A place in the top 4 is at stake for both teams, as Real Madrid welcome Barcelona at Alfredo Di Stefano in the La Liga this coming Saturday. Placed 3rd in the table, Real Madrid have amassed 63 points after 29 games. On 65 points, Barcelona is ranked in 2nd place with as many matches as the home side.
The two sides seem evenly matched, but Real Madrid can leapfrog Barcelona in the table with a win this coming Saturday.
Stats and facts for Real Madrid and Barcelona.
- Real Madrid has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row;
- Real Madrid unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Real Madrid has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
- Barcelona has won the last 6 matches in a row;
- Barcelona unbeaten the last 19 matches in a row;
- Barcelona has won the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Barcelona has won in the last 13 of 14 matches.
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Form Real Madrid vs Barcelona
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Real Madrid looking formidable.
Real Madrid goes into this encounter high on confidence following 5 wins in the last 6 matches. In their 3 latest outings, Real Madrid claimed a 3-1 win against Celta Vigo and went on to a 2-0 win against Eibar. Their latest game produced a 3-1 win against Liverpool in the Champions League.
Barcelona mean business.
Barcelona is in red-hot form at the moment claiming 16 points out of a possible 18. In their last 3 matches, Barcelona annihilated SD Huesca in a 4-1 win, followed by a 6-1 win against Real Sociedad. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 win against Real Valladolid.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, it looks like a game that could go either way with both in equal shape. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Real Madrid v Barcelona Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Goals on the menu:
The last time the pair played each other, Real Madrid came away as 3-1 winners back in October 2020 in La Liga’s match. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Real Madrid goes into their upcoming match against Barcelona with a 3-3-4 record in recent meetings in the La Liga.
Real Madrid are 3rd with 63 points after 29 games. Barcelona ranks as 2nd in the table on 65 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Real Madrid will payout at 2.88, as bookies predict Real Madrid are in with a 35% chance of beating Barcelona. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.80 on offer, while an away win for Barcelona pays out at 2.30. Real Madrid won 8 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Barcelona lost 1 of their last 10 away league games.
Both teams’ chance to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 69%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.44 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.63. The last 10 home league games for Real Madrid averaged 2.4 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Barcelona, the average total goals were 3.4, with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 65%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.53 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.45. Real Madrid’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 2.4 goals per match. 5 of Real Madrid’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Barcelona’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.4 goals per game. 4 of Barcelona’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.