On Sunday, Barça (8W-1L-1D; 25 points), in a Champions League position, will host Athletic Bilbao (5W-2L-3D; 18 points), who are in a spot for the UEFA Conference League. Kick off at Camp Nou is at 9:00 PM CEST. Barça have won eight instances in the last nine matches as they head into this clash with the home advantage. In comparison, the visiting Athletic Bilbao have had five wins in the last nine matches and will maximize every opportunity in front of them.
Barça and Athletic Bilbao last played against each other on February 27, 2022, a match which ended in a win for Barcelona. Barça have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 matchups against Athletic Bilbao. In their most recent 10 times these two have played one another, Barça has scored 19 total goals, compared to Athletic Bilbao’s 12.
Picks, Predictions, and Betting Preview for the FC Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao LaLiga Match on October 23, 2022
Where: Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain
When: 9:00 PM CEST on Sunday, October 23, 2022
Betting on FC Barcelona
Record: 8-1-1 | League Standing: 2
Barça head into this match with a record of eight wins, one loss, and one draw over 10 games. The club has had eight wins in the last nine matches and have netted a total of 24 goals while conceding 4. This has mainly been due to the vigor demonstrated by Robert Lewandowski and Ansu Fati. In their previous match, Barça beat Villarreal CF 3-0.
Absences and Injuries
Barça does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Betting on Athletic Bilbao
Record: 5-2-3 | League Standing: 6
Athletic Bilbao come into this match with 18 points. They are presently in a UEFA Conference League position and their record right now has seen them pick up five wins, two losses, and three draws over the course of 10 matches. The team has won an impressive five of their most recent nine matches and they have bagged a total of 19 goals so far, giving up 8. Their top players Inaki Williams and Alex Berenguer have scored four and three respectively. In their last match on Tuesday, Athletic Bilbao shared the points with Getafe CF 2-2.
Absences and Injuries
Athletic Bilbao does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Barça vs Athletic Bilbao | Moneyline, Over/Under and Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: FC Barcelona (-190) at FanDuel
FC Barcelona are considered the favorite by many soccer fans and oddsmakers. The squad is having an effective month so far, coming into the matchup with a winning percentage of 75% so far this October (three wins, one loss and no draws). Comparatively, Athletic Bilbao holds a winning percentage of 50% in their last 10 games (five wins, two losses and three draws).
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+115) at BetMGM
Barça have averaged two goals up through now this month. Athletic Bilbao however, have averaged 15 goals over their last 10 matches for comparison.
Spread Pick: FC Barcelona -1.5 Goals (+139) at MyBookie.ag
FC Barcelona will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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