Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla prediction and betting tips (May 15)
Atletico Madrid and Sevilla draw swords in the 37th league game of the season. Both teams are still fighting for a spot in the UCL. Who will win this match? Los Colchoneros or Los Rojiblancos.
Matheus Cunha (Atletico) opened the scoring against Elche in their last match
Matheus Cunha (Atletico) opened the scoring against Elche in their last match
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Atletico Madrid face Sevilla in Round 37 of the 2021-22 La Liga season.

The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 15 May 2022. The match venue is Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid.

Latest odds on betting sites

Atletico Madrid to win odds are priced at 2.15 (+115 American; 23/20 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.00 (+200; 2/1), while Sevilla to win odds are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Atletico Madrid — 43%, draw — 31%, Sevilla — 26%.

Latest betting odds on Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla (15 May 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Atletico Madrid — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Sevilla — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)

Match preview and statistics

Atletico Madrid are third in the league table with 67 points and a +21 goal difference. They have 20 wins, seven draws and nine losses in the league, scored 62 goals and conceded 41 goals. Atletico beat Elche 2-0 in their last match.

Matheus Cunha gave them the lead in the 28th minute as he slid in to meet the low cross from Renan Lodi and beat Badia into the back of the net. In the 62nd minute of the second half, Rodrigo De Paul doubled the lead with a finishing touch, assisted by Antoine Griezmann who squared the ball to De Paul.

Team statistics: 44% possession, 2.08 expected goals, 11 total shots, four big chances, six shots on target, 350 accurate passes, 79% pass accuracy, seven fouls committed, eight offsides, three corners and two yellow cards.

Renan Lodi came off the bench to drop a good performance, created two big chances, completed two dribbles, three interceptions, won four duels and gave an assist.

Atletico Madrid team news: Thomas Lemar is doubtful due to a hamstring injury.

Sevilla are fourth in the league standings with 66 points and a +22 goal difference. They have 17 wins, 15 draws and four losses, scored 51 goals and conceded 29 in 36 league games. The Red-Whites played a goalless draw with Mallorca in their last match.

Alejandro Gomez had a good match, created the most chances (9), completed three dribbles, two big chances created, won 1/1 tackles, five recoveries and won six duels.

Julen Lopetegui’s team dominated the match, with 72% possession, 2.30 expected goals (xG), 18 total shots, two big chances, four shots on target, 519 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, three offsides, six corners and four yellow cards.

Sevilla team news: Fernando, Karim Rekik and Suso are sidelined due to injuries.

Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla H2H

Sevilla have won the previous two matches against Atletico Madrid. The Rojiblancos won 2-1 in the last meeting.

Lineups and key players

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Jan Oblak
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Jose Gimenez
  • Sime Vrsaljko
  • Felipe
  • Yannick Carrasco
  • Geoffrey Kondogbia
  • Renan Lodi
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Antoine Griezmann
  • Matheus Cunha

Matheus Cunha is the key player to watch out for. He opened the scoring against Elche in their last match. Cunha has six goals and four assists in the league this season. The centre forward needs to pick up his scoring boots for the match.

Sevilla projected starting lineup:

  • Yassine Bounou
  • Jesus Navas
  • Jules Kounde
  • Diego Carlos
  • Marcus Acuna
  • Ivan Rakitic
  • Joan Jordan
  • Erik Lamela
  • Youssef En Nesyri
  • Rafa Mir
  • Jesus Corona

Rafa Mir is the key player to watch out for. He has to turn up in this match for the team and drop a good performance. Mir is the team’s top scorer with nine goals in the league this season. The attacker has to wear his scoring boots for this game.

Prediction and betting tips

The race for the top 4 is still on for both teams. Atletico Madrid are third in the table with 67 points, while Sevilla are fourth in the table with 66 points. Both sides need points from the last two games to enter the UCL spot.

Los Colchoneros have won two back-to-back games and are in good form. The Rojiblancos are not bad either, they have a win and three consecutive draws in the last four. Based on h2h, Sevilla have won the previous two matches against Atletico Madrid.

Predictions for this match are Atletico Madrid to win, and under 2.5 goals. This is a very important game for both sides but Atletico have the home advantage and will definitely try to avoid a home loss. The last time the Madrid team played at home, they won.

Both teams are not looking to score a lot of goals in this match. The hosts have kept two clean sheets in the last two games, while the visitors have been struggling in front of goal. Not expecting more than two goals in this tie.

Betting prediction: Atletico Madrid to win

Odds: 2.15 (+115 American; 23/20 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.53 (-188 American; 25/47 Fractional)

Atletico Madrid — Sevilla
Under 2.5 goals
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