Date Time League Season
May 14, 2023 8:00 pm Spanish La Liga 2022/2023


Espanyol vs Barcelona – Prediction, and Match Preview

Espanyol vs Barcelona –  After losing to Sevilla 3-2 in their previous La Liga match, Espanyol will be hoping for a better outcome in this contest.

In that contest, Espanyol had 36% of the possession and two of their seven shots on goal were successful. Javi Puado scored for Espanyol in the 43rd minute.

Sevilla had 18 total attempts, six shots at goal at the opposite end, with three of those being successful. Sevilla scored goals through Bryan Gil (22′), Karim Rekik (29′ Own Goal), Lucas Ocampos (69′), and Pape Gueye (88′).

Espanyol, under the leadership of Luis Garca, have managed to score seven goals in their past six games, for an average of 1.17 goals per game.

Barcelona enters this match off of a 1-0 La Liga victory over Osasuna in their previous game.

Barcelona controlled 76% of the game’s possession and four of its 21 shots on goal were successful. Jordi Alba was the lone scorer for Barcelona (85′). Osasuna, their adversaries, made seven attempts at goal with none of them being successful.

The Barcelona defense has put on a string of outstanding performances, as seen by the fact that they have only given up two goals in their previous combined six  games.

Seven goals have been scored by them personally within that time period. While that would be interesting, we’ll just have to wait and see if the same pattern will be repeated in the future match.

Espanyol vs Barcelona – Betting Analysis

Examining their previous head-to-head matches going back to 30/03/2019, we can see that Espanyol has won zero and Barcelona has won three, with three of these matches ending in draws.

14 goals were scored between them in these encounters, with Periquitos scoring five, and Barça scoring nine. This results in an average of 2.33 goals scored per game.

On December 31, 2022, during La Liga Match Day 15, Barcelona and Espanyol tied 1–1 in a league match.

Barcelona had 77% of the possession in that game and made six efforts on goal, scoring on only one of them. Marcos Alonso (7′) was the sole scorer for them.

Espanyol made four tries at goal for their rivals, with only one of those shots going in. Joselu scored in the 73rd minute. Antonio Mateu Lahoz served as the match’s referee.

All things considered, Espanyol will need to put on a strong performance to defeat this Barcelona team, who we believe will prevail.

What are the best odds for the game?

Checking the latest betting odds for this match on the 90 minute result market, victory for Espanyol can be had for 5.5, going for the draw is 4, and putting your money on victory for Barcelona comes in at 1.66. They are the best bets that can be secured at present.

Espanyol vs Barcelona – Head-to-Head

Espanyol vs Barcelona


Our Prediction: Away to Win

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