Ernesto Valverde's men have had no trouble finding the back of the net recently and have scored in all their home games. They are undefeated in 16 league matches and have always looked unstoppable winning 11 successive home matches over the Magico. They are favourites here and valued at (1.16) odds with Bet365 to win.
The Blanquiazules have enjoyed playing away from home with the side currently unbeaten in three games. They are unbeaten in seven of their last eight games in all competitions even though they were victorious twice. Rubi's men are valued at (13.00) with the same bet firm, to win the Catalan derby.
Meanwhile, the match which is valued at (7.50) to end in a stalemate according to the bookies.
Punters would profit if they stake on Barcelona to win with a clean sheet which is offered at stunning odds of (2.10) with Bet365. This market has paid out in five of their last six meetings with Espanyol in all competitions.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.