Copa Del Rey Betting Atletico Madrid v Barcelona

Posted on January 26, 2015 by - Copa del Rey

Barcelona will seek their ticket to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey when they visit Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, January 28th in the Vicente Calderon stadium at 21:00.

In the Copa Del Rey Betting Atletico Madrid v Barcelona, the Blaugranas are favorites to advance to the next stage. They are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 2.3 odds while the Colchoneros are with 3.5, and the draw is with 3.5.

The team led by Luis Enrique won the first leg by 1-0 with a controversial penalty that Lionel Messi scored with five minutes left on the clock. Any draw in this match will give the Catalans their pass.

These teams have met eight times in the Copa del Rey and Barcelona have the advantage thanks to their last week victory with three wins and three draws. After being eliminated in the Champions League last year, the Blaugranas have three straight games with no defeats to the squad led by Diego Simeone.

Despite being away from home, Barcelona is listed with 4.0 Odds to win this match by one goal while Atletico Madrid are with 5.0 and the score draw is rated at 4.75.

The red and white team has three games unbeaten at the Vicente Calderon against Barca, but in their last home game in the Cup (2009) fell 3-1. Barcelona are the top winner in the history of this tournament with 26 titles and are favorite to win this year with1.85 Odds.

Argentine striker Lionel Messi has 21 goals in La Liga so far and heads the betting to get the first in this game. La Pulga is listed with 6.0 Odds, followed by his South American teammates Neymar and Luis Suarez with 6.5.

The Blaugranas have lost just one of their last 18 games in all competitions and last weekend they thrashed 6-0 at Elche in the local tournament. Atlético have won just two of their last five.

Despite not being at their best level, Barcelona must advance to the next round, but they may need more than 90 minutes to do it.

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