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Champions League Picks: Back Inter Milan to beat Atletico

In perhaps the pick of this year’s last-16 ties, Inter Milan meet Atletico Madrid, with the first leg of their Champions League clash taking place at San Siro on Tuesday. The hosts are fifth favorites to lift the trophy according to the latest Las Vegas soccer odds.

 

Champions League Picks: Back Inter Milan to beat Atletico
Champions League Picks: Back Inter Milan to beat Atletico

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Match Information

1. Match: Inter Milan (3-3-0) vs Atletico Madrid (4-2-0)
2. Location: Stadio San Siro, Milan, Italy
3. Day/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 3 p.m. ET
4. Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Live Stream: Fubo.tv

 

Inter is on the right track to win the Scudetto, but they want to go all the way in the elite competition as well. Defender Francesco Acerbi remains on the sidelines with injury, while Juan Cuadrado and Stefano Sensi are ineligible to face Atletico Madrid.

Diego Simeone’s troops, on the other hand, head into the match following a thrilling 5-0 win over Las Palmas, but they will have a big fish to fry in Tuesday’s clash. As Inter is on an eight-game winning run in all competitions, so if you’re betting online you should back them to win this clash.

You can watch the Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid game on FOX or stream it on FuboTV this Tuesday, Febr. 20, at 3 p.m.

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Odds and Spreads

1. Inter has won its last eight games.
2. Atletico Madrid has lost two of its last three.
3. The visitors have lost nine of their 18 away European games against Italian sides.
4. Their latest meeting was in 2018 and the match ended in a 0-1 win for Inter Milan.
5. Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid have met just twice in their histories, the first coming back in 2010.
6. Both teams have a win each, with both games only having one team on the scoresheet.
7. Inter Milan has netted 14 goals in their last six Serie A matches.
8. Atletico has seen two Group Stage exits in the last six years, but the Spanish side also made the Final in 2014 and 2016, losing both times to Real Madrid.
9. Inter reached the Final in 2023 but lost 1 – 0 against Manchester City. They also failed to get out of the Group Stage three seasons in a row from 2018 to 2021.

 

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Over/Under Pick: Over 2, 2½ Goals (-114)

It will be interesting to see whether Diego Simeone reverts to type on Tuesday night and sets his team up ultra-defensively or if he will continue with the more open and attacking tactics he has adopted for the majority of the season.

Atletico scored five at the weekend and has been involved in several high-scoring matches this season. Inter Milan has netted 14 goals in their last six Serie A matches.

We expect an entertaining game with at least three goals, so the Over is our soccer bet prediction for the match.

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Player Prop Pick: Lautaro Martinez Anytime Goalscorer (+160)

Atletico Madrid’s defensive standards have slipped in recent seasons so Argentine ace Lautaro Martinez makes plenty of appeal to add to his staggering tally of 28 goal involvements in 31 appearances across all competitions this season so far.

He is priced at +160 at our online sportsbook to find the back of the net on Tuesday, a great value bet for soccer player prop picks.

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Game Prop Pick: Over 2½ and Both Teams To Score – Yes (+160)

Inter and Atletico can both call upon plenty of European experience, grit, and nous, so a tight contest is to be expected. The two sides have scored freely this term, though, and an abundance of attacking talent will surely have their say, making this one of the best Champions League prop bets of the day.

Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid Prediction

Inter Milan 2, Atletico Madrid 1

 

 

Questions Of The Day

Who could be booked in Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid?


Atletico Madrid’s Axel Witsel has never been one to shy away from a tackle, posting an average of 1.3 fouls per 90 across the entirety of his stellar career to date.
With Inter powered by the goal-scoring prowess of deadly duo Lautaro Martínez and Marcus Thuram, Witsel should be in for a yellow card.

Who has bigger concerns about injured players, Inter Milan or Atletico Madrid?


Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone has bigger concerns with a much longer injury list than his opposite number. Paulista, Azpilicueta, and Lemar are all certain to miss the match on Tuesday night, while there are also doubts about Alvaro Morata.

 

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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