Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona – 2015 Copa Del Rey Betting Preview

Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona – 2015 Copa Del Rey Betting Preview

Crowned La Liga champions Barcelona have enjoyed a great season so far and are setting their sights on an amazing treble of trophies the La Liga, the Copa Del Rey and the Champions League. Barcelona go into this game already La Liga Champions, finishing two points ahead of arch rivals Real Madrid, and will face Juventus in the Champions League final on June 6.

Athletic Bilbao have also enjoyed a good season this year and will be hoping to cap it off with a Copa Del Rey final victory over the La Liga Champions. Bilbao come into today’s final in very good form they are unbeaten in their last six games and destroyed Villareal 4-0 last Sunday.

Football Betting Offers – Barcelona are very strong favourites to take this, with odds of 1/5 with SkyBet. If you fancy an upset, Bilbao are 14/1 to win.

Team News

Barcelona – Striker Luis Suarez is expected to return to the side for the Copa del Rey final. Thomas Vermaelen is available after coming through his Barcelona debut last week against Deportivo.

Athletic Bilbao – Are missing a few players Ander Iturraspe, Oscar de Marcos, Jonas Ramalho and Iker Muniain, are all out injured. In form Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz who has netted 10 goals in his previous 11 games, will start upfront.

It’s tough to go against Barcelona here as they have such an immense attacking trio of Leo Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez who have scored more than 100 goals between them so far this season. A wide scorecast win for Barcelona with Lionel Messi to score first goal seems a decent bet.

skybet.com

Top 3 Bets

Over 2.5 Goals – @4/9

Messi to Score First Barcelona to win 3-0 – @20/1

Messi Hat-Trick – @6/1

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