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Barcelona v Tottenham tips: Spurs can triumph with Barca missing key men

| 28.07.2018

Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur face off for just the second time in their history on Sunday morning.

A full-strength Barca would likely have the edge in this one. But they’re without a number of key men – including Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic.

They face a Spurs side who ended last term in high-scoring form. So, how’s this one shaping up?

Match Odds

In the match betting, Barca are narrow favourites at 27/20. Meanwhile, it’s 13/8 for a Spurs win and 5/2 for a Draw after 90 minutes.

Even with the La Liga side missing some star names, they’ve got a number of talented forwards on tour. As for Tottenham, they’ve got the likes of Heung-Min Son and Christian Eriksen available.

That means Both Teams to Score is a skinny 4/9, while it’s 1/2 we see Over 2.5 Goals.

If anyone edges this, it could be Mauricio Pochettino’s men. They’re 9/1 to get a 2-1 victory. Meanwhile, it’s 21/20 for Spurs to Score 2+ Goals.

Goalscorer Odds

We mentioned Eriksen above, and the Danish midfielder impressed at this summer’s World Cup – grabbing a goal along the way. He’s 13/5 to find the net Anytime.

Meanwhile, teammate Erik Lamela is 23/10 to get on the scoresheet.

For Barca, Munir El Haddadi will be looking to catch the manager’s eye after banging the goals in on loan at Alaves last term. He’s 13/8 Anytime, and 8/1 to net two or more.

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Dave Burin

Dave graduated with an MA in English Literature at Durham University, and worked in marketing before joining the Ladbrokes News team. A Man United fan and avid groundhopper, he’s also an ardent follower of Rugby League. You can usually find him at a ground near you, clutching a big cup of tea.