Atl. Madrid vs Ath Bilbao: Match Preview and Prediction
In four of their last five games across all competitions, Atletico Madrid has scored less than three goals. On Wednesday, Atletico Madrid will restart their busy schedule. At Estadio Civitas Metropolitano, they will play Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey semifinal first leg. Atleti last won the Spanish Cup over a decade ago. Since Real Madrid and Barcelona are out, they have a great chance this year.
Diego Simeone’s team has recently seen excellent form. In all competitions, they had won five and drawn one of the preceding six games. A 4-2 victory over Real Madrid in extra time during the previous Copa del Rey round is part of the streak.
Los Colchoneros also earned a critical point against Real Madrid in La Liga this weekend. Los Blancos drew 1-1 on Sunday when Marcos Llorente scored late.Athletic Bilbao will have a blast playing in this. Friday night, they beat Mallorca 4-0. Ernesto Valverde’s team defeated Barcelona 4-2 in extra time in the Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
In the last eighteen games across all competitions, Bilbao has only lost once. They are now three points behind Atletico Madrid in fourth place in the La Liga standings, having occupied fifth place.
Atl. Madrid vs Ath Bilbao: Betting Analysis
In mid-December, Athletic Bilbao beat Atletico Madrid 2-0 at San Mames Barria in the league. Atletico Madrid has a good home record against this team. In 31 home games versus Los Leones, Los Colchoneros had won 21, drawn 5, and lost 5. The last four head-to-head matchups between these rivals have not produced three or more goals.
The home court advantage will be crucial in this match. In La Liga, Atletico Madrid has the best home record. In 12 league games at Estadio Civitas Metropolitano this season, they’ve won 11 and drawn 1. They have won five of their last six games in all competitions and tied one.
At home, Los Colchoneros have defeated Bilbao 31 times, drawn five, and lost five. Home victory payouts are based on 2.00 odds.Recently, Atleti has improved its defensive. They scored less than three goals in four of their last five games in all competitions. This weekend’s 1-1 draw at Real Madrid is part of the run.
Additionally, Bilbao maintained three clean sheets in their previous five games across all competitions. In their last four meetings, these rivals have not scored three goals or more in a game. We’ll go with the 1.75 odds Under 2.5 goals, FT wager.
Atl. Madrid vs Ath Bilbao: Head-to-Head
Who will win the match between Atl. Madrid and Ath Bilbao?
There is a possibility that Athletic Bilbao will be able to defeat Atlético Madrid, but this will not be sufficient to prevent a loss. Our forecast is that the game will be close, with Atlético Madrid coming out on top.
Our Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals
What are the best odds for the game?
Based on the odds provided by the bookmakers for the 90-minute result market, Atletico Madrid can win for 2.04, a draw is 3.45, and Athletic Bilbao can win for 3.8. They represent the best deals currently offered.