Bet365 Preview: Barcelona – Olympiakos: Back Lionel Messi to score anytime

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The Argentina international has notched twice in the competition this term and will look to add to the tally when the Greeks come visiting

Barcelona take on Olympiacos at  the Camp Nou in the Uefa Champions League on Wednesday night.

Ernesto Valverde’s men top the Group D standings with six goals coming from victories over Juventus and Sporting CP. They are unbeaten in their last ten games and look set to extend it in this tie.

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The Spanish team have only lost once in their last 32 home games and Bet365 is offering (1.083) for them to cruise to victory.

The Red and Whites will have to be solid in defence in order to pick a point here and the same betting outfit prices (15.00) for an unlikely stalemate.

For the Piraeus outfit, they have wobbled thus far in the European elite competition having lost their two games against Sporting CP and Juventus respectively.

They have managed to win just two of their last eight games, though they thumped Panionios in the Greek Superleague on Saturday, they will not be a match for Barca as they are tagged underdogs at a hefty price of (26.00).

The four times Champions League winners have found the back of the net 29 times in their last ten engagements. Odds of (1.22) are on offer for more than three goals to surface at the Camp Nou.

Olympiacos

Takis Lemonis’ charges have always struglled against European heavyweights. They have also not had much luck in front of goal lately, boasting of six goals in four games. Both teams NOT  to score is qouted at odds of (1.57).

Luis Suarez helped Barcelona to salvage a point in their last encounter with Atletico Madrid and is (1.36) to score anytime while his counterpart, Lionel Messi, has banged 14 goals this season and is odds on to net anytime at (1.22) with Bet365.

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