Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona Soccer Betting Tips
Tonight, the new season of the League will open, Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona being the first match of this edition, to be held on “San Mames”, where we expect the guests to get the three points put into play.
Athletic Bilbao aims for a qualification in the Europa League
Athletic Bilbao is one of the tradition teams of Spain, which every season issues high demands at European places. In this match, although playing at home, he starts with a second chance at the bookmakers, as expected, yet will face a much stronger opponent.
In the previous season, the “white-reds” had a pretty good course, finishing in eighth place, on a par with Espanyol, thus missing the qualification limit in the preliminaries of this edition of the Europa League.
The hosts of this match did not impress during this period of market, considering that they did not transfer any player, the most important move being that of Inaki Williams, who signed the extension of the contract for nine years.
Bilbao was extremely active in the pre-season, playing no less than eight friendly matches, in which it managed four victories and three draws, suffering only one failure.
Probable team: Herrerin – Yuri, Alvarez, Martinez, Capa – Garcia, Lopez – Cordoba, Garcia, Muniain – Williams
Barcelona starts the championship without Lionel Messi
Barcelona is well above its opponent, in terms of value, which is why this match is seen as a definite favorite, as is the case in most parties, having the necessary resources to get points, even if they play in travel.
The Spanish champion did not look bad in the previous season, winning the title, playing the cup final, but also a semi-final in the Champions League, but for a team like Barcelona, these are considered modest performances, especially if we think about how the League left. The champions, losing to Liverpool after winning 3-0 at home.
Unlike his opponent, Barcelona impressed on the transfer market, bringing in some important players, the most sound names being Griezmann and De Jong, who were brought for one purpose, namely to help the team in terms of winning. Champions League.
The Catalans played five games in the pre-season, starting with the left, losing to Chelsea, but then four consecutive wins, defeating teams like Napoli, Arsenal or Vitsel Kobe.
Probable team: Ter Stegen – Alba, Lenglet, Pique, Semedo – Rakitic, Busquets, De Jong – Griezmann, Suarez, Dembele
Betting tips and predictions analyzed Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona
Although he will not be able to count on Messi, who is injured, Barcelona has players that can make a difference, such as Griezmann, Dembele or Suarez, so we expect them to help the team to get the three points, even if it is disadvantaged. by the fact that it will evolve in the move
Betting Tips: Guests win
Bet Tips: Over 3.5 goals