Atletico Madrid have two matches left in the La Liga season separating them from winning the title. Los Rojiblancos defeated Real Sociedad on matchday 36 by a 2-1 scoreline to lengthen their lead to four points over Barcelona. Diego Simeone’s team are two points ahead of Real Madrid in the league table going into matchday 36.

Osasuna are one of two teams left that can take points off of Atletico Madrid and give the title chasers a chance of overtaking Los Rojiblancos in the standings. Osasuna are 11th in La Liga and are unbeaten in four of their last six matches. Osasuna have taken 44 points from 36 fixtures in La Liga. Los Rojillos are unbeaten in their last two games in La Liga and are coming off of a 3-2 win over Cadiz.

The reverse fixture between Atletico Madrid and Osasuna finished 3-1 in favour of capital club. Joao Felix scored twice for Atletico Madrid (one from the penalty spot) and Lucas Torreira. Osasuna’s Ante Budimir scored a consolation goal for the team in the final 10 minutes.

Atletico Madrid have won the last five matches between the clubs. They outscored Los Rojillos 18-1 over the course of the last five fixtures. Atletico Madrid must win their final two games to ensure they win the title. They will play relegation-threatened Real Valladolid in their final game of the season. Can they take a step closer to the title with a win over Osasuna?

Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna Betting Odds

 

Atletico Madrid are co-leaders in La Liga form. Los Rojiblancos took 13 points from the last 18 on offer in the league. The club scored 11 times and conceded just three times over the course of those six fixtures. They are on a three-match unbeaten streak posting two wins and a draw.

Osasuna are in good form as well. They took 10 points from the last 18 on offer in La Liga. They scored 11 times but did give up nine goals to opponents over the course of those six fixtures. Prior to their 3-2 win over Cadiz, Los Rojillos drew 2-2 with Athletic Bilbao.

Atletico Madrid are heavy favourites to win at full-time against Osasuna on Sunday. Leading sportsbooks have Los Rojiblancos at odds of 2/7. Simeone’s team are La Liga’s best home side. They have taken 45 points from 18 on offer. Just 10 points have been conceded by Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. Despite their great form, Atletico Madrid cannot afford to let up now against a team that could take points off them.

Osasuna are at odds of 12/1 to win at full-time against Atletico Madrid. A victory for Los Rojillos would be a surprise result despite their good season in La Liga. Osasuna have only taken 18 away points from 18 matches. They are unbeaten in four of their last six matches on the road. A draw for Atletico Madrid could be detrimental. They are at odds of 5/1 to draw at full-time.

Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna Team News

Atletico Madrid were good for their win over Real Sociedad in midweek. They won 2-1 thanks to first half goals from Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correra. Real Sociedad only scored their goal in the final seven minutes of the game. The Spanish media has flip-flopped on whether Atletico Madrid will win the title. The media now believes Atletico Madrid are primed to win the trophy.

Simeone has just one injured player going into the game. Winger Thomas Lemar is on the sidelines with a hamstring injury. He could miss out on the rest of the season for Atletico Madrid. Carrasco is in great form for Atletico Madrid. He has four goals and four assists in Atletico Madrid’s last seven La Liga matches.

Osasuna manager Jagoba Arrasate has one player on the injury list going into the match this weekend. Goalkeeper Ruben Martinez has a finger injury that could keep him out of action. Osasuna forward Ante Budimir leads the team in goals with 10 this season. He scored Los Rojillos goal against Atletico Madrid when the teams met earlier this season. He is the team’s only player with double-digit goals this term. All 10 goals have come from open play.

Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna Prediction

Atletico Madrid to win to nil @ 5/6 - BET NOW

 

Atletico Madrid gave up a late goal against Real Sociedad on Wednesday night. The match against the Royals was the most difficult left on the fixture list for Atletico Madrid this season. Five of the last six games between Atletico Madrid and Osasuna ended in a win to nil for the former. Four of Atletico Marid’s last six games in La Liga ended in wins to nil.

Yannick Carrasco to score anytime @ 11/5 - BET NOW

 

Winger Yannick Carrasco has six goals and eight assists in 28 La Liga matches this season. He is an in-form player for Simeone and should get a place in Atletico Madrid’s starting XI. Carrasco has four goals and four assists in Atletico Madrid’s last seven league fixtures. He bagged a goal against Real Sociedad on Wednesday night to help lead the team to a win.

Under 2.5 goals scored @ 20/21 - BET NOW

 

With the La Liga title in sight, Atletico Madrid should play a strong defensive game once more against Osasuna. Sure, Osasuna scored in the reverse fixture, but the five previous matches between the clubs ended in wins to nil for Atletico Madrid. Four of Los Rojiblancos’ last six games finished in wins to nil.

Three of the last five matches between the clubs ended with under 2.5 goals for Atletico Madrid. Two of Osasuna’s last six La Liga matches ended with under 2.5 goals scored. Atletico Madrid should play a strong defensive game with a low number of goals going into the back of the net at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.