An exciting match should be on the cards this coming Tuesday, when BSC Young Boys bid welcome to Atalanta at Stade de Suisse Wankdorf. Decision time is coming up in the group stages of the Champions League this season, as we enter round five.
BSC Young Boys are not exactly pulling up trees when it comes to goals at present, hitting the target 1.6 times on average in previous Champions League matches. At least they do not concede much either with an average of 1.7 goals against.
Atalanta will hope to match the latter number this coming Tuesday when they enter the match as favourites. Challenging for the title might be a bit of a long shot for Atalanta. However, they make a tough opponent for anyone and qualifying for the knock-out stages is within their reach. Let's take a look at some odds & predictions!
BSC Young Boys vs Atalanta stats and analysis
At the time of writing, we were able to look up following odds with the bookmakers on this encounter. A win for BSC Young Boys pays out at 3.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.75, whereas an away win for Atalanta returns you odds 2.00.
BSC Young Boys go into their fifth Champions League group match on 3 points. To see the next round, they need to go all-in chasing a win. A draw is probably not enough to stay in the race for advancement unless Lady Luck is on their side. A third-place finish is still a possibility, but the hosts want to stay in this tournament.
Atalanta arrives at their fifth Champions League match with 5 points to show for their efforts. A win will see them profit from Villarreal and Manchester United playing each other with at least one team dropping points in this round.
According to the bookmakers, Atalanta are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 2.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 50% chance of beating BSC Young Boys. Placing your bet on BSC Young Boys, the best price at the time of writing lies at 3.30.
Facts and figures for BSC Young Boys vs Atalanta in Champions League.
- BSC Young Boys has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- BSC Young Boys has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
- BSC Young Boys conceded the last 9 matches in a row;
- BSC Young Boys conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home.
- Atalanta did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Atalanta scored in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Atalanta's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Atalanta scored the last 9 matches in a row when playing away.
Lineup BSC Young Boys vs Atalanta
Current form — BSC Young Boys v. Atalanta
Only a single point prevents BSC Young Boys from getting through their last 3 games empty-handed. They came up short, losing 3-1 and 2-0 against FC St. Gallen and Villarreal respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against Grasshopper Club.
Atalanta look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Manchester United, before downing first Cagliari by 1-2, then Spezia in a 5-2 win.
BSC Young Boys v. Atalanta — fixture history
The latest match between Atalanta and BSC Young Boys was a tight encounter which saw Atalanta running away with small 1-0 victory. BSC Young Boys have been able to win 0% of their last 1 encounter against upcoming Atalanta in the Champions League. In other words, they have a 0-0-1 recent record, with the latter winning 100% of the matches.
Full Time betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: BSC Young Boys to win pays out at 3.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.75, while an away win for Atalanta returns you odds 2.00.
Managing 2 goals in his previous 6 matches for BSC Young Boys makes Fabian Rieder a player every opponent will have marked as one to keep an eye on. Atalanta are banking on Duvan Zapata to bring his A-game to the table, as he has been on target 5 times in 6 recent matches.