Ace Football previews the La Liga round 8 match between Barcelona and Sevilla and offers team stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Bookmakers favor Barcelona to win against Sevilla in their next La Liga match. This takes place on Friday with the hosts in decent form, and a win seems quite likely.
Barcelona currently enjoy the view from the top of the table with 17 points after seven matches. Sevilla find themselves positioned as number 11 in the La Liga with seven points following six rounds.
Form: Barcelona vs Sevilla
In their last three matches, Barcelona won 5-0 and 3-2 against first Royal Antwerp and then Celta Vigo, before drawing 2-2 against Mallorca. Barcelona showed little mercy in their past six matches at a neutral venue, of which they won five, drew none and lost once. They hit the target 15 times, letting in four themselves.
In their last three matches, Sevilla drew 1-1 with Lens, 0-0 with Osasuna and beat Almeria by 5-1. Sevilla won twice, while also recording two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the La Liga. The scoreline from these matches says seven goals conceded and nine scored.
Betting facts for Barcelona and Sevilla
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Barcelona and Sevilla played across all competitions.
- Barcelona have not lost the last 10 matches in a row
- Barcelona have scored in 20 of the last 21 matches
- Barcelona have won the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 4.5
- Barcelona have won the last 6 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Barcelona have won 9 of the last 10 matches
- Sevilla have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
- Sevilla have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Sevilla played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 Sevilla matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Sevilla matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Players under the radar: Barcelona vs Sevilla
Erik Lamela shows decent form right now for Sevilla, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the La Liga. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Barcelona, who are strong favorites this coming Friday. Siding with Robert Lewandowski also looks like a nice prospect as he scored five goals in his last six La Liga matches.
Popular betting markets: Barcelona vs Sevilla
Barcelona have claimed nine home wins from 10 across all tournaments. They drew zero and lost one of these, while Sevilla won three of their most recent 10 games away. The latter drew four and lost three as well. Barcelona did not lose any of their last seven La Liga matches. They have not lost to Sevilla in 15 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Barcelona have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Sevilla scored the first goal of the game in six of their last 10 games. Barcelona have scored in six consecutive league meetings with Sevilla.
In their last ten matches across all tournaments, Barcelona saw seven of them finish with more than 2.5 goals, with themselves scoring an average of 2.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Sevilla’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.5 goals in these matches. Barcelona’s last four matches had more than three goals.
Betting suggestion: Barcelona vs Sevilla
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Barcelona and Sevilla seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this La Liga match.