The La Liga clash at Spotify Camp Nou this coming Sunday sees home team Barcelona battling it out for the win against Sevilla.
Barcelona have taken the lead in the La Liga after collecting 50 points from their initial 19 encounters. Sevilla trail by 29 points after 19 rounds, leaving them as number 13 in the table on 21 points.
Although Sevilla trail Barcelona by double digits, beating the La Liga leaders could hand them a serious confidence boost.
When it comes to goal-scoring Barcelona could be more prolific, scoring 18 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of 1.8 goals per game in which, they conceded three times. This is an average of 0.3 a game, achieving a clean sheet in seven games.
Sevilla hit the target 12 times in the last ten outings, which creates an average of 1.2 goals a game. They conceded 1.2 goals per match for a total of 12 goals, while claiming two clean sheets as well.
Barcelona hope to extend their grip on Sevilla, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 1-0 and 3-0, respectively.
Barcelona vs Sevilla Prediction
Barcelona are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 1-0 win against Real Sociedad. They went on to beat Girona by 0-1, before also getting the better of Real Betis in a 1-2 victory. In their last six La Liga home matches, Barcelona racked up five strong wins, while they've drawn once. They lost none while scoring 12 and conceding one goals.
In their last three matches, Sevilla beat Cadiz 1-0, drew 1-1 with Osasuna and beat Elche by 3-0. Sevilla only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the La Liga. In these six matches they drew three and lost two as well as being outscored by eight goals to six.
We expect Barcelona to make home advantage count but equally, we do not expect a festival of goals against Sevilla. Hence, our punt on the home win in a match with no more than three goals.
Barcelona scored 21 goals and conceded one in their last ten games against teams from the bottom half of the La Liga table. They collected 28 points and nine victories. Sevilla won one matches and picked up six points from their last ten encounters with teams in the top half of the La Liga. They scored seven goals and conceded 16. Barcelona lost just once so far this season in the La Liga and after 19 games played they recorded 16 wins and two draws Sevilla show off five wins, six draws and eight defeats in the La Liga.
Barcelona vs Sevilla Stats
- Barcelona have not lost the last 13 matches in a row
- Barcelona have won the last 4 matches in a row without conceding a goal
- Barcelona have won 14 of the last 16 matches
- Barcelona have scored in the last 13 matches in a row
- Barcelona have not lost 17 of the last 19 home matches
- Sevilla have scored in the last 16 matches in a row
- Sevilla have scored in the last 14 away matches in a row
- In 13 of the last 15 Sevilla matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Sevilla have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- Sevilla have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
Barcelona vs Sevilla Team News
Sevilla have three on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Barcelona on Sunday.
Names like Alex Telles, Marcao and Jesus Corona most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Barcelona.
Barcelona vs Sevilla H2H
Barcelona not only beat their upcoming in the previous two meetings, they also kept Sevilla from scoring, as they ran out 3-0 and 1-0 winners. Barcelona have a 6-4-0 advantage over Sevilla, whom they beat 3-0, the last time they faced each other. The bookmakers have the hosts to win this match at best price odds of 1/3.
Barcelona vs Sevilla Results
Both teams scored five times in the last ten matches between Barcelona and Sevilla.
Barcelona vs Sevilla Betting Tips
It is a great season for Robert Lewandowski, who currently has 13 league goals to his name during this season. Barcelona will rely on his services to gun down Sevilla.
Barcelona have been pretty scary at home, winning seven of their last 10 home games across all tournaments, while also managing to draw two of these. They lost one of the games, while Sevilla won five of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost three as well. Sevilla collected five victories without conceding a goal in their last 10 outings away from home. A number worth remembering in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet five times in the past ten encounters between Barcelona and Sevilla, with the latter scoring 0.8 goals on average in these. Barcelona managed an average of 2.2 goals as both teams scored five times in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Barcelona’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Sevilla, who managed to score 2.5 times in those matches.