Athletico Madrid vs Valencia
Atletico Madrid vs Valencia Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Spanish Laliga on Saturday, 18 March 2023.Valencia have managed to record a couple of victories in the past three league fixtures to find a position outside the danger zone. The team climbed into 17th position, at the edge of the danger zone in the standings.The previous three rounds saw them sealing victories over Real Sociedad and Osasuna. However, they will have a tough test on Saturday as they faces Atletico Madrid, sitting at third as their counterparts.
Atletico Madrid have been the dominant force in the history of this match-up. They are on a 16-match unbeaten streak against Valencia.Going on, Atletico Madrid won the reverse fixture scoring 0-1 ft score. On top of that, they were unbeaten in 23 of their total 30 clashes against Valencia at this stadium.Valencia is having a draedful form on the road. They were winless in the past eight league fixtures on the road and are following a separate six-game losing streak at the moment.
Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid are on a four-match unbeaten streak and a defeat over Barcelona four games ago is marked as their only negative outcome in the past 12 fixtures played here.Moreover, Atletico Madrid have an upper hand in the recent tradition of this match-up here. Thus, we expect a win for Atletico Madrid on Saturday.Five of the past six home matches of Atletico Madrid had goals under 2.5. since we expect a win for them, we have to go with their goal trend which is under 2.5 fulltime.Atletico Madrid have kept a clean sheet in three of the past six home matches. On the other side, Valencia failed to score in the past five away matches consecutively. In that case, we don’t expect goals from both ends of Metropolitano Stadium on Saturday.
Atletico Madrid have been one of the prominent and strong teams in the Spanish topflight for the past several decades. They seems to have the same momentum this time and are on a much better run when compared with Valencia.Therefore, we like to place Atletico Madrid to win as the main pick. Under 2.5 goals seems to be a decent alternative considering the goal numbers of both.
Prediction : Athletico Madrid to Win and Under 2.5 Goals.
Borussia Dortmund vs Fc Koln
Der BVB seem like the only team capable of stopping Bayern Munich from running away with an eleventh straight league title. They are placed second in the table at the moment, trailing two points below the Bavarians.Meanwhile, Koln are only slightly above the relegation cut-off, and so far they were able to register just six wins all through the campaign.
The latest clash at this venue ended in a 2-0 win for the hosts, and they also won three of the past four meetings here. Moreover, the home team has a 100% winning record at this stadium in the past two decades, barring only two draws.Der BVB are quite easily the best team in the German top flight at the moment, and they are dead-determined to catch the Bavarians, who have a lead of two points at the top of the table.They also have a 100% winning record at home in all competitions since October, and lost just once all through the campaign. This sole defeat came back in August.
On the other hand, Koln are on a four-fixture winless run, and three of these were losses. They also have a single league win on the road since April of 2022.And on top of all that they have a poor h2h record at this venue in the past two decades. Surely count on a win for Borussia Dortmund this weekend. The hosts scored 23 goals from their past six league games at this venue, and they scored five or more goals in two of the past four h2h clashes at this stadium.Moreover, Koln let in two or more goals in three of their past four overall games.Chances are quite high for goals to come in plenty this Saturday.The hosts kept clean sheets in seven of the previous ten h2h meetings at this stadium, while Koln failed to find the back of the net in their past three road trips.Likely, it is a doubt if the visitors would be able to find the back of the net this weekend.
Der BVB just got eliminated from the Champions League, and now their sole objective would be to lift the Bundesliga title.It helps their cause that they have a 100% winning record at home since October in all competitions, and they also have a 100% winning record at this venue in h2h clashes since 2002 barring only four games.On the other hand, Koln lost three of their past four overall games, and they also have a single league win on the road since April.Going on, the hosts scored 23 goals from their past six league games at this stadium, and they slotted in five or more goals in two of their past four h2h encounters at this ground.Likely, the Over 2.5 Team Goals by Borussia Dortmund is an attractive wager.
Prediction : Borussia Dortmund to Win and Over 2.5 Goals.
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