Barcelona – Atl. Madrid : Preview & Prediction
FC Barcelona dominates La Liga on equal points with Real Madrid and with a small mattress 5 points ahead of Atlético Madrid, 3rd. Unbeaten for two months, the Catalan club, qualified for the 1 / 8th finals of the Champions League, Barça has just taken 5 points in the last 3 days against Real Madrid (0-0), against Deportivo Alavés ( 4-1) and during the derby on the Espanyol pitch (2-2). Winner of the Super Cup last season and finalist of the event since 2015, FC Barcelona is aiming for another final victory in this competition. Atlético Madrid, who also obtained their qualification for the 1 / 8th finals of the Champions League, remains on 3 successes in a row in La Liga against Osasuna (2-0), on the lawn of Betis Seville (2-1 ) and in front of Levante (2-1) this Saturday. Winners of this Super Cup 4 times, the last time in 2015, the Colchoneros will have to fight hard at King Abdullah Sports City to get the logical favorite out of this competition.
Barça have 5 successes and 4 draws in their last 9 direct confrontations.
The Catalan club had won 1 goal to 0 on the lawn of Atlético Madrid on December 1.
Barça have been undefeated since November 2, a series of 12 games without reverse (8 wins and 4 draws).
Atlético have been unbeaten for 5 games (4 wins and 1 draw).
The beast of Atlético Madrid since April 2016, FC Barcelona should once again show its superiority in front of the Colchoneros.
Barcelona – Atl. Madrid : Betting Tips
Barcelona – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70