The fixture against Atalanta and Napoli is the last game of the 14th round of Serie A. Until this match the home team are on 11th place in the standing with 18 points. In the previous month, they improved their form and were on a run of four consecutive wins before the loss against Empoli during the weekend. In this period Atalanta have scored 16 goals which helped them to beat the club’s record with overall 25 goals in 13 games in Serie A.
On Wednesday Napoli achieved a crucial victory against Red Star in the Champion League. This victory helped Gli Azzurri to stay on the first place in Group C which this improved their chance to continue in the knockout phase of the tourney. In Serie A the team led by Carlo Ancelotti is 11 points behind the defending champion – Juventus, albeit they have a match fewer. Since the start of the season, Napoli have lost only against Juventus and Sampdoria.
We expect the fixture against Atalanta and Napoli on Monday to have many goals. Both teams are in great form, and in the last month, they can’t stop scoring. The players of Atalanta have scored over two goals in the previous five matches in Serie A. Napoli scored over two goals in three of their four away games. I will back BTTS – Yes and Over 2.5 Goals, with Draw 2-2 Correct Score.
Atalanta vs Napoli Head to Head
Atalanta and Napoli have three victories in six matches between them. In three of these matches, they scored under 2.5 goals. In the last fixture between them, Napoli have won with 1-0.
|21.01.2018||Atalanta vs Napoli||0-1|
|02.01.2018||Napoli vs Atalanta||1-2|
|25.02.2017||Napoli vs Atalanta||0-2|
|02.10.2016||Atalanta vs Napoli||1-0|
|02.05.2016||Napoli vs Atalanta||2-1|
Atalanta vs Napoli Stats
- Atalanta have scored two goals in their five previous games in Serie A.
- Only Juventus have more touches of the ball than Atalanta in the penalty area .
- The defenders of the home team have scored nine goals since the start of the season.
- In their last six away matches Napoli have scored under 2.5 goals.
- Napoli are unbeatable in six fixtures in Serie A.
- Gli Azzurri haven’t scored in an away game only against Sampdoria.
Atalanta vs Napoli Odds
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Atalanta vs Napoli Team News
Josip Iličić will miss the game because of a red card. Musa Barrow is injured and will not play in this fixture, and in doubt is Rafael Tolói.
For Napoli injured are Vlad Chiricheș, Amin Younes and Simone Verdi. In doubt is Raúl Albiol.