Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid prediction, odds & betting tips – 25/05/2024

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid prediction, odds & betting tips – 25/05/2024
Alvaro Morata in action in the reverse fixture - Photo by Icon Sport

Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid meet in La Liga on Saturday. Our Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid prediction considers which team is more likely to end the campaign with victory in a largely meaningless match with neither side capable of altering their final finishing position.

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Alvaro Morata in action in the reverse fixture – Photo by Icon Sport

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid prediction: La Real to win to nil

Given Atletico Madrid's struggles in the away games in La Liga this season, we can see the Basque team snatching a win, along with them keeping a clean sheet.

Key Stats

  • Our Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid betting tips take into account the poor away record of Diego Simeone’s team this term with 44% of their away league fixtures ending in defeat.
  • Both teams have scored in just 44% of Real Sociedad’s home league games.
  • Just 28% of Atletico Madrid’s away league games have seen goals for each team.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Hosts the slight favourites

  • HOME: 11/8 (2.38) – 42.1%
  • DRAW: 12/5 (3.40) – 29.4%
  • AWAY: 15/8 (2.88) – 34.8%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The home team are the favourites according to the Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid odds with an implied probability of 42.1% that they sign off at the Reale Arena with a win.

There was a key victory for Real Sociedad last weekend with a brilliant free kick from Brais Mendez setting up a 2-0 win at Real Betis which clinched Europa League qualification.

Atletico Madrid meanwhile were badly out of sorts last time out, going down 4-1 at home to Osasuna despite a goal from Alvaro Morata.

For more of the latest football picks, today’s tips will guide you through the best bets from this weekend’s football action around Europe and beyond.

Last five H2Hs: Close games between this pair

Spain Primera Liga 08/10/23

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

2
Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1

Elite Club Friendlies 03/08/23

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

0
Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

0

Spain Primera Liga 28/05/23

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

2
Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1

Spain Primera Liga 03/09/22

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1
Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

1

Spain Primera Liga 22/05/22

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1
Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

2

Our Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid prediction suggests La Real will bounce back having taken just one point from the last four meetings in La Liga. Matches are normally tight though with none of those games settled by more than a single goal.

Real Sociedad Preview: Zubimendi still doubtful

La Real still have a doubt over midfielder Martin Zubimendi who may not be risked. They are also still missing Carlos Fernandez, Igor Zubeldia and Aihen Muñoz.

Predicted Lineup: Remiro (GK), Pacheco, Le Normand, Elustondo, Galan, Turrientes, Merino, Brais Mendez, Traore. Kubo, Oyarzabal

World Club Friendlies 29/05/24

W

Tokyo Verdy

Tokyo Verdy

0

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

2

Spain Primera Liga 25/05/24

L

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

2

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

0

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

W

Real Betis

Real Betis

0

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

2

Spain Primera Liga 16/05/24

W

Valencia

Valencia

0

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

1

Spain Primera Liga 13/05/24

L

Barcelona

Barcelona

2

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

0

Atletico Madrid Preview: Changes at the back certain

Diego Simeone will make changes in defence with Axel Witsel and Jose Maria Gimenez available again after suspension. However Gabriel Paulista serves a ban this weekend while Nahuel Molina is out.

Predicted Lineup: Oblak (GK), Hermoso, Gimenez, Witsel, Lino, Vermeeren, Koke, Llorente, Azpilicueta, Correa, Griezmann

Spain Primera Liga 25/05/24

W

Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad

0

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

2

Spain Primera Liga 19/05/24

L

Osasuna

Osasuna

4

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

1

Spain Primera Liga 15/05/24

W

Getafe

Getafe

0

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

3

Spain Primera Liga 12/05/24

W

Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo

0

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

1

Spain Primera Liga 04/05/24

W

Mallorca

Mallorca

0

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

1

Player to watch – Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is back at his old club on the final weekend. He rounds off another good season for Atleti which has seen him score 16 and assist six in La Liga.

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Antoine Griezmann has excelled for both of these clubs – Photo by Icon Sport

Atleti’s most important player

Even as he approaches the final stage of his career, Griezmann is still posting outstanding numbers. He averages more shots (2.5) and more key passes (1.3) than any other player in the Atletico Madrid squad in La Liga this term.


Mark is a freelance football writer based in Madrid. He regularly attends and covers La Liga matches around Spain, whilst also following football across Europe.