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Bet of the Day – Thursday (January 18)

Bet of the Day
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Today’s top pick sees us swing over to the Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano for a derby in the Copa del Rey.

It’s derby day in Spain, as Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid square off for the second time in eight days. Our bet of the day favors over 2.5 goals for this latest matchup between the capital teams.

In order to validate our prediction of over 2.5 goals, we will analyze the historical statistics of both teams and consider their recent performances.

🎲 Bet of the Day: Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid

Last week, Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 after extra time in the Spanish Super Cup semi-finals in Saudi Arabia. Both teams have scored against each other in their last five meetings. The total number of goals in these games went over 2.5 goals on four occasions, averaging 4.5 goals per game.

Atletico Madrid go into the match with a week of rest, having not played since their defeat to Real Madrid. Diego Simeone’s men have gone three games without a clean sheet. In four of their last five games, both teams scored and the total number of goals exceeded 2.5, averaging 5.2 goals per game.

On the other hand, Real Madrid beat Barcelona 4-1 in the Super Cup final last weekend. The Whites have seen more than 2.5 goals and both teams scoring in five out of their last seven games. The average number of goals in these matches was 4.1 goals. They’ve also gone three games without a clean sheet.

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🤔 Bet of the Day FAQs

What is the bet of the day?

Bet of the Day is the bet we believe has the best chance of succeeding in the day’s football matches.

Our expert tipsters browse through all available bets, exhaustively researching all avenues, before deciding on the bet that has the best chance of returning a profit.

How do we make our selection?

First, we look at value. We always aim to choose a bet with a realistic chance of returning a profit; one that offers good value in return for your investment.

We review all the stats, form guides, league positions, and head-to-head records of the teams involved across every fixture on the day to assess the most probable outcomes and best-value bets.

What makes our bet of the day special?

This is our most confident bet of the day. We spend a lot of time researching all available bets, picking the one we feel has a higher-than-normal chance of returning a profit.

But like all forms of gambling, we can never guarantee a winner. So please gamble responsibly.