Juventus and Atalanta face off in round 14 at Allianz Stadium, and it has the look of a tight match between two teams currently looking evenly matched. Juventus lay claim to a ranking of 8th in the Serie A on 21 points after playing 13 matches. The difference to Atalanta is 4 points, which leaves the latter ranked as number 4 in the table from 13 rounds.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Atalanta will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the Serie A going. While in for a tough assignment at Allianz Stadium, current form offers hope for the visitors of coming away with a point.
Juventus go into their next Serie A match averaging a humble 1.5 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 15 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Atalanta enter their next Serie A match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable 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 times. Here are some predictins for this very important game!
Stats and facts for Juventus and Atalanta.
- Juventus scored in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Juventus's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Juventus scored the last 5 matches in a row at home.
- Atalanta unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
- Atalanta has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Atalanta unbeaten the last 12 matches in a row when playing away;
- Atalanta has won in the last 7 of 8 matches when playing away.
Current form — Juventus v. Atalanta
Juventus paddling along.
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Juventus, as they have performed according to their level. Juventus are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Fiorentina by 1-0, before downing Lazio by 2-0. The winning streak came to an end against Chelsea, who ran out 4-0 winners.
Juventus hoping to bounce back
Atalanta will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Atalanta look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They ran out 1-2 and 5-2 winners against Cagliari and Spezia, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against BSC Young Boys, who claimed a point in a 3-3 draw.
Form on both sides make this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Juventus have grabbed the role as fairly big favourites, though, with the bookies paying out a price of 2.05 for a win. Depending on your preferred betting strategy, one could also consider adding a draw to an accumulator. No less than six of the past 10 meetings ended up without a winner.
Juventus v. Atalanta — fixture history
The latest match between Atalanta and Juventus was a tight encounter which saw Atalanta running away with a small 1-0 victory. Juventus have been able to win 30% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Atalanta in the Serie A. In other words, they have a 3-6-1 recent record, with the latter winning 10% of the matches. The last 10 matches between Juventus and Atalanta have largely been very equal encounters. With over half of these finishing in a draw, we could be in for a tight match once again this coming Saturday.
Current standings in the Serie A
The current standings in the Serie A shows us how Juventus and Atalanta are positioned in the league table. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 14 clash on Saturday.
It is difficult to look past Leonardo Bonucci, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 2 times lately for Juventus. Duvan Zapata has managed to score 5 times in the last half dozen matches for Atalanta. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.