Soccer Odds for Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona 'Clash of the Titans'.

Soccer Odds for Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona ‘Clash of the Titans’

Written by on October 12, 2017

Constant soccer odds favorite FC Barcelona will be on the road next Saturday when they take on Atletico Madrid while looking to keep their unblemished La Liga record intact. The match will kick off at 7:45 PM and will be Barca’s first visit to the beautiful Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Now, let’s check the latest Spanish Primera Division Odds and find out if Atletico Madrid can get the huge win in their new home stadium.

Soccer Odds for Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona ‘Clash of the Titans’

  • Tournament: La Liga (Spain)
  • When: Saturday, October 14, 7:45 PM
  • Where: Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid


Series History

  • Total Meetings: 230
  • First Meeting: April 24, 1925. Barcelona 3 – Atletico Madrid 2
  • Last Meeting: February 2, 2017. Atletico Madri 1 – Barcelona 2
  • All-Time Series: Barcelona leads 102-52-76
  • Largest Margin of Victory: Barcelona by 7 goals
  • Longest Win Streak: Barcelona winning 7
  • Current Win Streak: Barcelona winning 1

Why Bet on Atletico Madrid?

  • Record: 4-3
  • Points: 15
  • Soccer Odds: PK-105 +176 / Draw at +237
Like their opponents this coming weekend, Atletico enters this match unbeaten with four wins and three draws as they sit in fourth place. Unfortunately, they come into this contest off a goalless draw at Leganes before the international break. Atletico also suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 Champions League loss against Chelsea in their last match on home soil, but won their previous three matches by beating Sevilla 2-0, Athletic Bilbao 2-1 and Malaga 1-0. While reigning champions Real Madrid have struggled in the early going of the 2017-18 La Liga campaign, Barcelona has put seven straight wins as they sit in first place. Ernesto Valverde’s squad is currently five points clear of second-placed Sevilla, and lead fifth-placed Real Madrid by seven points as club football returns following the international break. Yannick Carrasco has a team-high three goals as does, Angel Correa. Both, Antoine Griezmann and Jorge Resurreccion Merodio have scored two goals while Jose Gimenez has one goal.

Predicted Line-up

  • 13-Jan Oblak
  • 3-Filipe Luis
  • 16-Sime Vrsalijko
  • 15-Stefan Savic
  • 19-Lucas Hernandez
  • 14-Gabi
  • 8-Saul
  • 6-Koke
  • 10-Yannick Carrasco
  • 7-Antoine Griezmann
  • 17-Luciano Vietto

Why Bet on Barcelona?

  • Record: 7-0
  • Points: 21
  • Soccer Odds: PK-115 +159 / Draw at +237
Over their last four matches, Barcelona has beaten Las Palmas 3-0, Sporting Lisbon 1-0, Girona FC 1-0 while destroying Elbar 6-1.The Catalan giants faced the possibility of forfeiting their clash with Las Palmas on October 1 amid the political unrest in Cataluyna, but ultimately the decision was made to play that match behind closed doors at Camp Nou. Despite the Soccer Odds, Lionel Messi and Barcelona have a big chance to win on Saturday Also, despite losing superstar forward Neymar in the summer, Barcelona has looked as good as ever in winning all seven of their matches. Global superstar Lionel Messi has a jaw-dropping 11 goals while Paulinho, Luis Suarez, and Dennis Suarez all have chipped in a pair of goals.

Predicted Line-up

  • 1-Marc-Andre ter Stegen
  • 20-Sergi Roberto
  • 14-Javier Mascherano
  • 3-Gerard Pique
  • 18-Jordi Alba
  • 5-Sergio Busquets
  • 15-Paulinho
  • 4-Ivan Rakitic
  • 8-Andres Iniesta
  • 10-Lionel Messi
  • 9-Luis Suarez

Recent Head To Head

Incredibly, Atletico has not beaten Barcelona in the league since a 2-1 victory in Madrid way back in 2009-10.Barcelona recorded a 2-1 win at the Vicente Calderon in their last meeting back in February, while the points were shared in a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou earlier in the season. Atletico has lost seven straight matches to Barcelona across three separate competitions between January 2015 and April 2016, before returning to winning ways with a 2-0 win in the Champions League.

Injury Report

Augusto Fernandez, Filipe Luis, and Lucas Hernandez remain out for Atletico Madrid for an indefinite period.Rafinha is out for Barcelona with a meniscus injury, while long-term absentee Ousmane Dembele will not return until January.Arda Turan is also injured and will not face his former club.

Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

Atletico has plenty of attacking players and Barca’s defense can be vulnerable when put under the type of pressure Antoine Griezmann and his colleagues will put on them this weekend. Barcelona likes to hold the ball and pass and dribble their way into the opponents box to score., but Diego Simeone’s Atleti is more than prepared for this style of play. Atletico allowed fewer shots than anyone else in Europe last season. They eliminate space down the middle and will make it hard for Messi and Co. to penetrate their defense. Barcelona forwards will rarely get enough space to create something meaningful. Pick: Atletico Madrid 2 – Barcelona 1
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