Primera Division: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip and Predictions. In the big city derby in Primera Division, Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu. Read below betting preview, useful info and predictions for the match between Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid.

Diego Godin vs Cristiano Ronaldo

MADRID, SPAIN – OCTOBER 04: Diego Godin (L) of Atletico de Madrid wins the header before Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Real Madrid CF during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Real Madrid stand at the 3rd position with only one point less than Atletico Madrid and 9 points less than leader FC Barcelona. The title race for both teams is maybe finished due to big difference that leader has made, but there are many matches left until the end of the season, so it’s not over yet. Real Madrid failed to beat Malaga in the previous round (1-1) and they lost another two important points, so they have to win this game. Big blow for home side is the absences of Gareth Bale, but Real have other good options in the attack, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema, and both of them will be the most dangerous players for Atletico’s defence. Home team have the best attack in La Liga and they have already scored 71 goals in 25 matches this season (nearly and average 3 goals per match).

Atletico Madrid stand at the second position and their main goal is to stay on that position after this game. Diego Simeone has made a fantastic team in the last few seasons and there are not only two big teams in La Liga. Visitors made a big step forward and progress. The main strengths of Atletico is their defence. They have the best defence in league, conceded only 11 goals in 25 matches, but they will fact against team with the best attack in Primera and that will be the real test for them. Atletico Madrid failed to beat PSV in the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League, but they are playing the second leg upfront their supporters and they are favorites to go through. The big problem for visitors could be the fact that the match against city rivals will be their 3rd match in the last 7 days and players are little bit tired, but against Real Madrid they will be fully motivated to make good result.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid injuries and suspensions

Home side miss Marcelo, Arbeloa, Gareth Bale and Pepe. On the other side, visitors have full squad available. Good news for Atletico is that Jose Gimenez return in squad after a ban.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid possible lineups

Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Danilo; Modric, Kroos, Isco; Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, James Rodriguez.
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Gimenez, Godin, Luis; Koke, Gabi, Augusto, Saul; Griezmann, Torres.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Prediction

Real Madrid have an advantage of home field, but in the matches like these it’s not very important. I expect very interesting, but tough game, between Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid and I believe that visitors can make positive result. Even if they lose that shouldn’t be with more than one goal difference. +1 Ah on visitors looks like a good betting tip for this game.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tip:  Atletico +1 Ah @ 1.57 (Bet365)

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