January 24, 2023 3 min read


Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Copa del Rey Odds, Time, and Prediction

The quarterfinal round of the 2022-23 Copa del Rey brings us the first Madrid Derby of 2023. The Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid cup game is played on Thursday at Santiago Bernabeu

Real Madrid have huge ambitions for this year. They got a chance to add several trophies to their collection, including the one awarded to the winner of Copa del Rey. Their first obstacle on the road to the trophy comes in the form of Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Copa del Rey Odds

Real Madrid -118
Atletico Madrid+320
Goals Over/UnderOdds
Over 2.5 goals-102
Under 2.5 goals-114

*Odds taken from bet365 on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

When, Where, and How to Watch?

  • Place: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain
  • Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch: ESPN+

Los Blancos Look Incredible on Home Turf

April 4, 2022 – that’s when Real Madrid lost a competitive game on home turf the last time. Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is their fortress, where they usually destroy the opposition. They defeated Atletico Madrid in each of the previous three Madrid Derbies that took place at this stadium, keeping a clean sheet each time.

They’re expected to do well at home in the Copa del Rey game as well. On Thursday, only 334 of 81,044 available tickets will go to Atletico fans. All the rest will be cheering for Los Blancos.

This isn’t the only good news for Carlo Ancelotti’s men ahead of the Copa del Rey quarterfinal. They’re going to get more help on the pitch as several of their key players are coming back from an injury. David Alaba, Danny Carvajal, Eden Hazard, and Aurelien Tchouameni are all expected to be fit for Thursday’s game.

Atletico Madrid Don’t Do Great in Big Matches in 2022-23

Atletico Madrid are doing okay in 2022-23 La Liga, where they’re fourth in the standings. They also got themselves to the quarterfinal of the Copa del Rey, which definitely is a good result. Still, the fact is that they just haven’t done much against big teams such as Real Madrid.

A perfect example of this is that Atleti got knocked out of the Champions League after finishing bottom of the table in their group. We also saw them lose to big La Liga teams earlier this season, including both Real Madrid and Barcelona.

In fact, the highest-ranked team in La Liga that Atleti won against in the 2022-23 season is Real Madrid, a side that currently occupies the No. 6 spot.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Prediction

The Madrid Derby in the quarterfinal of Copa del Rey is going to be the first time Los Blancos play at Estadio Bernabeu in 2023. With the help of nearly 81,000 of their fans, they’re going to tear Atleti apart.

Picks: Real Madrid to win; over 2.5 goals


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