FC Barcelona vs CD Leganes: La Liga Game Preview

FC Barcelona vs CD Leganes

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La Liga returned last week and we will have a very interesting game when FC Barcelona hosts CD Leganes on Tuesday. There were many safety protocols in place, just like the Bundesliga had.

For example, La Liga games were played behind closed doors and each team had five substitutions. The competition resumes after it was postponed on March 12th because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FC Barcelona leads Real Madrid for first place by two points while CD Leganes is in 19th place with 23 points in 29 games, fighting to avoid relegation. This is a must-win contest for both teams. FC Barcelona is coming off a 4-0 road win against Real Mallorca on Saturday while CD Leganes lost 2-1 at home against Real Valladolid last Saturday.

Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)

• FC Barcelona: 1.18
• CD Leganes: 17.00
• Draw: 8.00


• FC Barcelona: -2 (1.87)
• CD Leganes: +2 (2.06)


• Over 3, 3.5 (2.03)
• Under 3, 3.5 (1.87)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: FC Barcelona, coming off a 4-0 road win vs Real Mallorca, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in their last 6 overall. CD Leganes, coming off a 2-1 home loss vs Real Valladolid, have 3 losses, 2 draws and 1 win in their last 6 overall.

Momentum: FC Barcelona has been on an upward trend — winning 4 of their last 5 games in La Liga.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in La Liga action on Nov. 23, 2019 and FC Barcelona won 2-1.

Projected Leaders

For FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi has a 72.08 percent chance to score. He averages 5.16 shots overall per sim, 2.76 shots on goal per and 1.26 goals per sim.

For CD Leganes, Óscar Rodríguez Arnaiz has a 15.3 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.24 shots overall per sim, 0.52 shots on goal per and 0.17 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

FC Barcelona Moneyline.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on FC Barcelona in this one. Average score in simulations is FC Barcelona 2.72 to CD Leganes 0.59.

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