Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Venue: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano

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Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Match Prediction

By Bharath Ramm R

Atletico Madrid come on the high of reaching the Europa League final and doing well in the game against Marseille will be the priority for Diego Simeone. Atletico could lose the second spot to Real Madrid, who are just four points behind and with a game in hand. However, Simeone could rest his top players for this match. Even then, Atletico will be much stronger. The team has been able to win at half-time and full-time in four out of the recent six matches at Wanda Metropolitano. It is difficult to back Espanyol who have only picked up two away wins this season. I would back a win for Atletico.

Recent matches for Atletico have not produced a convincing defensive display, but the team has managed two consecutive clean sheets. The last four games for Diego Simeone’s men have been with less than 2.5 goals – a trend observed in the last six games involving Espanyol. I would back a similar outcome in this fixture.

Atletico Madrid win at half-time and full-time – 21/20

Total goals under 2.5 – 4/6

Atletico Madrid saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played

Atletico Madrid have not conceded a goal in 60% of their last 10 games played against Espanyol

Espanyol scored over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

AVG Goals

2.1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Atletico Madrid Form Guide

Atletico Madrid Team Logo

Atletico Madrid

Won

5

Draw

3

Lost

2
W A

12-05-2018

Primera Division

Getafe Team Logo Getafe

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

16-05-2018

Europa League Final Stage

Marseille Team Logo Marseille

FT 0 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

D H

20-05-2018

Primera Division

Eibar Team Logo Eibar

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

26-07-2018

Champions Cup

Arsenal Team Logo Arsenal

FT 4 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

30-07-2018

Champions Cup

Paris Saint Germain Team Logo Paris Saint Germain

FT 3 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

05-08-2018

Club Friendlies

VfB Stuttgart Team Logo VfB Stuttgart

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

08-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Cagliari Team Logo Cagliari

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L H

11-08-2018

Champions Cup

Inter Team Logo Inter

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

15-08-2018

UEFA Super Cup

Real Madrid Team Logo Real Madrid

FT 2 - 4

(HT 1 - 1)

D A

20-08-2018

Primera Division

Valencia Team Logo Valencia

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

Espanyol Form Guide

Espanyol Team Logo

Espanyol

Won

9

Draw

1

Lost

0
W A

06-05-2018

Primera Division

Atletico Madrid Team Logo Atletico Madrid

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

13-05-2018

Primera Division

Malaga Team Logo Malaga

FT 4 - 1

(HT 3 - 1)

W A

20-05-2018

Primera Division

Athletic Bilbao Team Logo Athletic Bilbao

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

19-07-2018

Club Friendlies

UE Olot Team Logo UE Olot

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

26-07-2018

Club Friendlies

Richmond Kickers Team Logo Richmond Kickers

FT 2 - 4

(HT 2 - 1)

W A

29-07-2018

Club Friendlies

FC Cincinnati

FT 2 - 3

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

05-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Burnley Team Logo Burnley

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

08-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Gimnastic Team Logo Gimnastic

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

11-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Borussia Moenchengladbach Team Logo Borussia Moenchengladbach

FT 1 - 3

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

18-08-2018

Primera Division

Celta Vigo Team Logo Celta Vigo

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

Atletico Madrid Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.4

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Espanyol Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

2.4

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Sidelined Players

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