Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid Betting Preview - La Liga 19th November
What a cracking game we have on Saturday evening from mainland Europe. It is is the Madrid derby in La Liga
and there is naturally going to be no quarter given in this one. Real Madrid have the upper hand in the league standings going into this one, but Atletico can pull to within three points of them if they can land a home win at the Calderon against their bitter rivals. So a big game for Diego Simeone's men and they do have the second best defence in the Spanish top flight (behind only Villarreal). Will it be able to keep Cristiano Ronaldo quiet as the league leaders come to visit? Games between these two are usually fascinating encounters full of drama. It’s well worth looking at for your football betting this weekend.
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Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid Betting Tips
Games across Europe don't get much bigger than this one at all and Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid betting
is usually tense and tight. These is rarely much between these two city rivals they go head to head and that has been proven over the last two season. There has been a remarkable tally of eleven meetings in the last two seasons
between these two and it is Atletico Madrid who are leading the way in the head to head from that sequence. Atletico have gone W5 D5 L1 (90 minutes)
in the last eleven Madrid derbies against Los Merengues. So you really can’t argue with that at all and suddenly it becomes clear why they are favourites to go and land the three points in this first meeting of the new term. Atletico have produced a W4 D1 record on home soil in La Liga this season and they have fired off 18 goals in those five games
, having scored at least four goals in three of those five at home. Only Villarreal have conceded fewer goals than they have too.
So all around it makes good reading for them and under 2.5 goals
on this one is a price of 5/6 with online betting site Bet365
. Each of the last five games between the Madrid giants have gone under the goal line so there is a trend there. Two of the three clashes last season ended in a 1-1 draw and that is a 5/1 punt in the correct score market, while an Atletico 1-0 is a 15/2 option in the market. While Atletico do have the second best defensive record in the league, they have shipped at least one in each of their last four.
But with them averaging 3.6 goals per game on home soil this season, they will give Real a run for their money. Antoine Griezmann is even money
in the anytime goalscorer market, with Kevin Gameiro at 8/5. Griezmann has four goals in his last six against Real in the league. Yannick Carrasco too is a 12/5 price and he has six in his last four at home. So Atletico are unbeaten in six league games against their rivals and with them not having lost in their last 22 league home matches
in La Liga (W18 D4) they are value to avoid defeat.
Since Zinedine Zidane took over at Real Madri
d they have lost just the one league game (W25 D5 L1), but that was against Atletico Madrid. They are unbeaten this season in La Liga with a W8 D3 L0 record posted so far and they are on a four match winning streak, which snapped them nicely out of three drawn matches on the bounce. Barcelona are the only side in the league to have bettered them for the 31 goals that they have scored. There’s some serious scoring power in their ranks. Cristiano Ronaldo is 5/4 in the anytime goalscorer marke
t to start with but he is a six match scoreless streak against Atletico Madrid. Gareth Bale is at 7/4 to net and the impressive Alvaro Morata has been going well too. Then there’s Karim Benzema at 8/5 and he has three in his last six against Atletico. Hard to fathom the low scoring
Madrid derbies which have happened lately then.
Real Madrid have netted in each of their away games
this season and they have returned in each of their last fifteen away games in La Liga. They have averaged 2.6 per game away from home in that sequence. But they haven’t taken a win at the Vicente Calderon in their last six attempts now but if one thing is in their favour, it is the fact that they have never gone seven in a row without a victory
there across all competitions. So you have Atletico in top home form and Real in top away from. Los Merengues unbeaten in their last sixteen out on the road in the league (W12 D4) so will their superior firepower steer them to a rare three points at the Calderon? As mentioned, recent meetings between them have been pretty close and tense but both teams to score at Bet365 will return you a price of 7/10
on the derby clash. A draw may be enough to see Real hold top spot in the league this weekend, depending on what Barcelona do.
Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid Betting Odds
Atlético Madrid 7/5, Real Madrid 21/10, Draw 9/4
Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid Predictions
You will probably have a contest there with little margins given on the day. Atletico have proven recently that they can handle the pressure
of dealing with Real Madrid and they have the strong head to head form going. But a couple of slips recently has just raised questions about them, but they don’t often give up much at the Calderon. Real Madrid are going along well enough, but they would probably be happy with a point out of this one at the end of the day. Look for a draw in the match outright
and a 1-1 correct score again has to offer some value on the match up.