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Champions League: Atletico Madrid vs Celtic – Betting preview

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Celtic. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.

The home advantage is on Atletico Madrid’s side. The hosts hope to make it count when they face Celtic at Civitas Metropolitano for a round 4 match of the new Champions League campaign this coming Tuesday.

Celtic currently have only one point on their Group E account as they have drawn once in the first three rounds of the current Champions League season. On the other hand, the hosts obtained five points from their opening three games, earning them a place as number 2 in the table.


Form: Atletico Madrid vs Celtic

Atletico Madrid Form

Atletico Madrid have seen it all in their last three matches, which added four points to their account. They first shared the points in a 2-2 draw with Celtic, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Deportivo Alaves. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Las Palmas. Atletico Madrid only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Champions League matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew four and lost zero, as they scored eight and conceded six goals.

Celtic Form

Celtic look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 0-0 with Hibernian, before downing first St. Mirren by 2-1, then Ross County in a 0-3 win. Celtic didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Champions League matches, but managed two draws while suffering four defeats. They conceded 14 and scored five goals themselves.

Betting stats for Atletico Madrid and Celtic

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Atletico Madrid and Celtic played across all competitions.

  • Atletico Madrid have not lost the last 18 home matches in a row
  • Atletico Madrid have won 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Atletico Madrid have not lost 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Atletico Madrid have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
  • Atletico Madrid have lost the last 5 home matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
  • In the last 5 matches in a row Celtic played, both teams scored
  • In the last 6 Celtic matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 Celtic matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • Celtic have won the last 3 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Celtic have won the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Players in form: Atletico Madrid vs Celtic

With another Champions League season only just beginning to take form, we are still a bit in the dark as to who will dominate the scoring charts for both Atletico Madrid and Celtic. Accordingly, we have listed some of the players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

Full-time result

Civitas Metropolitano witnessed Atletico Madrid winning eight times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing two and losing zero as well. Celtic claimed seven wins, one draw, and two defeats in their last 10 games away. Atletico Madrid have really struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 19 matches at Civitas Metropolitano. Celtic didn’t lose any of their 6 most recent games. Celtic remained without defeat in 5 away games on the bounce.

Both teams to score

Atletico Madrid scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Celtic scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Both teams have scored in the last seven home games Atletico Madrid played. Atletico Madrid managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.

Total goals

Atletico Madrid scored an average of 2.2 goals in the past ten matches at Civitas Metropolitano and over 2.5 goals came out eight times. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Celtic played. They managed to score an average of two goals themselves during this run. Atletico Madrid were on the scoreboard at least once in their previous 10 matches.

Betting tip: Atletico Madrid vs Celtic

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Atletico Madrid and Celtic seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Champions League match.

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