Anything but a win for Quique Setien’s men would all but end their title hopes, while anything but a victory for Los Pericos would mathematically confirm their relegation for the first time in 26 years.
Espanyol have only won one league game at the Camp Nou since 1982 and that victory came 11 years ago.
The visitors are bottom of the table and almost certain to go down, but they will be motivated to try and derail their rivals’ title push by taking points off them.
Espanyol are priced at with the hosts at and the draw .
In what is a highly one-sided market, backing the hosts to win with a -2 handicap at looks like the best way of investing in the Blaugrana.