There are more than 3 points at stake, when Atlético Madrid step up against Osasuna at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in the La Liga. Atlético Madrid step onto the pitch at 4th in the La Liga table on 23 points following 12 rounds. Osasuna are number 7 in the standings with 19 points after 12 matches.
Entering the match as a favourite, Atlético Madrid will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the La Liga.
Atlético Madrid enter their next La Liga match, averaging a decent 1.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 18 goals, while also conceding 12 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Osasuna are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors on Saturday managed a bearable 11 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1.1 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 15 goals. They claimed 3 clean sheets as they averaged 1.5 against per match.
Facts and figures for Atlético Madrid vs Osasuna in La Liga.
- Atlético Madrid unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
- Atlético Madrid unbeaten the last 13 matches in a row at home;
- Atlético Madrid scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Atlético Madrid's last 5 of 7 matches.
- Osasuna did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Total goals were UNDER 3.5 in Osasuna's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Osasuna conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Total goals were UNDER 3.5 in Osasuna's last 4 matches in the row.
Current form — Atlético Madrid v. Osasuna
Atlético Madrid continue to look blunt.
Atlético Madrid will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. In has been a bit of everything for Atlético Madrid in their previous 3 matches, where they first beat Real Betis by 3-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Liverpool, before an encounter with Valencia produced a 3-3 draw.
Osasuna hope to boost points tally
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Osasuna in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. Only a single point prevents Osasuna from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a point in a 0-0 draw against Real Madrid before getting trounced against Sevilla by a 2-0 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Real Sociedad ran out 2-0 winners.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Atlético Madrid seem in with a good shot of another win against Osasuna. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.33 whereas a win for the visitors pays out odds of 9.00.
Atletico Madrid v. Osasuna — fixture history
In the most previous encounter between Atletico Madrid and Osasuna, the former managed to hold on to a tight 2-1 win. Atletico Madrid enter the match against Osasuna with a 9-0-1 record in their previous 10 encounters in the La Liga. This amounts to a 90% winning ratio for Atletico Madrid, with Osasuna victorious in 10% of the last 10 encounters. The last 10 matches between Atletico Madrid and Osasuna have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 4 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the La Liga
Looking at the current La Liga standings, Atletico Madrid and Osasuna are currently 4 points and 3 places apart. Atletico Madrid will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Osasuna on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Osasuna will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Atletico Madrid and Osasuna.
Top scorers markets
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Luis Suarez. He is one of the Atletico Madrid players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Osasuna.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Ezequiel Avila to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Ezequiel Avila netted 2 goals for Osasuna in their latest matches.