Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Tips and Odds

The most anticipated game in Spanish football is on the horizon, as Real Madrid prepare to face Barcelona at Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium in a match of La Liga 30th round on Saturday. Both sides are neighbors in the standings and with genuine chances of winning the title, sitting on 2nd and 3rd places and separated by only two points, with Barca occupying 2nd place with sixty-five, just one behind league leaders Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Real Madrid Win 7 W/ 4 D/ 9 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L
Barcelona Loss 9 W/ 4 D/ 7 L 7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 24.10.2020 La Liga: Barcelona – Real Madrid 1:3; Ansu Fati 8’; Federico Valverde 5’, Sergio Ramos 63’(penalty), Luka Modric 90’
Last game at this venue: 01.03.2020 La Liga: Real Madrid – Barcelona 2:0; Vinicius Junior 71’, Mariano Diaz 90’

Worth mentioning: The previous edition of El Clasico took place at Camp Nou Stadium in October of last year when Real Madrid triumphed with the score of 1:3. Los Blancos are on a run of two back-to-back victories and unbeaten in three consecutive H2H clashes, but before that it was Barca who went undefeated in six encounters. Only two of the last nine meetings were won by the teams playing at home. Two of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals, while only the most recent one witnessed goals at both ends. No draw has been registered in the previous eleven games in Madrid, with Barca winning seven of those.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Stats

As of 07.04 Last game Last games Last games home/away
Real Madrid Win 8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Barcelona Win 6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game Real Madrid: 06.04.2021 Champions League: Real Madrid – Liverpool 3:1; Vinicius Junior 27’, 65’, Marco Asensio 36’; Mohamed Salah 51’
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 18 goals 6 assists, Casemiro 5 goals 2 assists, Marco Asensio 4 goals 2 assists.
Next game Real Madrid: 14.04.2021 Champions League: Liverpool – Real Madrid
Last game Barcelona: 05.04.2021 La Liga: Barcelona – Valladolid 1:0; Ousmane Dembele 90’; Oscar Plano from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 78’
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 23 goals 8 assists, Antoine Griezmann 8 goals 6 assists, Ousmane Dembele 5 goals 2 assists.
Next game Barcelona: 17.04.2021 Copa del Rey: Athletic Bilbao – Barcelona

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Real Madrid 19-6 4 6 4
Barcelona 23-8 4 5 5

Worth mentioning: Real Madrid recorded a solid 3:1 victory in the 1st leg of their Champions League battle with Liverpool at home on Tuesday. Zinedine Zidane’s side is on a run of five straight wins and unbeaten in twelve consecutive meetings. Despite keeping just one clean sheet in the previous seven clashes, Real have been solid in defense recently, allowing more than a goal in only two of the last twenty games, which coincides with their only two defeats for the period. Four of Real Madrid last five matches produced over 2,5 goals, and also four saw both involved sides to score.
Barcelona prevailed with a slender 1:0 when facing Valladolid at home on Monday, with Ousmane Dembele scoring the winning goal in the last minute of the match. The Catalan giants are on a run of three straight victories and unbeaten in nine games. Barca are the only remaining team across the Europe’s top five leagues still to lose a league clash in 2021. Two of their last five meetings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as three witnessed goals at both ends. Barcelona failed to score in only one of the previous eighteen visits.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona News

Missing players Real Madrid: Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos and Daniel Carvajal are injured. Eden Hazard is under question.
Missing players Barcelona: Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati and Neto are injured.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Predictions

Real Madrid to win – 2.90 @ bet365