Udinese – Atalanta : Preview & Prediction
Udinese and Atalanta play at the Stadio Communale Friuli in a match of the 11th round of Serie A TIM. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 4 wins and 2 draws in the last 6 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 07-05-2017, in a match for Serie A TIM that ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by S. Perica (53 ‘) for Udinese and by B. Cristante (41′) for Atalanta. Although this is a game between 13th and 9th overall, it is actually a game between the 11th place in home games and the 16th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 13th place with 9 points, after 3 wins and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Juventus by (2-6). In the last match, he won off to Sassuolo by (0-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 6 points in their stadium, with 10 goals scored and 11 conceded, against 3 points out, where he scored 6 goals and suffered 10. For the championship, Udinese won 6 points in 15 possible , after 2 wins and 3 losses in the last 5 games he played in his stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his games at home there is a tendency to goals, since 16 of his last 24 games finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 10 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score.
Udinese come to this game with a win at the Sassuolo field, by 0-1, putting an end to the two consecutive defeats in this championship: the goal of the three points was scored by Barák. In this home game, coach Luigi Delneri is expected to maintain his usual tactical system, namely 4-3-3, favoring the organization of the team and the long balls for Lasagna: Italian is one of the best finishers with 2 goals scored. It is important to remember that Udinese has weaknesses in maintaining possession of the ball, standing balls and defensive transition. For this game the coach can not count on Nuytinck and Gnoukouri, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 15 points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, won at home to Bologna by (1-0). In the last match, won at home to Verona by (3-0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 13 points, against only 2 in their games as a visitor. His last away game for this competition ended with a 3-1 loss to Sampdoria. In the last 4 away games for the championship, Atalanta scores 2 draws and 2 losses, having won 2 points out of 12.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor for 4 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 games for this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their away games, as 19 of their last 22 matches have ended with over 1.5 goals. In 10 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 6 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 9 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Atalanta have an excellent season and in the last game they beat Verona 3-0: goals were scored by Kurtic, Ilicic and Freuler. Despite the good moment, we emphasize that the local team does not add any victory away from home. In this visit to Udinese, it is expected that coach Gian Piero Gasperini line up in the usual 3-5-2 with Gomez and Cornelius being the most advanced men on the team. Papu Gómez is the great highlight of Atalanta with 3 goals and 3 assists. For this game the coach can not count on Urbano, player who presents / displays physical complaints.
Udinese – Atalanta : Betting Tips
Udinese – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.80