Atletico Madrid 13/10 to beat Villarreal to nil in Sunday’s La Liga clash
Competition: La Liga
Market: Atletico Madrid win to nil
Odds: 13/10 @ Bet 365
Looking to try and close the gap to league leaders Barcelona, Atletico Madrid will welcome Villarreal to the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, picking up a 2-0 win over Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday, Los Rojiblancos are enjoying a bright run in the second half of the season. In their 24 La Liga matches this season, they have won 13, drawn eight and lost just three. Now scoring 34 and conceding 17 in return, Atletico comfortably hold the best defensive record in Spain’s top-tier. With a points tally of 47, they hold a seven-point deficit to league leaders Barcelona. As for their recent run of results, the White and Reds have won four of their last five matches at the Wanda Metropolitano and have kept a clean sheet in all of those victories.
As for the visitors, despite enjoying a brighter start to the second half of the season, Villarreal still find themselves firmly at the heart of a relegation battle. In their 24 La Liga matches this season, they have recorded just four wins, 11 draws and nine defeats, scoring 26 and conceding 31 in return. With a points tally of 23, the Yellow’s3 now sit one-point adrift of safety. As for their recent run of results, despite being unbeaten in their last five matches across all competitions, Villarreal have failed to win any of their last eight away matches. More worrying, they have failed to score in four of their last five matches on the road.
Bet: Atletico Madrid 13/10 to beat Villarreal to nil in Sunday’s La Liga clash @ Bet 365