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Bayern Munich vs Barcelona: Prediction and Betting Tips
Bayern looking for their first win against tough opposition
Five-time German champions Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals of last season’s Euroleague. Eventually, the Germans lost to Olimpia Milano in a close-fought series 3-2. More known by their football team, Bayern Munich evolved as a basketball team in recent years nonetheless.
During the current 2021/22 season, Bayern registered their first win of the season in the Bundesliga last Sunday. However, coach Andrea Trinchieri’s team lost their first match in the Euroleague to Maccabi Tel Aviv by just a point, 69-68. After trailing by nine points at the half, Bayern won the third quarter by 12 points. In the end, the hosts won in the final seconds after two free throws.
Bayern Key Stats
- In their match against Maccabi, Bayern made 50% of their field goals
- Trinchieri’s team struggled from the arc scoring six of their 19 attempts
- Bayern dominated the rebounds with 34-26 in both ends
Barcelona are undefeated in five matches this season
Barcelona started their season losing the Spanish Super Cup to Real Madrid. However, since then, the Blaugrana won all five of their games in all competitions. The two-time European champions won their first Euroleague game by beating Alba Berlin by 30 points 96-64.
Notably, Barca won the treble in 2003 winning the Spanish League and Cup and the Euroleague.Surprisingly though they lost last year’s final to Anadolu Efes after dominating the competition throughout the 2020/21 season. Nonetheless, coach Jasikevicius’s team is a force to reckon with in Europe and will be one of the main contenders for the title.
Barca Key Stats
- In their match against Alba, Barca made 62.9% of their field goals
- Barca made 14-21 shots from the arc of three points
- The Blaugrana had 28 assists in the game
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Prediction
Obviously, Barcelona are the overwhelming favorites to win this match. With the odds for a Barca win at 1.34 at Vbet, we will be looking for a different market to make some profit.
In the last five matches, Barcelona scored on average 85 points per match. Also in their two away games, they scored 83 points on average. On the other hand, Bayern have an average of 83 points per match in their three competitive matches this season.
Hence and looking at their stats and efficiency in scoring, we think over 149.5 points to be scored in this match is a big possibility. Also, we think Barca will have a good start and win the first quarter of the match.
Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Betting Tips
Over 149.5 Points 1.70 at Vbet
Barcelona to win first quarter 1.65 at Vbet
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