Atalanta – Juventus : Preview & Prediction
Atalanta and Juventus play at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia in a match of the 18th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, who in the last 5 matches won 3 and drew 2. Indeed, in the last match at this stadium, in a match for Coppa Italia on 30-01-2018, Juventus only managed to win , by (0-1). G. Higuaín (3 ‘) scored the only goal of the match.
Review of Atalanta
Atalanta team is currently in 9th place with 24 points earned after 7 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Lazio by (1-0). In the last match, lost out to Genoa by (3-1). For the championship, Atalanta had 13 points out of 24, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in their last eight games at their stadium. In his home games there are some frequent scorers in the break: 1-0 (3 in 8 games) and 0-0 (3 in 8 games). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home matches there is a tendency towards few goals, since 4 of his last 8 matches in the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Atalanta enter this match after a 3-1 defeat on their visit to the Genoa pitch: the only goal of the team was scored by Zapata. It is worth mentioning that the home team recorded 2 consecutive victories in the Italian championship. Coach Moreno Longo usually plays in a traditional 3-5-2, preferring a faster style of play, of constant transitions, attacking, preferably, the sides. It is noteworthy that in this drawing, the two most advanced players are Papu Gomez and Duván Zapata: the second athlete is the best finisher of Atalanta with 7 goals scored. For this game the trienador does not have Palomino and Rafael Toloi, both injured, besides De Roon and Varnier, these with physical problems.
After 16 wins and 1 draw, the visiting team is in 1st place, having won 49 points. In the last match, they won at home (1-0), after their previous match had won out in a game against Torino, (0-1).
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 8 victories in the last games as a visitor. In his league games as a visitor the most frequent result at the end of the game was 0-2 (3 out of 8 matches). The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and his attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since 7 of their last 8 games by the competition finished with More than 1.5 goals. This is a team that scores many times first: opened the scoring in 15 of their last 17 games for Serie A TIM, of those 15 reached the interval in advantage in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 14.
Juventus enter this motivated round after a 1-0 win against Roma, thus registering the excellent series of eight successive victories in the Italian league: the only goal was scored by Mandzukic. Unlike the opponents of this round, coach Massimiliano Allegri is usually in a 4-3-3 where the three most advanced players are Cristiano Ronaldo, Dybala and Mandzukic. The visiting club when it invests in the offensive process, usually, makes through the left side, taking advantage of the depth offered by the side Alex Sandro. The Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo is the best finisher of Juventus with 11 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on João Cancelo and Barzagli, both injured.
Atalanta – Juventus : Betting Tips
Juventus – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70