Deportivo Alaves vs Atletico Madrid
Spain – La Liga
Date: Sunday, 3 January 2021
Kick-off at 15:15 UK/ 16:15 CET
Venue: Estadio Mendizorrotza (Vitoria-Gasteiz).
Alaves broke their three-game long winless streak in their last league clash.
The 2-1 win at home against the likes of Eibar was their second win within the recent five fixtures, and the fourth in their overall 15 attempts so far this season.
The host has picked up 17 points on the table and is 18 points behind the traveling side for the upcoming match on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid regained their top spot on the league table after Real Madrid suffered a draw. Their previous encounter was at home and they defeated Getafe with a narrow 1-0 scoreline.
Having lost only one game in La Liga so far this term, Los Indios will come in hot with a three-game winning streak in their schedule. They have picked up 35 points with a game in hand.
Deportivo Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has been unbeaten for the last ten meetings in La Liga since 2005.
- Their previous encounter in June 2020 gave a 2-1 home win for Atletico in the league.
- Both teams have scored goals in only two of their recent seven fixtures since 2017.
- Only one of their recent five matches in La Liga has ended in a draw.
- The host has been winless at home in their past five clashes since 2006.
Deportivo Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Prediction
There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be an away win in full-time. The reason to back the away team is their winning streak in the campaign and the squad strength. Atletico Madrid is leading the table and is in a neck-to-neck fight with Real Madrid for the top spot on the table. With all points vital in their schedule, we can expect Simeone’s men to go all guns blazing at Alaves.
Deportivo Alaves enjoys the ground advantage and has been unbeaten in their last four home matches in the schedule. But defeating Los Indios is easier said than done when they are trailing by 18 points from the visitors. It has to be noted that the away team has conceded only 5 goals until now. That’s why the tip for no BTTS will probably be a suitable option from the goals area in the clash.
Deportivo Alaves vs Atletico Madrid Betting tips
Atletico Madrid to win @ 1.50 (1/2).
Both teams to score: No @ 1.60 (3/5).