Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid Prediction and Betting Preview 14 June 2020

The Match Is Over. Score: 1-1
Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid PredictionAthletic Bilbao have not been enjoying the best of campaigns, sitting tenth on the standings having garnered 37 points from 27 games. With just three points separating them from 11th-placed Osasuna, ATH are whiskers away from dropping into the bottom-half of the log.
Match status: 2019-20 La Liga - Matchweek 28
Kick-off:
Venue: Estadio San Mamés (Bilbao)
Expected to put forth a worthwhile top-six charge, Athletic Club have since fallen off the pace and are now within mid-table obscurity. Inconsistency have been their undoing with Garitano’s charges struggling to string up positive results on a regular basis.

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid seem to be struggling to get on with their lives following the departure of star forward Antoine Griezmann. With Diego Simeone’s team already built around the Frenchman, failure to find a worthy replacement has left Los Colchoneros on a slippery slope.

Still hoping to break into the highly-coveted top-four mix, Diego Simeone’s men will be going all out for the win here. Although with tough customers Athletic Bilbao standing in their way this Sunday, the visitors will be required to put their best foot forward to ensure all three points are bagged.

Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid Team News

Though began the season in disappointing fashion, Athletic Bilbao have since turned the corner, racking up some important wins in recent games to climb further up the standings. With the La Liga back in full flight, San Memes will be looking to pick up from where they left off in March with another win in the bag.

Prior to the break, they were in action against relegation-contenders Real Valladolid and were deemed slight favorites for the win. Heading into the fixture in high-spirits, Bilbao dispatched their 15th-placed opposition comfortably. With a 4-1 win posted on the board, Garitano’s men headed home with all three points.

Pushing for a top-four finish, Atletico Madrid were in dire need of points when they played host to Sevilla on the last match-day. In a fiercely-contested affair at the Metropolitano Stadium, the visiting contingent managed to snatch a point from their claws of their desperate foes.
Los Colchoneros will feel hard done-by with the final scores, given they were the better side throughout the game. However, failure to keep Sevilla’s attack at bay cost them a lot, with Ocampos punishing them with an equalizer, just on the stroke of half-time.

We are likely in for a frantic game between these two sides at the San Mames Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Both sides are desperate for points and will be going all out for the win here. However, Atletico Madrid head into the game as the favorites.

They are unbeaten in their last five games on the bounce, with three draws to their name in that time. They have not been entirely convincing on the road this season, managing three wins and defeats over their previous 13 away clashes. Los Colchoneros have been churning out draws regularly this season.

The home side are also sporting a stupendous league record with just three home defeats all season. Worryingly, two of these three defeats had been registered over their past three league games.
 

Injured or Suspended Players

Athletic Bilbao: Oscar de Marcos.

Atletico Madrid: Renan Lodi, Joao Felix and Caio Henrique.
 

Pre-Match Odds

Athletic Bilbao: 4
Draw: 2.984
Atletico Madrid: 2.325

All odds are with 1xBet and are subject to change.

Who will win the match?

Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid Predictions

On paper, these two sides look well-matched. Athletic Bilbao are undoubtedly a huge force to reckon with in Spanish football and cannot be entirely ruled out. Despite Atletico Madrid’s desperation to break into the top-four mix, they are likely to face some struggles in this fixture. Also, Los Colchoneros have perfected the craft of salvaging draws with a whopping 12 to their name this campaign. This game is most likely going to end in a draw, perhaps both sides getting on the scoresheet.
Our Betting Tip:
Draw @ 2.98
Correct Score:
Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Atletico Madrid @ 6.00

Predicted Score-Related Betting Tips

Both Teams To Score:
BTTS @ 2.30
Match Winner:
Draw @ 2.98
Double Chance:
1X @ 1.68
Over/Under:
Under 2.5 @ 1.44
Goalscorer:
Morata to Score @ 2.75
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