Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Preview, Tips and Odds

Villarreal and Atletico Madrid will face each other at El Madrigal on Friday, for the first game of the 16th round in La Liga. The capitol side are currently sitting on the 6th place in the table with 25 points, while the Yellow Submarine is down at the 13th position with 18.

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Villarreal Loss 8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L
Atletico Madrid Win 7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 24.02.2019 La Liga: Atletico Madrid – Vilarreal 2:0; Alvaro Morata 31’, Saul Niguez 88’
Last game at this venue: 20.10.2018 La Liga: Villarreal – Atletico Madrid 1:1; Mario Gaspar 65’; Filipe Luis 51’

Worth mentioning: Atletico Madrid won the most recent encounter with Villarreal, triumphing 2:0 in February in a La Liga meeting. Before that, the Yellow Submarine were undefeated in the previous seven H2H clashes and won four times. Only one of the last five games featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals scored at both ends. The away sides managed to win just one of the previous eight matches, as the hosts triumphed on four occasions for the same period.

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Stats

As of 3.12 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Villarreal Loss 3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Atletico Madrid Loss 3 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L

Last game Villarreal: 30.11.2019 La Liga: Valencia – Villarreal 2:1; Rodrigo 49’, Ferran Torres 70’; Andre-Frank Zambo 54’; Gerard Moreno from the visiting team missed a penalty in the 15’
Top performers Villarreal: Gerard Moreno 8 goals 2 assists, Santi Cazorla 5 goals 4 assists, Karl Toko Ekambi 5 goals 2 assists.
Next game Villarreal: 15.12.2019 La Liga: Sevilla – Villarreal
Last game Atletico Madrid: 01.12.2019 La Liga: Atletico Madrid – Barcelona 0:1; Lionel Messi 86’
Top performers Atletico Madrid: Alvaro Morata5goals 1 assist, Diego Costa 2 goals 2 assists, Joao Felix 2 goals 1 assist.
Next game Atletico Madrid: 11.12.2019 Champions League: Atletico Madrid – Lokomotiv Moscow

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Villarreal 16-15 7 8 2
Atletico Madrid 11-9 2 6 2

Worth mentioning: Villarreal failed to win any of their last five outings and recorded four defeats and a draw in the process. All but one of those matches produced over 2,5 goals and saw both involved sides to score, as the only exception has been the goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao. The Yellow Submarine scored exactly one goal in each of the four losses.
Atletico Madrid are also not in their best of forms, as they won just one of their previous seven matches. Diego Simeone’s players are on a run of two consecutive 1:0 defeats, as they faced two of Europe’s top teams in the face of Juventus and Barcelona. Two of their last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, and three witnessed goals at both ends.

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid News

Missing players Villarreal: Santiago Cazorla, Alberto Moreno, Ramiro Guerra and Bruno Soriano are questionable.
Missing players Atletico Madrid: Angel Correa is suspended. Stefan Savic, Diego Costa and Sime Vrsaljko are injured. Jose Gimenez and Borja Garces are doubtful.

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.62 @ bet365