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Champions League – Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Atletico Madrid enjoy home advantage as Liverpool swing by for a clash in the Champions League on Tuesday.

With 4 points to show for their first 2 matches, it has been a decent start for Atletico Madrid. The Colchoneros sit in second place in Group B and two points behind leaders Liverpool, who boast maximum points.

Our tip

Stats and facts for Atletico Madrid and Liverpool.

  • Atletico Madrid did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Atletico Madrid’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • Atletico Madrid conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Atletico Madrid’s last 4 at home matches in the row.
  • Liverpool unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Liverpool scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Liverpool’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • Liverpool scored the last 6 matches in a row when playing away.

Current form — Atletico Madrid v. Liverpool

The Colchoneros continue to collect points

Atletico Madrid look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. Diego Simeone’s side look back on their last 3 matches with a decent haul of results. Against Deportivo Alaves they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating AC Milan in a 2-1 win. They followed that up with a 2-0 win against Barcelona in their most recent outing.

The Reds continue to collect points

Liverpool look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Porto 5-1 before drawing 2-2 with Manchester City. They returned to winning ways last time out by thrashing Watford 5-0.

According to the bookmakers, Liverpool are favourites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 2.30, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 43% chance of winning in Spain. For placing your bet on Atletico Madrid, the best price at the time of writing is 3.40.

Atletico Madrid v. Liverpool — fixture history

Bragging rights went to Atletico Madrid last time out in a thrilling 3-2 win at Anfield in March 2020.

The reigning La Liga champions enter the match against Liverpool with a 4-2-1 record in their previous 7 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 57% winning ratio for Atletico Madrid, with the Reds victorious in 14% of the last 7 encounters. These matches were also remembered for a low number of goals.

Current table in the Champions League

Primary goalscorer

Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Luis Suarez. He is the top-scoring player for Atletico Madrid in their last 6 matches. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times, and will surely want to add some more goals against Liverpool.

The visitors will be looking to in-form Mohamed Salah to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. The Egypt international has netted 7 goals for Liverpool in their last 6 matches.