Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another interesting game awaits the football fans as Alaves will host Atletico Madrid at the Mendizorrotza Stadium. One of the best teams in the league will face against a team from the middle part of the table in a game of round 35.
Alaves hold the number thirteen spot in the league with forty-one points from thirteen wins, two draws, and nineteen losses. After being in the relegation zone for the most of the season, Alaves switched the gears, and have been phenomenal in the recent weeks. Out of the previous five league games, they have three wins, a draw, and a loss. In the previous round, they faced Las Palmas. The final result of the game was 0-4. El Haddadi scored two, Medran and Sobrino one, and with their goals secured the much-needed points for their side. After this win, it is safe to say that Alaves have secured their spot in La Liga for the next season.
Atletico Madrid are placed second with seventy-two points from twenty-one wins, nine draws, and four losses. Currently, they are on a two-game winless streak with a loss and a draw from the previous round. They faced Betis and drew by the score of 0-0.
The two teams have had their fair share of mutual games. In the recent past, Atletico Madrid have been the better one. Out of the previous five matches that they’ve played, Atletico have won two and the remaining three ended as draws. At the Mendizorrotza Stadium, things look a bit different. From the previous five clashes there, the home side has won three, drawn one, and lost one when facing Atletico Madrid. The fact that Atletico Madrid are on a four-game winless streak in away games is something that works in favor of Alaves. They have lost three and drawn just one game in that period.
Alaves do not have lots of missing players for the match against Atletico. Carlos Vigaray and Álvaro Medrán are injured, while Rodrigo Ely is suspended and they can't play here. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Atletico Madrid also do not have lots of missing players for the match. Filipe Luís and Juanfran are injured and they can't play on the match. José Giménez is suspended and he also can't play on Sunday. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Alaves: Pacheco; Duarte, Laguardia, Ruano, Aguirregabiria; Sobrino, Garcia, Pina, Gomez; Haddadi, Guidetti
Atletico Madrid: Werner; Vrsaljko, Godin, Savic, Hernandez; Vitolo, Partey, Gabi, Koke; Costa, Torres
Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Prediction
We expect one tough football game with lots of midfield duels and fouls. Alaves play solid football this season and they like to play strong football in defending. They are highly motivated for the match and will try to keep a clean sheet. On the other side Atletico Madrid are absolute favorites to win the match, but they will play very cautious because of rematch with Arsenal. Atletico Madrid are undefeated in their last 5 matches against Alaves in all competitions. Last nine previous meetings between the teams were finished with under 2.5 goals scored.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Prediction: Under 2.5 goals. We don't expect lots of scoring chances here, and our risky bet goes on correct score 0-1. This bet is very very risky so be careful. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.