Espanyol vs Barcelona – La Liga: Another Barcelona derby, this time played at the Cornellá El-Prat and counting towards La Liga’s 22nd round.
Espanyol is in 15th place of this La Liga with 24 points conquered, having a record of 6 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses.
On the 21 rounds played so far, the home side counts with 18 goals scored and 28 goals conceded, presenting an average of 2.2 goals per match.
Their record at the Cornellá El-Prat has been positive, with the team getting 5 wins on the 11 matches they’ve played at their own stadium.
They are on a negative moment of form, since they are on a streak of 3 consecutive wins.
Barcelona occupies the isolated top spot of La Liga with 57 points conquered, having a record of 18 wins and 3 draws so far.
When it comes to goals, the visiting side counts with 59 goals scored (being the best attack of the competition) and 10 goals conceded, which results on an average of 3.3 goals per match.
Their record away from home has been very positive, recording 9 wins on the 11 occasions they had to play away from Camp Nou, inclusively being the team that conquers the most points playing in that condition.
The Blaugrana side is going through a good period, having won the last 4 matches they’ve played.
Espanyol vs Barcelona – Betting Tip and Prediction:
This Sunday afternoon at the Catalunya’s derby, I see a lot of value on the goalscorers market. In that sense, my bet is on Luis Suarez to score a goal in this match.
The Uruguayan striker is on a stunning moment of form, having scored in 10 of the last 11 matches he played on.
With Barcelona’s number 9 being on fire, these odds seem to be too good to pass on. I should also mention that Espanyol comes into this derby with a record of 8 goals conceded on the last 3 matches they’ve played.
|Suarez to score||