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La Liga: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo – Betting preview

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A quick peek at the odds suggests anything but a win for Barcelona will come as a surprise when they take on Celta Vigo this coming Saturday in La Liga.

Barcelona are currently second with 13 points in the La Liga standings, two points behind leaders Real Madrid. They will be determined to bring home the three points against a Celta Vigo side that ranks 16th with a mere four points.


Form: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo

Barcelona Form

Barcelona swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 1-2 against Osasuna. They went on to defeat Real Betis 5-0 and made it three on the spin against Royal Antwerp in a 5-0 victory. Barcelona have been in potent form at home, winning no less than five of the past six La Liga matches here. They also hammered in 16 goals, while letting in two as they also lost once.

Celta Vigo Form

In their last three matches, Celta Vigo suffered a 0-1 defeat against Real Madrid, secured a 2-3 victory over Almeria, and lost 0-1 to Mallorca. In the past six away games in La Liga, Celta Vigo managed only one win, along with one draw and four defeats, conceding ten goals and scoring six.

Betting facts for Barcelona and Celta Vigo

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Barcelona and Celta Vigo. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Barcelona have scored in 18 of the last 19 matches
  • Barcelona have won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Barcelona have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
  • Barcelona have won the last 4 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Barcelona have won the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 14 of the last 16 Celta Vigo matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 Celta Vigo matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Celta Vigo have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
  • Celta Vigo have not won 4 of the last 5 matches

Players on top: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo

Robert Lewandowski’s recent performance for Barcelona has been exceptional, as he has scored in each of his last three La Liga matches. This makes him a compelling option to consider in the betting market. On the other side, Celta Vigo is hopeful that Unai Nunez can continue his goal-scoring form by adding to the one goal he has scored in their past six outings.

Full-time result

Barcelona have five wins in a row. Barcelona won nine of their previous 10 outings on home soil. They lost one as well, whilst visitors Celta Vigo won three of their last 10 matches away from home. They drew two and lost five.

Both teams to score

Barcelona have won to nil in three consecutive home games. Barcelona managed to open the scoreline in no less than nine of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Celta Vigo performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games. Barcelona have scored in eight consecutive league meetings with Celta Vigo.

Total goals

In seven out of Barcelona’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals. Barcelona averaged 2.9 goals per match. Celta Vigo, on the other hand, had over 2.5 goals in three of their previous ten matches. They scored an average of 1.4 goals in those matches. Additionally, Celta Vigo conceded a goal in their last 12 La Liga matches.

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Prediction

Barcelona and Celta Vigo are set to face off in an anticipated and potentially lucrative La Liga game, prompting us to offer a complimentary prediction for this match.

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