Celta Vigo vs Barcelona Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and prediction

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Barcelona travel to the north-west corner of Spain on Saturday in La Liga to face a Celta Vigo side who often cause them problems.

The Blaugrana have lost three of their last four league games in Vigo, failing to win there since 2015, and the hosts will be full of confidence after back-to-back wins which have boosted their chances of survival. 

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona Latest Odds

Oscar Garcia's men won 6-0 against Alaves in their last home match and another victory for Celta is priced at 9/2 (5.50) with bet365.

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Barca meanwhile can be backed at 11/20 (1.55), although the reigning champions have only won six of their 15 away games this term.

The draw is available at 10/3 (4.33).

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona Team News

Barca have two big absentees in midfield with Sergio Busquets and Frenkie De Jong both missing, which might mean youngster Riqui Puig gets a start. Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembele are both injured for the Blaugrana.

Celta are without goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez who is out for the rest of the season, while captain Hugo Mallo could return to the starting eleven after missing the last three games with a foot injury.

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona Preview

Barca may have picked up 10 points from a possible 12 since the restart but much of their attacking play has been underwhelming.

Quique Setien's side enjoy plenty of possession but have lacked the dynamism needed to open up teams.

However, they have kept five consecutive clean sheets to boast an impressive defensive record, which is matched by Celta conceding just one goal in their last seven games.

Matches between these two teams are usually open, goal-filled affairs but Saturday's clash could be different and opposing a high-scoring clash could make plenty of sense.

Before their 6-0 win over Alaves last weekend, Celta had scored just 22 goals in 29 games one of the lowest totals in the division, while six of Barca's last seven games in all competitions have seen under 2.5 goals. 

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona Tips And Predictions

Under 2.5 goals in the game is priced at 4/5 (1.80) and that looks like an attractive option given that neither side have been prolific, while both are in strong defensive form. 

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