Atletico Madrid welcome Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday evening, with both sides still looking for a victory in the new La Liga season. Atletico Madrid only managed a 1-1 away draw at Valencia at the weekend, despite the fact that Angel Correa gave them the lead at halftime. On the flip side, Rayo Vallecano suffered a disappointing 1-4 home loss at the hands of Sevilla, with their consolation goal being scored by Adri Embarba with just five minutes to go. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Atletico Madrid managed an amazing 2-4 victory on extra time against Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup, but only registered a 1-1 draw on the road at Valencia on their La Liga opener. However, Diego Simeone’s men should be able to secure their first victory of the season here as they are now back on home soil. Atletico Madrid have been the 2nd best home team in La Liga last season, having lost just once in 19 league fixtures.
On the contrary, Rayo Vallecano head into this tie on the back of a four-game losing streak across all competitions. They were thrashed 1-4 at home by Sevilla last weekend and they now have a more difficult trip to Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Rayo’s away record over the past three months have seen them lose five of their last six trips.
Atletico Madrid have been a very strong side on home soil over the past few La Liga season and they should be able to secure their first win of the season here. Our betting tips and predictions would back Atletico Madrid to win and Under 2.5 goals at odds 2.87.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Atletico Madrid to win and Under 2.5 goals at odds 2.87[/bet_tip_now]
Atletico Madrid are undefeated in their last eight meetings with Rayo Vallecano across all competitions, winning five in the process. In addition, Los Colchoneros looked amazing on home soil over the past six months, winning eleven of their last 15 fixtures. Our preview fancies Atletico Madrid to win and Under 2.5 goals at odds 2.87.
Atletico Madrid to win at odds 3.00
Atletico Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano Draw at odds 3.20
Rayo Vallecano to win at odds 2.37
Correct Score odds
Atletico Madrid have won each of their last five home meetings with Rayo Vallecano, conceding just in two of those. However, Atletico have netted more than two goals just in one of their last six games against Rayo Vallecano. Our correct score anticipate Atletico Madrid to win 2-0 at odds 5.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Atletico Madrid to win 2-0 at odds 5.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
We all know that Atletico Madrid aren’t an attacking side, despite the fact they have a lot of firepower within their squad in the likes of Diego Costa, Antoine Griezmann and the new addition in the shape of Thomas Lemar. However, the most recent meeting with Rayo have been cagey affairs and we fancy a similar outcome here. Our total goals prediction expect under 2.5 goals at odds 1.64.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Under 2.5 goals at odds 1.64[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Diego Costa has been Atletico Madrid’s most dangerous player in front of goal in this early part of the season and we expect him to score the first goal of this La Liga campaign here. Our first goalscorer prediction is Diego Costa at odds -.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Aritz Aduriz at odds 3.75[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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