Alaves vs Barcelona (Prediction, Preview & Betting Tips) / 26.08.2017

Alaves vs Barcelona Prediction & Betting tips

Alaves – Barca, the season start of both clubs has been different. While last year’s defender Deportivo Alaves had a defeat, the FC Barcelona after a very thorough preparation including lost Supercopa with a threesome. And the Catalans are also a favorite in Alaves.
There were 29 games between the two clubs, of which Barca won 19 out of two. For Alaves there are only five wins in five draws. Three of these successes are at home in Alaves, where Barcelona won seven away games in four draws.


After more than sovereign geschafften relegation Deportivo Alaves has been able to undertake some interesting new additions with Rodrigo Ely, Burgui or Mubarak Wakaso, same time lost Deyverson, Theo Hernandez, Zouhair Feddal, Marcos Llorente or Kiko Femenía but also a lot of quality, so that the squad Currently appears weaker overall. In the preparations for the team of the new coach Luis Zubeldía did not really run around. After a 0-0 win against Toulouse, two wins against UD Logrones (1: 0) and CD Mirandes (3-0), but none of the last five tests have been won. In a defeat against Trabzonspor (0: 2), there were draws against Numancia (1: 1) and the Ligarivalen UD Levante (1: 1), CD Leganes (1: 1) and Athletic Bilbao (2-2). Leganes’s fast-paced league debut on the first day of the Primera Division put them in a 0: 1 defeat.
With Victor Laguardia and Einar Galilea, two actors are working on their comeback after a crossbreak. Otherwise, however, all men are expected to be on board.

Provisional lineup: Pacheco – Vigaray, Alexis, Rodrigo Ely, Pedraza – Burgui, Wakaso, Manu Garcia, Ibai – Ruben Sobrino, Santos

Barcelona :

After weeks of the departure from Neymar to Paris St. Germain dominated the headlines around FC Barcelona, ​​the focus is slowly on the athletic again, although the search for high-quality substitute for the Brazilian continues. The first games without Neymar made it clear that there is a need in this regard. After Neymar were still in the International Champions Cup against Juventus (2: 1), Manchester United (1: 0) and Real Madrid (3: 2), Gimnàstic de Tarragona were only a 1-1 draw. The final test against Brazilian first-team Chapecoense (5-0) was clearly won, but in the Supercopa two defeats (1: 3 at home, 0-2 away) very clearly showed that Erzrivale Real Madrid is currently more than just Is a nose length ahead. Even the start of the season against Betis Sevilla went without great brilliance, but ultimately with a 2-0 victory.
The new Barca coach Ernesto Valverde will not only have to do without Neymar, but will also be without the injured Luis Suarez, which of course entails an enormous loss of quality in the offensive. The last missing Andrea Iniesta, Rafinha and Thomas Vermaelen are meanwhile again in the training. Especially Iniesta is after a short break directly again an alternative.

Provisional lineup: Ter Stegen – Nelson Semedo, Mascherano, Umtiti, Jordi Alba – Sergi Roberto, Busquets, Rakitic – Messi, Paco Alcacer, Deulofeu

Alaves vs Barcelona head to head matches

27.05.17 CDR Barcelona Alaves 3 : 1
11.02.17 LL Alaves Barcelona 0 : 6
10.09.16 LL Barcelona Alaves 1 : 2
28.11.12 CDR Barcelona Alaves 3 : 1
30.10.12 CDR Alaves Barcelona 0 : 3

Betting tips we recommend:

Prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Selection odds: 1,55
Bookmaker: bet365 prediction and tips