Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Preview, Team News & Betting Tips
The 2021-2022 La Liga season will witness its very first El Derbi tonight with the Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid clash in Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid. It’s going to a matter of local pride as the two Spanish teams race for the title.
BetKing’s here to bring you everything you need to place winning bets on this exciting match. Read on for the Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid news, betting tips and predictions.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Head-to-Head
Real Madrid players will go into the match on a high, having won all 5 out of their last 5 encounters. They’re currently leading the league table with 39 points. Atletico Madrid trail 10 points below on the 4th spot.
Los Blancos are having a fantastic season so far following their ascend to the Champions League knockout stage. They’ve won 12 out of 15 matches this season, with 3 draws and only a single loss. As for Diego Simeone’s unit, they’ve managed to secure 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses.
The two teams have faced each other 10 times in the last 4 years with Real Madrid winning 4 matches, Atletico Madrid winning 2 and 4 ending in a draw.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Team News
Fans are looking forward to seeing Benzema in the Real Madrid line-up tonight but Ancelotti seems to be waiting until the last minute before deciding on the Frenchman’s fate. Bale however, will be making a comeback and the team seems to be in good shape to face their local rivals.
As for Atletico Madrid players, Suarez will be out due to a muscle injury and Savic and Trippier remain on the sidelines as well. Gimenez will make a comeback to replace Kondogbia in the mid-field while Cunha is also expected to join the team.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tips
We’re confident that Real Madrid will continue their winning streak, bagging their 10th straight win tonight (2.07 odds). Atletico Madrid are also known for showing results when they need it most so they might give their opponents a tough time. Their odds of winning currently stand at 4.00, although a draw is a more likely result than an away win (3.68 odds).
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