With no less than 31 goals scored in last 7 clashes between the two teams, the fans at Vicente Calderon are likely to witness a highly entertaining game, with odds of 3.30 (23/10) offered on over 3.5 goals looking too good to pass.
Atletico Madrid desperately need a win in order to return to contention for the European places, although that is easier said than done considering their latest performances.
Having won just one out of their last eight games, we don’t see why los Colchoneros are seen as favourites here at odds of 2.20 (6/5) offered by 888Sport.
Tomas Ujfalusi returns to contention after recovering from a knee injury, but Luis Perea misses out through suspension. Diego Costa and Kun Aguero should be fit to play despite picking up minor knocks in training.
Villarreal returned to winning ways as they beat Hercules last weekend and they are now just one point behind third-placed Valencia.
The Yellow Submarine have been in fine form lately and considering Atletico are largely underperforming this term, you might want to consider backing Villarreal to win at 3.60 (13/5) offered by Victor Chandler.
Coach Juan Carlos Garrido, who sits out a match through a ban, is likely to make some changes to the starting line-up as he wants to keep his players fresh for the decisive battles of the season.
Marcos Senna and Angel Lopez remain sidelined, while Marco Ruben, Mateo Musacchio and Catala are pushing for the starting places.