Atletico Madrid v Juventus Predictions & Betting Odds – 20th February 2019

Atletico can hold their own against the Old lady

Champions League Betting

Atletico Madrid v Juventus Betting Tips – Champions League, 20th February 8.00pm

This is a tie to look forward to. Juventus will be looking for a positive start to this tie and they have Cristiano Ronaldo who has an incredible scoring record against the Spaniards. Atletico Madrid through are on a long stretch of unbeaten form against Italian sides. Read our predictions for Atletico Madrid v Juventus.

Atletico Madrid v Juventus Betting Odds*

Juventus 13/8
Atletico Madrid 9/5
Draw 21/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 17th, 2019 at 6:42 p.m.)

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Atletico Madrid News and Form

Atletico Madrid finished runners-up in the group stage of this season’s UEFA Champions League behind Borussia Dortmund. This is a tough tie they have received for the round of 16. However, Atletico are on a nine-match undefeated streak of form against Italian clubs, winning seven of those. Atletico Madrid have won each of their last five home fixtures against Italian sides.

This will be just the second-ever meeting between Atletico Madrid and Juventus in the Champions League. They were together previously in the 2014/15 group stage. There was a home win for Atletico by a 1-0 scoreline, before a 0-0 tie out in Turin.

Atletico have won each of their last four round of 16 ties in the UEFA Champions League. Their overall record in two-legged knockout ties against Italian clubs is W4 L4. The last time that they went up against Italian opposition was when they faced AC Milan in the 2014/15 group stage of the Champions League.

Atletico are unbeaten in 12 knockout stage matches at home, winning seven of those. Los Colchoneros have also put together an eight-match home winning streak currently in European action. In their last 21 European home fixtures, Atletico are W17 D3 L1.

Atletico Madrid v Juventus Head to Head

This is the first meeting since the UCL 2014
Atletico Madrid took a 1-0 win in their last home game against Juve
Juventus are W4 D1 L2 in their history against Atletico
The 2014/15 UCL meetings were the first meetings since 1965

 

Key-Facts – Atletico Madrid v Juventus

  • Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in nine against Italian sides
  • Atleti have won their last five home games against Italian opposition
  • Juve’s Cristiano Ronaldo has 22 goals in 31 appearances against Atletico

 

Juventus News and Form

So this is not an easy game for Juventus either. Both Juventus and Atletico Madrid have been to the final of the UEFA Champions League twice inside the last five seasons. They have both came away empty-handed.

Indices in the group stage Juventus won their section ahead of Manchester United. That put them through to what is their 10th round of 16 tie. Their record from their previous nine is W6 L3, with the Italians having won their last two. Against Spanish sides in two-legged ties, Juventus are W9 L7.

In this season’s group stage, Juventus posted a clean sheet away win at Valencia and Manchester United. They were beaten surprisingly at Young Boys on matchday six though. That defeat in Switzerland snapped a five-match winning streak away from home that they were on in Europe.

Juventus have won their last three games against Spanish opposition, including the two victories over Valencia in this season’s group stage. W6 D6 L16 is the relatively poor overall away record that Juventus have in Europe against Spanish opposition. They have Cristiano Ronaldo though who has scored 22 goals in 31 games against Atletico Madrid.

Atletico Madrid v Juventus Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 8/15
Atletico outright win at 9/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 17th, 2019 at 6:42 p.m.)

Atletico Madrid v Juventus Predictions

Atletico Madrid to win: We fancy a look at the home side in this one. Atleti are no pushovers on home soil whatsoever. There were some dodgy moments from Juventus in the group stage and so it’s the Spaniards at home we fancy.


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