Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad prediction
In the 37th round of the Spanish La Liga, Atlético Madrid will face Real Sociedad. The match will take place on May 28 at the Civitas Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid.
Both teams are in the top four of the La Liga table, but while Atlético Madrid has already secured their place in the Champions League for the next season, the Real Sociedad FC still has to do so. With two rounds left until the end of the season, Real Sociedad is five points ahead of Villarreal, and now the team only needs to gain two points in these games to become unreachable. In addition to the away game against Atlético Madrid, the club will have to finish the championship with a home match against Sevilla.
According to the Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad odds, bookmakers consider the hosts as favourites for the upcoming match. You can bet on the Atlético Madrid FC at odds of 1.90-2.00, while the odds for the other team to win are around 3.52-3.65. The draw odds are 3.50-3.65.
Let's take a closer look at the current physical shape of both teams and choose the most reliable option for the Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad tips.
Atlético Madrid Preview
The team has already practically finished the season. The only goal for the remaining two rounds may be a principled desire to rank second in the La Liga table, outperforming Real Madrid. It is difficult to say whether the players have the motivation to fight with the last of their strength at the end of the season for a rather formal goal. Currently, Atlético is one point behind Real.
The football ranks third in La Liga in terms of points gained at home (39 in 18 games). In terms of goals scored in home matches, the team is second only to Real (39 and 43, respectively). In addition, Atlético has a winning streak of eight games at home. The team last lost at the Civitas Metropolitan Stadium back in early January, and their unbeaten streak has already reached 10 matches (9 wins, 1 draw).
Real Sociedad Preview
The team has not lost in seven games in a row (5 wins, 2 draws), and it is exactly what helped them to secure their fourth position. Theoretically, Villarreal can still outperform Real Sociedad, pushing them to the UEFA Europa League, but for this, Real Sociedad needs to perform poorly in the remaining two matches. And, of course, the Villarreal FC needs to show a hundred percent result.
The team shows a very decent performance in away matches and ranks third in La Liga in terms of points gained away. At the same time, the team does not score many goals - on average, 1.3 goals per away game, but they concede very few – only 0.9.
Betting tips Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad
The balance of power in this match will depend heavily on which lineup of Atlético will perform in this game. If their coach allows the leaders to go on holiday a little earlier and himself tests the closest reserve in the most combat conditions, then the away team will have a good chance of leaving the stadium with gained points.
Historically, matches against Atlético on their home ground have been difficult for Real Sociedad. The last time the Real Sociedad team won in Madrid was more than ten years ago - in March 2013, after which an unsuccessful streak began, which has already reached nine games in a row (2 draws, 7 defeats).
Despite the statistics, we believe that in the upcoming match, Real Sociedad will be able to give a fight to the unmotivated Atlético Madrid. Our Atlético Madrid vs Real Sociedad prediction is that the guests will not lose. Our tip for this game is Double chance Real Sociedad win or draw at odds of 1.85.