Barcelona Vs. Real Madrid Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (Spanish La Liga 2022/23, March 19)
This will be the third El Clasico in 2023 and the fourth between them this season, with another one soon in April. Barcelona are 2-0 straight up against Real Madrid this year, while the Los Blancos have won the first encounter between them in La Liga. Barcelona are up by nine points in La Liga as things stand.
Barcelona vs Real Madrid (22/23 La Liga) Key Info
Barcelona beat Real Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey this season, and the second leg will be in two weeks. The Blaugrana had a disappointing European season, as they were knocked out of the Europa League by Manchester United in the knockout stage. They are currently nine points ahead of Real Madrid in the La Liga standings. Barca won the Spanish Super Cup trophy against Madrid earlier this year.
Real Madrid are currently in second place in La Liga, behind their rivals Barcelona. The Whites are playing much better in the Champions League, as they have knocked out Liverpool 6-2 on aggregate in the round of 16. They also won the Club World Cup earlier this year. If Madrid lose this game, they will be 12 points below Barcelona in La Liga with only 11 games left, so they can’t afford to lose this one to avoid the early La Liga race stop.
|Spanish La Liga, season 2022-23, Matchday 26
|Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
|19 March 2023
|8:00 p.m. GMT on Sunday
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Preview and Stats
Barca vs Real Odds
According to the best football sportsbooks, Barcelona are the home favorites at 2.20 (6/5). A draw is offered at 3.50 (5/2), while Real Madrid are a big away underdog at 3.3 (23/10) to beat the Blaugrana.
The Blaugrana are coming off a 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga. Barcelona have bounced back from their two straight losses with three consecutive wins. All three of these wins were 1-0. Barca are in good defensive form, as they have conceded only three goals in their last six matches.
Real Madrid CF
Real Madrid are coming off a 1-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League. The Los Blancos are in good spirits after advancing to the UCL quarter-finals, where they will meet Chelsea. Madrid aren’t solid defensively this season by any means, but they have a very good offense, and they are scoring a lot of goals. This will be a revenge game for the Whites after losing the last two matches against Barcelona.
Barca vs Real: H2H
Barcelona beat Real Madrid twice this season already, but the last 10 head-to-head matches between Madrid and Barca are still in favor of the Whites. Real Madrid has won six, Barcelona three, and one was a draw. The Los Blancos had 16 goals, while the Blaugrana scored 14 in that period.
- Real Madrid 0-1 Barcelona (2 March 2023)
- Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona (15 January 2023)
- Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona (16 October 2022)
- Real Madrid 0-4 Barcelona (20 March 2022)
- Barcelona 2-3 Real Madrid (12 January 2022)
Last Five Games
Real Madrid: WWDLD
Barca vs Real Predictions
Real Madrid to Win or Draw @ 1.70 (7/10)
Real Madrid come to this game with good momentum from their Champions League performance. The Whites were stronger in both games against struggling Liverpool 6-2, including a dry home week on Wednesday. Madrid have lost only one of their last 10 games, so these odds are too good for a win or a draw.
We will go with the Madrid double chance offered by La Liga online betting sites at 1.70 (7/10). The Los Blancos have to avoid a loss in this El Clasico at any cost; as a matter of fact, it can be a must-win match for them. Real Madrid beat Barcelona in La Liga earlier this season, 3-1 at home, and must repeat the positive result once more after two close losses.
Both Teams to Score @ 1.70 (7/10)
Both teams are scoring a lot of goals in La Liga this season. Real Madrid have 50 goals in 25 matches, averaging two goals per game. Barcelona have 47 goals in the same number of games, averaging 1.9 goals per game.
If they are each averaging about two goals, then it’s not out of reach for both of them to score here. Both teams have scored in six of the last eight head-to-head matches and should continue this tradition.
Total Corners – Under 9.5 @ 1.82 (41/50)
The game has gone under the total of corners in three of their last four head-to-head matches. They are also averaging 7.5 corners per game in this period. Barcelona have gone under this total in two straight matches.
Barca vs RM Team News
Both teams are relatively healthy, as the Blaugrana will only be without Pedri and Dembele, as they are still out with long-term injuries. Still, there are plenty of in-form players to review a bet on Barca in this matchup.
Real Madrid got Mendy back from injury but isn’t a good fit as missed the game against Liverpool on Wednesday. His potential and best replacement as the left back, David Alaba, is still out.
Recommended Betting Picks for El Classico 2023
- Real Madrid to Win or Draw @ 1.70 (7/10)
- Both Teams to Score @ 1.70 (7/10)
This El Clasico will be special as it will be crucial for the La Liga title race. Real Madrid shouldn’t lose this game to have a shot at winning the league. Make sure you use our Barcelona vs Real Madrid 2023 predictions and bet them at the Spanish betting sites and online bookmakers to have more fun watching the game.