Rayo Vallecano vs Barcelona Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In 10th place in the league, Rayo Vallecano (4-3-6; 18 points) take on Barcelona (9-1-3; 30 points), currently in a Champions League position, at Estadio de Vallecas on Saturday. Kick off is at 14:00 CEST. Rayo, who have six draws in eight matches, will head into this match with vital home advantage.

Rayo and Barca last encountered each other in April 26, 2023 and the match ended in a 2-1 win for vallecano. Rayo have a record of 5-4-1 in their last matches against Barca. Rayo have outscored Barca across these head-to-head matches, scoring 11 goals to their 25.

Rayo vs Barca Prediction

The bookmakers are in no doubt about who will win this game. Betway have Rayo Vallecano as big favorites with odds of 1.63, while the Barcelona are 5.3. 0 total goals are predicted.

Rayo Vallecano enter into this game in 10th place in the league having secured four wins, three losses and six draws in their last 13 matches. The squad has drawn in six of the most recent eight matches. In total, they’ve scored 15 goals, while yielding 17. This has generally been because of the talent exhibited by Álvaro García, who has four goals, and Bebé who has two. In their most recent match, Rayo Vallecano fell to Girona 1-2.

Barcelona head into this game in 3rd place in the league having secured nine wins, one loss and three draws in their last 13 matches. The team has won in nine of the latest twelve matches and have bagged a total of 26 so far, conceding 13 goals. This has likely been due to the actions undertaken by R. Lewandowski, who has seven goals, and Ferran Torres who has three. In their last match, Los Blaugranas outplayed Alaves 2-1.

Heading into this contest, Rayo Vallecano have yet to rule out any players. Meanwhile, Barcelona have no injured players ruled out.

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Moneyline Pick: Barcelona (5.3)

Rayo are considered the favorite looking at the betting market. The club has not had a good start to the month with a recent win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins). In comparison, Barca have a win percentage of 70% in their last 10 games (seven wins).

Rayo vs Barca Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Barcelona (1.63), Rayo Vallecano (5.3)
  • Spread: Rayo Vallecano 0.75 (2.09), Barcelona -0.75 (1.84)
  • Over/Under: Under 0.5 Goals (13), Over 0.5 Goals (1.04)

Rayo vs Barca Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Rayo Vallecano 2-2-6, Barcelona 7-1-2
  • Home/Road Split: Rayo (4-3-6), Barca (9-1-3)
  • Head-To-Head: Rayo’s record is 5-4-1 in their last 6 matches against Barca
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 0.5 Total Goals (13)

Heading into this match, Rayo have recorded an average of 1.1 goals per game over their last 10 matches while Barca have averaged 2.0 goals per game over their last 10 matches.

Spread Pick: Rayo Vallecano 0.75 Goals (2.09)

For the bet to be a winner, Rayo Vallecano must win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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