Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
One of the most exciting games of this Sunday is ahead of us as Villarreal will host Atletico Madrid at the Estadio de la Cerámica. This is a clash between two teams from the top-six group so we are bound to see some great football.
Villarreal are placed sixth at the table with forty-four points from thirteen wins, five draws, and ten losses. Out of the previous five league games, they have two wins, two losses, and a single draw. In the previous round, they managed to triumph when they faced Las Palmas. The first half was a bit slow and has not brought in many chances. In the second, things started to heat up and in it, we saw two goals and one direct red card. Bacca opened the goal scoring sheet mid-second half and Sansone added another one from the penalty spot.
Atletico Madrid are placed second in La Liga with sixty-four points, eight less than the table leader Barcelona. So far in the season, they have won nineteen, drawn seven, and lost two matches with a positive goal difference of +36.Their only defeat in the recent weeks was to Barcelona, and that loss might have had decided the winner of this season’s La Liga. In the last round, they went back to their winning ways and defeated Celta Vigo by the score of 3-0. Griezmann opened the goal scoring sheet in the late minutes of the first half, and in the second Vitolo and Correa managed to add a goal each.
When it comes to the previous meetings between these two sides, Villarreal have been the better one as they have won three of the previous five outings with the remaining two ending as draws. Villarreal have also won the previous two home games against Atletico.
Villarreal have several missing players for the match against Atletico. Andrés Fernández, Bruno Soriano and Ramiro Guerra are injured and they can't play on this match. Rúben Semedo is another one player who will not play on Sunday. 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 this game. Filipe Luís and Kevin Gameiro are injured and they can't help their team on Sunday. Stefan Savic and Juanfran are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Villarreal: Asenjo; Costa, Ruiz, Gonzalez, Gaspar; Soriano, Rodri, Trigueros; Fornals; Bacca, Sansone
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Vrsaljko, Godin, Gimenez, Hernandez; Koke, Niguez, Gabi, Vitolo; Griezmann, Costa
Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Prediction
Another one a true football fight for the points on Sunday. Match Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Villarreal are undefeated in their last 5 matches against Atletico in all competitions and all players are highly motivated to win some points in front of their fans. They like to play strong and aggressive in defending and have played with under 2.5 goals scored in the last five La Liga games. On the other side Atletico Madrid are undefeated in 30 of their last 32 matches in Primera Division. They have kept a clean sheet in 6 of their last 8 matches and for sure it will be their main objective for this game.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Villarreal vs Atletico Prediction: Draw. We expect match without a winner and our second betting pick for the match is Correct score 1-1. Of course it is a risky bet, but sometimes we have to take a risk if want to win a big. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.