On Saturday night, Real Madrid will host Atletico Madrid in Spain’s premier division in the most recent iteration of the Madrid derby at Bernabeu. Atletico Madrid is currently in fourth place, barely four points ahead of Real Betis in the battle for the top four, while the home team is currently in second place, eight points behind division leaders Barcelona.
Due to Barcelona’s incredible record, Real Madrid does not have much leeway in La Liga. The defending champions are presently second in the standings, eight points behind the division leaders, who will be in league action next on Sunday night on the road against Almeria.
The home club enters this match off of a run of five straight wins in all competitions, including triumphs against Al Ahly and Al-Hilal in Morocco earlier this month to win the 2022 Club World Cup. Carlo Ancelotti’s team must keep winning and hope that Barcelona slips up.
Real Madrid has also triumphed in their past two league matches, defeating Elche and Osasuna while scoring six goals and allowing none, and on Tuesday night in the Champions League, they crushed Liverpool 5-2 in the first leg of their last-16 match at Anfield.
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The difficulty of Atletico’s assignment in this game is demonstrated by the fact that they haven’t defeated Real Madrid at Bernabeu in La Liga since 2016, although Diego Simeone’s team will be the more rested of the two.
Following a poor Champions League group-stage campaign in which they placed last in their group, the Red and Whites are currently absent from European competition. Atletico was also eliminated from the Cup del Rey by Real Madrid in the quarterfinals at the end of January.
As a result, the club’s only attention will be on securing a top-four spot for the remainder of the season and La Liga play. Now, they are fourth in the standings, four points ahead of Real Betis in fifth, and only two points behind Real Sociedad in third. Last weekend, they defeated Athletic Bilbao 1-0 thanks to a goal from Antoine Griezmann in the second half.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Game Information
- Date: 02/25/2023
- Time: 12:30 PM ET
- Location: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid.
- How to Watch: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid ESPN+
- Live Stream: fubo.tv
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Betting Lines
Real Madrid is -120 according to our Vegas La Liga Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $83.On the other side, Atletico Madrid is +335 according to the Vegas La Liga Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $335.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Real Madrid at a 54.55% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Atletico Madrid has 22.99% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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