Spezia vs Atalanta
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 8 May 2022
Kick-off at 11:30 UK/ 12:30 CET
Venue: Stadio Alberto Picco.
Atlanta used to be one of the best teams in the Italian top flight the past few years. However, their level has considerably dropped this time around, and they are struggling to secure a top-seven finish.
A top-seven finish is important in Italy, as only then will be a team be able to represent the league in Europe the upcoming season. As of now they are placed eighth in the table with just three games remaining for the campaign to come to a conclusion.
However, there is an upside to all of this. They are level on points with the seventh-placed Fiorentina, who are going through an absolute mess of a streak at the moment. In fact, Fiorentina are on a losing streak, and are letting in goals in huge numbers.
On top of that, they have to take on Jose Mourinho’s Roma next, and it is almost sure that the team is going to drop points.
This is the moment to strike. Countdown Atlanta to take full advantage of this scenario. It also helps that they are pitted against one of the worst teams in the league this Sunday.
Not only are Spezia on a long losing streak, but they are also struggling to avoid relegation as of now. It is rightfully thought that they are huge underdogs this weekend.
Spezia vs Atalanta Head-to-head (h2h)
- The reverse fixture had finished in a 5-2 win for Atalanta.
- They have a 100 percentage winning record against this opponent this past decade, barring a single draw.
- They have scored three or more goals in all but one meeting till now.
- The hosts are yet to score a single goal at this ground in the past decade.
Spezia vs Atalanta Prediction & Analysis
Spezia lost 3-4 at home the last match-day against Lazio. They are also on a three-game losing streak, and they had let in a total of nine goals in the process.
Do also note that they lost four of their past six appearances at home, and they considered a total of seven goals from their former two home fixtures.
On the other hand, Atlanta registered a 1-1 draw at home the past game week against Salernitana. They are also on a 3-game unbeaten streak, and they have lost a total of just four times away from home since August of 2021.
Note that two of these losses had come against Roma and Manchester United.
Taking into account these observations expect a huge win for Atalanta this Sunday.
Key Stats for Betting
- Only three teams in the entire Italian top flight have considered more goals than Spezia.
- They have managed to post just nine wins all through the campaign.
Tips for Spezia vs Atalanta
Atalanta to Win & Over 3.5 Match Goals @ 3.00 (2/1)
Correct Score: 4-1 Atalanta @ 101.00 (100/1).