Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona: La Liga Game Preview

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Real Madrid hosts FC Barcelona in a highly-anticipated edition of the El Clásico that could help determine the La Liga winner. Real Madrid is coming off a 2-0 home win against Eibar last Saturday while FC Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0 at home on Monday. Real Madrid is in third place in La Liga with 63 points in 29 games while FC Barcelona is second in the standings with 65 points in 29 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Real Madrid: 3.00
• FC Barcelona: 2.30
• Draw: 3.85

• Real Madrid: 0, +0.5 (1.92)
• FC Barcelona: 0, -0.5 (2.01)

• Over 3 (2.01)
• Under 3 (1.89)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Real Madrid, coming off a 2-0 home win against Eibar last Saturday, have 4 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 6 La Liga games. FC Barcelona, coming off a 1-0 home win against Real Valladolid on Monday, have 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws in their last 6 La Liga games.

Momentum: FC Barcelona has been on an upward trend — winning their last 6 games in La Liga.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in La Liga action on October 24, 2020 and Real Madrid won 3-1.

Projected Leaders

For Real Madrid, Karim Benzema has a 42.66 percent chance to score. He averages 2.92 shots overall per sim, 1.6 shots on goal per and 0.55 goals per sim.

For FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi has a 49.8 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 3.87 shots overall per sim, 2.26 shots on goal per and 0.69 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 1.4 to Real Madrid 1.24.

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