Atalanta vs Sampdoria
Italy – Serie A
Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Kick-off at 20:45 UK/ 21:45 CET
Venue: Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia
The Banshees might be the best team in Italy at the moment along with Juve, and they even might be the best attacking team in the whole of Europe. Despite having no superstars, they have been on a rampage this campaign in the Serie A putting to shame some of the best attacks in the continent.
As of now, they are placed fourth in the table, and while catching Juve might be out of the question, they could realistically target a second-place finish this season – which would be massive for the club.
It helps that they are taking on a team currently placed in the bottom tier of the table – La Samp. While Claudio Ranieri’s men have been not that impressive over the course of the season, they still are not in danger of being relegated.
By the looks of things, it seems as if we are in line for an Atalanta victory.
Atalanta vs Sampdoria: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The reverse fixture had ended in a goalless draw.
- Six of the former ten clashes had goals from both teams.
- The Banshees have been unbeaten in the last two years.
- Nine of the preceding fourteen wins at this stadium had gone to the hosts.
- Four of the previous eight match-ups at this venue saw the home team keeping clean sheets.
Atalanta vs Sampdoria: Prediction
Gian Piero Gasperini’s men recorded a 0-1 win on the road the last match-day, against Cagliari. While it was an unusual victory or the guests, considering the modest scoreline, they still managed to keep their winning streak intact.
In the meanwhile, Ranieri’s men registered a 3-0 win at home the past game week, against Spal. The victory was surely huge, however it must be mentioned that it had come against the worst team in the competition.
As things stand, the Banshees are the favorites. They are placed fourth in the table, and have a lead of 15 points over the fifth-placed Roma. They are also on an eleven-match winning run, and scored an incredible 47 goals from their past thirteen fixtures.
They had also won ten of their former twelve appearances at home, and scored a total of 40 goals from these 12 fixtures. On the other hand, their opposite number had lost three of their last five overall games, and also lost ten of their past fifteen road trips.
On top of that, they have considerably struggled in h2h clashes over the years as well. Taking into account all these factors, expect a winning performance from Atalanta this Wednesday.
Atalanta vs Sampdoria: Betting Tips
Atalanta to Win @ 1.40 (2/5)
To Score in Both Halves @ 1.50 (1/2).