With the league title already secured, our Spanish expert believes Barca will put on a show for their fans leading to a high scoring game for the CatalansBarcelona entertain Valladolid at the Camp Nou, without Leo Messi but with the league title. The Blaugrana sealed the Liga crown last weekend and should now be able to enjoy their final couple of weeks of the season starting with Sunday's game against Miroslav Dukic's men.
Having already secured their place in the top flight for another season, Valladolid too will be able to enjoy their trip the Catalunya and Camp Nou should see a relaxed, open game with plenty of goals.
William Hill price Barca at just 2/9 (1.22) while Valladolid can be backed at 10/1 (11.00).
Given the lack of pressure for either side it should be an entertaining encounter, with a Barca victory and over 2.5 goals paying just 4/9 (1.44).
However a shrewder option is backing Tito Vilanova's side to net over 2.5 goals at 3/4 (1.75).
This bet has paid out in seven of the last 10 league games at Camp Nou and against a Valladolid side which conceded four times at the Santiago Bernabeu a couple of weeks ago, looks like a solid selection.
The Catalans will of course miss the injured Messi, yet they are still extremely strong going forward, especially at home, and backing them to score three times against the majority of opposition they face at Camp Nou is usually a good bet.
Those looking for some slightly higher odds could do worse than invest in the 8/5 (2.60) offered for the new Spanish champions to score two goals or more in the first half.
|Barcelona to score over 2.5 goals at 3/4 (1.75) with William Hill
||Barcelona to score over 1.5 goals in first half at 8/5 (2.60) with William Hill
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