PSG vs Barcelona Odds – Tuesday 14th February 2017 – 19:45 – BT Sport 2
PSG are 23/10 with the draw at 5/2 and Barcelona are 11/10
Betting tips and match preview | UEFA Champions League
Paris St Germain welcome Barcelona to the Parc des Princes in a huge Champions League match, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.
The French Champions come into this match on the back of a 3-0 win, away against Bordeaux in an excellent win.
Edinson Cavani (6,47) scored two goals in either half, with the Uruguayan hitman at his lethal best in this fixture.
Angel di Maria (40) scored PSG’s second goal just before the first half, to give the Parisians a 2-0 advantage going into the break.
The win is an excellent result for PSG, they now find themselves narrowly behind the leaders Monaco.
Benfica In Great Form
The Parisians come into this match in great recent form, with five wins and a draw in their last six.
Wins against Bordeaux, Lille, Dijon, Rennes and Nantes have all come in the last few weeks, a hefty fixture pile up.
PSG will be looking to transfer that form to the Champions League, with Barcelona one of the toughest draws possible.
They finished as runners-up in Group A, with Arsenal beating them by a slender two points after PSG’s final round draw.
PSG go into this match as the underdogs, despite their excellent recent form and home advantage.
They will be looking to register their fourth win in the competition, with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake.
PSG will be looking to complete only their second ever Champions League win over the Spanish giants.
Barcelona In Great Form
Luis Enrique’s side come into this match on the back of a 6-0 win away against Alaves, a thumping win.
Suarez (37) opened the scoring for the Catalans, with the match a procession from thereon in.
Messi (59) got in on the act, with an Alexis own goal making it 4-0 minutes later.
Ivan Rakitic (65) made it five for the visitors, with the match truly out of sight now for the home side.
Luis Suarez returned two minutes later (67), to make it a resounding 6-0 result, with Alaves suffering one of their heaviest home defeats.
Catalans Need Win
Barcelona have been in good form of late, they have closed the gap on rivals Real Madrid to just one point now.
Enrique’s men currently sit in second and that is simply not good enough, they will also be looking to advance in Europe as well.
They topped their respective Champions League Group C, finishing six points above runners up Manchester City.
More Of The Same
The match against PSG sees Barcelona emerge as favourites, with their excellent European form finding favour with the bookies.
A win will mean they are in the drivers seat in this tie, an away goal will be key to their chances of progression.
This is the seventh meeting between the two sides, the Catalans would dearly love to make it four wins in eight.
Both teams are 8/13 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for PSG are Edinson Cavani at 7/2 with Angel Di Maria, Lucas Moura and Julian Draxler at 15/2. For Barcelona, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are at 4/1 with Paco Alcacer at 5/1.
The last time that these two sides met Barcelona won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 9/1.
PSG vs Barcelona Odds
Tip 1 – Messi to score first @ 4/1
Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 12/1