Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao betting tips

Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips

The current La Liga table-toppers Atletico Madrid take on Athletic Club at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on 10 March 2021 at 23:30 IST. Atletico Madrid had to settle for a draw against Real Madrid after a late equalizer from Benzema. Athletic Club won their last game 2-1 against Granada after scoring the winner in the stoppage time. 

Atletico Madrid Form & Team News

Atletico Madrid has been in prolific form this season and is currently placed at the top of the league table with 59 points. After 25 matches in the league, they have managed to win 18 matches, draw five, and have lost only two matches so far. They have an impressive home record this season having won nine of their thirteen matches with three draws and one defeat. They have accumulated 30 points at home and have scored 27 home goals, conceding only 8. 

Atletico Madrid’s players have managed to keep themselves fit and Diego Simeone will have a full squad to choose from barring Jose Gimenez who is out injured. Luis Suárez has been in top form this season and is the second-highest goalscorer with 17 goals only behind Lionel Messi. Jan Oblak has performed well and has kept 12 clean sheets this season and is expected to start as the goalkeeper. Tripper, Savic, and Felipe are expected to form the backline. Simeone might rest a few frontline attackers considering the hectic schedule. Thus, Atletico Madrid is expected to make some changes to the lineup that started against Real Madrid considering back-to-back matches. 

Athletic Bilbao Form & Team News

Athletic Club is currently placed eighth in the points table with 33 points. After 25 matches, they have managed to win only nine matches, draw six, and have lost ten matches so far. Athletic Club trail Atletico Madrid by 26 points. But they have managed to get back in form and have not lost in their last five matches their best unbeaten run of the season. They have scored 36 goals and have conceded just 29 goals this season.

Athletic Club will miss the services of Iñigo Martínez who is out due to suspension after receiving a red card in the match against Levante. Hence, Marcelino García Toral will be looking for a different center back for this match. Alejandro Berenguer has been the top scorer for Athletic this season. Iker Muniain, Unai Vencedor, and Unai Núñez are expected to start with Unai Simón as the goalkeeper. Athletic Club would want to win this match and collected all important points against Atlético. Not many changes are expected in the side that started against Granada, barring a few last-minute injury crises.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Atletico Madrid is the favorite to win the match. They are placed at 1.82 odds, while Athletic Club is placed at 5.30 and the draw is at 3.20.

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Our Tipster’s Anglק

Atletico Madrid has performed exceptionally well this season and has stunned their rivals. They are unbeaten at home against Athletic Club in nine home matches under Diego Simeone. Though Athletic are unbeaten in their last five league games, they’re up against one of the best sides this season in LaLiga. Considering the overall form this season and home advantage, Atletico Madrid is most likely to win the match.  

Tip 1: Total Goals Under 2.5

Owing to the good defensive lines of both the teams, traditionally this has been a low-scoring fixture. Athletic Club has managed to score only 14 away goals this season in 12 matches. Atletico Madrid has managed to keep 12 clean sheets this season and has conceded only 0.70 goals per match. The average goals scored in the last three matches in this fixture has been two. Four out of the last five matches between these two sides have seen under 2.50 goals scored. With both teams having great defensive players, the total goals in the match are expected to be under 2.50, and 1.53 odds are available for the same on the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Atletico Madrid To Win

Atletico Madrid is the table topper with 59 points this season. They have played well at home and have gathered 30 points so far which currently is the highest in the league. They have scored 27 home goals in the process and have conceded only 8. Overall, Atletico Madrid has scored 48 goals this season and conceded only 17. Athletic Club has not performed well away from home against Atletico Madrid and they last collected points in a LaLiga away game against Atletico in May 2015. With Luis Suarez and Jan Oblak in top touch this season, Athletic Club faces an uphill task against Diego Simeone’s side. Considering all these factors, Atletico Madrid is the favorite to win against the Athletic Club and 1.82 odds are available for the same on the Casumo sportsbook.


Though Atletico Madrid had fine progress in the tournament, they are winless in their last three home LaLiga games. Also, Athletic has not lost any of their last five LaLiga games and would want to continue their unbeaten run. Thus, this fixture looks to be a thrilling one and Atletico Madrid is the firm favorite to come out victorious. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above

  1. Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.53
  2. Atletico Madrid to win @ 1.82

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