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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Match Preview and Betting tips

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Barcelona would visit Atletico Madrid in one of the most important games in La Liga this season.

Atleti would look to their home support to spur them to a win here that should help them draw level on points with Barcelona at the top of the league table.

Barcelona would be looking to continue their fine run of form away from home and get yet another win here.

The home side has been inconsistent this season and they cannot afford more slipups if they have hopes of winning the title.

Barcelona has a tough battle with Real Madrid for the league title. Both sides have the same points ahead of this game week and they both know they cannot afford to drop points.

Atleti have just one win from their last five games, while Barcelona has won four and drew one of their last five.

Team News

Diego Costa and Sime Vrsaljko would miss this game for the host, while Stefan Savic is an injury doubt.

Barcelona would be without Jordy Alba, Sergio Busquet, Ousmane Dembele, and Nelson Semedo for this game.

Head to Head

Barcelona hasn’t lost any of their last nine head to head against Atletico Madrid, but they have won just one of their last four visits to Atletico.

Team Form

Atletico are struggling for form generally as they have won just one of their last five games in all competitions but they have not lost any of their last 18 home games in all competitions.

           Atletico last five matches in all competitions: DLWDL

Barcelona have won four of their last five games in all competitions and are unbeaten in their last two away games in all competition.

           Barcelona last five matches in all competitions: DWWWW

Betting Preview

This game is arguably the biggest game in Spain this weekend as Barcelona look to extend their unbeaten run in all competition to six games.

Atletico Madrid has a fine run of form at home as well and Barcelona knows that this place is a tough place to get a win.

Both teams have scored in all but one of Atletico Madrid’s last six games in all competitions.

Both teams have also scored in six of Barcelona’s last 8 games in all competitions, so we believe both teams would score in this game.

When these teams meet goals are usually hard to come by as well.

Under 2.5 goals have been scored in five of the last six head to head between these teams and we see a similar pattern here.

Three of the last six games between these teams have ended 1-1 and two of those games have been when Atletic has been at home and we expect a similar scoreline here.

Suggested Bets

Under 2.5 Goals @ 8/11

Both Teams to Score/Yes @ 5/6

Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona @ 11/2

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