Atletico Madrid v Valencia Predictions & Betting Odds – 24th April 2019

Atletico can secure home success over in-form Valencia

Atletico Madrid v Valencia Betting Tips – La Liga, 24th April 6.30pm

This is a big top-five clash in La Liga in midweek. Atletico are holding down second place in the table at the moment but have their rivals Real Madrid just four points back. As for Valencia, they are trying to push on that little bit extra to secure a top-four finish at the end of the season. Read our predictions for Atletico Madrid v Valencia.

Atletico Madrid v Valencia Betting Odds*

Atletico Madrid 17/20
Draw 23/10
Valencia 7/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 22nd, 2019 at 8:02 p.m.)

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Atletico Madrid News and Form

It was a 1-0 win at Eibar that Atletico Madrid took on the weekend. That leaves them with a four-point lead over rivals Real Madrid in the race for second place. Atletico have returned a four-match winning streak at home at the moment, not conceding in any of those. Atletico have conceded in just two of their last ten league games and on the two occasions they did, they lost. Atletico hold a W13 D2 L1 home record in La Liga this season, winning eight of their last nine there. From their three home games against others currently in the top five, Atletico are W1 D1 L1.

They have averaged 1.7 goals per home games, conceding just 7 at home all season, which is an astonishing home record. That equates to an average of just 0.4 goals per game against them during their home campaign. In total Atletico Madrid have claimed a clean sheet in 75% of home games. 25% of their home fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals only. They have found the back of the net in all of their home games, scoring at least two goals in their last two on home soil. 63% of the home goals that Atletico Madrid have scored have been produced after the half time break. Atletico have opened the scoring in all but three home fixtures this season.

Atletico Madrid v Valencia Head to Head

There was a 1-1 draw between the two earlier this season
Atletico Madrid have won their last three on home soil against Valencia
Both teams have scored in one of the last five meetings
Valencia are winless in their last eight against Atletico

Key-Facts – Atletico Madrid v Valencia

  • Atletico have scored in all home games this season
  • Atletico Madrid are on a four match winning streak at home
  • Valencia have won three of their last four away games

 

Valencia News and Form

Valencia have won their last two league games after picking up a one-goal margin win at Real Betis over the weekend. That is six wins in their last eight games that they have now produced (D1 L1). So that is the kind of from that could trouble the hosts in this midweek fixture. Valencia have won three of their last four away games (L1) and overall this season on their travels they have taken a W6 D6 L4 record. Valencia have the fourth-best away record in the league currently.

Valencia have lost just one of their last seven road games. Valencia have taken a clean sheet in 31% of their away games and just 38% of their road fixtures have made it over the 2.5 goals line. Six of their road successes this season have been by a one-goal margin and three of their four away losses have come by a margin of exactly two goals. Valencia have no clean sheet in any of their last four played, home and away. They have opened the scoring in nine of their away games played this season, and the majority of their road goals have come in the first half of games.

Atletico Madrid v Valencia Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 4/6
Atletico Madrid to win to nil at 15/8
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 22nd, 2019 at 8:02 p.m.)

Atletico Madrid v Valencia Predictions

Atletico Madrid to win: this is a tough game for both of them however it is the home form of Atletico which continues to impress and that could be the difference maker at the end of the day. Expect a low scoring game and a home win to nil appeals.


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