Bookmakers in their lines give the advantage to the home team. The odds for their victory fluctuate around 1.70; at the same time, guests can bet on the victory with odds of 5.00, and the odds for a draw hovers around 4.30.
Barcelona is now neither alive nor dead; the crisis continues. Frankly, this Barca, which everyone was afraid of, has a maximum of half of its former power. To all the troubles, there were also problems with the line-up. Aguero, Pedri, Fati can not help the team; the presence of Busquets is in doubt. Find out more football predictions as we always choose the most exciting matches for your attention.
It is not clear what the bookmakers are thinking about; why do they put Barça in the role of a favourite? Indeed, in a duel on Portuguese soil, Benfica showed how to play with such “inflated” favourites. Having beaten the latter with a large score of 3:0. And the fact that the Spanish team climbed so high in the standings is simply explained; the team scored 6 points in the games with Dynamo, having twice won against Kyiv with a minimum score.
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Benfica is in good shape now. In the Portuguese championship, the team is on the top of the leaderboard. This Friday, they easily dealt with Pacos de Ferreira 4: 1. In the Portuguese Cup, the team continues its run to the trophy. And it is worth noting that Benfica has one more day of rest before the fight!
Head-to-head: In Portugal, Benfica beat Barcelona 3-0 with ease. We don’t think that Barca is the favourite in this fight, but rather an even play awaits us, and another loss of Barcelona’s points. We bet that Benfica will not lose, which means a coefficient of about 2.30. To win more with huge bonuses, higher odds, and without risks – visit our betting sites rankings page. A fresh review of the most reliable offers for Indian bettors will be helpful for you.