Juventus vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
The most anticipated match of all in this round definitely is Juventus vs Barcelona. When these two teams play, there’s always lots of excitements and anything can happen.
Juventus however are entering this match in not such a great form. They lost 3-2 against Sampdoria last round in Serie A, and it could affect to the team confidence prior this match. They won only two of their last five matches in Champions League and in this match they need all three points in order to stay in the run for the first place in the group and be able to secure their presence in the knockout stage of the Champions League. They are entering this match eager to stay undefeated and will try to use their dominancy in air to score after a break or a free kick. If they lose, it will be their first defeat at the home field in this competition since 2013.
On the other side, Barcelona played draw in their last group match against Olympiakos which was a huge surprise for everyone. They however last time lost in august against Real Madrid in Supercopa de Espana. Since this match, they played undefeated in each match till now, scoring the average of three goals per match and conceding less than one. In this match they enter fully fit and eager to win, and will use their speed to outrun opposition defenders and score.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, Barcelona won in three and stayed undefeated in four of their last five matches against Juventus in all competitions. Lots of excitements and scoring chances on both sides are expected in this match and we will definitely enjoy in great football. Very good betting odds are offered for this match as well as many different games to play and therefore you should consider putting this match among others on your betting tickets. Check out our other match previews and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Juventus have several missing players for this game against Barca. Benedikt Höwedes and Medhi Benatia are injured and they will not play on Wednesday night. Stephan Lichtsteiner and Marko Pjaca are another two players who can't play here. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match, and all of them are eager to beat Barcelona.
On the other side Barcelona also have several missing players for the match. Rafinha, Ousmane Dembélé, Javier Mascherano and Sergi Roberto are injured and they will not play on this match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Juventus: Buffon; Sandro, Chiellini, Barzagli, Sciglio; Matuidi, Pjanic; Costa, Dybala, Cuadrado; Higuain
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Alcacer, Paulinho, Busquets, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez
Juventus vs Barcelona Prediction
What a great football game, a derby of the round and a true football spectacle in Italy, match Juventus vs Barcelona. Both teams are highly motivated for this game and it will be one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances. Juventus don't play very well in defending this season and their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more. On the other side Barca will play like always, offensive from the first minute. Juventus are undefeated in 17 of their last 19 matches in the Champions League, while on the other side Barca are undefeated in their Champions League campaign this season. The Old Lady are eager to take revenge for the defeat in Spain and they will do their best to win this game.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Juventus vs Barcelona Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect more then two goals here and believe Juve can win this game. So our second betting pick for the match is Juve to win and Both to score. Maybe correct score will be 3-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.