Round 37 of the La Liga serves up an encounter between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad taking place at Civitas Metropolitano this coming Sunday.
Atletico Madrid approach the next La Liga round as number 3 in the table, having claimed 73 points this season so far. With 36 games behind them, Real Sociedad amassed 68 points, placing them as number 4 before their next fixture.
Atletico Madrid are aiming to extend the lead on Real Sociedad in the standings as they go toe-to-toe on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid scored 24 goals, conceded 11, and pulled off two clean sheets in their past ten matches.
Real Sociedad managed a bearable 13 goals from their past ten games, creating an average of 1.3 goals per game. They conceded eight goals in total, and while claiming five clean sheets, they conceded 0.8 goals an average per game.
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Atletico Madrid played Real Sociedad. The pair split the points in a 1-1 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Prediction
Atletico Madrid Form
In their last three matches, Atletico Madrid lost 1-0 against Elche, won 3-0 against Osasuna, before drawing 3-3 against Espanyol. Atletico Madrid swept all opposition aside in the six most recent La Liga matches at their home ground. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 17 and conceding three goals.
Real Sociedad Form
Real Sociedad look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 2-2 with Girona, before downing first Barcelona by 1-2, then Almeria in a 1-0 win. In their last six away matches in the La Liga, Real Sociedad won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying six goals conceded and five scored.
We've thought long and hard which bet offers the best price at the bookies, as the match against Real Sociedad could turn out a bit slippery for Atletico Madrid. Considering form and strength in squad, we nevertheless ended up siding with the latter this coming Sunday.
Atletico Madrid earned eight points from their last eight matches against teams inside the top 6. They claimed two wins, following six goals scored while also conceding nine. Real Sociedad won eight games, picked up 28 points, scored 23 and conceded 19 goals in their last 16 games against teams from the top half of the La Liga table. Atletico Madrid have a record of 22 wins, seven draws and seven defeats in the La Liga this season. Real Sociedad so far pulled off 20 wins, eight draws and eight defeats in the La Liga.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Stats
- Atletico Madrid have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
- Atletico Madrid have won the last 8 home matches in a row
- Atletico Madrid have scored in the last 10 home matches in a row
- Atletico Madrid have won the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Atletico Madrid have won 6 of the last 7 home matches and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 21 of the last 23 Real Sociedad matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 12 of the last 14 Real Sociedad away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 13 of the last 14 Real Sociedad away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Real Sociedad have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- Real Sociedad have won 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Squads
Atletico Madrid Squad
Diego Simeone will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Real Sociedad from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the La Liga this season):
Antonio Gomis (0/0), Bernabe Barragan (0/0), Ivo Grbic (0/10), Jan Oblak (0/28), Jose Gimenez (2/27), Marco Moreno (0/0), Mario Hermoso (3/24), Matt Doherty (0/2), Nahuel Molina (3/31), Reinildo (0/22), Sergio Reguilon (0/9), Stefan Savic (0/21), Axel Witsel (0/31), Geoffrey Kondogbia (0/20), Koke (0/31), Marcos Llorente (1/22), Pablo Barrios (0/19), Rodrigo De Paul (2/29), Saul Niguez (3/29), Thomas Lemar (1/26), Yannick Carrasco (7/34), Alvaro Morata (13/35), Angel Correa (7/33), Antoine Griezmann (14/36), Diego Bri (0/0), Giuliano Simeone (0/0), Memphis Depay (5/10).
Real Sociedad Squad
Here is the full team squad of Real Sociedad. The 51 year-old Imanol Alguacil will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Alex Remiro (0/36), Andoni Zubiaurre (0/0), Unai Marrero (0/0), Aihen Munoz (0/22), Alex Sola (0/10), Andoni Gorosabel (0/25), Aritz Elustondo (0/24), Diego Rico (0/19), Jon Pacheco (0/16), Robin Le Normand (0/32), Urko Gonzalez (0/0), Ander Guevara (0/7), Ander Martin (0/0), Asier Illarramendi (1/22), Benat Turrientes (0/6), Brais Mendez (7/32), David Silva (2/28), Igor Zubeldia (1/29), Jon Magunazelaia (0/0), Martin Merquelanz (0/0), Martin Zubimendi (1/34), Mikel Merino (2/31), Mikel Oyarzabal (4/21), Pablo Marin (0/10), Robert Navarro (0/17), Alexander Soerloth (11/32), Ander Barrenetxea (3/21), Carlos Fernandez (1/22), Mohamed-Ali Cho (0/17), Takefusa Kubo (9/33), Umar Sadiq (3/5).
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Team News
Real Sociedad have four on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Atletico Madrid this coming Sunday.
Real Sociedad need to do without Alex Sola, Carlos Fernandez, Umar Sadiq and Martin Merquelanz, who are not fit enough to travel to Civitas Metropolitano.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Lineups
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad H2H
It finished 1-1 when Atletico Madrid last played Real Sociedad and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 13/5. Atletico Madrid have been slightly more successful than Real Sociedad in recent meetings. With a 5-3-2 advantage going into this match, betting on Atletico Madrid has often proved the profitable way to go. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 10/11.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 8/13.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Betting Tips
Yannick Carrasco look like value in the goal scoring market with four strikes to his name in six La Liga matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Takefusa Kubo adds to his three La Liga goals come on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid racked up nine wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Civitas Metropolitano, drew one and lost zero. Real Sociedad won three of their previous 10 away, drew three and lost four times. Whereas Real Sociedad scored the opening goal in four of their last 10 away games, Atletico Madrid scored the first goal nine times in 10 at Civitas Metropolitano.
Less than three came out four times in the past ten encounters between Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid, as both teams not to score was a winning bet five times. Atletico Madrid performed 1.4 goals on average, whereas Real Sociedad averaged 1.1 goals. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Atletico Madrid’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Real Sociedad, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.