Sevilla vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Saturday, Sevilla will host Barcelona at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium. The clash between two sides from the top-four group is bound to provide the fans with lots of chances, goals, and betting options.
Sevilla are placed fourth in the league with thirty-seven points from ten wins, seven draws, and seven losses. Currently, they are on a three-game winless streak with two losses and a draw. One of those losses came in the week behind us when they faced Villarreal. Alvaro, Ekambi, and Alfonso scored a goal each for Villarreal in order to secure the precious three points.
Barcelona sit at the top of the table with fifty-four points and a positive goal difference of +38. So far in the season, they have gotten sixteen wins, six draws, and two losses. In the week behind us, they triumphed over Valladolid by the minimal result. The clash was a strange one for Barca’s standards and in it, we have seen a number of missed chances. Of the 24 shots they had, half were created and half were taken by Messi. In the forty-third minute of the game, Messi finally got his name on the score sheet from the penalty spot. In the closing minute of the game, he had a chance to further increase the lead but failed to capitalize on another penalty kick.
The two teams have a long history between them and in the recent past, the Catalan club has been the better one. Out of the previous five matches that they’ve played, Barcelona have won four and Sevilla have won the remaining one. It is worth noting that in those five clashes, they averaged 4.6 goals and in three of the five, we have seen both teams score. At home, against Barca, Sevilla have a record of a win, a draw, and three losses from the recent outings.
Sevilla have some missing players for the match against Barca. Nolito and Sergio Escudero are injured and they will not play on this match. Daniel Carriço, Jesús Navas, Maxime Gonalons and Joris Gnagnon are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match against Barcelona. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Barcelona also have several missing players for this game. Rafinha, Jasper Cillessen and Arthur are injured and they can't play on Saturday. Thomas Vermaelen is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are highly motivated to win all three points here.
Possible starting lineups
Sevilla: Vaclik; Gomez, Kjaer, Carrico; Promes, Vazquez, Banega, Navas; Sarabia; Silva, Yedder
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Vidal, Busquets, Rakitic; Messi, Suarez, Coutinho
Sevilla vs Barcelona Prediction
We expect an open and dynamic game with lots of excitements and thrills. Both teams like to play offensive and attractive football and we will enjoy in lots of scoring chances and goals. Sevilla play very well in front of their fans and they are undefeated in their last 9 home matches in La Liga. On the other side Barcelona are in a brilliant run and they must be closer to win this match. Barcelona have won 9 of their last 11 matches against Sevilla in all competitions and once again they are favourites. Barca have scored at least 2 goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Sevilla and their main objective for the match will be to score an early goal.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Sevilla vs Barcelona Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect to see scoring by both teams, but expect to see more then two goals. Our second betting pick for the match is Over 3.5 goals. Both sides have a chance to win points here, so the best option is to place our bet on goals. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.