Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid Predictions, Betting Tips & Preview for the second leg in this Champions League semi final. Thanks to a commanding 3-0 victory last week at home, Real Madrid created an unmissable chance to reach the Champions League final for the third time in four years. Atlético Madrid has to put at least 3 past Sergio Ramos and his defense, and keep a clean sheet, which is 11/4 at Bet365, to create a chance for extra time. Below you can find all our predictions and betting tips.
Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid Preview & Team News
This match for Atlético Madrid will be mostly about pride. Not wanting to lose at home versus their main rivals. Regarding any chances of making it into the final, it’s reasonable to state that in the Atlético camp there is realism. There is next to no chances left after the 3-0 away loss last week, also confirmed by 25/1 odds for Atlético to qualify at Bet365.
This also sort of marks the end of the season for Atlético Madrid. In LaLiga the team is in a comfortable 3rd place, granting them a spot in next year’s Champions League. All they need is 1 point from their last two matches of the season. Los Rojiblancos officially finish their season with a home match versus Athletic Club Bilbao on the 21st of May and can reflect on another good season in which all expectations are met.
For the match versus Real Madrid, departing coach Diego Simeone’s can not make use, or is uncertain about Š. Vrsaljko, S. Savić, Juanfran and J. Giménez. The latest team news will shed more light on their individual situations.
Los Blancos are about to finish another season full of silverware. In LaLiga the club is in pole position, and can even afford to drop some points in their remaining 3 matches and still win the title. In the Champions League the final can’t be missed. It will take a complete collapse of the full squad to blow their 3-0 win from the first leg.
A little display of the real strength of the Real Madrid squad was the away match this weekend versus Granada. Of course Granada is poor, very very poor and 0-4 is an expected result. But the way a team full of bench players totally dismantled the home side was impressive.
French legend Zidane has some patching to do in his defense. Gareth Bale and defenders Pepe and Daniel Carvajal all three will be sidelined tonight because of injuries. Most likely Isco will replace Bale, Varane will replace Pepe and Nacho will stand in for Carvajal.
Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid Match Info
Teams: Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid
Competition: Champions League 2016/2017
Date: Tuesday, 10th May 2017
Kick off time: 19:45 BST / 20:45 CET
Stadium: Estadio Vicente Calderón (Madrid)
Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)
Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid Line Up Prediction
Atlético Madrid: Oblak; Filipe Luis, Savić, Godín, J. Giménez, Gabi; Carrasco, Saúl, Koke; Fernando Torres, Griezmann.
Real Madrid: Navas; Danilo, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić; Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo.
Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid Betting Prediction
Before I give my best free betting tips and predictions, let’s run through some stats. Atlético Madrid first off needs to keep a clean sheet. If Los Blancos score a goal, it’s game over for Atlético. In their previous 11 Champions League matches, Los Rojiblancos have kept it dry on 6 occasions. At home Diego Simeone’s team only conceded 1 goal in 5 outings. So far one might think: alright, there is hope.
Now some Real Madrid statistics that will determine my predictions. Real Madrid has not lost an away game in this year’s Champions League, and have scored at least twice in each of these away matches. Add to this that all 6 of Real Madrid’s away matches in the CL have seen both teams to score come in, and you have the main reason for my best free betting tip: Atlético Madrid v Real Madrid both teams to score.
Free Betting Tips
Both teams to Score Prediction
Both Teams to Score: Yes is 8/13 at Bet365.
Real Madrid to win is 17/10 at Bet365.
Goals Over/Under Prediction
Over 2,5 match goals is 3/4 at Bet365.
Goals Over/Under & Both Teams to Score Prediction
Over 2,5 match goals and Both Teams to Score is 1/1 at Bet365.
Real Madrid to win 1-2 at 9/1 with Bet365.
Ronaldo to score anytime is 1/1 with Bet365.
Long Shot Betting Tip
Antoine Griezmann to score first is 4/1 with Bet365.
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— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) May 10, 2017
Did you have your predictions correct for the Real Madrid line up? Danilo starting instead of Naco might come as a surprise.
— Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) May 10, 2017
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