Barcelona vs. Sevilla prediction, odds, betting tips and best bets for La Liga season finale

Barcelona conclude a tumultuous and rocky campaign as they travel to Sevilla for the 2023/24 La Liga season finale.

Xavi and company will welcome a conclusion to what has been a trying season. The Barcelona boss will leave the club at its end, with Barcelona confirming a final twist of his rollercoaster tenure in charge. Xavi had said midway through the season that he would depart, before reversing course and confirming a change of heart, saying he would stay beyond this season.

Yet the club then changed its mind only weeks later, sacking Xavi with reports tabbing German coach Hansi Flick as his replacement. It’s a brutal way for Xavi’s herky-jerky time at his longtime club to end, even as the Catalans cannot finish worse than second in the league.

Sevilla, meanwhile, do not yet have their place in the final standings solidified, although they have little in the way of consequence to play for. They sit 13th in the table but could go as high as 12th or as low as 15th depending on the final weekend’s results.

Barcelona vs. Sevilla prediction, odds

  • Moneyline lean: Barcelona (-115)
  • Score prediction: Sevilla 0-2 Barcelona

Despite the uncertainty around their head coach, Barcelona have been quite good to end the season, winning each of their past three games by a combined 7-0 score. Sevilla, meanwhile, haven’t scored in two straight and have lost three in a row.

Barcelona should be motivated to send their coach out on a high note, understanding that he has been treated quite terribly by the club over the past few weeks. Those types of motivations matter greatly, and as Sevilla have very little to play for at the conclusion of the campaign, Barcelona should nab this one comfortably.

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  BetMGM
(USA)
Sevilla win +270
Draw +300
Barcelona win -115
Both teams
to score
Y: -210
N: +145
Over / Under
3.5 goals
O: +120
U: -165
Barcelona
-0.5 goals
-120
Sevilla
+0.5 goals
-115

Barcelona vs. Sevilla match facts

  • Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024
  • Kickoff Time: 9 p.m. local (3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT)
  • Location: Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium (Seville, Spain)
  • Referee: Javier Iglesias Villanueva, VAR: Valentin Pizarro Gomez
  • Last meeting: Barcelona 1-0 Sevilla (Sep. 29, 2023 | La Liga)

Barcelona vs. Sevilla best bet

  • Pick: Both teams to score — NO
  • Odds: +145 (BetMGM)
  • Pick: Under 2.5 total goals
  • Odds: +145 (BetMGM)

It’s baffling why this goal total is so heavily inflated, as both these teams prioritise defensive structure over attacking intent, and neither has anything competitive to play for heading into a busy summer of international football.

These two sides also historically play cagey matches, as at least one team has held a clean sheet in nine of their last 11 meetings dating back to the start of the 2019/20 season, and they’ve gone under the 2.5 goal total in five of the previous seven league meetings.

Barcelona vs. Sevilla prop bet

  • Pick: Lamine Yamal to score or assist a goal
  • Odds: +110 (FanDuel)

The young Barcelona star’s emergence is undoubtedly the highlight of their otherwise rocky season, and the 16-year-old is on an end-of-season tear. Lamine Yamal has a goal and two assists in his past four La Liga games and has been electric since assisting their only goal of the heavy defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg.

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In that aforementioned four-match La Liga stretch, Lamine Yamal collected his three goal contributions on six shots and 10 key passes, becoming not only a fixture in the lineup but a top choice for Xavi’s attacking flow. He is an efficient passer, a solid crosser, and calming presence in the attacking buildup. Back him to cap the season off with another strong performance heading into the Euros.

Barcelona vs. Sevilla live stream, TV channel

  TV channel Streaming
USA ESPN Deportes Fubo USA, ESPN+
Canada  — TSN+
UK Premier Sports 1 Premier Sports Player, LaLigaTV

In the United States, this season finale will be televised in Spanish on ESPN Deportes, which is available to stream on Fubo, who are offering a free trial for new users. There is an English-language broadcast available on ESPN+, who have been the home for every single match of the 2023/24 La Liga season.

In Canada, this match will be streamed on TSN+. In the UK, it will be broadcast on Premier Sports 1, with streaming on both Premier Sports Player and LaLigaTV.

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