in this fixture as they have gone and put up a W1 D1 L1 record in the Spanish top flight this season. They have played just the one home fixture so far this term and that ended up in a 1-0 defeat against Sevilla for them. Sevilla are currently in third so it’s wasn’t a heavy defeat for Getafe. There haven’t been a lot of goals in games involving them so far this season and therefore you have a price 15/8 at bet365 on this fixture going under 2.5 goals. Getafe haven’t hit the back of the net in any of their last three home fixtures against the Catalans now and from those three games, they have picked up one point. Barcelona to win to nil at bet365 returns a price of 6/5 which looks a decent enough punt. Barcelona have made a very steady start to the season, just the thing they needed after the summer in losing Neymar and getting smashed apart by Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. They are back on track it would seem and their 3-0 win over Juventus in the UEFA Champions League suggests that. Lionel Messi has been in tremendous scoring form this season and he has scored six of Barcelona's nine league goals this season and he netted a hattrick in his last game. Messi is trading as the 2/1 first goalscorer favourite at bet365. Two of Barcelona's three games this season in La Liga have ended in a 2-0 scoreline in their favour and in the bet365 correct score market a Barcelona 2-0 option is a price of 13/2. That also supports the game finishing under the 2.5 goal line. It has been plain sailing for them Barcelona so far and it’s important that they keep going as long as they can with Real Madrid having had an indifferent start. Barcelona’s first big test comes against Atletico Madrid in mid-October.

Getafe v Barcelona Betting Odds

Barcelona 1/4, Draw 5/1, Getafe 12/1

Getafe v Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona to win: This should be another routine away win for Barcelona. They have been comfortable in recent trips to Getafe and are value to win to nil again there. A Barcelona 2-0 correct score looks to be around the right mark.
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