Barcelona can clinch its first Spanish LaLiga championship since 2019 on Sunday when they take on Espanyol at Cornellà-El Prat. With a 13-point lead over second-place Atletico Madrid in the table with just five matches remaining, a victory on Sunday would sew up the title. Barcelona (26-3-4), which is 3-1-1 in their last five matches, played to a 1-1 draw with Espanyol on Dec. 31. Espanyol (7-16-10) is in prime relegation position at 19th on the table with 31 points, and will need to pick up some wins to move up. They trail Velencia, who is 17th, by four points.
Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Barcelona as the -200 favorites (risk $200 to win $100) in its latest Espanyol vs. Barcelona odds, with Espanyol the +525 underdogs. A draw is priced at +325 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. (For more soccer coverage, click here)
Before you make any Espanyol vs. Barcelona picks or La Liga predictions, you NEED to see what SportsLine soccer insider Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year's World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+3.45 units), the FA Cup (+3.07) and the EFL Cup (+3.64).
Now he's locked in on this Espanyol vs. Barcelona matchup and revealed his best bets.
Green knows Barça is led by forward Robert Lewandowski, who leads LaLiga in scoring with 19 goals and six assists in 29 matches, including 28 starts. The 34-year-old from Poland has scored two goals in his past three matches and has 13 shots, including five on target, in that stretch. Lewandowski is in his first season with Barcelona after playing the past eight seasons with Bayern Munich in Bundesliga. The prolific goal scorer has played professionally since 2004-2005, and has compiled 569 goals in 787 appearances, including internationally.
The expert also has taken into account that Espanyol forward Jose Luis Mato Sanmartin, known as Joselu, leads the Espanyol attack. In 30 matches, including 29 starts, he has scored 14 goals and added three assists on 76 shots, including 27 on target. He has two goals in the past three games, including the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Getafe on April 30. He has taken 20 shots over the past five matches. Joselu, 33, is in his first season with Espanyol, after spending the past three seasons with Alaves in LaLiga.
Now, Green has taken an in-depth look at the Espanyol vs. Barcelona match from every angle. We can tell you he leaning Under on the goal total and has two other CONFIDENT best bets, in addition to a full breakdown of the match. You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks and analysis before making any selections of your own.
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