Eibar vs Barcelona Betting Tips

Eibar are hosting Barcelona at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium in Eibar, on the 22nd of May 2021 Saturday at 21:30 IST. It is a dead rubber for both teams considering the positions both teams are in. Barca can almost finish where they are while Eibar are probably set to be relegated even if they win the last game. 

Eibar Form & Team News

Eibar are the last-placed team in La Liga this season with just 30 points from 37 games. They have won six games while losing as many as 19 games this season. They have also drawn twelve games. They lost their last game against Valencia by four goals to one playing away before which they drew their last game against Real Betis with a scoreline of one goal each while playing at home before which they won the last two games against Getafe and Alaves without conceding a single goal in each game. Their home record is the worst for a La Liga team this season with two wins coming from 18 games played so far. They cannot move beyond the present position and are all set to be relegated from the La Liga this season. They can just make the cut only if so many other results go their way or even if they have a consolation win, it’s curtains for them from La Liga next season.

No player is injured in the Eibar squad presently. Eibar manager Jose Luis Mendilibar has got things horribly wrong this season with respect to the team composition and planning. But given a win in the next game against Barca at home will give them the most needed confidence even if they are relegated next season. Kike has shone brightly in the Eibar setup with his goal-scoring abilities netting in as many as 12 goals this season while Bryan Gil has contributed both in terms of goals and assists as well with four goals and three assists. They both form the crux of the team and will have to make a major effort to win the last game.

Barcelona Form & Team News

Barcelona are the third-placed team in La Liga this season with 76 points from 36 games. They were on course for a domestic double until the Granada game where they lost from a goal-up and also strengthened that aspect by drawing against Levante during the weekend thus moving out of trophy contention. Barca have won 23 games while losing just seven games in the process. They have scored the most number of goals this season netting in as many as 84 goals so far. Barca after the horrific last season have come back strongly under the able management of Ronald Koeman and co. Now that the transition phase is almost complete, Barca would need to start winning trophies again from next season and there is a strong sense of feeling that Koeman and Messi are part of their last match in the Barcelona colors.  

Roberto, De Jong, Ter Stegen, Ansu Fati and Philip Coutinho are the five players likely to miss the next match against Eibar. Koeman has looked at control barring a certain number of matches where the combinations and selection could’ve been a bit better. Lionel Messi is ageing like wine and is still an unstoppable force to reckon with. He has netted the most number of goals in the league and also has the highest number of assists for his side. Griezmann is looking like his old self and could well turn into an icon in the coming seasons. The youngsters have all fitted like fish to water and are becoming world-beaters in their own rights.

Odds by Casumo

Barcelona are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.45 odds while Eibar is placed at 6.00. The odds for a draw is 4.60.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

The past five matches of both the teams prove testimony to the fact of how badly Barca have fared in the recent weeks. Eibar has in fact won two matches of the last five while Barca has won just a single game. The odds favor Barcelona big time but Eibar can’t be counted out considering the form Barca is presently in. Barca would be miles ahead on any given day against Eibar but the case is different this time, A draw might also be on the cards.

Tip 1: Total Goals over 3.5

Out of their last eleven head to head matches in La Liga, seven matches had the total goals to be over 3.5. In the case of Barcelona, two of the last four matches played across competitions, have had the total goals to be over 3.5. Playing away, three of the last four matches also had the total goals to be over 3.5. Playing away in this tournament, Barca have had three of the last five matches going over 3.5 goals in total. The last match that Eibar have played across competitions have had the total goals to be over 3.5. In La Liga too, Eibar have had their last match to have had the condition satisfied. So it’s quite likely the match will have over 3.5 goals. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for the total goals to be over 3.5 is 1.86.

Tip 2: Barcelona Total Goals over 2.5

In the last four matches, Barcelona have been part of have had the above condition being satisfied. Playing away, this season, Three of the last four games Barcelona were part of has turned out to have them scoring over 2.5 goals in total. Three of the last three matches Barca have played away in this tournament have turned out to have seen Barca scoring more than 2.5 goals in total. Also, Eibar had conceded more than 2.5 goals in their last match as well. Three of the last five head to head matches between the two sides also saw Barca scoring over 2.5 goals. So it’s quite likely for Barca to score over 2.5 goals. The odds for Barcelona to score more than 2.5 goals according to the Casumo Sportsbook is 2.02.


Barcelona are set to finish in their worst position in the points table, their last third place finish being in 2008 just before the great Pep era began. Eibar on the other hand would need to win this game to salvage some pride before which they are probably on the verge of relegation.  Summarising on a couple of bets from above:

  1. Total Goals over 3.5 @1.86
  2. Barcelona Total goals over 2.5 @ 2.02

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