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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona La Liga Predictions: Tips, Odds and Team News

Atletico Madrid host Barcelona in a top-of-the-table La Liga clash on Sunday at 8pm (UK time).

Barcelona is in third place with 61 points, eight points behind first-placed Real Madrid. Atlético Madrid is in fourth place with 55 points. The teams occupy two of the four Champions League spots with ten matches to play. Fifth-placed Athletic Bilbao, the first club outside the tournament positions, is two points behind Atleti.

The visitors earned a 1-0 victory over Mallorca at home in their last league match, extending their unbeaten streak to seven games (five wins and two draws). Atlético meanwhile lost their previous La Liga match 2-0 at Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla against Cádiz, breaking a three-match undefeated run (two wins and one draw).

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona predictions

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: Predictions

Bet Prediction Bookmaker odds
BTTS? Yes 4/7 with Bet365
Correct Score 1-2 10/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Álvaro Morata 9/2 with Bet365

The stats behind our Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona predictions:

  • Both teams have scored in ten of Barcelona’s last 12 away La Liga matches.
  • Atletico Madrid has only won one of their last five games against Barcelona (the previous three by a one-goal margin).
  • Atletico Madrid opened the scoring in their last eight La Liga home games.

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona match tip

The first half to be the highest-scoring half @ 2/1 with Betfred

More goals have been scored in the first half in six of the last ten games between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona odds

ATLETICO MADRID VS BARCELONA
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*Odds correct as of 21:30 on March 15. 18+ only. BeGambleAware.

This is an evenly balanced contest. Atletico Madrid boasts the league’s best home record, while Barcelona’s away form is second-best in Spain’s top division, and that’s reflected in the bookmaker odds.

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona team news

Atletico Madrid team news

In  Out Doubtful
José Giménez, Thomas Lemar, Vitolo

Three players are missing for Atletico Madrid, with Thomas Lemar among them.

Top Scorer: Álvaro Morata (20)

Card Magnet: Mario Hermoso (12)

Assist Ace: Antoine Griezmann (7)

Barcelona team news

In  Out Doubtful
Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Ferrán Torres, Álex Balde Marcos Alonso

Marcos Alonso is a doubt, while Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, and Ferrán Torres are Barcelona’s most high-profile absentees.

Top Scorer: Robert Lewandowski (19)

Card Magnet: Frenkie de Jong (10)

Assist Ace: İlkay Gündoğan (10)

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona head-to-head

  • 03/12/2023 – Barcelona 1-0 Atletico Madrid – La Liga
  • 23/04/2023 – Barcelona 1-0 Atletico Madrid – La Liga
  • 08/01/2023 – Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barcelona – La Liga
  • 06/02/2022 – Barcelona 4-2 Atletico Madrid – La Liga
  • 02/10/2021 – Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona – La Liga

Atlético Madrid have lost their last four games against Barcelona in La Liga, all during Xavi Hernandez’s time in charge, while they have never lost five in a row in the competition against the Catalans under Diego Simeone.


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