Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid: Predictions, odds & betting tips
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With both sides in scintillating scoring form there should be plenty of interest in backing the goals to flow when they meet on Wednesday night
Liverpool welcome Atletico Madrid to Anfield on Wednesday on matchday four of the Champions League with Jurgen Klopp’s side looking for another win against the Liga champions.
Two weeks ago, these sides played out a thrilling match in the Spanish capital which ended in a 3-2 victory for the six-time European champions and another exciting encounter could be on the cards on Merseyside.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid latest odds
The hosts are clear favourites to claim three more points and cement their place at the top of Group E, with bet365 offering Liverpool at 3/5 (1.60).
Atletico, meanwhile, are available at 9/2 (5.50) to record their second away win of the competition while the draw can be backed at 3/1 (4.00).
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid first goalscorer
Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock after just eight minutes when these sides met in Madrid and the Egyptian can be backed at 3/1 (4.00) to do so once more on Wednesday evening.
Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane can all be backed at 11/2 (6.50) while Luis Suarez is offered at 7/1 (8.00) to score first on his return to Anfield.
Antoine Griezmann is suspended following his red card two weeks ago which should guarantee a starting berth for Joao Felix and the young Portuguese forward is priced at 11/1 (12.00).
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid preview
Expectations are high that these two teams can serve up another entertaining encounter and their respective scoring records are encouraging.
Liverpool have netted in every competitive game they have played over the last 10 months, while Atletico have scored at least twice in each of their last six matches.
Neither side have been as defensively solid as their managers would have liked, with Liverpool keeping just two clean sheets in six home games this term in all competitions, and Atletico conceding in every away game they have contested.
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Those statistics mean another open match looks on the cards with goals at both ends looking likely.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid tips & predictions
Both teams to score seems a solid selection at 3/4 (1.75) while over 2.5 goals is priced at 8/11 (1.73).
Combining these two options sees the odds rise to a healthy looking 11/10 (2.10).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.