Elche vs Barcelona – Elche CF will be hoping for a better outcome after their most recent La Liga match against Real Sociedad ended in a 2-0 loss for them.

Elche CF had 39% of the game’s possession and 3 of its 4 attempts on goal were successful. Real Sociedad made 17 shots on goal, 4 of which were successful. Real Sociedad scored goals through Takefusa Kubo (48′) and Barrenetxea (90′).

Elche CF hasn’t typically been able to hold out for a complete 90 minutes in recent years. Elche CF has conceded 11 goals in their last six games as a result of their inability to stop their opponents from scoring in five of those games.

Elche CF has not won at home in the previous three league games going into this contest. Barcelona will enter this contest having just defeated Real Madrid 2-1 in La Liga.

Barcelona had 54% of the control in that game and 17 shots on goal, 7 of which were successful. Sergi Roberto (45′), Franck Kessié (92′), and Ronald Arajo (9′ Own Goal) all scored goals for Barcelona. Three of Real Madrid’s 11 shot efforts on goal were successful.

The Barcelona defense has put forth a string of tenacious efforts, and as a result, they have only given up 4 goals overall in their last 6 games.

Their own forwards have managed to score six goals in that span. Even though that might be interesting, we’ll just have to wait and see if that trend holds true in this game.

Elche vs Barcelona – Betting Analysis

Results between the two teams going all the way back to January 24, 2015, reveal that Elche CF has struggled in these games.

They have been unable to win any games at all, whereas Barcelona has maintained its lead and won each game they have played.

There were 22 goals scored in those contests, for an average of 3.67 goals per game. The latest league match between these teams ended with a Barcelona 3-0 Elche CF victory on La Liga Match Day 6 on September 17, 2022.

Barcelona had a 77% control advantage and 9 of its 25 shots were on goal. Memphis Depay (41′) and Robert Lewandowski (34′, 48′) scored the goals.

Elche CF, on the other hand, had 1 attempt at goal, 1 of which were on target. Alejandro Muiz Ruiz served as the official.

For Elche CF manager Sebastián Beccacece, John Donald (fibula fracture) and Lex Collado (tear in the abductor muscle) will be absent.

Xavi Hernández, the manager of Barcelona, is presently dealing with fewer team options. The names of four players won’t appear on the squad sheet: Ronald Arajo (tear in the abductor muscle), Pedri (muscle injury), and Andreas Christensen (muscle injury). Raphinha’s suspension prevents him from participating in this contest.

When comparing these two teams, we believe that Barcelona will almost certainly generate a significant number of chances and effective shots on goal.

Elche CF, on the other hand, might have a hard time breaking through, though we believe that they will eventually come back at some point.

 What are the best odds for the game?

Turning to the betting odds in the win-draw-win market, victory for Elche CF is available for 9.3, backing a draw is 5.3 and selecting the win for Barcelona is 1.35. They’re the best of the bets on offer at the current time.

Elche vs Barcelona – Head -to- Head

Elche vs Barcelona

Our Prediction: Away Win

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