Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Prediction, 9/18/2022 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain
Odds/Point Spread: Atletico Madrid (+170) Real Madrid (+160)
Atletico Madrid (3-1-1) will go up against Real Madrid (5-0-0) at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday. Real Madrid are priced at +160 while Atletico Madrid are priced +170. The over/under is set at 2.75. The goalies who are expected to start are Jan Oblak Atletico Madrid and Thibaut Courtois Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid had 11 saves and also were the owners of a save percentage of 73.3 in the previous season. The team's difference in goals was at 5 by way of 9 goals compiled and also 4 goals given up. For the previous year, this club averaged 2.00 pts per match (10 pts) and ranked 3rd in La Liga with 7 assists. The Red and Whites had a ranking of 10th concerning expected goals having 6.2, and their expected goals against were 5.7. Atletico Madrid tallied 12 yellow cards in the previous season and also 1 red card. Atletico Madrid gave up 4 goals while relinquishing 0.80 goals per 90 minutes, and opposing clubs finished with 15 SoT against them. They tallied 2 shut outs, which put them at a rate of 40.0 in the prior season.
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The Meringues finished with an average of 3.0 pts per contest while compiling 12 assists. Real Madrid gotten 6 yellow card warnings. Real Madrid had a rank of 2nd in regard to goals conceded having 5, and the squad's difference in goals was at 10. On the year, the Meringues had a save % of 76.5 (17 SoT against), and sat at 1st in the league with 15 pts. The team's goals against per 90 was at 1.00 in addition to 13 saves. Real Madrid amassed 15 goals and the team's xG last season was 11.6.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Atletico Madrid will be Jan Oblak. Oblak has defended the goal a total of 26,181 mins and has accumulated 720 stops during his soccer career. His goals against per 90 mins is 0.77 (223 goals allowed) and he holds a save % of .779. The keeper hailing from Slovenia has faced 924 shots tried against him in 292 career starts. Oblak (167-70-54 mark in his career) has recorded 146 shutouts, which leaves him with a 50.0% shutout percentage.
Thibaut Courtois will reside in front of the net for Real Madrid. Courtois has totaled 165 clean sheets while defending 1,211 shots attempted against him in 34,194 mins throughout his career. He has a save % of .728 and his shutout rate is currently 43.2%. He has surrendered 0.91 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a mark of 232-80-67. During his career, Courtois has given up 345 goals and has accumulated 882 saves in 382 starts.
Joao Felix is a man who can be a force for Atletico Madrid. Felix has started 60 outings in his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.47 goals per 90 mins. The forward representing Portugal has totaled 28 goals scored in 5,393 professional minutes played. He has accounted for 16 assists while tallying 16 yellow card cautions thus far in his career.
Real Madrid features a difference maker in Vinicius Junior, who gets under the skin of opposing sides. He is averaging 0.27 G/90 and has been in the starting lineup in 63 contests during his pro soccer career. The forward representing Brazil has played 6,329 mins while scoring 19 goals. He has totaled 13 yellow card warnings in his career and has helped on a goal 9 times.
Who will win tonight's La Liga game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atletico Madrid (+170)
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