Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid odds, lines: 2023 La Liga picks, Sept. 24 predictions by proven soccer expert
Real Madrid seek their seventh consecutive victory across all competitions when they visit Atletico Madrid in a 2023-24 La Liga showdown on Sunday. Real Madrid (5-0-0), who sit atop the La Liga table, won their first five league matches before edging Union Berlin 1-0 in their Champions League group-stage opener on Wednesday. Atletico Madrid (2-1-1) are coming off a 3-0 loss to Valencia after beginning the season with a three-game unbeaten streak.
Kickoff at Civitas Metropolitano is set for 3 p.m. ET. Los Blancos are the +145 favorites (risk $100 to win $145) in the latest Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid odds, while the Red and Whites are +160 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +200 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before locking in any Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since last year's Men's World Cup, Green has been profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+4.78 units), the FA Cup (+3.07), the 2022-23 EFL Cup (+3.64), Euro 2024 qualifiers (+3.01) and the Europa League (+1.60). Anyone who follows him is way up.
Now, Green has broken down Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid from every angle and just revealed his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green's picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid:
• RM: Los Blancos lead La Liga with 83 shots taken in five matches
• AM: The Red and Whites have allowed four goals in their last two games across all competitions after posting three straight clean sheets
• Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid pick: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back Real Madrid
Jude Bellingham is doing his best to make Los Blancos fans cope with the loss of Karim Benzema, who departed over the summer after 14 seasons with the club to sign with Al-Ittihad of the Saudi Professional League. The 20-year-old English midfielder converted in each of his first four matches with Real Madrid and leads La Liga with five goals. Bellingham also produced the lone goal in Los Blancos' Champions League triumph over Union Berlin.
Real Madrid has enjoyed plenty of success against Atletico during league play of late, losing just once since February 2016. Los Blancos posted a 2-1 victory at Civitas Metropolitano last season as winger Rodrygo and midfielder Federico Valverde scored first-half goals. Both players have tallied once thus far in 2023-24, while striker Joselu has converted in each of the team's last two league matches. See which team to pick here.
Why you should back Atletico Madrid
The Red and Whites outscored their opponents 10-1 over their first three contests this season before the loss to Valencia. Striker Alvaro Morata leads the team with three goals, which have him tied for second in La Liga. The 30-year-old, who netted a career-best 15 tallies with Real Madrid in 2016-17, was Atletico Madrid's second-leading scorer last season with 13 goals.
The team is hoping to regain the services of Dutch forward Memphis Depay and midfielder Rodrigo De Paul, both of whom missed Atletico's last match due to injuries. The 29-year-old Depay is tied for second on the club with two goals while De Paul has notched a pair of assists. Midfielder Marcos Llorente also has scored twice in four games after converting just once in 22 matches last season. See which team to pick here.
How to make Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid picks
Green has broken down the La Liga match from every angle. He has locked in a pair of confident best bets, including one that pays plus money, while also offering a full breakdown of this matchup. You can only see his La Liga picks and analysis at SportsLine.
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