Dep. La Coruna vs Atl. Madrid Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews

Dep. La Coruna vs Atl. Madrid Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews

Dep. La Coruna

2017-03-02
19:45
Estadio Riazor

VS

Atl. Madrid

Deportivo La Coruna vs Atletico Madrid predictions for this Thursday’s game in La Liga as Atleti look to bounce back from their weekend defeat. Our betting tips suggest they will claim maximum points here.

Dep. La Coruna VS Atl. Madrid Predictions

1X2 Tip: Away Win

Reason For Dep. La Coruna VS Atl. Madrid Betting Tips

Any lingering Atleti title hopes were dashed on Sunday by Barcelona’s win at the Vicente Calderon. However the recent level of performance has been pretty good and they should enough to come to the Riazor and win.

Depor are in the midst of a miserable run of form. They’ve gone 9 games without a win and have lost all of their last four. On Saturday they suffered a crushing 4-0 defeat away against Leganes, who have the worst goalscoring record in the division and that was enough for the board to dispense with coach Gaizka Garitano. They look set to be under caretaker charge here and the new boss is going to have a tough job on his hands in trying to guide this Depor side to safety.

They are 17th currently and have conceded 1.7 goals per game this term, which suggests this could be a good day for Atleti’s forwards. The Griezmann-Gameiro partnership is starting to deliver the goods and they have more than enough quality to really test this home defence, which will be low on confidence following their weekend display. Gameiro has done better on the road than at home of late with 5 goals in his last 3 away matches including a blistering 5 minute hat-trick in Atleti’s last away league game. Therefore backing Gameiro to score anytime at 13/10 could be worth a flutter here.

Atleti now face a battle with Real Sociedad, it would seem, to grab the final Champions League qualification spot. They have suffered some damaging away defeats this season but look to have turned a corner to some extent. They’ve not lost any of their 8 away games in 2017 and have won the last two, scoring four goals on each occasion. With Godin and Oblak back from injuries they should be better at the back now and they ought to have what it takes to beat a limited Depor side that is badly out of form.

Therefore backing Atletico Madrid to Win at 4/6 looks good here.

Head To Head

Atleti have won 4 of the last 5 meetings. They’ve not lost to Depor since November 2009.

Dep. La Coruna VS Atl. Madrid Stats

Atleti have kept a clean sheet in 50% of their away games this term. Depor have lost 40% of their home league games this season and this will be their first home game against one of the 'big three'.

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