Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 21/08/2022

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Atletico Madrid meet Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday, August 21st. Atletico play their first home match of the new season at home to the Yellow Submarine. Read our free predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal – Free Betting Tips & Predictions

La Liga’s early front runners Atletico Madrid and Villarreal lock horns in the Spanish capital on Sunday. Read our top predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.

Over 2.5 Goals

Atletico Madrid and Villarreal kicked off their campaigns with convincing 3-0 away wins last week and both teams are playing with enough swagger in attack to suggest an exciting contest could be on the menu when they face off in the capital on Sunday. Last season, the teams shared the spoils twice in a pair of pulsating 2-2 draws and more high-octane football could be in the offing at the Estádio Cívitas Metropolitano this weekend. Both sides have the confidence to go for the jugular in Madrid, so back over 2.5 goals to hit the net.

Both Teams to Score

Villarreal followed up their 3-0 win at Real Valladolid with another convincing display in midweek when they beat Hajduk Split 4-2 in the Europa Conference League, and there was enough penetrative play in those two performances to suggest they can score in Madrid on Sunday. Atletico have notched nine times in their last five encounters with Villarreal however, so a clean sheet for the Yellow Submarine shouldn’t be anticipated. Instead, backing both teams to score could be a smart manoeuvre.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal

View our list of the top stats for Sunday’s match below alongside a tool to help you choose the best odds.

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Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates and team news for Sunday’s La Liga showdown between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal below.

Atletico Madrid Predicted Lineup

Atletico Madrid have a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of Sunday's game, giving Head Coach Diego Simeone plenty to mull over. The tough Argentinean taskmaster could stick with the XI that performed so well at Getafe last week. That would mean that Antoine Griezmann would remain on the bench.

Predicted Lineup for Atletico Madrid: Oblak – Molina, Savic, Witsel, Reinildo, Saul – Llorente, Koke, Lemar – Morata, Felix

Villarreal Predicted Lineup

Villarreal will be without key midfielder Manu Trigueros on Sunday, while veteran fullback Alberto Moreno is also sidelined with a ligament injury until next month. Unai Emery mixed things up against Hajduk Split on Thursday, though a full-strength Villarreal side should on the field again this weekend.

Predicted Lineup for Villarreal: Rulli – Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Pedraza – Pino, Capoue, Parejo, Coquelin – Moreno, Jackson

Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions

Atletico Madrid vs Villarreal prediction

Which club is favourite to win on Sunday?

Atletico Madrid have been handed the favourites tag by the bookmakers this weekend.

What time does this fixture kick off?

The game is scheduled to start at 18:30 BST.

Who is La Liga’s current top scorer?

Villarreal's Alex Baena, Real Betis star Juanmi and Atletico's Alvaro Morata are the joint top scorers at present with two goals each.