Basque giants Athletic Bilbao will host at the San Mamés against Barcelona, which is an opportunity for you to go on offense upon this thrilling matchup at 12BET and grab a 0.8% Cash Rebate in maximizing your overall betting experience!
Venue: San Mamés Barria
Date & Time: Thu, Jan. 7, 2021 04:00 (GMT+8)
12BET (Football Tip)
The hosts took a pleasant 1-0 win against Elche over the weekend setting the tone right for the year, as they are currently in ninth place in the La Liga standings with 21 points after 17 games.
With a questionable display of form in the last five games encountered, Athletic Bilbao are looking stagnated than optimistic that they’ll upset Barcelona towards this game.
On the other side of the table, Barcelona also grabbed their own win last weekend by 1-0 at Huesca thus sitting now in fifth place, but are desperate in getting the wins at this point.
Barca remain unbeaten from its last five games with 3 wins and 2 draws, tallying 9 total goals favors them to to find the net rather than Athletic Bilbao.
Coutinho, Pique, Roberto, and Ansu Fati won’t be playing in this fixture due to their respective injuries,
but Ousmane Dembele made his return last time against Huesca and is expected to start this game.
Their last meeting favored Barcelona 1-0 over Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona are the better team overall, especially with inconsistencies by the hosts and holding a low average number of goals per game, Athletic Bilbao likely to receive a clean sheet and give the win to the visitors.
Athletic Bilbao to win – 4.20, Draw – 3.75, Barcelona to win – 1.80
FT.HDP – Athletic Bilbao: +0.75
Predicted Score: 1 – 0 in favor of Barcelona
(Odds might change without prior notice)