Barca Hot Favourites To Win 'El Clasico'

Tony KennyContributor INovember 27, 2009

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 02:  Gerard Pique of Barcelona celebrates after scoring Barcelona's sixth goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on May 2, 2009 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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The biggest club match in the World takes place at the Camp Nou on Sunday, when Barcelona entertains Real Madrid. The Catalans are unbeaten in the league this season, but it's Real Madrid who currently top the La Liga table 


On-line bookmakers make Barcelona 3-4 favourites to win Sunday's match, Real Madrid are 3-1, while the draw is available at 13-5. The Catalans are also favourites to win La Liga - with the bookmakers making La Blaugrana 8-13 to retain the title.


The Catalans won the last meeting between the two giants 6-2, at the Santiago Bernabeu, but believes there is little chance of that score line being repeated, and they offer odds of 150-1 for Barca to win by the same score. Real Madrid, who will be looking to avenge that defeat, are 300-1 to win 6-2 at the Camp Nou. have priced up 180 markets for Sunday's game, but the most intriguing out of them all is the first goal scorer market. Both sides are littered with global superstars and punters will have to decide which one of them will hit the back of the net first.


The on-line firm make Zlatan Ibrahimovic their 5-1 favourite to score the first goal. However, they have reported strong support for the World player of the year - Cristiano Ronaldo - who is 11-2 to score the first goal for Los Blancos. spokesman David Hood said "The early money has come for La Blaugrana and we've also had some very optimistic Barca fans backing their side for a repeat of last season's 6-2 success." He continued "The timely return of Cristiano Ronaldo is a massive boost for Los Blancos, and there's no doubt that Madrid would have been a bigger price to win the game - if he wasn't in their squad." 'El Clasico' betting


Match prices: 3-4 Barcelona, 13-5 Draw, 13-5 Real Madrid


Draw No Bet: 4-11 Barcelona, 2-1 Real Madrid


Handicap: Real Madrid + 1 Goal: 15-8 Barcelona, 3-1 Handicap Draw, 19-20 Real Madrid


First Goalscorer:

Barcelona: 5-1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 6-1 Lionel Messi, 6-1 Thierry Henry, 7-1 Bojan, 15-2 Pedro, 11-1 Seydou Keita, 12-1 Andres Iniesta, 14-1 Jeffren, 14-1 Xavi, 16-1 Daniel Alves, 20-1 Jonathan Dos Santos, 25-1 Gerard Pique, 25-1 Yaya Toure - others on request

Real Madrid: 11-2 Cristiano Ronaldo, 7-1 Gonzalo Higuain, 15-2 Karim Benzema, 8-1 Ruud Van Nistelrooy, 8-1 Raul, 10-1 Kaka, 14-1 Rafael Van Der Vaart, 14-1 Esteban Granero, 20-1 Guti, 20-1 Xabi Alonso, 20-1 Marcelo, 25-1 Sergio Ramos, 33-1 Roysten Drenthe, 33-1 Mahamadou Diarra, 33-1 Lassana Diarra  - others on request

Number Of Goals: 14-1 None, 11-2  One,  3-1  Two,  11-4 Three, 15-4 Four,  13-2  Five,  7-1  Six Or More


To win La Liga: 8-13 Barcelona, 11-8 Real Madrid, 12-1 Sevilla, 20-1 Valencia, 66-1 Deportivo - Win Only