Bayern vs Barcelona: Preview, Team News & Betting Tips
The last Group E clash in Round 6 of the Champions League promises a mouthwatering contest between the German powerhouse Bayern Munich and the still-struggling Barcelona. BetKing brings you the best UEFA Champions League betting tips so you can place successful bets on this riveting encounter.
Bayern vs Barcelona Preview & Head-to-Head
The Football Arena in Munich is the home ground of Bayern Munich where they’re almost unbeatable, winning 90% of the matches if they go 1-0 up. But if there’s any team that can pull off an upset, it’s Barca. The Catalonian side will try to put their dismal performance behind them as they regroup and find their stride under the legendary Xavi.
Nagelsmann’s men have been giving the other teams a run for their money in the Champions League group stage, strolling to 5 out of 5 wins. Barca sit at the second spot with 2 wins. In Barcelona vs Bayern Munich head-to-head clashes over the last 4 years, both sides have met twice with the Spanish giants coming away as victors on both occasions.
Bayern vs Barcelona Team News
In Bayern Munich news, the team has been hit by COVID-19 recently, which means Choupo-Moting, Cuisance and Kimmich might be unavailable again. As for Barcelona news, Gavi has been included in the match against the Bayern squad while Fati remains out due to a hamstring injury.
Barcelona line-up is expected to be a 4-3-3 formation with Ezzalzouli, Depay and Coutinho in front. Bayern Munich players will be going in with a 4-2-3-1 formation with Lewandowski alone up front.
Bayern vs Barcelona Betting Tips
Like most recent Bayern Munich fixtures, this too has all the makings of a successful encounter for the team. We go with a comfortable Bayern bet on this one, with the home team’s chances of winning coming at 1.57 odds. An away win seems extremely unlikely (5.80 odds) while a draw also seems highly questionable (5.60 odds).
Whichever team you’re backing, now’s the time to get those bets in. Bet now and stay tuned for more UEFA Champions League betting tips and predictions for upcoming matches!