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Ace Football previews the La Liga round 36 match between Almeria and Barcelona and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Only three rounds remain of La Liga season, and both Almeria and Barcelona look to bolster their account at Power Horse Stadium on Thursday.

While Barcelona are chasing the lead in the La Liga after collecting 76 points in 35 rounds, Almeria trail by 17 points after 35 rounds, leaving them as number 20 in the table.


Form: Almeria vs Barcelona

Almeria Form

Almeria are currently performing inconsistently, as they lost against Getafe by a 1-3 score, before winning 0-1 against Rayo Vallecano. They lost again in their most recent match, this time 3-2 against Real Betis. Almeria did not win any of their last six La Liga matches at the Power Horse Stadium. They came through these matches with a record of three draws and three defeats, in which they conceded 12 and scored six goals.

Barcelona Form

Six points is Barcelona have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Valencia by 4-2. This was followed by a 4-2 defeat against Girona, before winning 2-0 against Real Sociedad. Barcelona won three of a possible six away matches in the La Liga, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored ten while also conceding eight times.

Betting facts for Almeria and Barcelona

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Almeria and Barcelona. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Almeria have not won 36 of the last 38 matches in the La Liga
  • Almeria have not won the last 18 home matches in a row in the La Liga
  • Almeria have not won the last 17 home matches in a row
  • Almeria have not won 23 of the last 25 matches
  • In the last 5 Almeria home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Barcelona have scored in 47 of the last 49 matches
  • Barcelona have scored in 41 of the last 43 matches in the La Liga
  • Barcelona have scored in 24 of the last 26 away matches
  • In the last 4 Barcelona matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
  • Barcelona have scored in 19 of the last 21 away matches in the La Liga

Players in form: Almeria vs Barcelona

He banged in 17 goals so far this season, and Robert Lewandowski also hammered in four goals in his last six games in this tournament. No doubt, he will be hungry for more, when travelling to face Almeria.

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Full-time result

Almeria didn’t win a single one of their previous 10 games Power Horse Stadium across all tournaments, but did at least manage to draw six along the way. They endured four defeats in this run. Barcelona won five of their last 10 league games away, as well as drawing two and losing three. Barcelona scored at least one goal in their last 8 matches.

Both teams to score

Almeria scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Astonishingly, Barcelona scored the opening goal of the match in eight of their last ten games. Almeria managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Almeria, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Barcelona, who scored 2.2 times on average in these matches. Barcelona scored at least once in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.

Recommended tip: Almeria vs Barcelona

To sum up, the upcoming match between Almeria and Barcelona seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this La Liga game.

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