It is the fun end of the table against the lower regions of Serie A when Atalanta squares up against Venezia tonight. With those positions in mind, a win for Atalanta seems a likely outcome. Atalanta finds themselves as number 4 in Serie A with 28 points from their initial 14 matches. As number 16, 13 points behind them, we find Venezia following their first 14 rounds of the season.
It is top against the bottom, and Atalanta will be looking to make Venezia feel the difference. How much of a fight will the latter be able to put up? We will find out this coming Tuesday.
Atalanta head into their next Serie A match, averaging a highly respectable 2.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 24 goals, while also conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 time. Venezia travels to their next Serie A match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 9 goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Stats and facts for Atalanta and Venezia.
- Atalanta has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Atalanta unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Atalanta unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Atalanta has won in the last 4 of 5 matches.
- Venezia scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Venezia's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Venezia conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Atalanta v. Venezia
Venezia look poor on the road
Atalanta seems untouchable right now Atalanta looks in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Spezia by 5-2, before drawing 3-3 with BSC Young Boys. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Juventus 1-0.
Venezia paddling along.
Results have been on par for Venezia in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last 3 matches for Venezia. They first took out Roma by 3-2 before downing Bologna by 0-1. The winning streak came to an end against Inter, who ran out 0-2 winners.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned above, Atalanta seems in with a good shot of another win against Venezia. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 1.22. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 13.00.
Atalanta v. Venezia — fixture history
The latest match between Atalanta and Venezia was a close affair, with Atalanta grabbing a small 1-0 victory. Atalanta enters the match against Venezia with a 2-0-0 record in their previous 2 encounters in Serie A. This amounts to a 100% winning ratio for Atalanta, with Venezia victorious in 0% of the last 2 encounters.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, Atalanta and Venezia are currently 13 points and 12 places apart. Atalanta will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Venezia on Tuesday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Venezia will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Atalanta and Venezia.
It is difficult to look past Duvan Zapata, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 5 times lately for Atalanta. David Okereke has managed to score 3 times in the last half dozen matches for Venezia. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.