Both sides remained unbeaten in the group stage.
In terms of recent form, both sides have been winning games with outstanding form.
Barcelona won these two teams’ last 2 face-offs in friendly games. Besides, the AH line is away team (-0.25), which is in favor of them. After all, this is their 16th straight Champions League last-16 tie, and they made into the quarter-finals in the last 12 seasons, so their experience is superior in this stage.
Therefore Barca are expected to win the 1st leg.