Barcelona vs Real Madrid Preview, Tips and Odds

The first El Clasico for the year will be on Wednesday when Barca will welcome Real Madrid to Camp Nou for the first clash of their two leg encounter in the Copa Del Rey. The Catalans are the current holders of the cup and have won the competition in the last four years, but registered an unexpected draw against Valencia in the weekend. After their latest win Real Madrid have recorded five wins in a row for the first time this season.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
BarcelonaWin8 W/ 4 D/ 8 L3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L
Real MadridLoss8 W/ 4 D/ 8 L4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 28.10.2018 Barcelona – Real Madrid 5:1; Philippe Coutinho 11′, Luis Suarez 30′ (penalty), 75′, 83′, Arturo Vidal 87′; Marcelo 50′
Last game at this venue: 28.10.2018 Barcelona – Real Madrid 5:1; Philippe Coutinho 11′, Luis Suarez 30′ (penalty), 75′, 83′, Arturo Vidal 87′; Marcelo 50′

Worth mentioning: Real Madrid have not recorded a victory in the last three Clasicos. In the league tie earlier this season Barcelona trashed Los Blancos by 5:1, which marked the end of Julen Lopetegui tenure as Real Madrid coach. Six of the last seven games featured over 2,5 goals, while five of those meetings saw both side hitting the back of the net. All of the last fifteen clashes at Camp Nou saw both teams scoring, while thirteen times the games produced over 2,5 goals.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Stats

As of 04.02Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
BarcelonaDraw7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Real MadridWin7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game Barcelona: 02.02.2019 Barcelona – Valencia 2:2; Lionel Messi 39′ (penalty), 64′; Kevin Gameiro 24′, Daniel Parejo 32′ (penalty)
Last game Real Madrid: 03.02.2019 Real Madrid – Alaves 3:0; Karim Benzema 30, Vinicius Junior 80′, Mariano Diaz 90′

Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 21 goals 10 assists, Luis Suarez 15 goals 5 assists, Ousman Dembele 8 goals 3 assists.
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 10 goals 2 assists, Gareth Bale 5 goals 2 assists, Sergio Ramos 5 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesGoals scored:concededOver 2,5 goalsGoal/GoalClean sheets
Barcelona24:9754
Real Madrid23:11753

Worth mentioning: In the previous two Copa Del Rey rounds Barcelona relied on their home to progress to the later stages, as they lost both their visits to Levante and Sevilla. Lionel Messi is under question for Barca as he received a knock against Valencia. Real Madrid have scored at least two goals in their last five outings. Three of those games featured over 3.5 goals and saw both teams hitting the back of the net. Karim Benzema is on fire for Los Blancos and he has bagged six goals in the last four games, while scoring against each opponent.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid News

Missing players Barcelona: Jasper Cillessen, Ousmane Dembele, Samuel Umtiti, Rafinha Alcantara are injured. Jordi Alba is suspended.
Missing players Real Madrid: Jesus Vallejo.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Predictions

Both teams to score in the 1st half – 3.75 @ bet365

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