Barcelona v Getafe La Liga Betting Tips and Preview


La Liga leaders Barcelona will look to maintain their lead at the top of the table as they host Getafe at Camp Nou on Sunday. Ernesto Valverde’s side will be heavy favourites against a Getafe side who are without a win in their last three.

Where and when: Camp Nou – 11 February, kick-off 15:15

Where you can see Barcelona v Getafe: Sky Sports, William Hill

Last time: Barcelona had to come from a goal behind to narrowly triumph 2-1 at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez in September. Gabu Shibakasi put the hosts ahead before Barca struck back through Denis Suarez and Paulinho, in a game where Ousmane Dembele picked up an injury.

Barcelona v Getafe Predictions and Preview

Barcelona are running away with the league title, nine points clear of Atletico Madrid in second and a further eight of fourth-placed Real Madrid.

The Blaugrana were frustrated in their most recent league outing – a 1-1 draw at Catalan neighbours Espanyol – and they will want to bounce back to winning ways.

Ernesto Valverde’s side will find it tough having played just three days early in their Copa del Rey semi-final against Valencia, while Getafe are always resilient and tough to crack.

Barca are still priced as overwhelming favourites to take all three points at odds of 1/7, while a shock away win is available at 25/1 with the draw at 21/2.

If you fancy the home side to be in the lead at both half-time and the final whistle, you can find odds of 1/2 while a Barca win to nil is priced at 10/11.

Barca’s last few games – 2-0, 2-1, 1-0, 1-1 – have been low scoring, while eight of Getafe’s last nine games have not produced more than two goals – fewer than 2.5 goals is 5/2 while under 3.5 goals is 23/20.

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One to watch for Barcelona: Luis Suarez has already scored 19 goals this season for Barcelona, including 13 in his last 12 in all competitions. He is priced at 10/21 to score anytime in this fixture.

One to watch for Getafe: Angel Rodriguez has been Getafe’s top league scorer with eight league goals in just 12 starts, and he is available at 11/2 to find the net at any point in this game.

Long shot: Getafe are unbeaten in their last four games and have lost only two of their last nine. You can get them as a ‘double chance’ to win or draw this game at a price of 13/2.

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