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Real Madrid vs. Barcelona prediction, odds: Soccer expert reveals Spanish Super Cup picks for Jan. 12, 2022

Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to renew their rivalry when the Spanish giants square off in a Spanish Super Cup semifinal on Wednesday afternoon. Real Madrid scored a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in league play back in October. Real Madrid enters Wednesday’s showdown fresh off a 4-1 victory over Valencia, while Barcelona settled for a 1-1 draw against Granada in its last outing. 

Kickoff from King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is set for 2 p.m. ET.  Real Madrid is the -105 favorite (risk $105 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Real Madrid vs. Barcelona odds, with Barcelona the +260 underdog. A draw is listed at +270 and the over-under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. Before you make any Barcelona vs. Real Madrid picks or Spanish Super Cup predictions, you have to see what proven soccer insider Brandt Sutton has to say

Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe. 

Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 14-8 and returning almost $500 for $100 bettors who have followed his soccer picks.

Now, Sutton has broken down Real Madrid vs. Barcelona from every angle and revealed his coveted Spanish Super Cup picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Barcelona vs. Real Madrid:

  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona spread: Madrid -0.5 (-105)
  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona over-under: 2.5 goals
  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona money line: Madrid -105, Barcelona +260, Draw +270
  • RM: Real Madrid leads La Liga in goals scored this season with 45
  • BAR: Barcelona is unbeaten in its last five games across all competitions 

Why you should back Real Madrid 

Real Madrid has been the class of La Liga this season, winning 15 of its 21 league games. Los Blancos can attribute much of their success to their attack, which has scored 45 goals in La Liga. Real Madrid’s attack is led by striker Karim Benzema, who has 17 goals and seven assists in league play. The Frenchman scored a brace in Real Madrid’s 4-1 victory over Valencia on Saturday. 

Meanwhile, Vinicius Jr. continues his breakout campaign for Real Madrid after also scoring two goals against Valencia. The 21-year-old Brazilian now ranks second in La Liga with 12 goals this season, and he’ll look to leave his mark in a semifinal showdown against Barcelona on Wednesday. 

Why you should back Barcelona

Barcelona will get a significant boost from the expected return of Ansu Fati, who’s been sidelined with a hamstring injury. Despite missing numerous games due to injury, Fati has made an impression when he’s been on the pitch, scoring four goals in eight games. 

Striker Memphis Depay, who’s leads Barcelona with eight goals in league play, is also expected to lead Barcelona’s attack against a Real Madrid defense that has given up 12 shots on target in its last two fixtures. Barcelona also enters Wednesday’s semifinal unbeaten in last five fixtures across all competitions. 

How to make Barcelona vs. Real Madrid picks

Sutton has analyzed Real Madrid vs. Barcelona from every angle, and he is leaning under on the goal total. He also provides his best bet and gives his full breakdown of the match. He’s only sharing his Spanish Super Cup picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Real Madrid vs. Barcelona? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, all from the expert who has crushed his soccer picks, and find out.

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