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La Liga – Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis: Betting Preview

Atletico Madrid, Real Betis
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Sports Innovation previews the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

With both teams aiming for a place in the top 4, important points are at stake when Atletico Madrid take on Real Betis on Sunday.

Atletico Madrid have begun their title defense on a slow note. The reigning champions are down in sixth place in the La Liga table, having collected 19 points from 10 games. But with only two points standing between them and fourth-placed Real Betis, motivation should be high.

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Stats and facts for Atletico Madrid and Real Betis.

  • Atletico Madrid unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Atletico Madrid unbeaten the last 12 matches in a row at home;
  • Atletico Madrid scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
  • Atletico Madrid conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
  • Real Betis has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Real Betis has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • Real Betis scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
  • Real Betis conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches.

Current form — Atletico Madrid v. Real Betis

The Colchoneros keep target in sight

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Atletico Madrid, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Diego Simeone’s side look solid right now going three matches unbeaten. They started by beating Liverpool 3-2, before settling for a point in a 2-2 draw against Real Sociedad. Their latest match also saw them splitting the points, this time in a 2-2 draw with Levante.

The Verdiblancos mean business

Real Betis look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. Manuel Pellegrini’s side look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment. They started off drawing 1-1 with Bayer Leverkusen, before downing first Rayo Vallecano by 3-2 then Valencia in a 4-1 win.

The bookmakers are leaning towards a home win for this match. Siding with Atletico Madrid returns odds of 1.62, while a Real Betis victory is priced at 6.50.

Atletico Madrid v. Real Betis — fixture history

It finished all square on these two sides last met in La Liga. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end.

Atletico Madrid have the following 6-3-1 meeting statistics with Real Betis. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, an advantage was formed on the side of Diego Simeone’s men, and these matches were also remembered for a low number of goals.

Current table in the La Liga

Top goalscorer

It is difficult to look past Borja Iglesias when searching for a goalscorer. He seems unstoppable and hit the target 4 times in the last 6 matches for Real Betis.

With 4 goals in the last 6 matches for Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez is another player to look out for, as he will be gunning for more goals on Sunday.