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Serie A – Atalanta vs AC Milan: Betting Preview

Atalanta, AC Milan
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Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Atalanta and AC Milan and offers team stats, betting tips and odds.

Atalanta go up against AC Milan at Gewiss Stadium on Sunday evening in Serie A.

After another top-four finish last season, Atalanta have begun their latest Serie A campaign on a slow note. La Dea are in 7th place in the league table on 11 points from 6 games, 5 points less than their 2nd-placed opponents.

The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Atalanta will payout at 2.10, as bookies predict the hosts are in with a 48% chance of beating AC Milan. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.75 on offer, while an away win pays out at 360.

Our tip

Stats and facts for Atalanta and AC Milan.

  • Atalanta unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Atalanta scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
  • Atalanta conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Atalanta’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • AC Milan unbeaten the last 11 matches in a row;
  • AC Milan unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • AC Milan has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
  • AC Milan has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away.

Form Atalanta vs AC Milan

La Dea on a roll.

Atalanta look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Gian Piero Gasperini’s side beat Sassuolo by 2-1 before drawing 2-2 with Inter. They were back as winners last time out when they took out BSC Young Boys by a 1-0 scoreline.

Rossoneri paddling along.

It is difficult to point a finger at recent results for AC Milan as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings, Stefano Pioli’s side achieved a 2-0 win against Venezia and went on to a 2-1 win against Spezia. Their latest game produced a 2-1 defeat against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.

On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, at least right now, however judging by recent performances Atalanta look the value pick here at odds 2.15. The away win could settle for odds 3.60 should the visitors manage to escape with all 3 points.

Atalanta v AC Milan – Fixture history

Atalanta were left reeling when AC Milan took a 2-0 win in their latest Serie A encounter. It served as payback for the 3-0 defeat La Dea handed out in the reverse match.

Atalanta have the following 3-5-2 meeting statistics with AC Milan. The last 10 meetings between these two clubs saw over 2.5 goals end up as a winning bet 4 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 5 times in those 10 matches.

Standings in Serie A

Primary goalgetter

It is difficult not to look at Duvan Zapata when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run and hit the target 2 times for Atalanta in their last 6 games. Let’s have a look at the visitors now. Brahim Diaz has managed to hit the net 3 times in the last half dozen matches for AC Milan. Therefore, it is safe to say that he will be looking to add to his season tally here once again.