It’s a skinny price but a glance at the home side’s form reveals 3 wins from the last 4, the blot coming in the form of a loss to Barcelona. Almeria are Betfred’s 6/1 outsiders and will be massively encouraged by coming from 2-0 down to win at Sociedad (in the cup) but their general away form leaves a bit to be desired.
Almeria’s only win of the season came at Deportivo, no great shakes this season, but perhaps an eye should be kept on the draw, 10/3 with Bet365, as Almeria have been amongst the goals. The away side are a very decent 9/2 with Totesport to win on the Draw no Bet market but in the regular head to heads, stick with Athletico.
Later in the evening, Bilbao are even money (Ladbrokes) to beat Getafe, who are a 14/5 shot with William Hill. Getafe have a habit of building up a head of steam, only to go back to square one, when on the road. They have just fallen over that edge with a loss to Athletico Madrid and will start to get back on their feet; the draw is an attractive proposition at 13/5 with .