Betting tips for Barcelona vs Real Madrid 06.05.2018
The new champion of the Santander League 17-18 receives the new finalist of the Champions League in one of the Classics of the most decaffeinated Spanish football of recent years. FC Barcelona secured the title defeating Atlético de Madrid (1-0) several days ago. The Barcelona team has 86 points in 34 matches of the Santander League after winning last week in Riazor 2-4. The team won the Copa del Rey last week by beating Sevilla 5-0, which the Catalans have achieved the double.
Ernesto Valverde is having a brilliant first season at the helm of the Blaugrana team that after being swept by Real Madrid in the Supercopa of Spain, was recovered on the basis of checkbook, signing for more than 300 million the promising Ousmane Dembélé and the Brazilian Philippe Coutinho , that arrived next to the Colombian central Yerry Mina in the past winter market.
Only Espanyol, apart from Real Madrid, has been able to subdue a team much stronger than in previous seasons, top scorer of the Santander League with 76 goals, and the second least-thrashed team of the championship (15 goals, by 14 of Atlético de Madrid).
In this Champions League, the Catalan team had no problems to finish first in Group D ahead of Juventus, Sporting CP and Olympiacos, adding 4 wins and two draws. Chelsea was their victim in the round of 16 and in the first leg of the quarterfinals, thrashed AS Roma (4-1), but fell in the Olympic 3-0 and ended up eliminated.
Real Madrid returned to the 3rd position in the Santander League by defeating Malaga 0-2, and has established that advantage after beating Leganés last weekend and Valencia's draw against Eibar.
The European champion came to tie 1 in the Derby against Atleti the previous day. The Whites had placed third after beating Butarque CD Leganés in a game postponed in its day for the Club World Cup. Despite thrashing Deportivo Alavés at the Bernabéu (4-0), the team again failed in Barcelona against Espanyol (3 rd loss in 4 duels against Catalan teams since the failed proclamation of independence), an accident seen that later won at Getafe (3-1), in Paris (1-2), in Ipurúa (1-2), thrashed Girona at home (6-3), UD Las Palmas on the Island (0-3) and tied at 1 at home against Atlético, which keeps them in third place with 65 points (20 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses) in 31 matches.
In Europe, the Whites closed their pass to their fourth final in 5 years eliminating Bayern Munich in the semifinals.
Carvajal, Isco and Varane are low for this game.
For Barça, this is their last important match of the season while Real Madrid, which has not given the stature in national competitions, thinks about winning its third consecutive Champions League and will leave without more motivation than cover the file in this inconsequential match. Barça must win.
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Prediction: 1/1 1.80
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Betting Tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Score Recommendations: 3-1 10.00