The spotlight is on FC Porto and Atlético Madrid when they go toe-to-toe at Estadio do Dragao, for an exciting match on Tuesday. It is one of 16 matches in the conclusive round of the Champions League group phase with all the final pieces falling into place.
FC Porto have been hitting the target 2.3 times on average in previous Champions League matches. They do not concede much either, with an average of 1 goals against. Atlético Madrid will hope to match the latter number this coming Tuesday when they enter the match as favourites.
Atlético Madrid scored and conceded nearly a similar number of goals per match in previous Champions League outings. They were on target 1.9 times while allowing an average of 1.4 goals against. Bookmakers expect them to have enough in the tank when teaming up to FC Porto on Tuesday.
FC Porto managed to create the first goal of the game in 5 of their previous 10 league matches at Estadio do Dragao. Meanwhile, Atlético Madrid opened the scoring in 2 of their last 10 away games. let's dive into some betting predictions!
FC Porto vs Atlético Madrid stats and analysis
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in this football betting opportunity. If you fancy adding FC Porto to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.80, as bookies predict they are in with an 36% chance of beating Atlético Madrid. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.20 on offer, while an away win for Atlético Madrid is available at 2.50.
Porto have in all to play in this final round. They entered the match as 2nd in the group without any chance of going top. A win takes them through to the next round. Everything else, and they are left to count their luck.
Atlético Madrid go into their final Champions League group match on 4 points, and unexpectedly enters the final round as last in the group. They could take 2nd place and a win will at least see them claim 3rd place.
Stats and facts for FC Porto and Atletico Madrid.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in FC Porto's last 6 of 8 matches;
- FC Porto scored in the last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in FC Porto's last 3 matches in the row.
- Atletico Madrid has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Atletico Madrid's last 9 of 11 matches;
- Atletico Madrid conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Atletico Madrid $NON_SCORING in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Lineup FC Porto vs Atletico Madrid
Current form — FC Porto v. Atlético Madrid
FC Porto look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Liverpool, they were left empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Vitoria de Guimaraes in a 2-1 win. They followed that up with a 3-0 win against Portimonense in their most recent outing.
Atlético Madrid are a bit back and forth at the moment, as they lost 1-0 against AC Milan. They went on to claim 3 points in a 4-1 win against Cadiz before losing 2-1 against Mallorca.
FC Porto v. Atletico Madrid — fixture history
It finished all square on when FC Porto last faced Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 0-0 in the end. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator. FC Porto have been able to win 29% of their last 7 encounters against upcoming Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
In other words, they have a 2-3-2 recent record, with the latter winning 29% of the matches. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 7 matches between FC Porto and Atletico Madrid. Both teams found the back of the net 2 times in those 7 matches. When looking for value bets with your betting strategy, adding both teams not to score to accumulator looks like the smart move.
Full Time betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. If you fancy adding FC Porto to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.80, as bookies predict they are in with an 36% chance of beating Atletico Madrid. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.20 on offer, while an away win for Atletico Madrid is available at 2.50.
Luis Diaz has certainly delivered the goods for FC Porto is recent matches. Both he and his fellow players hope he can add to the 4 goals, he has managed in the previous 6 matches. It is tempting to look for Antoine Griezmann to shine once again for Atletico Madrid, as he has been their most profilic marksman with 2 goals in their previous 6 games.