UCL 2022-23: Atletico Madrid vs Porto prediction and betting tips (September 7)
Atletico Madrid host Porto in Round 1 of their 2022-23 UEFA Champions League games. They have won three and drawn one of the last four matches against the Portuguese team. Los Colchoneros seek a win.
Morata has three goals in four league matches for Atletico this season.
Morata has three goals in four league matches for Atletico this season.

Atletico Madrid take on Porto in Round 1 of the 2022-23 UCL Group B matches.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 7 September 2022. The match venue is Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Atletico Madrid vs Porto (September 7) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Atletico Madrid vs Porto latest odds on betting sites

Atletico Madrid to win odds are priced at 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.40 (+240; 12/5), while Porto to win odds are priced at 5.00 (+400; 4/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Atletico Madrid β€” 50%, draw β€” 30%, Porto β€” 20%.

Latest betting odds on Atletico Madrid vs Porto (7 September 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals β€” 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals β€” 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
  • Asian handicap (-0.5) on Atletico Madrid β€” 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Asian handicap (+0.5) on Porto β€” 2.06 (+106; 52/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) β€” 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Both teams to score (No) β€” 1.74 (-135; 20/27)

Atletico Madrid vs Porto match preview and statistics

Atletico Madrid have two wins, a draw and a loss in the last four matches. They drew 1-1 with Real Sociedad in their last game.

Alvaro Morata opened the scoring in the fifth minute of the game. Carrasco whipped in the cross from the corner against the bottom of the near post, where Morata scored with a simple tap-in from the middle. The Spanish striker doubled the lead in the 29th minute, but VAR ruled it out due to a handball in the build-up to the goal.

Umar Sadiq levelled the score in the 55th minute of the second half. Silva worked the ball to Cho on the left side, and he got past Gimenez before sending the cross into the far post. The ball met Sadiq, who scored with a header into the net from close range.

Team statistics: 45% possession, 1.47 expected goals (xG), 15 total shots, four big chances, seven shots on target, 270 accurate passes, 75% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, six corners and five yellow cards.

Atletico Madrid team news: Jan Oblak, Matheus Cunha, Sergio Reguilon, Thomas Lemar and Stefan Savic are sidelined due to injuries.

Porto have four wins and a loss in the last five matches. They beat Gil Vicente 2-nil in their last game.

Mehdi Taremi gave the Blue and Whites the lead in the 41st minute with a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Stephen Eustaquio assisted the goa with the headed pass.

Wenderson Galeno doubled the lead on the stroke of halftime with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Eustaquio with a brace of assists in the match.

Team statistics: 60% possession, 2.30 expected goals (xG), 16 total shots, four big chances, four shots on target, 425 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, eight offsides and four corners.

Porto team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.

Atletico Madrid vs Porto H2H

Atletico have three wins and a draw in the last four matches against Porto. They won 3-1 in the last meeting.

Atletico Madrid vs Porto lineups and key players

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Ivo Grbic
  • Reinildo
  • Jose Gimenez
  • Axel Witsel
  • Yannick Carrasco
  • Geoffrey Kondogbia
  • Koke
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Alvaro Morata
  • Joao Felix

Alvaro Morata is the key player to watch out for. He scored a goal in their last match against Real Sociedad. Morata has three goals in four league matches for Atletico this season. The striker looks forward to scoring in this game.

Porto projected starting lineup:

  • Diogo Costa
  • Pepe
  • Pepe
  • David Carmo
  • Wendell
  • Otavio
  • Stephen Eustaquio
  • Mateus Uribe
  • Wenderson Galeno
  • Mehdi Taremi
  • Evanilson

Mehdi Taremi is the key player to watch out for. The attacker has three goals and one assist in five league matches for Porto this season. He scored the opening goal in their 2-0 win against Gil Vicente in the last match. Taremi should have his eyes for goal in the UCL tie.

Atletico Madrid vs Porto predictions and betting tips

Atletico Madrid are not at their best but can comfortably go toe to toe against Porto. They have three wins, a draw and a loss this season. Porto have five wins and a loss in the last six matches. They are in good form ahead of the Round 1 match.

Los Colchoneros have not lost to the Dragoes in the four meetings. They won three and drew one. The predictions for this match are both teams to score (Yes), and Atletico Madrid to win. The Spanish have the home advantage and will want to win in front of the crowd.

Atletico also have pressure to put up a good performance in this game. Porto are a good side. Scoring wouldn’t be an issue for them. It’s up to Atletico to take control of the game and avoid conceding more than one goal.

Betting prediction: Atletico Madrid to win
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)

Football UEFA Champions League . Group stage. Round 1
Atletico Madrid β€” Porto
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Both teams to score (Yes)
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