Barcelona vs Osasuna Soccer Betting Tips
Barcelona’s championship dream can burst against Osasuna
The reigning Spanish champions FC Barcelona can be rid of their title on Thursday. Patzt Barça in the home game against Osasuna or table leaders Real Madrid win their home game against Villarreal, the royal team crowned La Ligas the new Spanish champions on matchday 37.
This is due to the four points behind Barça on the rivals from the capital. For the Catalans, as in previous weeks, the motto is: they must win their game and hope that Madrid will finally give up points.
Before the game Barcelona vs. Barça not only has to win his home game against Osasuna, but is also the big favorite. Osasuna the look at the odds. A tip on home success is not really lucrative, the betting odds are too low for that.
Only when you play a handicap with -1 or even -2 do the odds increase so that an interesting value pops out.
Barcelona – Statistics & current form
For weeks, FC Barcelona has been more or less “powerless” in the race for the title, but this time there is only one thing left: to win your own game and hope that Real Madrid will fail. Exactly that has not happened so far, the Madrilenians storm from victory to victory, fulfilling their duty week after week.
FC Barcelona have taken three wins in a row recently, doing the least they can to maintain their hopes for the championship, but on Thursday it can still be so far: Real Madrid can win their home game against Villarreal or Barcelona can win theirs against Osasuna not win, Real is new Spanish champion.
Strong home record and series
Most assume that Barça will do his duty at Camp Nou – especially the bookmakers, after all, there is Barcelona vs. Osasuna on the tip home win in the three-way only betting odds of 1.15 on average.
The reason for this is, of course, Barcelona’s (almost) flawless record in their own stadium: 16 of the 18 home games were won, there was no home defeat in this season. In addition, Barça has been unbeaten for ten games, including three draws.
Little convincing performance
What speaks for it are Barça’s last-rate appearances: In the thin victories against the cellar children Espanyol and Valladolid (1: 0 each), the Catalans did not spoil themselves with glory, rather they did only the bare essentials and looked tired and exhausted. In addition, an attacker is missing in Antoine Griezmann, the Frenchman suffered a muscle injury in the thigh in Valladolid.
After all, youngster Ansu Fati returns to the squad after a red ban and expands the thin options in the attack of the Catalans.
Probable lineup of Barcelona:
Ter Stegen – Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba – Busquets, Puig, Rakitic – Messi, Suarez, Fati
Last games from Barcelona:
⚽ 07/11 2020 Real Valladolid 0 – 1 Barcelona
⚽ 07/08 2020 Barcelona 1 – 0 Espanyol
⚽ 07/05 2020 Villarreal FC 1 – 4 Barcelona
⚽ 06/30 2020 Barcelona 2 – 2 Atletico Madrid
⚽ 06/27 2020 Celta Vigo 2 – 2 Barcelona
Osasuna – Statistics & current form
Osasuna could also salt the championship soup for FC Barcelona with a point win – the chances of it are not that slim. On the one hand, Barça is on the gums physically, on the other hand Osasuna can play freely and is in good shape.
The team from Navarre ranks carefree in the midfield of the league table in La Liga. The relegation team got rid of all relegation worries early on and even exceeded expectations. Recently four of the last six games were won, including two victories abroad.
Osasuna’s good form – even abroad
While the team from the bullfighting city of Pamplona in league two was known for its incredible home strength, you could also boast abroad in Spain’s elite class this season: after all, in eleven of the 18 guest appearances, Osasuna remained undefeated, taking five wins and six draws – certainly not a bad one Yield for an ascender.
In the first leg Osasuna already wrestled points from the big FC Barcelona, at the end of August it was 2-2 at the Estadio El Sadar in Pamplona.
Surprise in the first leg
Another draw on Thursday would be synonymous with the title knockout. of the Catalans. Can Osasuna Barça give the championship a final blow at Camp Nou?
Probable line-up of Osasuna:
Herrera – Vidal, Hernandez, Garcia, Estupinan – Brasanac, Merida, Moncayola, Torres, Perez – Gallego
Last games from Osasuna:
⚽ 07/11 2020 Osasuna Pamplona 2 – 1 Celta Vigo
⚽ 07/08 2020 Real Betis 3 – 0 Osasuna Pamplona
⚽ 07/05 2020 Osasuna Pamplona 0 – 0 Getafe
⚽ 07/02 2020 Eibar 0-2 Osasuna Pamplona
⚽ 06/27 2020 Osasuna Pamplona 2 – 1 Leganes
Barcelona vs Osasuna Direct comparison
Overall, I dueled FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna 75 times in La Liga, of course Barça is clearly ahead: 43 wins for the Catalans, 15 for Osasuna, 17 draws.
The balance of the recent ten duels clearly speaks for the Blaugrana, seven of which Messi and Co. won. Striking here: the many goals that the Catalans scored. FC Barcelona have scored 3.4 goals in these last ten duels.
It is therefore not surprising that the betting odds for Barcelona against Osasuna are only 1.42 on average with Over / Under 2.5 to Over.
Barcelona vs Osasuna Soccer Betting Tips
For FC Barcelona, the home game against CA Osasuna is a must-win game, a win is an absolute must – otherwise the championship is gone.
But even if they win, rival Real Madrid can be crowned champions, provided the royal team wins their home game against Villarreal.
Key facts – Barcelona vs Osasuna tips
Barça won seven of the last ten duels
Barcelona are unbeaten at Camp Nou
Osasuna has won four of his last six games
Barça is unlikely to have too many hopes for the title with four points behind and only two games to go. Nevertheless, a home win against Osasuna is of course planned; anything else would be a surprise.
We also believe in this, but since the odds of a simple victory for the Catalans are not particularly lucrative value, before the game Barcelona vs. Osasuna our prediction: Lionel Messi scores and Barça wins.
Betting Tips: Messi scores and Barça wins
⚽ 07/16 2020 Eibar – Real Valladolid
⚽ 07/16 2020 Athletic Bilbao – Leganes
⚽ 07/16 2020 Barcelona – Osasuna Pamplona
⚽ 07/16 2020 Real Betis – Deportivo Alaves
⚽ 07/16 2020 Celta Vigo – Levante
⚽ 07/16 2020 21:00 Getafe – Atletico Madrid
⚽ 07/16 2020 Mallorca – Granada
⚽ 07/16 2020 Real Madrid – Villarreal FC
⚽ 07/16 2020 San Sebastian – Sevilla
⚽ 07/16 2020 Valencia – Espanyol