This season the Catalan club has a chance to reaffirm its dominance over Spanish soccer, by securing another domestic double. Barca will face Sevilla at Wanda Metropolitano in April 21. Here’s our analysis on whether it’s safe to bet on Barca to win Copa del Rey 2018 title.
Barca – the most successful club in the competition with 29 titles – are on the road to win Copa del Rey title for the fourth year in a raw. However Sevilla have almost succeeded in becoming the first team to beat Barcelona in the League this season. Therefore, online betting sites in Spain expect Barca to face some uncertainties during the 90 minutes. Shall you bet on Barca to win Copa del Rey 30th title? Perhaps yes. But will they dominate from the beginning, or there is a chance for another deadlock?
Barca vs Sevilla Copa del Rey stats
(source: La Liga)
This will be the fifth consecutive Copa del Rey final for Barca, 40 in their history. They have beaten Los Che (3-0) on aggregate, sealing their place in April’s showpiece, just to continue hunting for double or maybe more. Thus, due to the World Cup in Russia, Copa del Rey final is around one month earlier than usual and coming in mid of very busy period, including La Liga final games and UCL semis. Will Barca do it again in mid of all that pressure?
Copa del Rey title rivals Sevilla are the 5-time winners, with last trophy raised in 2010. Sevilla reached Copa del Rey finals for four times in the 21st century (2007, 2010, 2016, and 2018). Won it on two occasions, and the time they lost was to Barcelona. This is their fifth campaign, so would you bet on Sevilla, or would you bet on Barca to win Copa del Rey 2018 title?
Bet on Barca to win Copa del Rey 2018
At Vbet Sportsbook the Catalan giants are the favourites to win the title. The odds are (1.22) for Barca, and (4.00) for a surprising victory to Sevilla. Although on paper Barca are expected to dominate and ultimately win, their last experience in La Liga and in Copa del Rey final against Sevilla shows a very balanced match during the 90 minutes, whereas victory or draw usually comes in final minutes or extra time. So if you wish to add some excitement bet on under 1.5 goals in 1st half with (1.65) odds, and 2-0 goals as total score for Barca with odds at (7.69).