Alaves vs Barcelona Preview, Tips and Odds

Alaves will welcome Barcelona to Mendizorrotza Stadium on Tuesday for their match of the 34th round in La Liga. The hosts in this tie are are 8th in the table on 46 points, equal with place Athletic Bilbao who are currently occupying 7th spot- the last one guaranteeing Europa League footbal. Barcelona are top of the league, with a nine point lead over second placed Atletico Madrid. If the Catalans win this tie and Atletico lose, Barca will be crowned champions with 3 games remaining.

Alaves vs Barcelona Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
AlavesLoss4 W/ 2 D/ 14 L2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L
BarcelonaWin14 W/ 2 D/ 4 L6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 18.08.2018 Barcelona – Alaves 3:0; Lionel Messi 64’, 90’, Philippe Coutinho 83’
Last game at this venue: 26.08.2017 Alaves – Barcelona 0:2; Lionel Messi 55’, 66’; Lionel Messi missed a penalty for the away side in the 39’

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the last eleven H2H clashes. Barcelona won all of the last five encounters with Alaves and did not score less than two goals in any of them. Four meetings produced over 2,5 goals, while just two witnessed goals at both ends. Alaves have not scored in their last six home games with Barcelona, and conceded thirteen goals in the process.

Alaves vs Barcelona Stats

As of 22.04Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
AlavesLoss2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L0 W/ 4 D/ 1 L
BarcelonaWin8 W/ 2 D/ 0 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L

Last game Alaves: 19.04.2019 Alaves – Valladolid 2:2; John Guidetti 4’, Jony 24’; Joaquin Fernandez 38’, Enes Unal 76’
Last game Barcelona: 20.04.2019 Barcelona – Real Sociedad 2:1; Clement Lenglet 45’, Jordi Alba 64’; Juanmi 62’
Top performers Alaves: Jonathan Calleri 8 goals 2 assists, Jony 5 goals 9 assists, Borja Baston 4 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Mess 33 goals 13 assists, Luis Suarez 20 goals 6 assists, Ousmane Dembele 8 goals 5 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: Alaves are on a five game winless run in La Liga. Three of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals or saw both involved teams finding the back of the nets. The last time when they managed to keep a clean sheet was eight games ago. Four of Alaves last five home matches ended in draws, two featured over 2,5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends.
Barcelona are unbeaten in the last 21 matches in the league. The Catalans were able to record four clean sheets from their last five outings, with only the two most recent matches producing over 2,5 goals. Two of Barca’s last three away games ended in draws.

Alaves vs Barcelona News

Missing players Alaves: Burgui and Andrei Lupu.
Missing players Barcelona: Rafinha Alcantara is out injured. Thomas Vermaelen is under question.

Alaves vs Barcelona Predictions

Both teams to score & Barcelona to win – 3.10 @ bet365

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