Barcelona vs Celta Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Saturday, Barcelona will host Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou Stadium in the seventeenth round of La Liga. The clash between a mid-placed side and the best team in the league is bound to provide plenty of excitement for all the football viewers.
Barcelona are placed first in the Spanish league with thirty-four points from ten wins, four draws, and two losses. Currently, they are on a four-game unbeaten streak with a draw and three consecutive wins. In the most recent round, they defeated Levante by the score of 0-5. Messi was the man of the hour and he ended the game with three goals and two assists. Pique and Suarez added a goal each to make it final 0-5. After a couple of weeks in which they had colorful results, the Catalan giant seems to have found its way and is now playing as good as ever.
Celta Vigo hold the number nine spot on the ladder with twenty-one points from five wins, six draws, and five losses. In the previous round, they ended their two-game winning streak when they drew with Leganes in a goalless match. Each side had their chances, but unfortunately for the fans, they were unable to capitalize on them and provide more excitement.
When it comes to the previous matches between the two clubs, Barcelona have been the better one. Out of the five recent games that they’ve played, Barcelona have won two, and the remaining three outings ended as draws. It is worth noting that in three of the five games, we have seen both teams score and in them, the two sides averaged 4 goals per game. At the Camp Nou, against Celta Vigo, Barca have a record of three wins, a draw, and a single loss from the recent matches there.
Barcelona have several missing players for the match against Celta. Rafinha, Samuel Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelen are injured and they will not play on Saturday. Sergi Roberto, Malcom, Sergi Samper and Nélson Semedo are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available for the match and they are highly motivated for the match.
On the other side Celta don't have many missing players for the match. David Juncà is suspended and he will not play against Barca at Nou Camp. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive football from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Alba, Lenglet, Pique, Roberto; Vidal, Busquets, Rakitic; Dembele, Suarez, Messi
Celta: Blanco; Mallo, Araujo, Costas, Alonso; Mendez, Beltran, Yokuslu, Boufal; Aspas, Gomez
Barcelona vs Celta Prediction
Another one a true ticket booster game on Saturday when Barca welcomes Celta. Barcelona like to play aggressive in attack and have scored at least 2 goals in 34 of their last 38 home matches. They are undefeated in 37 of their last 38 home matches and for sure they are absolute favorites to win all three points against Celta. Barca are undefeated in 15 of their last 16 home matches against Celta Vigo in all competitions and all expect from them only comfortable win. On the other side Celta Vigo don't play very well in defending and have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 4 away matches.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Barcelona vs Celta Prediction: Barca to win. We expect from both teams to score on Saturday and our second betting pick for the match is Barca to win and Both to score. If you want to take a risk then can try with risky bet on correct score 3-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.