Inter Milan vs Atalanta Predictions and betting
The Serie A has one of the most awaited clashes lined up on the weekend for the fans. On Sunday, Atalanta are scheduled to face the challenge of Inter Milan in their own backyard with a hope of getting that 3 important points.
Both the teams have come off defeats in Europe implying that their momentum and confidence taking a little hit as the sides try to get back on track with a good performance. Overall, the fans are expecting a spectacle to unfold on Sunday in Italy.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan Predictions and Betting Tips
Atalanta vs Inter Milan predictions and betting : Recent form
It has been quite peculiar for Atalanta this season. When they have won games, they have looked very dominating in contrast to their losses where they have completely surrendered to the opposition.
They started off their 2020 season with wins against Torino, Lazio and Cagilari but looked poor against Napoli following up with an unexpected defeat against Sampdoria. They made a good comeback last weekend to register their 4th win of the season when they beat Crotone. Their Champions League journey has been eerily similar to that of Serie A.
They won comfortably against Midtjylland, drew against Ajax and had one of their worst nights against Liverpool as they lost 5-0. It is a matter of time for them to get back to form and remain consistent throughout the season.
Inter Milan haven’t looked sharp or dominating in any game in this season. They started off the season with back to back wins but were forced a draw against Lazio and went on to lose against their arch-rival AC Milan.
They won against Genoa in the next match but was again involved in a deadlock against Parma last week. On the other hand, their UEFA campaign have been a quite a let down with two draws and a loss with no taste of victory in three games. It is time for some resurgence in Italy as they try to break into top 5 with a win on Sunday.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan predictions and betting analysis: Head-to-head
Inter Milan: 19
Last 5 games: Atalanta – 1, Inter Milan – 1, Draw – 3.
Recent Meeting: Inter Milan defeated Atalanta with a 2-0 margin in a Serie A fixture.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan predictions and betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The Inter Milan’s forward is solid with the presence of Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez.
Lautaro Martinez has been sharp and at his peak with 15 goals in 20 games with 66.7% pass accuracy. He is exceptional in the air and has 2.9 shots on target, 1.3 key passes and 0.7 dribbles per game so far.
Romelu Lukaku has been one of the key figures for the team in this season and is likely to return for this game after recovering from an injury. He currently has 12 goals in 12 games with a passing success of 77.5%. He has also been exceptional in creating chances with 1.4 key pass and 3.4 shots on target per match until recently. He single-handedly saved some grace for the team yesterday with two goals.
Ivan Perisic has been a value addition in the attack who is a free-kick specialist along with providing key passes and taking long shots. The Croatian forward has 3 goals and 2 assists in the recent outings along with 75.9% pass accuracy and 1.7 shots on target per game so far.
The Atalanta attack has the services of Muriel and Zapata who will play as the strikers whereas the Gomez will be the attacking midfielder.
Duvan Zapata failed to score against Liverpool last night and would be looking for the net against Inter Milan. The Colombian has 6 goals and 3 assists in 14 games along with 80.7% pass accuracy. He is exceptional in air and has 3.3 shots on target, 1.3 key passes per game so far.
Luis Muriel has been a great asset for the team with 8 goals and an assist in the last 16 games. Additional to that, he has 2.4 shots on target, 0.3 key pass and 0.5 aerials won per match. Alejandro Gomez will have to repeat his heroics on Tuesday who is at his peak with 5 goals and 3 assists in the recent past.
The Atalanta defense completely broke down after a humiliating performance against Liverpool.
Luis Palomino leads the pack with 86.5% pass success and shows his quality in aerial duels with an average of 1.1 every game. He also has 0.9 interceptions and 1.5 clears per game so far.
Rafael Toloi has also looked incredible in the season with his tackling skills. Along with that, he has 80.4% pass accuracy and tackles well with an average of 1.6 per game and 2.3 clears so far.
Berat Djimsiti will join them to provide the support for the duo to make sure that the team doesn’t concede. The Albanian defender has 82.1% pass success along with 2.5 interceptions and 3.1 clears per game.
The Inter Milan’s defense has the likes of Stefan de Vrij, Danilo D’Ambrosio and Bastoni who can withstand even the most brutal attack.
Vrij’s strength is passing and has 93.1% accuracy along with 1.6 aerial duels won per game. Along with this he has 2.3 interceptions and most importantly 2 clears that will rattle opponent’s momentum.
Alessandro Bastoni is sharp and counter attacks well along with a pass accuracy of 87.6%. He averages 1.3 tackles, 1.2 interception and 0.7 clears per game so far.
Danilo D’Ambrosio is an integral part of this defense whose strength includes passing and holding on to the ball. The Italian defender has 91.2% pass accuracy in addition to 1.8 tackles and 1.1 clears in every game.
Inter Milan vs Atalanta Predictions and betting Summary
The match between Inter Milan and Atalanta will be played in the Atleti Azzurri d’italia on 8th November at 3pm local time. Given the two teams are equally capable off pulling a victory, this will be a great battle to watch out for on a Sunday. The betting platforms have reflected this opinion with a narrow edge to the Inter Milan even though it’s a level playing field.