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Barcelona vs Celta Vigo: Predictions, tips & betting odds

14:30 SAST 2022/10/08
Gavi Barcelona 2022-23
With the Catalans missing plenty of defenders there could be some interest in backing the visitors to find the back of the net

Barcelona welcome Celta Vigo to the Camp Nou on Sunday evening in La Liga which Xavi Hernandez's men aiming to continue their strong domestic form.

The Blaugrana started the weekend top of the table on goal difference ahead of Real Madrid and have racked up six consecutive wins after their 0-0 draw with Rayo Vallecano on the opening weekend of the campaign.

Sunday night's game however comes just three days before a vital Champions League showdown with Inter Milan and the Catalans may be tempted to rotate their squad ahead of that European clash.

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo latest odds

Celta come into the game having recorded an excellent 1-0 win over Real Betis last weekend, although they did play the majority of the game with an man extra.

Nevertheless, the result will give confidence to the Galicians who have had the whole week to prepare their visit to Catalonia and bet365 offer an away win at 8/1 (9.00).

The hosts meanwhile are offered at 2/7 (1.29) with the draw at 5/1 (6.00).

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo first goal scorer odds

Robert Lewandowski is the overwhelming favourite to open the scoring at 9/4 (3.25) with the Polish forward scoring in six consecutive league games.

Ansu Fati is next in the betting at 5/1 (6.00) with Ousmane Dembele at 13/2 (7.50).

The shortest priced player for the visitors is Iago Aspas at 11/1 (12.00) and the forward has scored 10 times for Celta against Barca in his career.

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo preview

Celta have scored in six of their seven league matches and will fancy their chances of netting at the Camp Nou once more.

Barcelona have defensive issues with Hector Bellerin, Ronald Araujo, Andreas Christensen and Jules Kounde all likely to be missing and this should be a chance for Celta to continue their strong scoring form.

Barca have only conceded one goal all season but Sunday night could be the night that record changes, given their defensive absentees and the possibility of the Catalans focussing more on their midweek Champions League fixture.

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo tips and predictions

Both teams to score is offered at evens (2.00) which looks like an excellent option for this game.

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