Barcelona vs Sevilla Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Barcelona vs Sevilla Match Prediction

By Bharath Ramm R

Barcelona kept pace at the top of the table with a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao. Aduriz failed to make the most out of his early chances, and Bilbao paid the price with Lionel Messi scoring the opening goal in the 36th minute. An injury time goal from Paulinho confirmed the three points for Barcelona, who were only able to get a goalless draw with Olympiakos in the midweek Champions League match. Sevilla confirmed a return to form with a 2-1 victory over Leganes during the weekend. Wissam Ben Yedder’s early goal was cancelled out by Alexander Szymanowski’s second-half penalty. However, Pablo Sarabia restored the advantage for Sevilla in the 54th minute. In the midweek Champions League game against Spartak Moscow, Sevilla were able to get a 2-1 win.

Here we have our SBAT match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Betting Tips and Predictions

Barcelona are strong favourites to win the game after having beaten Sevilla in the last six encounters without exception. Sevilla have failed to score in the last three visits to the Camp Nou, while they have been poor on the road after failing to score in the last three away games this season. Barcelona have kept four consecutive clean sheets in all competitions. I see great value in going with a Barcelona clean sheet.

Lionel Messi has averaged almost a goal per game in the matches against Sevilla, while he last failed to score a league goal against this opponent back in the 2012-13 season. Messi rediscovered his form by scoring the first goal against Athletic Bilbao last weekend. I would back Messi to score first in this match.

Barcelona clean sheet – 11/10

Lionel Messi to score 1st – 13/8

Barcelona scored over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

Barcelona scored over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played against Sevilla

Sevilla saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

Sevilla saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Barcelona

AVG Goals

1.3

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Barcelona Form Guide

Barcelona Team Logo

Barcelona

Won

7

Draw

2

Lost

1
W H

07-03-2018

Club Friendlies

Espanyol Team Logo Espanyol

FT 4 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

10-03-2018

Primera Division

Malaga Team Logo Malaga

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

W H

14-03-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Chelsea Team Logo Chelsea

FT 3 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

18-03-2018

Primera Division

Athletic Bilbao Team Logo Athletic Bilbao

FT 2 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

D A

31-03-2018

Primera Division

Sevilla Team Logo Sevilla

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

04-04-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Roma Team Logo Roma

FT 4 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

07-04-2018

Primera Division

Leganes Team Logo Leganes

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

L A

10-04-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Roma Team Logo Roma

FT 3 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

14-04-2018

Primera Division

Valencia Team Logo Valencia

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

17-04-2018

Primera Division

Celta Vigo Team Logo Celta Vigo

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

Sevilla Form Guide

Sevilla Team Logo

Sevilla

Won

2

Draw

4

Lost

4
W H

03-03-2018

Primera Division

Athletic Bilbao Team Logo Athletic Bilbao

FT 2 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

L H

10-03-2018

Primera Division

Valencia Team Logo Valencia

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

13-03-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Manchester United Team Logo Manchester United

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

18-03-2018

Primera Division

Leganes Team Logo Leganes

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D H

31-03-2018

Primera Division

Barcelona Team Logo Barcelona

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

03-04-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Bayern Munich Team Logo Bayern Munich

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

L A

07-04-2018

Primera Division

Celta Vigo Team Logo Celta Vigo

FT 4 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

11-04-2018

Champions League Final Stage

Bayern Munich Team Logo Bayern Munich

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

D H

14-04-2018

Primera Division

Villarreal Team Logo Villarreal

FT 2 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

17-04-2018

Primera Division

Deportivo La Coruna Team Logo Deportivo La Coruna

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Barcelona Preview

Barcelona may have failed to win against Olympiakos, but the club continue to remain extremely strong on all fronts this season. One of the biggest headaches for manager Ernesto Valverde will be getting over the lengthy injury list with a small squad at his disposal. Barcelona have some key games coming up in the next four matches as they face big guns like Sevilla, Juventus, and Valencia. It certainly helps that the club has not conceded any goal in the last four matches. Lionel Messi is the leading scorer at the club with 12 goals.

Barcelona Team News

Manager Ernesto Valverde has a lengthy injury list with Ousmane Dembele (hamstring), Andre Gomes (thigh), Rafinha (meniscus), Andres Iniesta (thigh), Arda Turan (ankle), Aleix Vidal (ankle), and Sergi Roberto (hamstring) unavailable for action.

Sevilla Preview

After a bout of poor form in which the club suffered three consecutive defeats, Sevilla are back to winning ways and have picked up three consecutive wins in all competitions. Just as with Barcelona, Eusebio’s men have a tough time in the next four matches with the team facing the likes of Sevilla, Liverpool, and Villarreal. This could define the campaign with Sevilla on the cusp of dropping out of the race for title without the defeat. There has not been a single outstanding player in terms of scoring goals this season at Sevilla.

Sevilla Team News

Nicolas Pareja (groin), Daniel Carrico (thigh), Walter Montoya (groin), José Mena Rodriguez (groin), and Joaquin Correa (hamstring) are the players unavailable for Sevilla.

Barcelona Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

2

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Sevilla Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Barcelona vs Sevilla Sidelined Players

Barcelona
7 Arda Turan Injured
22 Aleix Vidal Injured
12 Rafinha Injured
11 Ousmane Dembele Injured
20 Sergi Roberto Injured
21 Andre Gomes Injured
Sevilla
8 Walter Montoya Injured
6 Daniel Carrico Injured
21 Nicolas Pareja Injured
11 Joaquin Correa Injured
25 Gabriel Mercado Injured

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Marc-Andre ter Stegen 187 85
2 LB Nelson Semedo 180 69
18 RB Jordi Alba 170 68
23 CD Samuel Umtiti 180 75
3 CD Gerard Pique 193 85
5 CM Sergio Busquets 189 76
4 CM Ivan Rakitic 184 78
8 CM Andres Iniesta 171 68
9 CF Luis Suarez 182 85
10 LF Lionel Messi 170 72
17 RF Francisco Alcacer 174 74
No. Pos Player M kg
13 GK David Soria 192 85
18 RB Sergio Escudero 176 65
5 CD Clement Lenglet 186 81
4 CD Simon Kjaer 189 80
2 LB Sebastien Corchia 176 69
17 CM Pablo Sarabia 176 72
10 CM Ever Banega 173 73
16 CM Jesus Navas 170 60
15 CDM Steven Nzonzi 190 75
14 CDM Guido Pizarro 186 73
20 CF Luis Muriel 178 79