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Barcelona vs Valencia Top Free Betting Tips
- Match result – Barcelona to win at 2/7 with Netbet. Add to betslip >>
- BTTS – Both teams to score @ 4/6 with Betfair. Add to betslip >>
- Total goals – Over 2.5 goals @ 2/5 with Ladbrokes. Add to betslip >>
Barcelona vs Valencia Match Preview and Insights
Barcelona’s home match against Valencia has always produced a lot of entertainment. Even though Valencia have not experienced a lot of recent success, the club still have enough presence to trouble Barcelona at the Camp Nou. Since the start of 2016, Valencia have picked up wins at the Camp Nou even if Barcelona’s win percentage is substantially higher. Both teams are in a period of transition with Barcelona trying to reach the extraordinary heights set during the time of Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique. Valencia have had more success in cup competitions of late, but the team has been far from a competitor in the La Liga. Valencia have gone from being a regular in the Champions League to finishing outside the top six more often than not.
Barcelona, unsurprisingly, enjoy a superiority over Valencia in the head-to-head meetings at the Camp Nou. In more than 60 meetings between two clubs since the league began, Barcelona have enjoyed more than 15 wins compared to Valencia, who have managed less than half this tally. Barcelona rarely lose home matches with the Catalans suffering just one home league defeat on average in recent years. Meanwhile, Valencia’s form at the Camp Nou has not been stellar but they have picked up some wins – league win in 2016 and a Copa del Rey win in 2019.
Barcelona have been quite inconsistent in the last few years as the club goes through a transitional phase. The arrival of Ronald Koeman seemed to bring an upturn in results before the losses against Cadiz and Juventus. The speculation surrounding the future of many Barcelona stars continues to affect the performances on the pitch. The board, the coaching staff, and players are not in sync, and this has been a significant factor in the club’s poor performances of late. Unsurprisingly, Lionel Messi is the top scorer for Barcelona, but he is clearly struggling to hit the heights of his best times. Not long ago, Messi used to average a goal every game, but these numbers have declined of late.
Valencia have gone through three managers in just over a year. The club has been plagued by inconsistency for several years now. Still, the Los Murcielagos enjoy incredible support and they have done well to finish fourth in the 17-18 and 18-19 campaigns. The away form for the team, though, is desperately poor. Lack of away wins was a significant factor in Valencia’s disappointing 2019-20 campaign. The problems do not seem to have disappeared and the free tips would find it tough to back the Los Murcielagos in an away game.
Top Betting Tips for Barcelona vs Valencia
Match Result – Barcelona win
Barcelona might be going through a transitional period, but the team remains quite strong at the Camp Nou. Apart from the occasional loss, the home ground has been a focus for the Catalans. Valencia, meanwhile, are poor on their travels. The best predictions for this match would be a Barcelona win, which can be backed at 2/7.
Both teams to score – Yes
Despite Valencia’s poor form, there is enough attacking quality to cause trouble for a Barcelona team that has been very poor at the back. The head-to-head record between the two clubs has also seen a string of goals in recent years. These two teams do not tend to play goalless draws. Even with the current struggles, Barcelona have potent offence that can score out of the blue. Valencia might be struggling on the road for results, but they do get goals on the road. The best free tips will back both teams to score at 4/6. This is an excellent price which will return £16.6 with a £10 stake.
Total goals over 2.5
Barcelona have been one of the top goalscoring outfits in the last decade. Even though Messi is on the wane, the Catalans still have an awful lot of strength going forward. Valencia and Barcelona have played out several entertaining matches at Camp Nou in recent years. This preview would go with a match with over 2.5 goals in total. This market is also at an attractive price of 2/5. The free tips would go with this choice, which will return £14 on a £10 stake.