On Sunday, March 17, during the La Liga matchup, Atletico Madrid will face off against Barcelona, the current champions.

With six points separating the two teams and the same amount of games played, Barcelona is well ahead of Diego Simeon’s men in the league rankings.

Top 3 marketsBest odds at bookmakers
Draw or Barcelona: ‚öĹ1.55 at Bet9ja
Both teams to score: ūü•Ö1.55 at 1xbet
Full time draw: ‚úÖ3.6 at Sportybet

Atletico Madrid and Barcelona: Previous Games 

The two teams have squared off 59 times, with Atletico Madrid winning just 13 direct encounters. With 31 victories and 15 draws, Barcelona has been far and away the most dominant team in this rivalry.

Probable Atletico Madrid Lineup

Oblak; Molina, Savic, Witsel, Hermoso, Lino; Saul, De Paul, Koke; Depay, Morata

Probable Barcelona Lineup

Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Cubarsi, Cancelo; Gundogan, Christensen, Lopez; Yamal, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Betting tips: Atletico Madrid x Barcelona

Check out our predictions of the day for Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona

Prediction 1: Atletico Madrid x Barcelona / Draw or Barcelona

In a match between two teams fighting for safety from the relegation zone, Cadiz defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0. Getting to the knockout stage of the Champions League would now be a difficult task for them.

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Meanwhile, Barcelona’s last Champions League match was a resounding 3-1 victory over Napoli. This is the first time they have guaranteed a spot in the competition’s quarterfinals in four years.

Expect the same outcome at home this time around for Atletico Madrid, who fell to Barcelona away earlier in the season.

Prediction 2: Atletico Madrid x Barcelona / Both teams to score

We think Barcelona can score against this Atlético Madrid team, although it may not be enough to seal the game. With Atletico coming from a big win over the week. We think both teams will be netting again this time. 

Prediction 3: Atletico Madrid x Barcelona / Full-time draw

With both teams having won their Champions League matches earlier in the week, Atletico Madrid is in an excellent position to win their home league match against Barcelona. The confidence they gained from beating Inter could also help them win this match. Barcelona have lost just once in their last three home league meetings against Atletico Madrid. But we believe it may eventually end in a draw.