Atalanta Bergamo vs Sampdoria Soccer Betting Prediction
Atalanta Bergamo also wants to strike against Sampdoria
The program in Serie A is still tight. Before the game Atalanta Bergamo vs. Sampdoria the odds indicate a favorite role for the host.
A look at the table in the A series shows that Atalanta has clear advantages here too. For the host, it’s about the Champions League, the guests from Genoa can be found in completely different table regions.
But with little time for regeneration and a lot of rotation, there can be a surprise. And that’s exactly what the guests of Sampdoria hope for. Because every game over 90 minutes full throttle can not even the host from Bergamo.
Atalanta Bergamo – Statistics & current form
Atalanta Bergamo is the top scorer in Serie A. 83 goals in 30 games is an incredibly high value for the Lombards, so it was all the more surprising that Atalanta scored only once in the last game at Cagliari. After all: The game was won 1-0.
Because coach Gasperini spared one or the other player, in the game against Sampdoria it can now be expected that Atalanta Bergamo will again be very offensive. Before the game Atalanta Bergamo vs. Sampdoria is therefore our tip that over 2.5 goals will be scored.
With 63 points, the host is fourth in the table, the lead over fifth is already 15 points – with eight games remaining. The Bergamasci can very likely plan with the Champions League. And also because Atalanta Bergamo is in good shape.
Atalanta Bergamo wants to take the good shape with them
But in this case it is still an understatement. All five games were won, which is impressive in that Ilicic was one of the most important players missing in the beginning. You also have to win the game with an uncomfortable opponent like Cagliari at the weekend, where there were rotations in numerous positions.
In addition, the team also showed a different quality, playing zero twice last time in a row. Atalanta Bergamo did not manage that often. The hosts can actually look up rather than down in the table, because Inter Milan in third place is only one point away.
Against Sampdoria, Atalanta Bergamo will send the usual top eleven onto the pitch again and try to play the usual, dynamic and powerful football with fresh energy. That should be possible on a normal day, so before the game Atalanta Bergamo vs. Sampdoria our prediction that over 2.5 goals will be scored.
Coach Gasperini can draw on the full, all players are theoretically ready for action.
Probable lineups of Atalanta Bergamo:
Gollini – Toloi, Caldara, Palomino – Hateboer, de Roon, Freuler, Gosens – Papu Gomez, Ilicic – Zapata
Last games from Atalanta Bergamo:
07/05 2020 Cagliari 0 – 1 Atalanta Bergamo
07/02 2020 Atalanta Bergamo 2 – 0 SSC Napoli
06/28 2020 Udinese 2-3 Atalanta Bergamo
06/24 2020 Atalanta Bergamo 3 – 2 Lazio Roma
06/21 2020 Atalanta Bergamo 4 – 1 Sassuolo
Sampdoria – Statistics & current form
Sampdoria’s guests are currently in 14th place in the table. With a seven-point lead over the first relegation zone, the situation is somewhat relaxed. Nevertheless, the team from Genoa should not lean back. Anything can still happen.
However, the game against SPAL on Sunday was convincing. Sampdoria won 3-0, especially Linetty convinced with two goals. This was not only the second win in a row, but also the first game without conceding a goal since mid-January.
Sampdoria wants to stand up to Atalanta Bergamo
With the two wins in the back, Sampdoria now naturally wants to try to score at least one point against Atalanta Bergamo. After the developments of the last two games, the necessary self-confidence should be present to do this.
But that alone is not enough. A plan is needed to tame the hosts’ offensive force. For this, the defense must become more constant. Because Sampdoria have conceded four or more goals five times this season. Such outliers keep happening, that’s a problem that needs to be solved.
In the last two games, Sampdoria performed in a flexible 4-4-1-1 system, made the spaces in midfield very tight and then played explosively forward. This can also be a means of success against Atalanta Bergamo.
Coach Ranieri has to do without Tonelli, Ferrari, Vieira and Simic, otherwise all players will be available.
Probable lineups of Sampdoria:
Audero – Depaoli, Yoshida, Golley, Augello – Ekdal, Bertolacci, Linetty, Jankto – Ramirez – Gabbiadini
Last games from Sampdoria:
07/05 2020 Sampdoria Genoa 3 – 0 SPAL 2013
07/01 2020 Lecce 1 – 2 Sampdoria Genoa
06/28 2020 Sampdoria Genoa 1 – 2 Bologna
06/24 2020 AS Roma 2 – 1 Sampdoria Genoa
06/21 2020 Inter Milan 2 – 1 Sampdoria Genoa
Atalanta Bergamo vs Sampdoria Direct comparison
In the first leg in Genoa, Sampdoria managed very well to keep the offensive machine Atalanta Bergamo at bay. The 0-0 was a success for the host at the time. Sampdoria also had good experiences with Atalanta Bergamo before. Both clubs won one game in the 2018/19 season, and Sampdoria even won both games in the 2017/18 season. Sampdoria won a total of 43 games, Atalanta Bergamo has 26 wins. The two drew 34 times.
Atalanta Bergamo vs Sampdoria Soccer Betting Prediction
Atalanta Bergamo is the clear favorite in this game. Nevertheless, Sampdoria is an opponent who has the means to challenge the Bergamasci. In general, the recurring defensive problems at Sampdoria should be a factor that speaks against the guests.
Key facts – Atalanta Bergamo vs Sampdoria tips
30 games, 83 goals: Atalanta Bergamo with the best offensive of Serie A
When 3: 0 against SPAL, Sampdoria played for the first time since mid-January!
Five games, five wins: Atalanta Bergamo without mistakes after the restart!
And the host is also rested and will go into this game with a full band. The offensive team of coach Gasperini is always able to provide fireworks. Because of these factors, Atalanta Bergamo vs. Sampdoria our tip that over 2.5 goals will be scored.
Betting Prediction: over 2.5 goals