Valencia vs Atletico Madrid prediction and betting tips (August 29)
Valencia host Atletico Madrid in their next league match on Monday night. Both teams have a win and a loss in the two matches played this season. Who will win the clash between both sides?
Joao Felix made three assists in two matches of the 2022-23 season.
Joao Felix made three assists in two matches of the 2022-23 season.
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Valencia play Atletico Madrid in their third league game of the 2022-23 La Liga season.

The match is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. GMT on Monday, 29 August 2022. The match venue is Estadio de Mestalla, Valencia.

Latest odds on betting sites

Valencia to win odds are priced at 4.00 (+300 American; 3/1 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.30 (+230; 23/10), while Atletico Madrid to win odds are priced at 2.00 (+100; evens).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Valencia — 25%, draw — 30%, Atletico Madrid — 45%.

Latest betting odds on Valencia vs Atletico Madrid (29 August 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
  • Asian handicap (+0.5) on Valencia — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
  • Asian handicap (-0.5) on Atletico Madrid — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)

Match preview and statistics

Valencia have three points in the league. They have one win and a loss in two games. Los che beat Girona 1-nil in their first league game. Carlos Soler scored their first goal of the 2022-23 season and the match winner on the stroke of halftime from the penalty spot.

Soler shot the ball to the bottom right corner. They fell short in their last match against Athletic Bilbao. Alex Berenguer scored for Bilbao in the first half, winning the game for them.

Valencia didn’t have a very good performance in the game, 63% possession, 0.73 xG, 10 total shots, one big chance, zero shots on target, 432 accurate passes, 85% pass accuracy, 15 fouls, three corners and two yellow cards.

Valencia nickname: Hugo Duro and Thierry Correia are out because of injuries, while Jose Gaya is suspended.

Atletico Madrid have picked up three points from the two games played so far. They have a win and a loss.

Los Colchoneros beat Getafe 3-nil in the first league game of the season. Alvaro Morata and Joao Felix had top performances in the game. Morata scored the opening goal in the 15th minute with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner. Felix was able to get the ball to the Spaniard’s feet.

Morata scored the second goal in the 59th minute of the second half as he smashed the ball into the roof of the net. Getafe lost the ball, and Felix passed it to Morata, who punished them again.

Antoine Griezmann end the goal drought and scored his first La Liga goal since November 2021. He took a few touches to compose himself and shot the ball between the defenders into the net. Felix got his third assist of the game after the goal.

Simeone’s team couldn’t keep the momentum in their second league match. They lost 0-2 to Villarreal in the second game. Two goals coming in the second half handed the Yellow Submarine the win. Nahuel Molina got a straight red in the game as well. Yeremi Pino and Gerard Moreno were the goalscorers. It just didn’t go in Atletico’s way.

Atletico Madrid team news: Stefan Savic is unavailable due to a thigh injury, while Molina is suspended.

Valencia vs Atletico Madrid H2H

Atletico Madrid haven’t lost to Valencia in their last 15 meetings, with nine wins and six draws. They won 3-2 in the last meeting.

Lineups and key players

Valencia projected starting lineup:

  • Giorgi Mamardashvili
  • Dimitri Foulquier
  • Mouctar Diakhaby
  • Eray Comert
  • Jesus Vazquez
  • Hugo Guillamon
  • Yunus Musa
  • Carlos Soler
  • Maxi Gomez
  • Samuel Castillejo
  • Samuel Lino

Carlos Soler is the key player to watch out for. He has to drop a top performance in the coming game to increase the team’s chances of winning. Soler is their only goalscorer so far this season. The midfielder should be able to get on the scoresheet.

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Jan Oblak
  • Axel Witsel
  • Jose Gimenez
  • Reinildo
  • Yannick Carrasco
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Thomas Lemar
  • Koke
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Joao Felix
  • Alvaro Morata

Joao Felix is the key player to watch out for. The attacker had a brilliant game in their league opener with the hat trick of assists that he bagged. Expecting him to form that same partnership with Morata again and also score in this match.

Prediction and betting tips

Both teams have the record so far in the league, a win and a loss in two games. Valencia have scored only one goal, while Atletico Madrid have scored three. They were both goalless in their respective second league matches.

Los Colchoneros have a strong h2h record against their opponent. With nine wins and six draws in the last 15 meetings. The Madrid team has the highest chances of winning the Round 3 matchup.

Predictions for this match are Both teams to score. Both teams have scored in their last two meetings and even scored over 2.5 goals in each of the games.

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)

Correct score prediction: 2-2

Odds: 17.00 (+1600 American; 16/1 Fractional)

Valencia — Atletico Madrid
Correct score – 2-2
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