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La Liga: Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid – Suggested bets

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Espanyol face Atletico Madrid at RCDE Stadium in one of the last matches of the season, as only three rounds remain in this current La Liga campaign.

While Atletico Madrid are looking to hold off Real Madrid for second place in the La Liga standings with 72 points in 35 rounds, Espanyol sit down in 19th with a mere 34 points to their name.

Team form: Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid

Espanyol Form

Espanyol lost twice in their last three matches, as they were defeated 3-2 by Sevilla and 2-4 against Barcelona. They turned the table by winning 1-2 against Rayo Vallecano. The Parakeets claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in La Liga. They also drew one and lost three, scored seven goals, and conceded ten.

Atletico Madrid Form

Six points are what Atletico Madrid have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Cadiz by 5-1. This was followed by a 1-0 defeat against Elche, before winning 3-0 against Osasuna. Diego Simeone’s side won three of a possible six away matches in La Liga, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored nine while also conceding six times.

Betting stats and facts for Espanyol and Atletico Madrid

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Espanyol and Atletico Madrid. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Espanyol have lost 9 of the last 11 matches and both teams scored at the same time
  • Espanyol have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Espanyol played, both teams scored
  • Espanyol have lost 9 of the last 11 matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Espanyol matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Atletico Madrid away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Atletico Madrid have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches without scoring a goal
  • In 7 of the last 9 Atletico Madrid away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Atletico Madrid have conceded in the last 8 matches in a row
  • Atletico Madrid have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals

Players to watch: Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid

It has been a great season for Antoine Griezmann who has bagged 13 for his club so far and bringing that kind of form to the table is crucial for the success of Atletico Madrid.

Full-time result

Espanyol claimed three wins, drew three and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Atletico Madrid won five, drew one, and lost four of their last 10 games away. Diego Simeone’s men have not lost to Espanyol in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Espanyol only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Atletico Madrid scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Espanyol managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Atletico Madrid kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. Espanyol have scored in 6 consecutive league meetings with Atletico Madrid.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out eight times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Espanyol, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Atletico Madrid, who scored 2.1 times on average in those matches.

Suggested bet: Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid

To sum up, the upcoming match between Espanyol and Atletico Madrid seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this La Liga game.

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