The Serie A tie at Giuseppe Meazza on on Saturday sees home team Inter up against Atalanta.
Sitting two places behind the top of the table, Inter claimed 66 points after 36 rounds. Meanwhile, Atalanta amassed 61 points and rank as number 5 in the Serie A at the moment.
Atalanta will play the match against Inter hoping to gain some ground on the latter in Serie A standings. A positive result could be more than important for their upcoming challenges this season.
Inter scored 20 times, conceded ten and held on for three clean sheets in their last ten games.
Atalanta scored 17 times in their previous ten matches, an average of 1.7 per game. They also conceded 13 goals for an average of 1.3 a game, pulling off zero clean sheets in these.
Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Inter played against Atalanta. It finished 2-3 in a great Serie A match between the pair.
Inter vs Atalanta Prediction
Inter have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat AC Milan by 1-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 3-1 against SSC Napoli, before claiming three points in a 1-2 win against Fiorentina. Inter won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A, while also drawing zero. They suffered three defeats, while they scored nine and conceded six goals.
Atalanta collected one win from their last three matches, as Juventus won by 0-2. Salernitana were too strong as well, winning 1-0, before Atalanta won 3-1 against Verona. Atalanta won twice, while also recording one draw, and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Serie A. The scoreline from these matches says eight goals conceded and six scored.
Inter look well suited to build on their current momentum against visitors Atalanta. We expect them to deliver the goods in their upcoming clash at Giuseppe Meazza.
Inter have taken 22 points from their last 16 games against teams from the top half of the Serie A table. They won seven of these matches with a scoreline of 24 goals to 22. Atalanta won seven of their last 16 matches against teams from the top half of the Serie A table, scoring 22 and conceding 23 goals. They collected 23 points from these. Inter are looking at a record of 21 wins, three draws and 12 defeats in the Serie A this season. Atalanta put 18 wins, seven draws and 11 defeats on the board in the Serie A.
Inter vs Atalanta Stats
- Inter have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
- Inter have won 8 of the last 9 matches
- Inter have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- Inter have won the last 4 home matches in a row
- Inter have not lost the last 5 home matches in a row
- Atalanta have conceded in the last 11 matches in a row
- In 8 of the last 9 Atalanta away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Atalanta have conceded in 11 of the last 12 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Atalanta away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 matches Atalanta played, both teams scored
Inter vs Atalanta Squads
Inzaghi will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Atalanta from the following players (the statistics in the brackets represent goals scored and matches played in the Serie A this season):
Alex Cordaz (0/0), Andre Onana (0/23), Nikolaos Botis (0/0), Samir Handanovic (0/13), Alessandro Bastoni (0/27), Alessandro Fontanarosa (0/0), Dalbert (0/0), Danilo D'Ambrosio (0/14), Federico Dimarco (4/32), Francesco Acerbi (0/29), Matteo Darmian (1/29), Mattia Zanotti (0/2), Milan Skriniar (0/21), Raoul Bellanova (0/17), Robin Gosens (3/30), Stefan de Vrij (1/25), Stefano Di Pentima (0/0), Denzel Dumfries (1/32), Ebenezer Akinsanmiro (0/0), Hakan Calhanoglu (3/31), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (3/31), Kristjan Asllani (0/19), Marcelo Brozovic (2/26), Nicolo Barella (5/33), Nicolo Biral (0/0), Roberto Gagliardini (0/18), Silas Andersen (0/0), Valentin Carboni (0/5), Edin Dzeko (9/31), Joaquin Correa (3/26), Lautaro Martinez (20/36), Romelu Lukaku (9/23).
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 65 year-old Atalanta manager Gasperini will select his starting XI from these players:
Francesco Rossi (0/0), Juan Musso (0/24), Khadim Ndiaye (0/0), Marco Sportiello (0/13), Berat Djimsiti (0/22), Brandon Soppy (0/16), Davide Zappacosta (4/19), Giorgio Scalvini (2/30), Hans Hateboer (1/17), Joakim Maehle (3/32), Jose Luis Palomino (1/15), Lorenzo Bernasconi (0/0), Matteo Ruggeri (0/15), Memeh Caleb Okoli (0/15), Merih Demiral (1/28), Rafael Toloi (2/30), Ademola Lookman (13/29), Ederson (1/33), Jacopo Da Riva (0/0), Leonardo Mendicino (0/0), Mario Pasalic (4/30), Marten de Roon (3/33), Mateo Colombo (0/0), Simone Muratore (0/0), Teun Koopmeiners (7/31), Duvan Zapata (2/25), Jeremie Boga (2/23), Luis Muriel (2/27), Lukas Vorlicky (0/3), Rasmus Hoejlund (8/30), Salvatore Elia (0/0), Tommaso De Nipoti (0/0).
Inter vs Atalanta Team News
Inter just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Atalanta at Giuseppe Meazza.
Sidelined with an injury, Inter can't field Marcelo Brozovic this coming Saturday against Atalanta.
Inter vs Atalanta Lineups
Inter vs Atalanta H2H
The last time these two teams squared up, Inter ran out 2-3 winners which they surely won't mind doing again at Giuseppe Meazza. A draw could be the way to go here, as this has been an equal pairing in their most recent meetings. Inter won four of the previous ten matches, while Atalanta secured one win from those ten matches. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 5/6.
Inter vs Atalanta Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the last ten matches between Inter and Atalanta.
Inter vs Atalanta Betting Tips
Davide Zappacosta shows decent form right now for Atalanta, as he scored three goals in his last six games in the Serie A. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Inter, who are strong favourites this coming Saturday. Siding with Romelu Lukaku also look a nice prospect as he scored six goals in his last six Serie A matches.
Inter claimed all three points six times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Atalanta won three of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing five in this series of matches. Apparently, it is hit or miss for Inter at Giuseppe Meazza having gone 10 Serie A matches here without a draw. Atalanta drew two of their previous 10 away matches.
Less than 2.5 goals came out three times in the past ten encounters between these two while both teams not to score was a winning bet five times. Inter managed an average of 1.1 goals, with Atalanta averaging one goal. Inter scored an average of 2.5 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Atalanta, who scored 1.7 times on average in those matches.