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Atalanta vs Spezia – Tips, Match Preview, and Odds

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Our betting experts preview the Coppa Italia match between Atalanta and Spezia and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Atalanta come up against visiting side Spezia in a Coppa Italia round of 16 fixture this coming Thursday at the Gewiss Stadium.

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Atalanta Form

Atalanta should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Spezia, before beating first Bologna by 1-2, then Salernitana in an 8-2 win. In their last six Coppa Italia home matches, Atalanta have four wins, no draws, and two defeats. They scored 14 and conceded nine goals.

Spezia Form

Spezia look solid currently after going three matches unbeaten, which started by drawing 2-2 against Atalanta. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Lecce in a 0-0 draw, before taking out Torino in a 0-1 win. Spezia claimed a remarkable four wins from six away matches in the Coppa Italia, as well as no draw but two defeats. They also banged in 14 goals, whilst conceding eight.

Atalanta vs Spezia Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Atalanta and Spezia. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Atalanta have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Atalanta have conceded in 16 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 Atalanta matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Atalanta have won 3 of the last 4 matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
  • Atalanta have scored in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Spezia have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • Spezia have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
  • Spezia have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 8 of the last 9 Spezia away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Spezia have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches

Atalanta vs Spezia – Players in Form

Ademola Lookman has been in excellent form for Atalanta, scoring four goals in six games recently. The home side may pin their hopes on the attacker here again, while Spezia could turn to M’Bala Nzola to produce the goals on the other end of the pitch.

Atalanta vs Spezia Betting Tips

Full-time result

Atalanta racked up five wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at the Gewiss Stadium, drew one, and lost four. Spezia won three of their previous 10 away, drew zero, and lost seven times.

Both teams to score

Atalanta scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Curiously, Spezia only scored the opening goal of the match in one of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in last 4 consecutive Atalanta games Of the previous 10 outings, Atalanta scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents were first on target in four of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of Atalanta’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 3.6 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Spezia, who managed to score two times in those matches.

Match predictions: Atalanta vs Spezia

To sum up, the upcoming match between Atalanta and Spezia seems to be a good betting opportunity.