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Barcelona vs São Paulo Predictions and Preview

Dumitru Palanchuk
Dumitru Palanchuk
23 April 2024, 17:12

The upcoming match between Barcelona SC and São Paulo, scheduled for April 26, promises to be a riveting encounter given the teams' determination and current group table. In the Group B, where aside these two, Argentinian Talleres and Chilean Cobresal are participating, São Paulo occupies the second place, after losing to Talleres (2-1) and winning over Cobresal (2-0). Barcelona sits third with two draws (1-1 with Cobresal and 2-2 with Talleres). The teams have never met in their history with this match opening their record of the head to head matches. 

Barcelona vs São Paulo Preview 

Barcelona Preview

Barcelona SC, who are currently third in Group B, have shown a competitive edge with a series of mixed results in their recent matches. With a total of 20 matches played, the team has secured 12 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, showing a commendable performance. In their recent matches, Barcelona SC have shown a strong performance by securing victories against formidable opponents, including a notable 1-0 win over El Nacional and a 3-0 triumph over Libertad. This recent form suggests that Barcelona SC are on a roll and will be looking to continue their winning streak in their next fixture. 

São Paulo Preview 

São Paulo, who are currently second in Group B, have shown a resilient performance in their recent outings, proving their presence as a formidable opponent. With 20 matches under their belt, the team has secured 9 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses, underscoring their competitive spirit on the pitch. In their most recent matches, São Paulo showed their strength by securing a convincing 3-0 victory over Atlético Goianiense, although they suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat to Flamengo. This suggests that São Paulo will enter the match with a determination to capitalise on their recent success and secure a triumphant result against Barcelona SC. With the key players as Luciano and Alisson are in shape and ready for the match, São Paulo is more than ready for the game. Moreover, their recent match against Goianiense, which resulted in a convincing 3-0 victory, further underscores the team's potential for a strong performance in the upcoming match.

Betting Tips for Barcelona vs São Paulo

First to Score - Barcelona

Barcelona emphasis on the active start of the match is evident, given that the team scores first in its consecutive five matches. It was also shown in the match against the leader of the group table, Talleres, where Barcelona opened the score in the 28th minute. Given the São Paulo tendency to concede, it is quite expected that Barcelona will have its chances in the beginning of the match. For this Barcelona vs São Paulo prediction, Parimatch gives 2.15.

Both Teams to Score

With Barcelona scoring in six consecutive matches and São Paulo scoring in 10 consecutive matches, coupled with the fact that both teams have scored in São Paulo's last four of of six last games, the likelihood of both teams finding the back of the net appears promising. Moreover, both coaches emphasise the trend of attacking football and finding goal-scoring opportunities regardless of the scenario of the match. Barcelona vs São Paulo odds for this outcome, as defined by Parimatch, are 1.69.

Total Goals Over 2.5 

Both Barcelona and São Paulo have shown a penchant for goals, with Barcelona SC scoring in six consecutive matches and São Paulo scoring in 10 consecutive matches. Moreover, there have been more than two goals scored in three of Barcelona SC's last four games, while in the case of São Paulo it happened in four of the team's last five matches. Parimatch gives 1.91 for this Barcelona vs São Paulo tip.

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