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Universitario vs Barcelona prediction, odds and free tips 03/03/2022

One of the more interesting second legs of the upcoming second round of qualifiers in Copa Libertadores is the Universitario vs Barcelona duel. With that in mind, we have prepared a preview of this match and some free betting tips for you.

Our latest Universitario vs Barcelona betting predictions and picks

If you need some assistance to find the right bet for Universitario vs Barcelona, take a look at our top betting tips for this game:

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Barcelona to Win

Although Barcelona already enters this game with a two-goal advantage from the first leg in Ecuador, we can see them winning the second leg as well.

After all, Barcelona reached the semi-finals of Copa Libertadores last season and they are a much better team than Universitario, which they can prove once again on Thursday.

Universitario and Barcelona to Draw at Half Time

Although we expect this game to end in a win for the guests, we don’t expect Barcelona to have an easy time. In fact, we can see the match being decided in the second half.

With that in mind, our next prediction is for Universitario and Barcelona to draw at half time, which was also the case in the first leg in which Barcelona was the host.

Under 2.5 Total Goals

The first leg between Universitario and Barcelona ended with just two goals being scored, so we can see the second leg also going under 2.5 total goals.

This is even more likely since Barcelona has the advantage, so they will enter this game cautiously and with a primary objective of not conceding a goal.

Universitario vs Barcelona preview: An tough task for the home team


The team from Lima finished last season in the Peruvian league in third place in the aggregate standings, securing themselves a spot in the Copa Libertadores qualifiers. Meanwhile, Universitario started the new season with a couple of wins from the first three rounds in their domestic championship.


After reaching the semi-finals of Copa Libertadores last season, Barcelona will now have to get to the group stages of the competition through qualifiers since they were only fourth last season in the Ecuadorian league. In fact, Barcelona started their journey in the first round and they needed to go to penalties to eliminate City Torque in that matchup.

The best odds and key stats for Universitario vs Barcelona

If you don’t want to spend a lot of time in search for the best Universitario vs Barcelona odds – check the odds we have right here:

The usual questions for Universitario vs Barcelona

Universitario vs Barcelona Prediction

  • When does the match kick off? The match kicks off at 12:30 am GMT on Thursday, March 3rd.
  • Who will host the second leg? Universitario will host the second leg at Estadio Monumental in Lima.
  • Who is the more likely winner? Barcelona is the more likely winner at even (2.00) odds.

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Vladimir’s dreams of becoming a professional basketball player ended a long time ago, but his other dream of becoming a writer came true as he combined his love of writing and sports to become a professional content writer that covers multiple sports, including football, basketball, and tennis.