Juventus vs Barcelona Betting Preview, UEFA Champions League Betting Tips

Juventus vs Barcelona Odds – Tuesday 11th April 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport

Juventus are 6/4 with the draw at 23/10 and Barcelona are 7/4

Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League

Juventus welcome Barcelona to the Juventus Stadium this Tuesday, in a mouth-watering contest in the Champions League Quarter Finals.

Allegri’s side come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win at home against Chievo in Serie A.

The home side got off to the perfect start, with Gonzalo Higuain opening the scoring for Juventus (23).

Juventus dominated proceedings, with 56% possession, 17 shots overall and 6 shots on target.

Despite those impressive statistics, Juventus only had a 1-0 lead up for the majority of the match.

Gonzalo Higuain scored his and Juventus’ second goal late in the second half (84), to complete another win in Serie A.

It was the perfect response from Juventus, having lost to rivals Napoli in the Coppa Italia last week.

Juventus In Good Form

That was a good result for Juventus, and sees them extend their lead at the top of Serie A to six points.

They have won an incredible 25 of their 31 fixtures, with seven left to play the Serie A title is theirs to lose.

The defeat against Napoli was their only defeat in six, with fours wins and a draw in their last six.

Juventus progressed to this round at the expense of Porto, who they beat 3-0 on aggregate.

Juve Favourites

Juventus come into this match as the favourites, with their excellent home record informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Allegri and his side, with Barcelona overcoming unbelievable odds to progress past PSG.

The last time these two sides met was the Champions League Final, where Barcelona won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 22/1.

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Barcelona In Mixed Form

Luis Enrique’s side come into this match on the back of another underwhelming result, after losing 2-0 to Malaga.

Former Tottenham midfielder Sandro (32) opened the scoring in the first half, giving the home side the shock lead.

Neymar was controversially sent off in the 65th minute, compounding Barcelona’s miserable day at the office.

Jony Rodriguez-Menendez (90) scored Malaga’s second late on, securing the most unlikely of wins for Malaga.

It’s a shocking result for Barcelona, who slip to three points behind Real having played a game more.

Mixed Results

Barcelona come into this match in mixed form, they have been defeated twice since their incredible comeback against PSG.

They progressed to this round at the expense of Paris St Germain, who they beat 6-5 on aggregate.

It was one of the best ties in the history of the competition, with Barcelona scoring three goals in six minutes to register a historical win.

Barca Underdogs

The Catalans come into this match as the underdogs, with their mixed form leaving the bookies in favour of the home side.

This will be a tough fixture for Barcelona, with the Italians an excellent side defensively and they rarely lose fixtures.

The last time these two sides met was the Champions League Final, where Barcelona won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 22/1.

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Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Juventus are Gonzalo Higuain at 4/1 with Paulo Dybala at 6/1. For Barcelona, Lionel Messi is at 4/1 with Luis Suarez at 9/2.

The last time these two sides met was the Champions League Final in the 2014/15 season, where Barcelona won 3-1. The odds of the same result are 22/1.

Juventus vs Barcelona Odds

Tip 1 – Dybala to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – Juventus to win 2-1 @ 17/2