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La Liga: Celta Vigo vs Barcelona – Betting preview

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the La Liga match between Celta Vigo and Barcelona. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.

The La Liga clash at Abanca Balaidos this coming Saturday sees Celta Vigo hosting opponents Barcelona.

Two places behind league leaders Real Madrid, Barcelona sit third in the La Liga standings with 51 points from 24 rounds. Meanwhile, Celta Vigo have amassed 20 points from as many games, leaving them in 17th position.


Form: Celta Vigo vs Barcelona

Celta Vigo Form

Celta Vigo lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 1-0 in a meeting with Girona. They replied by beating Osasuna 0-3, before losing again, this time 3-2 against Getafe. The Sky Blues) claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the La Liga. They also drew two and lost two, scored five goals and conceded five.

Barcelona Form

In their three most recent outings, Barcelona won 1-0 and 1-3 against Osasuna and Deportivo Alaves, before drawing 3-3 against Granada. In their last six La Liga away matches, Barcelona won a very acceptable four times. They’ve also drawn twice and lost none, scoring 12 while also conceding six times.

Betting facts for Celta Vigo and Barcelona

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Celta Vigo and Barcelona played across all tournaments.

  • In 27 of the last 29 Celta Vigo home matches in the La Liga, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 19 of the last 21 Celta Vigo home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Celta Vigo have not won 16 of the last 18 matches in the La Liga
  • Celta Vigo have conceded in 16 of the last 18 home matches in the La Liga
  • In 11 of the last 13 Celta Vigo matches in the La Liga, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Barcelona have scored in 46 of the last 48 matches
  • In the last 10 away matches in a row Barcelona played, both teams scored
  • Barcelona have scored in the last 21 matches in a row in the La Liga
  • In 12 of the last 14 matches Barcelona played, both teams scored
  • In 12 of the last 14 away matches Barcelona played in the La Liga, both teams scored

Players under the radar: Celta Vigo vs Barcelona

Iago Aspas scored twice in the six most recent La Liga games for Celta Vigo, with Ferran Torres providing four goals for Barcelona in his last six.

Full-time result

Celta Vigo claimed a modest two wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in four of the games, whilst losing four. Barcelona won five of their last 10 games away, drew one and lost four of the games in this run.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Celta Vigo scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Barcelona got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last five away games Barcelona played in La Liga. While Celta Vigo managed to keep a clean sheet in one of their last 10 games, Barcelona only kept two clean sheets. The Blaugrana have also scored in four consecutive away meetings with Celta Vigo.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Celta Vigo, who scored an average of 1.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten games for Barcelona, who managed to hit the net 2.5 times on average in these games. Barca scored at least one goal in their last 23 La Liga matches.

Betting suggestion: Celta Vigo vs Barcelona

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Celta Vigo and Barcelona 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.

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