Atletico Madrid vs RB Salzburg Prediction, 10/27/2020 Champions League Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atletico Madrid vs RB Salzburg
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
TV: CBS All Access
Odds/Point Spread: Atletico Madrid (-179) RB Salzburg (+360)
Estadio Wanda Metropolitano is the venue where Luis Suarez and Atletico Madrid (0-0-1 in Champions League) will take on RB Salzburg (0-1-0 in Champions League) on Tuesday. The goalies protecting the net will be Jan Oblak for Atletico Madrid and Cican Stankovic for RB Salzburg. The moneyline on this game has Atletico Madrid priced at -179 and RB Salzburg are at +360. The over/under is set at 2.75.
Atletico Madrid faced off with Betis in their most recent game and took home the win by a score of 2 - 0. Atletico Madrid attempted 6 dribbles in this matchup and were able to convert 6 of the attempts for a rate of 100.0%. In the passing game, they finished this match with a 86.4% received passes rate by connecting on 319 of the 369 passing attempts last contest. In relation to shooting accuracy, Atletico Madrid wrapped this game up at a 46.2% clip by putting 6 shots on target of 13 total shots. Atletico Madrid is averaging 2.00 goals per 90 min (10 total goals) and have racked up 8 assists in all competitions this year.
Luis Suarez is a guy who can be a difference maker for Atletico Madrid. Suarez has been a starter in 421 contests during his pro soccer career and he scores 0.75 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from Uruguay has accumulated 310 goals in 37,334 professional minutes. He has 139 assists while accumulating 88 yellow card warnings in his career. One more guy who should impact this match is Joao Felix, the forward who is from Portugal. He has assisted on a goal 9 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 22 total goals. Felix has been on the field for 3,780 minutes during 45 starting assignments and has been handed a total of 9 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.52 G/90 so far in his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Atletico Madrid is Jan Oblak. Oblak (142-63-48 mark in his career) has earned 130 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 51.0% clean sheet percentage. The keeper playing for Atletico Madrid has seen 822 shots sent in his direction in 255 starting assignments. His goals against per 90 minutes is 0.77 (196 total goals given up) and he is the owner of a save % of .776. Oblak has seen the field for 22,855 minutes and has tallied 639 stops during his pro soccer career.
In their last game, RB Salzburg walked away with a victory by a final of 2 - 0 against Austria Wien. RB Salzburg landed 8 SoT out of their 23 shots attempted which gave them a 34.8% clip when they last took the field. With 18 goals and 12 assists in all their matches, RB Salzburg is averaging 3.60 goals and 2.40 assists per 90 min.
Patson Daka will need to be on top of his game for RB Salzburg. He scores 0.93 G/90 and has had a starting assignment in 35 contests during his career. The forward representing Zambia has accumulated 3,192 mins while earning 33 goals. He has tallied 3 yellow card warnings during his career and has assisted on a goal 8 times. Be sure to watch out for Mergim Berisha, the forward representing RB Salzburg. He has scored 23 goals during his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 11 times. Berisha has been handed a total of 8 yellow card warnings in 4,464 professional minutes played (49 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.46.
Cican Stankovic will be residing in front of the goal for RB Salzburg. During his career, Stankovic has allowed 162 goals and has 316 stops in 129 starts. He has surrendered 1.27 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a mark of 74-27-26. He has earned a save % of .673 and his clean sheet rate sits at 30.2%. Stankovic has earned 39 clean sheets while seeing 474 shots tried against him in 11,509 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Champions League game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atletico Madrid (-179)
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