Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid match preview for the La Liga fixture, written by experienced sports betting expert.

La Liga
09 Feb 2019
Wanda Metropolitano
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Atletico Madrid are playing against Real Madrid in a match of round 23 of the Spanish La Liga. The Mattress Makers lost their away game against Betis in the previous round and now are six points behind the first placed Barcelona. However, at home, Diego Simeone’s players are without a mistake and didn’t take the three points only versus Barcelona and Eibar.

Real Madrid warmed up for the Madrid derby with a 1-1 draw as a guest of Barcelona in a match of Copa del Rey. Before that, Los Blancos won with 3-0 against Alaves for La Liga and narrowed the gap to their city rivals to just two points. Real Madrid are in a fantastic form and are without a defeat in the last four away games, compared to their four failures in the previous five fixtures.

Santiago Solari found the balance in his squad, and Real Madrid are in a much better form compared to the autumn. However, the bookmakers give a higher chance for a victory of The Mattress Makers, while we think that the game will not have a winner. In the recent years, the Madrid derbies ended as draws, while Diego Simeone and his players have just one loss in the previous 33 games for the league against city rivals. On Wednesday Real Madrid played well versus Barcelona, but once against showed that the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo is crucial and the current strikers of the team can’t decide a game with just a small number of chances for a goal.

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Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Head to Head

Atletico Madrid have one win, one loss and four draws in the previous six games against Real Madrid. In three of these fixtures have been scored over 2.5 goals. The last match between both sides was on 29 September and ended as a goalless draw.

Atletico Madrid have just one defeat in the previous 33 derbies against teams from Madrid – 0-3 against Real Madrid in November 2016. Real Madrid are unbeaten in the last 16 games versus teams from Madrid.

29.09.2018La LigaReal Madrid vs Atletico Madrid0-0
15.08.2018UEFA Super CupReal Madrid vs Atletico Madrid2-2 (2-4)
08.04.2018La LigaReal Madrid vs Atletico Madrid1-1
18.11.2017La LigaAtletico Madrid vs Real Madrid0-0
10.05.2017Champions LeagueAtletico Madrid vs Real Madrid2-1
02.05.2017Champions LeagueReal Madrid vs Atletico Madrid3-0

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Stats

  • Atletico Madrid had a clean sheet in seven of the previous ten games at home.
  • The Mattress Makers won eight of the last ten fixtures on Wanda Metropolitano.
  • In five of the previous six games of Atletico have been scored under 2.5 goals.
  • Real Madrid are on a run of four consecutive wins in La Liga.
  • In six of the last seven away games of Los Blancos were scored under 2.5 goals.
  • Karim Benzema has just three goals in the previous 18 derbies against Atletico Madrid.

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Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Team News

Diego Costa and Stefan Savić will miss the game for Atletico Madrid. Diego Godín and Koke are in doubt.

The only injured player of Real Madrid is Jesús Vallejo.

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