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Champions League – FC Porto vs Atletico Madrid: Betting Preview

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

FC Porto go up against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in a game played out at Estadio do Dragao.

In some ways, this clash is the equivalent of a final. The result will determine each side’s fate in the Champions League, specifically who progresses to the round of 16. FC Porto currently have the edge in second in Group B, one point above the fourth-placed Atletico Madrid.

FC Porto vs Atletico Madrid stats and analysis

Atletico Madrid go into their final Champions League group match on 4 points and are in last place in the Group B. To stand any chance to reaching the knockouts, Diego Simeone’s men must beat the second-placed Porto and hope AC Milan fail to beat Liverpool in the other fixture.

Facts and figures for FC Porto vs Atletico Madrid in Champions League.

  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in FC Porto’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • FC Porto scored in the last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in FC Porto’s last 3 matches in the row.
  • Atletico Madrid has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Atletico Madrid’s last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Atletico Madrid conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • Atletico Madrid $NON_SCORING in the last 5 of 7 matches.

Lineup FC Porto vs Atletico Madrid

Current form — FC Porto v. Atletico Madrid

FC Porto look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Liverpool, they were left empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Vitoria de Guimaraes in a 2-1 win. They followed that up with a 3-0 win against Portimonense in their most recent outing.

Atletico Madrid are a bit back and forth currently, and sadly they are more back than forth. Against AC Milan they got beaten by a 0-1 score, before winning 1-4 against Cadiz. They were back on loser street last time out, in a 1-2 defeat against Mallorca.

FC Porto v. Atletico Madrid — fixture history

The most recent outing in the Champions League encounter between FC Porto and Atletico Madrid took place on September 2021. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle.

Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spice up your next accumulator. FC Porto have the following 2-3-2 meeting statistics with Atletico Madrid. In the last 7 meetings of these teams, the opponents played on an equal footing.

Full Time betting

The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. If you fancy adding FC Porto to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.75. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.40 on offer, while an away win for Atletico Madrid is available at 2.88.

Top goalscorer

Luis Diaz arrives at the match on Tuesday very keen to continue the momentum he has built up in his last 6 outings for FC Porto. Scoring 5 goals in half a dozen matches is a decent output. Managing 2 goals in his previous 6 outings for Atletico Madrid makes Antoine Griezmann a player every opponent will have marked as one to keep an eye on.

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