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La Liga: Real Valladolid vs Barcelona – Match preview and betting tip

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Only three rounds remain of La Liga season, and both Real Valladolid and Barcelona look to bolster their account at Estadio Jose Zorrilla on Tuesday.

Barcelona enjoy the view from the top as the newly-crowned champions with 85 points after 35 league matches this season. Meanwhile, Real Valladolid find themselves positioned as number 18 in the standings with 35 points following 35 rounds.

Team form: Real Valladolid vs Barcelona

Real Valladolid Form

Real Valladolid have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-1 by Rayo Vallecano, before Sevilla ran out 0-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Cadiz, who came out 2-0 winners. In their last six La Liga home matches, Real Valladolid have two wins, while they’ve drawn one and lost three. They scored nine and conceded 15 goals.

Barcelona Form

Barcelona won twice in their last three matches as Osasuna were defeated by 1-0, before they beat Espanyol 2-4. Real Sociedad proved too strong, though, and a 1-2 defeat followed. Xavi Hernandez’s side won three of a possible six away matches in La Liga, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored ten while also conceding five times.

Betting stats and facts for Real Valladolid and Barcelona

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Real Valladolid and Barcelona. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Real Valladolid have conceded in 13 of the last 14 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Real Valladolid matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Real Valladolid have lost the last 5 matches in a row
  • Real Valladolid have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Real Valladolid have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Barcelona have scored in 18 of the last 20 away matches
  • Barcelona have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 Barcelona away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Barcelona have won the last 3 matches in a row
  • Barcelona have scored in the last 5 matches in a row

Players to watch: Real Valladolid vs Barcelona

Cyle Larin scored twice in the six most recent games for Real Valladolid, with Robert Lewandowski providing five goals for Barcelona in his last six.

Full-time result

Real Valladolid claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing five. Barcelona won six of their last 10 games away, drew one, and lost three of the games in this run. Real Valladolid have 5 defeats in a row. Barcelona have beaten Real Valladolid in 7 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Real Valladolid scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Barcelona scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. The Blaugrana have kept their opponents from scoring six times in their previous 10 matches. Meanwhile, Real Valladolid have been able to keep a clean sheet in one of their last 10 games. Barcelona have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Real Valladolid away from home.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Real Valladolid’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Barcelona, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches.

Betting suggestion: Real Valladolid vs Barcelona

Here we present a free betting tip for this La Liga match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Real Valladolid and Barcelona.

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