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Champions League: Barcelona vs FC Porto – Betting preview

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Champions League match between Barcelona and FC Porto. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.

The Champions League clash at Estadio Olimpico Lluis Companys this coming Tuesday sees home team Barcelona battling it out for the win against FC Porto.

Both Barcelona and FC Porto have amassed an equal number of points during this season. While Barcelona occupy the number one spot in Group H, the visitors are currently number two in the table.


Team form: Barcelona vs FC Porto

Barcelona Form

Barcelona collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 1-0 against Shakhtar Donetsk. They retaliated in a 2-1 win against Deportivo Alaves, before drawing 1-1 with Rayo Vallecano. Barcelona claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Champions League. They also drew two and lost one, as they scored 15 and conceded eight goals.

FC Porto Form

FC Porto won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 0-1 against Estoril, before beating Royal Antwerp 2-0. Another win followed, this time by 1-2 against Vitoria de Guimaraes. FC Porto claimed a remarkable four wins from six away matches in the Champions League, as well as no draw but two defeats. They also banged in 15 goals, whilst conceding five.

Betting stats and facts for Barcelona and FC Porto

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Barcelona and FC Porto played across all competitions.

  • Barcelona have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
  • Barcelona have scored in the last 15 home matches in a row
  • Barcelona have won 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • Barcelona have not lost 17 of the last 19 matches
  • Barcelona have not lost 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • FC Porto have won 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 15 of the last 17 FC Porto matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • FC Porto have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • FC Porto have scored in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 FC Porto matches the sum of goals was under 2.5

Players in form: Barcelona vs FC Porto

Barcelona against FC Porto is also a battle between Ferran Torres and Evanilson, with both players in decent form. They each have four Champions League goals to their names in their last six games respectively.

Full-time result

Barcelona have beaten FC Porto in three consecutive meetings. As the home team, Barcelona claimed nine wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, drawing zero of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. FC Porto won eight of their last 10 games away, drew zero, and lost two.

Both teams to score

Barcelona managed to open the scoreline in no less than six of their previous 10 games. Their opponents, FC Porto, performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.

Total goals

In Barcelona’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in four of them. They managed to average 1.2 goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for FC Porto, who managed to score 1.7 times in those matches.

Betting suggestion: Barcelona vs FC Porto

The match between Barcelona and FC Porto should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Champions League game.

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