Real Madrid vs Barcelona betting tips

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Betting Tips

Real Madrid is hosting Barcelona at Estadio Alfredo di Stefano in Madrid on the 11th of April 2021 at 00:30 IST. The first El-Clasico of the year promises to be a game like never before considering both teams are in their transition phase and are doing great things with their relatively young sides. Messi and Benzema are facing off again with a winner take all prospect on the cards sets up a mouth-watering clash of titans on Sunday.

Real Madrid Form & Team News

Real Madrid are placed third in the La Liga this season. They have played 29 games out of which 19 have ended with Real Madrid winning. They have lost four games and drawn six games in the process. They have secured 63 points so far just three points from leaders Atletico Madrid who sit at the top with 66 points. Real Madrid are back to their best being on a 12 match unbeaten streak. They are also on a five-match winning streak as well. Real Madrid with the experience and the youth have all the resources covered to go all the way from here on with nothing less than the La Liga title win to top it off. They are also on the run for another Champions League glory under Zidane. 

Raphael Varane, Danny Carvajal and captain Sergio Ramos are set to miss the Clasico with injuries. Zidane would be ruing the fact that all three players missing out are their core defenders and filling their voids is going to be a tedious task for the Frenchman. Karim Benzema is the top goal scorer for Real Madrid this season with as many 18 strikes inside the goal this season so far. Toni Kroos has been sensational in the midfield as well contributing eight assists this season. The void left by the talismanic Ramos has been filled somewhat by young guns Eder Militao and Nacho. This would be their first real test against a rampaging Barca squad on Sunday. 

Barcelona Form & Team News

Barcelona are the second-placed team in La Liga this year with 65 points from 29 games. They have won as many as 20 matches while losing just four games. They in the process have also drawn five games. Barca are just one point away from table toppers Atletico Madrid. They have been playing some sensational football in the last three-four months. They are yet to lose a game in La Liga this year. They are also on a nine-match unbeaten streak across competitions which also includes a six-match winning streak in La Liga alone. Barca are slowly but steadily completing their transition phase with their manager Ronald Koeman doing a brilliant job with a young squad. They still can win two domestic cups this season which considering the start they got and the phase they were in, would be a big achievement.

Neto, Phillipe Coutinho and Ansu Fati are the injured players in the Barcelona squad. Koeman might change the composition a bit and try making the defense a bit more solid with the likes of Araujo and Mingueza both getting a start. Lionel Messi has netted the most no of goals for any player in La Liga this season with as many as 23 goals to his name. This combined with eight assists makes up for out of this world Alien stats making him the most valuable player across the league. Ousmane Dembele and Antonie Griezmann have shown incredible form off late which augurs well for the team as well. Frenkie De Jong and the prodigy Pedri have been making headlines too completing a formidable Barca lineup. 

Odds by Casumo

Barcelona are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 2.25 odds while Real Madrid is placed at 2.90. The odds for a draw is 3.85.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Both teams are in fantastic form going into this crucial fixture. This time, the El-Clasico as in some of the last few years will have an extra edge considering the Winner may as well go on to win the La Liga this year given Atletico Madrid are dropping points. Barcelona may be inching ahead of Real Madrid in this fixture given their present form and grit. Real Madrid had won the away fixture late last year which is the last El-Clasico played between the two sides. An edgy game on the cards. The best defense shall most probably end up winning.

Tip 1: Draw No Bet Barcelona

Both teams are evenly matched in their recent last matches in La Liga and the other competitions as well. Barcelona are on a nine-match unbeaten streak across competitions while Real Madrid on the other are on a twelve-match unbeaten streak. Barcelona are yet to lose a league game this year and their last loss in La Liga dates way back to the game against Cadiz in December last where they lost 1-2 away. Real Madrid have an equally good record too considering they last lost in late January to Levante at home. The one stat that makes Barcelona go into the match with their noses ahead is the head to head record while playing in Real Madrid. At Real Madrid in the last nine matches across competitions, Barcelona have won six while Real Madrid have won just three. Also while playing in La Liga in Real Madrid, Barcelona have won 67% of matches in the last six they have played against Real Madrid. Given Barcelona are not just unbeaten but are winning more gives them an edge over Real Madrid who are unbeaten but also have drawn quite a few matches. So we can expect Barca to at least salvage a draw at most a win. The odds for Draw No Bet Barcelona is 1.71 according to the Casumo Sportsbook.

Tip 2: Total Goals Over 2.5

Four of the last five matches of Real Madrid that they have played across competitions have had the total goals to be over 2.5. At Home, Real Madrid have had three out of the last four matches where the total goal count was over 2.5. Two out of the last three matches in this tournament saw Real Madrid having the total goals to be more than 2.5. Barcelona in the last three matches across competitions have seen two matches where the total goal count to be more than 2.5. Their last match also saw a flurry of goals beating fifth-placed Real Sociedad by a scoreline of 6-1 away. In the last nine four head to head matches between the two sides at Real Madrid, six matches have seen more than 2.5 goals in total. While playing at Real Madrid in La Liga alone, the total goals have been more than 2.5 in four of the last six matches. Eight of the last 13 matches between the two sides across competitions have seen more than 2.5 goals in total. So in short, we can say the match between Barca and Real Madrid will have a flurry of goals which in most likelihood will be more than 2.5 goals in total. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for the total goals to be over 2.5 is 1.58.


The El-Clasico has never been a dull affair, except the same on Sunday as well. The world has seen two titans colliding on the big screen this year, Get ready for the same but for a change, This clash of Titans happens at Real Madrid with a potential winner gets the championship aspect looming over the match. Get ready to witness the spectacle like never before. Summarising on a couple of bets from above:

  1. Draw No Bet Barcelona @1.71
  2. Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.58

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