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Barcelona - Elche
La Liga
Sat, 17.09.2022 – 5:15 PM GMT+3
our main tip:
HC - 2 Barcelona

Barcelona vs Elche 17.09.2022

Despite their impressive start to the new La Liga season, Barcelona could not replicate that form when they travelled to face perennial foes Bayern Munich in the German capital. Two goals in a span of four second-half minutes condemned them to a 2-0 loss on matchday 2 of the Champions League. They did however hold their own for vast spells and even created and wasted numerous goal-scoring chances. They nevertheless have a chance to overtake Real Madrid at the summit of the table if they can conjure a ninth consecutive win over Elche here

Elche are in dire straits. They are yet to register a win this season and their return of 4 losses and a draw has them in relegation territory, just one place of the bottom in 19th place. They looked totally out of place at home against Bilbao last time out with the visitors running them ragged in a 4-1 loss. The odds are stacked against them here having lost to Barcelona the last 8 straight times they faced off.

Based on the form of both teams coming into this match, we can only foresee a comfortable Barcelona win here. They have been smashing all visitors to the backyard and we pretty much expect that trend to hold here. We are therefore backing the Catalan giants to overcome a -2 handicap

Main tip: HC -2 Barcelona Win (go to tip details)

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Head-to-Head stats Barcelona vs Elche

We look at the last 10 meetings between these teams.

  • Barcelona dominates with 9 wins. They drew once
  • These matches scored an incredible average of 3.60 goals per game
  • Their last match ended 2-1 in favor of Barcelona

Latest results Barcelona

  • 4 wins and a loss in their last 5 matches
  • Just 2 goals were scored in their last 5 matches. Average 0.40 goals per match
  • They lost 2-0 away at Bayern Munich in their last match

Latest results Elche

  • Winless in their last 5 matches (1D, 4L)
  • 17 goals were scored in the last 5 matches. Average 3.40 goals per game
  • Last time out, they were thumped 4-1 at home by Athletic Bilbao

La Liga Table Standings and Latest Results

Barcelona: rank 2nd – 5 matches – 4 wins – 1 draw – 2 losses – 13 points
Form Guide (most recent first): L-W-W-W-W

Elche: rank 19th – 5 matches – 0 wins – 1 draw – 4 losses – 1 point
Form Guide (most recent first): L-L-L-D-L

Possible squad Barcelona

Barcelona: ter Stegen; Roberto, Araújo, García, Balde; Gavi, Busquets, Pedri; Dembélé, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Out: Christensen (Fever)

Coach: Xavi Hernandez

Possible squad Elche

Elche: Badia; Lirola, Roco, Bigas, Mojica; Collado, Mascarell, Gumbau, Morente; Marti, Ponce

Out: Fidel (Muscle Injury), Verdu (Muscular problems)

Coach: Rodriguez Francisco

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Our tip(s) and odds in detail

According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:

1) Bet on HC – 2 Barcelona Win

Frapapa offers competitive odds for the bet “HC -2 Barcelona Win
The odd of 1.75 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 57% chance that Barcelona will win with a margin of at least 3 goals

Odds comparison for HC – 2 Barcelona Win

Frapapa – odd 1.75
Betway – odd 1.75

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2) Bet on Lewandowski Anytime Scorer

  • With the exception of the opening game of the season, he has scored in the last 4 straight league games
  • He is the leading La Liga scorer at this point in time

Odds for this bet

1xBet offers very competitive odds for “Lewandowski Anytime Scorer”

The odd of 1.69 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 59% chance that Barcelona forward Robert Lewandowski will score at any point in this game.

Odds comparisons for Lewandowski Anytime Scorer

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Melbet – odd 1.69

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