Barcelona Try to keep at least a share of Spain’s La Liga lead when they visit Atlético Madrid on sunday. Barça (12-2-1) entered Matchday 16 with the same record as Real Madrid, who were scheduled to play Villarreal on Saturday. Barcelona’s only loss came in November when he lost 3–1 to Los his Whites. Atlético (8-3-4) entered the weekend in his fourth place, 13 points behind the leaders of La Liga. Barcelona are on his six-game unbeaten streak (5-1-0), with Espanyol and him drawing 1-1 last Saturday. Atlético beat bottom-placed Elche 2–0 on his 29th December to record his third consecutive league win.
Kick-off is scheduled for 3pm at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain. The Caesars Sportsbook lists Barcelona as the +129 favorites (take $129 at $100 risk) in the latest Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona odds, with Atletico being the underdogs at +210. The price for a tie is +230 and the total goals over/under is 2.5. Before you settle your pick or bet on Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid, check out Spain’s La Liga predictions and the best bets by football insider Jon Eymer.
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Aymer is now analyzing every aspect of the Atlético Madrid-Barcelona matchup. You can check your picks by visiting SportsLine. Here are the Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid betting lines and trends:
- Atlético-Barcelona Spread: Barcelona -0.5 (+130)
- Atlético vs. Barcelona Over/Under: 2.5 goals
- Atlético vs Barcelona moneyline: Atlético +210, Barcelona +129, Draw +230
- Atlético: Conceded one goal or less 12 times in the league.
- Barcelona: Nine times he has scored two or more goals in the league.
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Reasons to support Barcelona
Barça and Real Madrid have been the dominant teams in the league all season. Barcelona are by far the best defensively, with him conceding six goals in 15 appearances. That’s five fewer of him than any other team, and he’s only allowed two shots in a game. Goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen leads the league with 11 clean sheets and a save percentage of 87.9.like a defender Andreas Christensen, Ronald Araujo When Marcos Alonso I hope he doesn’t try too hard. Barça also have possession of the ball an average of 65% of the time, 7% more than any other team.
star striker Robert Lewandowski (a league-high 13 goals) miss the suspension, but Ferran Torres will probably replace him. The 22-year-old has his two goals, yet he has only started six games. Blaugranes have a clear advantage in midfield, with 20-year-old star Pedri playing alongside others. Gavi, Frenkie de Jong When Sergio Busquets. Ansu FatiOusmane Dembele, Rafinha One of the options adjacent to Torres. Dembele leads the league in his actions created (10), Fati leads in his GCA per 90 minutes (1.02) and Rafinha leads in penalties passed to his area (28).
Why you should support Atlético Madrid
They have gone 3-2-1 in their last six games against Barcelona, including a 2-0 league win at the Wanda Metropolitano last season.They have had a rough patch in the league, but have beaten their last four opponents 9-1, including three wins at the Copa del Rey. Joanne Felix Against Elche, Alvaro Morata set an unbeaten league record until October 23 (0-2-1). Real Madrid and Villarreal are the only teams to have lost in La Liga so far.Morata (6 league goals) and Antoine Griezmann (5) Adjust the pace of the attack to be spurred on by the home crowd.
Barça have not conceded many goals, but five of the six goals they have conceded have come away. Atlético have his fourth-most goals (23) and fourth-lowest conceded (14) in La Liga. They allowed 48 shots, his third-lowest in the league. They fired almost 37% of their shots on target (his fifth-highest in La Liga), while opponents hit targets 28% of his time (third-lowest). Atlético lead the league in tackles (288) and tackles won (174), while he is fifth in blocks (154), which should frustrate Barcelona’s attackers. They will also clearly benefit from Lewandowski’s absence.
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