Atalanta are in brilliant form heading into Serie A’s midweek slate of matches. Gian Piero Gasperini’s team is on a three-match winning streak in Serie A and sit in fourth place. A win on Tuesday night against Venezia could take Atalanta as high as third in the table. As it stands, Atalanta are just seven points off of first-place Napoli and a win will keep their hot streak going.
Atalanta vs Venezia Match Preview
Venezia are next up for Gasperini’s team. The Winged Lions are 16th in Serie A heading into the midweek showdown at the Gewiss Stadium. A loss on matchday 14 to Inter Milan, 2-0, ended an excellent three-match unbeaten run for Venezia.
Atalanta are unbeaten in eight straight games in all competitions. On matchday 16, Atalanta will visit Naples for a clash with first-place team Napoli. Napoli have a tricky fixture against Sassuolo in midweek. Theoretically, Atalanta could be four points back of Napoli by the time they kick off this weekend. If everything went Atalanta’s way, they would be one point off of Napoli by the end of the week.
Venezia have not Played Atalanta since 2003-04. There is not recent history between these teams nor are there any trends to go off of ahead of this fixture.
Atalanta vs Venezia Betting Odds
Atalanta are at the top of the current Serie A form table going into matchday 15. They took 14 points from the last 18 on offer in Serie A and are in excellent form. La Dea outscored their last six opponents by a count of 14-7.
Bookies’ best betting odds on an Atalanta win at full-time are at ¼. Despite being heavy favourites, Atalanta have only taken nine points from 21 on offer at home this term. La Dea have not been in great form at the Gewiss Stadium. Atalanta are on a three-match unbeaten streak at home in the league, however.
Venezia are at the best betting odds of 14/1 to win on the road at the Gewiss Stadium. The Winged Lions took seven points from the last 18 on offer in Serie A. They were outscored 9-6 by their last six opponents.
Venezia do not score a lot of goals. They have scored the second-fewest goals in the league with just 12. Away from home, Venezia have tallied a mere eight points from 24 on offer. Bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time between Atalanta and Venezia are at 21/4.
Atalanta vs Venezia Team News
Atalanta aing-back Robin Gosens is ruled out of the squad for Tuesday night’s match with Venezia. Defender Matteo Lovato is set to miss out with a hamstring injury. Coach Gasperini has no other injury problems. Midfielder Hans Hateboer finally made a return to the bench as Atalanta defeated Juventus at the weekend.
Atalanta have a busy schedule upcoming. The Italians are scrapping for a place in the Champions League last 16 for the third consecutive season. They will play Villarreal just days after meeting Napoli at the weekend. A win is needed for Atalanta to secure passage to the round of 16. Striker Duvan Zapata scored Atalanta’s winner against Juventus at the weekend, so expect the Colombian to start versus Venezia.
Venezia coach Paolo Zanetti will be without the duo of Luca Fiordilino and Michael Svoboda. Forward David Okereke is in fine form ahead of the game in Bergamo. He should start in attack with the chance to add to his team leading four goals. The Nigerian striker is tied with Mattia Aramu in goals.
The duo has scored eight of Venezia’s 12 goals. It is the second-lowest total in Serie A. Venezia’s defence has kept them in games as the team has allowed just 21 goals to opponents.
Atalanta vs Venezia H2H
Atalanta and Venezia have not played since the 2003-04 Serie B season. There are no trends between these teams to go off of ahead of the match. Atalanta are Serie A’s most in-form team. They took 14 points from the last 18 on offer.
Gasperini’s team could pull closer to Napoli, but will need help from Sassuolo to do so. The top of the table in Serie A is rather close with seven points separating first-place Napoli and fourth-place Atalanta.
Atalanta vs Venezia Prediction
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Despite Venezia’s issues with scoring goals this season, Atalanta’s defence has not been airtight. Atalanta have conceded 27 times in 19 matches in all competitions. They concede an average 1.42 goals per game. Ten of Atalanta’s last 11 games finished with both teams scoring goals. Three of Venezia’s last six Serie A matches ended with both teams scoring. Our betting tips prediction is for both teams to score on Tuesday at the Gewiss Stadium.
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Atalanta are the in-form team going into this fixture. They are coming off of a brilliant 1-0 away win versus Juventus and our betting tips prediction is for them to keep up the great form. Venezia are likely to play from behind in this match. Although the Winged Lions have been impressive at times this season, our betting tips prediction is for Atalanta to control this fixture. Atalanta should score first on the way to a victory.
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Fourteen of Atalanta’s 19 matches this season finished with over 2.5 goals scored. Six of Venezia’s 15 matches in Serie A have ended with over 2.5 goals scored. Our betting tips prediction is for goals to go into the back of the net with both teams playing on a short turnaround.
Atalanta should pick up all three points and move to nine matches without a loss in Serie A. The Bergamo club has a shot at winning Serie A this season, although it seems unlikely with the Milan clubs and Napoli ahead of them. This is a club that continues to improve and a win over Venezia will give them hope of move closer to first place.
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