Atl. Madrid – Villarreal : Preview & Prediction
Atletico Madrid and Villarreal measure their strength at Estadio La Peineta in a game for the 10th day of the Primera División. The record of recent direct clashes favors the visiting team, who in the last 8 games won 4, drew 2 and lost 2. The previous direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-25-2017, ended with Villarreal’s victory for (0 -1). In this match the home factor may play a decisive role, as Villarreal have shown differences in performance in their home and away games.
The home team is currently in 4th place with 19 points earned after 5 wins and 4 draws. In the penultimate game, drew at home against Barcelona by (1-1). In the latter, he won out against Celta de Vigo by (0-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins and 10 draws as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 9 conceded; against 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 8 conceded. In the last game that disputed, for the Glass of the King, tied with Elche outside by (1-1). In the last 10 home games Atletico Madrid have won 7, 1 draw and 2 defeats.
For this competition, he has not lost 9 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 9 games for this competition. There have been 1 period in the last 20 home games for all competitions: they conceded 6 of their 14 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Atletico Madrid enters this match after a one-on-one draw with a ball on their way to Elche’s ground for the King’s Cup. The home team’s greatest strength lies in their ability to conduct their offensive attacks through of fast transitions. The Frenchman Griezmann is the intervening one responsible for putting in the defensive the opposite one, being its greater quality is the clearing. The house manager must have all the players at his disposal for this round.
The visiting team is currently in 6th place with 16 points, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate game, he won out against Girona by (1-2). In the last game, won at home against Las Palmas by (4-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 14 goals scored and 22 conceded; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with a total of 34 goals scored and 15 conceded. The team arrive at this meeting after a defeat away with the Ponferradina by (1-0). For the championship, Villarreal won 6 points in 15 chances, after 2 wins and 3 losses in the last 5 games they played as a visitor. In 9 games in this event, only got 1 turnaround in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 8 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Villarreal enter into this unmotivated game after a 1-0 loss at the visiting Ponferradina ground for the King’s Cup. It is possible that we watch the visiting side preferring the right aisle to attack, taking advantage of depth offered by right-back Mario Gaspar. Despite being a team that likes to play in his midfield, he can also get out very easily for the counterattack. It should be noted that in the defensive moment, Villarreal shows to be a very aggressive team, giving little space to the “enemy”. The visitors’ coach will not be able to count on Asenjo, Andrés Fernández, Rúben Semedo and Soriano for being injured.
Atl. Madrid – Villarreal : Betting Tips
Atl. Madrid – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70