Weekend derbies tips
FootyOn outline weekend derbies tips ahead of a host of enthralling domestic action.
This weekend will see a plethora of derby clashes across Europe and beyond, including La Liga’s El Clasico.
As well as the Spanish encounter, the Old Firm derby takes centre stage in Scotland.
Meanwhile, there are also derby meetings in the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany and even Brazil.
So, read on as we showcase promising weekend derbies tips.
Borussia Monchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund
Live on Saturday at 17:30 BST on BT Sport 1.
Draw and both teams to score
We start off our weekend derbies tips with an intriguing clash in the Bundesliga.
The Borussenderby match-up between Borussia Monchengladbach v Borussia Dortmund takes place on Saturday evening.
Hosts Gladbach lost their last outing but were still able to net three times in a 5-3 defeat.
Meanwhile, Dortmund won their previous league match 3-1. Both sides also scored in their last fixture meeting.
Sporting Lisbon v Benfica
Live on Saturday at 20:30 BST on BT Sport ESPN.
Benfica to win to nil
Benfica have five games left to secure the Portuguese Primeira Liga crown, beginning with the Derby de Lisboa against Sporting Lisbon.
They are currently three points ahead of Porto and hold an eight-point advantage over their next opponents.
Both sides have won their last two outings without conceding but it’s Benfica who prevailed in the previous fixture clash.
Backing the visiting league leaders to triumph to nil should prove prosperous then at 7/2 with Paddy Power.
Celtic v Rangers
Live on Sunday at 12:00 BST on Sky Sports 2.
Moussa Dembele to strike two or more goals
Sunday’s action kicks off with a tasty Old Firm derby meeting in the Scottish Premiership.
Brendan Rodgers’ Bhoys have already clinched the league crown but are looking to remain unbeaten this term.
Star frontman Moussa Dembele has been incredible against Gers since arriving.
He boasts an admirable five goals in four derby appearances this campaign.
PSV Eindhoven v Ajax
Live on Sunday at 15:45 BST on Sky Sports Mix.
Sharing of the spoils
In an interesting De Topper match-up, the Eredivisie title race reaches a pivotal stage.
There are three games remaining and Feyenoord hold a point over Ajax, with PSV in third.
Therefore, this derby dust-up will have a huge say on the Dutch title race.
With a lot on the line, a cagey clash could occur and a draw is 2/1 with Sky Bet.
Real Madrid v Barcelona
Live on Sunday at 19:45 BST on Sky Sports 1.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to score anytime
Only three points separate La Liga leaders Real Madrid from closest challengers Barcelona.
Los Blancos also possess a game in hand and home advantage for this vital El Clasico duel.
Cristiano Ronaldo is in fine form after his record-breaking Champions League heroics.
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi will aim to bounce back from Barcelona’s recent European misery.
Corinthians v Sao Paulo
Live on Sunday at 20:00 BST on BT Sport Extra 2.
Hosts to triumph and both sides score
Over to Brazil next for the conclusion of our weekend derbies tips.
It’s the Paulista Derby between Corinthians and Sao Paulo that captures the attention in South American.
This is the second leg of a Paulista A1 semi-final tie, with Corinthians having won the first outing 2-0.
With home advantage next and a comfortable lead to try and add to, Corinthians are a tasty 3/1 with BetVictor to win to nil once again.