Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Predictions Champions League Betting Tips

Liverpool will be looking to extend their five points lead at the top of the table as they host Spanish Champions Atletico Madrid at the Anfield stadium on Wednesday’s Champions League fixture,

Liverpool have been unstoppable in this season’s Champions League campaign so far and are Group B leaders with nine points after three wins in three games. They were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Brighton in their premier league fixture over the weekend. Their last Champions League outing was a dramatic 2-3 away win against Atletico Madrid. Liverpool have seen over 2.5 goals in 11 of their last 12 matches in all competitions while Liverpool’s last three Champions League fixtures have seen BTTS AND OVER 2.5 GOALS come in. Liverpool is yet to keep a clean sheet in the Champions League this season. Midfielders Naby Keita, James Milner, and Harvey Elliott are unavailable while Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara are in contention to feature.

Atletico Madrid have underperformed recently with one win in four matches in all competitions. They sit second place in Champions League Group B with 4 points with one win, one draw, and one loss. Four of their last five matches in all competitions have seen over 2.5 goals come through. Atletico Madrid have scored 2+ goals in their last matches in all competitions. Their last outing was a comfortable 3-0 win over Real Betis in the Spanish La Liga with goals from Yannick Carassco, Joao Felix, and an own goal from Real Betis defender German Pezzella. Atletico Madrid’s last two Champions League games have seen over 2.5 goals come in. Antoine Griezmann and Stefan Savic remain suspended and unavailable while Midfielder Marcos Llorente and attacker Thomas Lemar are in contention to start.

Atletico Madrid have scored in their last five Champions League games against Liverpool. Liverpool are in good form in Europe and could pose a hard nut to crack for Diego Simeone’s men. We are backing Atletico Madrid to win at least one half given Liverpool’s defensive frailties.