Ace Football team previews the La Liga clash between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
Barcelona will go up against Atletico Madrid at the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium on Sunday in a thrilling La Liga match.
In the La Liga rankings, Barcelona are fourth with 31 points after 14 matches played, whereas Atletico Madrid rank third in the La Liga with 31 points.
Team form: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
Barcelona look good before their upcoming match, in which they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Deportivo Alaves by 2-1, before drawing 1-1 with Rayo Vallecano. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out FC Porto 2-1. Barcelona showed little mercy in their past six matches at a neutral venue, of which they won five, drew none and lost once. They hit the target 13 times while letting in five themselves.
Atletico Madrid Form
Atletico Madrid are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Villarreal got left behind in a 3-1 win, before Mallorca got hammered in a 1-0 victory. Feyenoord was the most recent victim in a 1-3 win for Atletico Madrid. Atletico Madrid won three of a possible six away matches in the La Liga, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored 13 while also conceding five times.
Betting stats for Barcelona and Atletico Madrid
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Barcelona and Atletico Madrid played across all competitions.
- Barcelona have scored in 29 of the last 31 matches
- Barcelona have not lost 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Barcelona matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Barcelona have conceded in 4 of the last 5 matches
- Atletico Madrid have not lost 18 of the last 20 matches
- Atletico Madrid have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
- In the last 9 Atletico Madrid matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Atletico Madrid have won 9 of the last 11 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Atletico Madrid have won 9 of the last 11 matches
In-form players: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
Robert Lewandowski is the most prolific La Liga marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Atletico Madrid will look to Antoine Griezmann, hoping he can add to his current total of six La Liga goals in his latest games.
Betting markets: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
Barcelona have beaten Atletico Madrid in three consecutive meetings. At the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium, Barcelona won nine of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They drew zero and lost once. Atletico Madrid won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost two in this run.
Both teams to score
Of the previous 10 outings, Atletico Madrid scored the opening goal six times, whereas Barcelona were first on target in five of their last 10 games.
Barcelona had more than 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches, with an average of 1.3 goals scored during this period. Over 2.5 goals occurred in nine of the last ten games for Atletico Madrid, who scored 2.6 times in those matches. Barcelona have been consistently scoring at least one goal in their last 13 La Liga matches. Atletico Madrid also scored at least one goal in their last nine La Liga matches.
Betting prediction: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
To summarize, the upcoming La Liga clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.