Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis Odds – Saturday 2nd April 2016 – 15:00
Atletico are at 4/11 with the draw available at odds of 7/2 and Betis are at 9/1
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Atletico Madrid welcome Real Betis to the Estadio Vicente Calderon, in a match that is crucial for both sides who are battling at opposite ends of the table.
For Atletico they have a great chance to put the pressure on title chasing Barcelona before they face Real Madrid in the Saturday night El Classico. Atletico will be routing for city rivals Real Madrid as they bid to move within three points of the Catalan giants.
The danger of Real pulling off an unlikely win at Camp Nou is that they sit just one point behind Atletico and a win against Betis is vital after the result prior to the international break.
Diego Simeone’s men come into this fixture on the back of a surprise 2-1 loss against Sporting Gijon away, in a match that has left the Madrid side trailing Barcelona by a huge margin of nine points with only 8 games left.
Atletico have been excellent this season, they have won 21 of their 30 matches but the five losses will be the deciding factor on whether they are able to win La Liga. It is probably a few too many losses over the course of this season.
Their record against Betis is good, in 38 matches Madrid have won 16, drawn 11 and lost 11.
Betis Not Out Of Trouble Yet
The visitors Betis come into this fixture on the back of a 1-0 loss at home against Malaga, a result that has seen them remain in the mix for relegation.
Real Betis’ form in La Liga has been mixed, they have had two of every result in their last six fixtures and for the sake of their survival they will need to be more consistent in their last eight matches.
They face an Atletico side who have had an excellent season under Diego Simeone but they are slightly wounded having lost their last fixture in only their 5th defeat this season. Betis are looking for their 9th victory of the season and their 6th victory on the road.
They will be looking for their 12th win against Atletico in 39 games.
Atletico have a record of four wins, one draw and one loss in their last six matches. Betis head into this fixture with a record of two wins, two losses and two draws in their last six league matches.
Both teams are 11/8 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Atletico Madrid are Antoine Griezmann at 5/2 with Luciano Vietto and Fernando Torres at 7/2. For Betis Ruben Castro is at 7/1 with Leandro Damiao at 10/1.
The last time that these two sides met at the Estadio Vicente Calderon Atletico won 3-0 and the odds of the same result are 13/2.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis Betting Tips
Tip 1 – Vietto to score first @ 7/2
Tip 2 – Atletico to win 4-1 @ 25/1