Barcelona welcome Mallorca for a clash in the La Liga at Spotify Camp Nou on Sunday.
Sitting top of the table, Barcelona have claimed 85 points after 36 rounds, while Mallorca have amassed 47 points and presently rank as number 11 in the La Liga.
Although Mallorca trail after Barcelona by double figures, beating the La Liga leaders still holds a lot of prestige.
When it comes to goal-scoring Barcelona could be more prolific, scoring 17 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.7 goals per game in which, they conceded nine times. This is an average of 0.9 a game, achieving a clean sheet in six games.
Mallorca scored 12 goals, conceded 13 and managed four clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Barcelona beat Mallorca in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 2-1 win with a 1-0 victory.
Barcelona vs Mallorca Prediction
In their last three matches, Barcelona won 2-4 against Espanyol, before losing 1-2 against Real Sociedad and 3-1 to Real Valladolid. In their last six La Liga home matches, Barcelona won four times. They've drawn once and lost once, while scoring nine and conceding three goals.
Results have been up and down for Mallorca, who beat Cadiz by 1-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 3-0 against Almeria, before claiming three points in a 1-0 win against Valencia. In their last six La Liga away matches, Mallorca failed to win more than once. In stead, they've drawn one and lost four, scoring six while also conceding 12 times.
Head-to-head encounters tend to bring out the best in both sides, when it comes to goals. We see no reason for this trend to end here, and we expect an entertaining match once again between Barcelona and Mallorca.
Barcelona scored 31 goals and conceded nine in their last 18 games against teams from the bottom half of the La Liga table. They collected 39 points and 12 victories. Mallorca won four matches and picked up 17 points from their last 19 encounters with teams in the top half of the La Liga. They scored 15 goals and conceded 23. Barcelona are looking at a record of 27 wins, four draws and five defeats in the La Liga this season. Mallorca have a record of 13 wins, eight draws and 15 defeats in the La Liga.
Barcelona vs Mallorca Stats
- Barcelona have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches
- Barcelona have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
- Barcelona have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Barcelona played, both teams scored
- Barcelona have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
- Mallorca have lost 9 of the last 11 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- In 12 of the last 14 Mallorca away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Mallorca have lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Mallorca have not won 10 of the last 11 away matches
- Mallorca have conceded in 10 of the last 11 away matches
Barcelona vs Mallorca Squads
Hernandez will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Mallorca from the following players (the statistics in the brackets represent goals scored and matches played in the La Liga this season):
Arnau Tenas (0/0), Inaki Pena (0/1), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (0/36), Alex Balde (1/32), Andreas Christensen (1/21), Eric Garcia (1/22), Jordi Alba (2/23), Jules Kounde (1/27), Marcos Alonso (1/22), Ronald Araujo (0/22), Sergi Roberto (4/21), Ferran Torres (4/31), Franck Kessie (1/27), Frenkie de Jong (2/31), Gavi (1/34), Marc Casado (0/0), Pablo Torre (0/7), Pedri (6/26), Sergio Busquets (0/29), Angel Alarcon (0/4), Ansu Fati (4/34), Ousmane Dembele (5/23), Raphinha (7/34), Robert Lewandowski (23/32).
Listed below is the full squad of Mallorca players that the manager Javier Aguirre will choose from for the upcoming game:
Dominik Greif (0/0), Leo Roman (0/0), Pere Garcia (0/0), Predrag Rajkovic (0/36), Antonio Raillo (2/30), Benjamin Garay (0/0), Dennis Hadzikadunic (0/8), Giovanni Gonzalez (0/13), Imanol Alonso (0/0), Jaume Costa (0/30), Josep Gaya (0/1), Ludwig Augustinsson (0/4), Martin Valjent (0/28), Matija Nastasic (1/14), Miguelito (0/0), Pablo Maffeo (2/33), Antonio Sanchez (0/31), Clement Grenier (0/20), Daniel Rodriguez (3/33), Idrissu Baba (0/27), Inigo Ruiz de Galarreta (0/29), Juan Emmanuel Culio (0/0), Kang-In Lee (6/35), Luis Montiel (0/0), Manu Morlanes (1/14), Miquel Llabres (0/0), Abdon Prats (1/24), Amath Ndiaye (2/27), Angel Rodriguez (0/15), Tino Kadewere (1/15), Vedat Muriqi (14/33).
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Barcelona vs Mallorca H2H
Barcelona hope to extend their grip on Mallorca, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 2-1 and 1-0, respectively. Barcelona were ruthless against Mallorca in recent meetings, and will be looking to keep their run going. The home side beat their coming visitors ten times in ten encounters. The bookmakers have another win for the home side best priced at 1/3.
Barcelona vs Mallorca Results
Punters probably shouldn't go looking for both teams to score, when Mallorca come visiting Barcelona. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet seven times in their last ten matches. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 10/11 with the bookies.
Barcelona vs Mallorca Betting Tips
Robert Lewandowski looks primed for a stab at the Golden Boot this season for Barcelona, having already banged in 14 goals and surely more will follow.
Barcelona won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing two as well. Mallorca won one from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost eight in this run. Mallorca have been generous visitors, conceding in nine of their previous 10 games away from home. Barcelona pulled off six clean sheets in their previous 10 matches played at Spotify Camp Nou.
There were more than three goals scored five times in the past ten encounters between Barcelona and Mallorca, with the former averaging 3.2 goals a game. Mallorca scored 0.5 goals per game, while both teams to score paid out three times in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Barcelona’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.3 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Mallorca, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches.