Barcelona entertain Athletic Bilbao in La Liga at the Nou Camp on Tuesday. Barcelona need the three points to keep their hunt for the title going, while their highly-impressive defensive showings of late are being backed to continue.
Barcelona Form & News
Barcelona are in decent form with two victories from their last three fixtures. Their first clash after the lockdown break ended in a 4-0 thrashing of Mallorca and was quickly followed by a 2-0 success at the Camp Nou over Leganes.
Their last game ended in a 0-0 draw away at Sevilla. Barcelona had the better of the play in the clash, but Sevilla's defence stood firm.
Central midfielder Frenkie de Jong joins winger Ousmane Dembele on the sidelines through injury. Right-back Sergi Roberto remains out with a fractured rib, but his return is expected soon.
Arturo Vidal and Sergio Busquets will both miss the match through suspension.
Athletic Bilbao Form & News
Athletic Bilbao have not enjoyed an easy time of it since returning to action. They drew 1-1 at home with Atletico Madrid, before drawing 2-2 away at Eibar.
Bilboa did manage to grab a 1-0 win over Real Betis at the San Mames Stadium in their previous fixture. Inigo Martinez scored what turned out to be the winner in the seventh minute of the game.
Athletic Bilbao have a full squad available for selection.
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Head to Head
The clubs have clashed 177 times, with Barcelona holding an 87-60 advantage with 30 draws.
The prvious game between the sides was at the San Mames Barria and saw Barcelona lose 1-0 in the Copa Del Rey.
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Odds
Barcelona are available at 1.36 to win, while Athletic Bilbao are priced at 8.00. A draw pays 5.00.
Over 2.5 goals is valued at 1.57, while under 2.5 goals is valued at 2.37. BTTS Yes is priced at 1.80 and BTTS No is at 1.95.
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Match Up
Barcelona should prove far too strong for Athletic Bilboa at Camp Nou. Barca have kept four clean sheets in a row in La Liga, and that could well become five on Tuesday.
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Stats
Barcelona have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 6 home matches (La Liga).
Barcelona have seen BTTS No in 6 of the last 7 matches against Athletic Bilbao (all competitions)
Barcelona have won 14 of their last 15 home matches (La Liga).
Barcelona have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches (La Liga).
Athletic Bilbao have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 6 away matches (all competitions).
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao FAQ
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Where is Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao being played?
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao is being played at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.
When is Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao being played?
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao is being played at 22:00 SAST on Tuesday, 23 June 2020.
I'm tipping Barcelona to claim a comfortable victory with another clean sheet.
Best Bet: Barcelona/Over 2.5 Result/Total Goals @-114.94 at BetMGM - 5 Units