Villarreal v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips & Predictions

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21:00 Fri 06 Dec
Football
Spain
Primera Liga
Tip: U2.5
Units: 4/5

Atletico Madrid have a reputation for keeping football matches tight and this is clearly in evidence away from home this season considering that Diego Simeone’s side have scored six times and conceded on just five occasions.

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Atleti continue to be difficult to beat despite no longer calling on the services of Diego Godin and Antoine Griezmann this season, although a lack of goals means that the Mattress Makers are only sixth in La Liga table and it might be a struggle to qualify for the Champions League this term.

It will be concerning for Simeone that his team have only won once in the previous seven matches, with that solitary success coming against Espanyol which has occurred amidst three draws and three defeats.

Indeed, Atletico have only scored one goal in their previous three games and their first priority will be to stop Villarreal considering the Yellow Submarine are an attack-minded team who have plundered eighteen goals in seven games at El Madrigal.

The home side sit thirteenth in the table although they have the exciting Gerard Moreno banging in the goals this season and will be looking to arrest a winless slump of their own which now stretches to five games and counting.

There have been some brilliant attacking displays from Villarreal and the highlight came when beating Betis by a 5-1 scoreline, while there was also a crazy 4-4 against Granada right at the beginning of the season.

However, we’re reluctant to think it will be anywhere near as open when Atletico come to town, with Thomas Partey, Saul Niguez and Koke looking to stop the home side in their tracks and we’re going to go with the obvious bet.

This bet has copped in every Atleti away game in La Liga this season and it looks a straightforward selection at the prices.

BETTING TIP
Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.61 with bet365

Team News

Confirmed Lineup

Villarreal v Atletico Madrid - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s

Villarreal Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

Atletico Madrid Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

  • 01
    Sergio Asenjo
  • 16
    Xavi Quintilla
  • 04
    Pau Francisco Torres
  • 03
    Raul Albiol
  • 02
    Mario Gaspar
  • 14
    Manu Trigueros
  • 10
    Vicente de La Fuente Iborra
  • 19
    Andre Zambo Anguissa
  • 23
    Moi Gómez
  • 07
    Gerard Moreno
  • 11
    Samuel Chukwueze
  • 13
    Jan Oblak
  • 04
    Santiago Arias
  • 18
    Felipe Monteiro
  • 22
    Mario Hermoso
  • 12
    Renan Lodi
  • 06
    Koke
  • 05
    Thomas Partey
  • 16
    Hector Herrera
  • 08
    Saúl Ñíguez
  • 07
    João Félix
  • 09
    Álvaro Morata

Villarreal Formation4-3-3

  • Villarreal Substitutes
  • 24: Javier Ontiveros
  • 15: Manu Morlanes
  • 17: Karl Toko Ekambi
  • 09: Carlos Bacca
  • 13: Andres Fernandez
  • 20: Ruben Peña
  • 06: Ramiro Funes Mori

Atletico Madrid Formation4-4-2

  • Atletico Madrid Substitutes
  • 01: Antonio Adan
  • 43: Toni Moya
  • 11: Thomas Lemar
  • 20: Víctor Machín Pérez Vitolo
  • 23: Kieran Trippier
  • 40: Dario Poveda
  • 14: Marcos Llorente

Villarreal v Atletico Madrid - Last Matches

Villarreal v Atletico Madrid - Stats

Goals - Last 5 Matches

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total / match
1.6
1.2
1
0.8
2.6
2

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
0.6
1.2
1
0.4
1.6
1.6

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
1.6
0.6
1.6
1
3.2
1.6

Corners - Last 5 Matches

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
2.8
5.6
7.4
5.4
10.2
11

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
6.6
6.4
5.4
4.2
12
10.6

Villarreal

Atletico Madrid

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
3.4
6
7.2
5.4
10.6
11.4

La Liga - Standings & League Table

La Liga - League Table

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Real Madrid 21 13 7 1 39:13 46
2 Barcelona 21 13 4 4 50:25 43
3 Sevilla 21 11 5 5 27:20 38
4 Getafe 21 10 6 5 30:20 36
5 Atletico Madrid 21 9 9 3 22:14 36
6 Real Sociedad 21 10 4 7 36:28 34
7 Valencia 21 9 7 5 32:29 34
8 Villarreal 21 9 4 8 36:29 31
9 Athletic Bilbao 21 7 10 4 22:15 31
10 Osasuna 21 6 10 5 28:25 28
11 Granada 21 8 3 10 25:28 27
12 Real Betis 21 7 6 8 29:33 27
13 Levante 21 8 2 11 26:32 26
14 Alaves 21 6 5 10 22:31 23
15 Eibar 21 6 5 10 20:29 23
16 Valladolid 21 4 10 7 17:24 22
17 Mallorca 21 5 3 13 22:37 18
18 Celta Vigo 21 3 8 10 17:30 17
19 Leganes 21 3 6 12 16:33 15
20 Espanyol 21 3 6 12 17:38 15
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Barcelona 10 9 1 0 35:10 28
2 Real Madrid 10 7 3 0 22:7 24
3 Valencia 11 6 5 0 18:9 23
4 Atletico Madrid 11 6 4 1 14:6 22
5 Athletic Bilbao 10 6 3 1 14:4 21
6 Getafe 11 6 3 2 18:10 21
7 Real Betis 11 6 2 3 20:14 20
8 Granada 10 6 1 3 12:6 19
9 Sevilla 10 5 3 2 13:8 18
10 Real Sociedad 10 5 2 3 21:11 17
11 Osasuna 11 4 5 2 18:13 17
12 Levante 10 5 2 3 15:11 17
13 Mallorca 11 5 2 4 15:12 17
14 Villarreal 10 4 4 2 20:13 16
15 Alaves 11 4 4 3 13:8 16
16 Eibar 10 5 0 5 13:15 15
17 Valladolid 10 2 6 2 10:7 12
18 Celta Vigo 11 2 5 4 7:11 11
19 Leganes 11 3 1 7 10:17 10
20 Espanyol 11 0 4 7 10:23 4

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