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Atlas vs Pumas Liga MX 2022: Predictions, odds, and where to watch it

The current champions will host Pumas for the sixth round in the Liga MX.

Atlas and Pumas face each other in what will be the best encounter of the matchday.
Atlas and Pumas face each other in what will be the best encounter of the matchday.

Atlas will face Pumas UNAM in the sixth round of the Clausura 2022 tournament. Atlas’ last match was against Puebla at the Cuauhtémoc Stadium where Diego Cocca’s squad was not able to defeat Puebla. The match had high expectations because both teams were at the top of the standings, and the match did not disappoint but ended in a draw. With the draw, Puebla remained in first place and Atlas in second place with the same points but less goal difference.

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On the other hand, Pumas won against León 2-1 in their home. Andrés Lillini's team is currently in sixth place in the standings with 9 points. The team from the capital returned to winning ways after two consecutive defeats against Tigres and Tijuana. In midweek, the felines played in the Concacaf Champions League as visitors against Saprissa from Costa Rica and drew 2-2.

Atlas vs Pumas: Match Information

Date: Sunday, February 20, 2022

Time: 8:05 PM (CT)

Location: Jalisco Stadium, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.

Atlas vs Pumas: Times by State in the US

ET: 9:05 PM

CT: 8:05 PM

MT: 7:05 PM

PT: 6:05 PM

How to watch live Atlas vs Pumas

TV Channel:

US: TUDN USA

México: TUDN, Azteca 7, Afizzionados

Livestream: 

US: TUDN.com, TUDN App

México: Blim TV, TUDN En Vivo, Azteca Deportes En Vivo

Atlas vs Pumas head to head record

Atlas and Pumas have met 31 times since 2009. The record between the two teams is in favor of the Universitarios who have won 16 times while Atlas has won 8 and the remaining 7 matches ended in a draw.

The last five meetings between Atlas and Pumas have been favorable to the felines, which has won 2 out of 5 games. In the Apertura 2021 regular-season match Atlas and the Pumas tied 0-0. However, Atlas eliminated Pumas in the semifinals of last year's tournament. The tie was tied on aggregate, but the red-and-black team advanced due to a better position in the standings.

Atlas vs Pumas: Predictions and odds

The odds are in favor of Atlas. Cocca’s squad plays at home where they have won both of their games this season and that’s why FanDuel considers them favorites giving them +100 odds. Meanwhile, FanDuel does not believe Pumas can beat Atlas, despite the fact that they also won their last game and are only two points behind the home team, giving them +280. On the other hand, the draw is given in +210 odds. 

Atlas News

Andrés Guardado, a Real Betis player, revealed in an interview with FOX Sports that Atlas tried to get him back a few years ago. The Mexican club did not show much continuity in their interest in bringing him back, so he, already focused on other matters, and forgot about it.

Pumas News

Pumas UNAM was unable to win at Deportivo Saprissa as a result of a great performance by veteran Christian Bolaños, who scored a brace. For the Mexicans, Corozo and Dinenno were on target.

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