Granada vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip Over 2.5 Goals – 22nd December 2021

Granada could cause out-of-form Atletico Madrid some problems

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Spain Granada vs Atletico Madrid Spain
22nd December 1800hrs
Football – Spain – La Liga
Pick Over 2.5 Goals
Bookmaker Bet365
Odds: 11/10 odds taken 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365

Granada have improved their recent form to put a little distance between themselves and the drop zone in La Liga.

Can they keep their momentum going as they face the reigning champions Atletico Madrid in the final match before the winter break?

Atletico Madrid do arrive badly out of form, having tanked to a three-match losing streak in the Spanish top flight.

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Granada Preview – Can Granada survive tough test?

There have been struggles for Granada this season in La Liga as they failed to win any of their opening seven matches.

They are currently undefeated in their last four however (W2 D2).

So they have pulled away from the drop zone a little bit.

Their overall home record this season is W3 D2 L3 and Granada are on the search for their third straight home success.

In the match outright for football betting, Granada are big 5/1 underdogs* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).

Looking closer at their home form, Granada have lost only one of their last five there.

That lone defeat in the sequence came against current league leaders Real Madrid.

Granada have averaged 1.6 goals per home game this season and have scored in all but one of their last ten league games.

They have found the back of the net in every home game in this campaign.

Our betting prediction:
Granada Draw – Double Chance

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* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365)


However, their defence does have to come under a bit of scrutiny.

There has been no clean sheet for them in any of their last six.

A both teams to score football betting pick is at a quote of 6/5 for this midweek match* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).

In their last four home matches against Atletico Madrid, Granada are D1 L3.

But they are facing an Atletico side which is currently badly out of form.

Can Granada take their chance?


Atletico Madrid Preview – Can Atleti snap their losing streak?

Reigning La Liga champions Atletico Madrid are in a bit of a slump at the moment.

They have fallen to a three match losing streak in the league.

In all competitions they have lost four of their last six (W2).

So they are not at their sharpest. Despite that they are 8/13 outright favourites for the win on Wednesday* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).

In this current losing streak, Atleti lost away at the top-two of Real Madrid and Sevilla.

But there was also a defeat against Mallorca who were in the bottom half of the table.

That’s Mallorca who Granada hammered 4-1 on the weekend.

The away record of Atletico Madrid this season is at W4 D2 L3.

They have managed to claim one win in their last six league matches on the road (D2 L3).

So this should be a pretty interesting match to see if they can put things back together.

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Atletico Madrid usually have a strong defence, but they have conceded two goals in each of their last three.

There has been one clean sheet for them in their last six league games.

Away from home Atletico have produced a good average of 1.8 goals per away game.

Over 2.5 goals is at a quote of 11/10* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).

Seven of Atletico’s last nine league games have gone above the goal line.

Of the goals that they have scored on the road, Atletico have taken 75% of them in the second half of fixtures.


Granada vs Atletico Madrid Betting Advice

Atletico Madrid have been defensive giants under Diego Simeone for the most part. But it’s not happening for them at the moment. They are shipping goals.

This looks like a tricky game for them and their confidence can’t exactly be high at the moment.

So the Granada – Draw Double Chance at 11/8 does pique a little bit of interest here* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).


Key Facts – Granada vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip

  • Granada are W3 D1 L1 in their last five home matches
  • Granada are winless in four at home against Atletico
  • Atletico Madrid are on a three match losing streak in La Liga


Granada have been doing better as of late and have been solid on home turf.

They have been scoring well recently and could make a real fist of this one in midweek.

The Over 2.5 goals options looks like a reasonable option for this one too with neither defence looking great.

That’s an option at 11/10* (odds recorded 04:49 GMT on 21st December 2021 at Bet365).


The best betting odds for Granada vs Atletico Madrid

Granada to win: 5/1 at Bet365
Draw: 27/10 at Bet365
Atletico Madrid to win: 8/13 at Bet365