Atletico Madrid Vs. Barcelona Betting Odds, Predictions & Winning Tips (Spanish La Liga 2022/23, January 08)
After an exhausting match against CF Intercity in the Copa del Rey with extra time, Barcelona will visit a much tougher opponent – Atletico Madrid. The hosts coped with Real Oviedo in regulation in the same tournament and should have a slight advantage in the physical shape, at least.
Date and Venue for Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Match
The first big match of the Spanish La Liga 2022-23 game in the New Year features Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Estádio Cívitas Metropolitano. This prediction aims to help pick the best La Liga odds for this game.
|Spanish La Liga, season 2022/23, Matchday 16
|Estádio Cívitas Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain
|Sunday 8th January 2023, 20:00 BST
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Match Preview and Statistics
Atletico vs Barca Odds
Madrid team comes to this clash as slight underdogs, having the odds of 3.1 (21/10) to win the game against Blaugrana. The hosts are favorites even after the disgusting game against Intercity and the absence of some key players – 2.32 (11/8) to be victorious. The draw is estimated with the lowest chances and the highest odds – 3.4 (12/5).
Atletico Madrid FC
Atletico Madrid’s win over Elche last week has once again put them in contention for the third spot. The nine-point deficit to Barcelona seems far-fetched for Atletico, and the primary focus will be to qualify for the Champions League next season. Atletico remains a very good choice for a top-four finish, as per bookmakers in Spain. The Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona betting odds expect the home advantage to play a significant role for Simeone’s team, who have just three wins in seven home games this season.
Barcelona remain one of the exciting teams to watch in the Spanish football live stream options. Xavi has made the Catalan outfit very hard to beat. The bookmakers know Barcelona has only conceded six goals in 15 league outings. Yet, this club can expect quite a stern test when playing against Atletico. The next few weeks can be quite challenging for Barcelona, who is away from home in four of the next five matches.
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: H2H
The recent history appears to play a big role in the Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona odds. For those betting on Barcelona or Atletico, these are the recent five results between these two outfits.
- Barcelona 4-2 Atletico Madrid (06th February 2022)
- Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona (02nd October 2021)
- Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid (08th May 2021)
- Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona (21st November 2020)
- Barcelona 2-2 Atletico Madrid (30th June 2020)
Last Five Games (Across All Competitions)
Atletico Madrid: WWWWL
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Betting Tips and Predictions
Atletico Madrid Win @ 3.10 (21/10)
Atletico Madrid have dominated recent head-to-head home games against Barcelona. Diego Simeone’s team have picked up back-to-back home victories over the Catalan outfit. Xavi’s team might be challengers for the league title this season, but they have every reason to fear this game, given their recent history.
Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.90 (10/11)
The top Atletico vs. Barca predictions would expect a tight match to unfold between Atletico and Barcelona. There have been just 11 goals between these two teams in the last six games when Atletico have been at home. Barcelona have not specially dealt with Atletico’s rugged defensive philosophy well. The Blaugrana have not scored in back-to-back away games against Atletico.
Joao Felix to Score Anytime – Yes @ 3.50 (5/2)
Joao Felix has been in excellent form for Atletico over the last few games despite rumors sending him to Manchester United. The 23-year-old has picked up five goals in his last six games for Atletico in all competitions and looks a hot pick at the reliable football bookmakers. After a brilliant performance against Elche in the last La Liga game, the Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona betting tips would go with Felix to score anytime in the game.
First Team to Score – Atletico Madrid @ 2.25 (5/4)
The Indians have scored the opening goal in the four out of the last six matches against Barcelona. Diego Simeone has certainly been able to rattle Barcelona in many of the recent matches. Even though this outfit from Xavi are much stronger, one can take online bets to back a critical to score the first goal.
Home Team Highest Scoring Half – Second Half @ 2.50 (6/4)
The Atleti – Barca betting tips are aware of how Diego Simeone’s team have scored 14 out of their 19 goals in the last six matches only in the second half. There is excellent value in backing the home team to score the highest number of goals in the second half.
Atletico vs Barca Team News
Diego Simeone does not have any injury or suspension concerns in the squad.
FC Barcelona coach Xavi comes into the game without Jordi Alba and Robert Lewandowski due to suspension.
Our Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Predictions
- Atletico Madrid Win @ 3.10 (21/10)
- First Team to Score – Atletico Madrid @ 2.25 (5/4)
- Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.90 (10/11)
This Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona betting odds turns out to be quite impressive in certain markets. Can Atletico Madrid continue their home domination over Barcelona and pick up a third consecutive home victory over the Catalan outfit? Nonetheless, these are the best betting tips to use at your favorite bookie, but don’t miss the special €120 offer exclusively for this matchup.