Napoli vs Atalanta
2016/17 Italian Serie A.
Date: Saturday, 25 February 2017
Kick-Off: 17:00 UK,
Venue: Stadio San Paolo (Naples).
Napoli vs Atalanta Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Saturday brings us new opportunity to place our bets and collect some cash. Atalanta plays away against Napoli. In their last six home matches, Napoli won four times and visitors celebrated once. One match ended in draw. Last time they played, result was 2:1. Average number of goals is more than three. Napoli scored at least once in every match.
Napoli is in third position only nine points behind Juventus. In last round, Napoli won their away match in Verona with ease. Lorenzo Insigne brings the lead to Napoli in thirty-first minute 0:1. Marek Hamsik increases the lead in thirty-eighth minute 0:2. Piotr Zielinski blasted the ball from the edge of the box in fifty-eighth minute for 0:3. In seventy-second minute Chievo scored their only goal in the match 1:3. Napoli has nine victories at home. They also recorded three draws and one loss. They are among most efficient teams in the league with thirty goals scored. Napoli is undefeated in their last thirteen matches and they also scored two goals in nine of their last ten matches.
After twenty-five rounds played, Atalanta found themselves in high fifth place. In last round, they played home match against Crotone and they won it. First half of the match went without single exciting moment. As soon as second half of the match began, Andrea Conti scored for Atalanta 1:0. Nine minutes before final whistle, Alejandro Gomez failed to score when he hit the bar. In eighty-seventh minute, Crotone scored but referee denied that goal. As visitors, Atalanta has six wins, three draws and four losses. They scored twenty times in thirteen matches. Their opponents scored fourteen goals. Average number of goals is over 2.5. Atalanta is playing quite well their away matches. If they manage to play firm defense then they can hope to leave Naples with point or three in their pockets.
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Napoli have two missing players for the match against Atalanta. Allan and Lorenzo Tonelli are injured and they will not play for sure. All other players are eager to win this game and they will play offensive from the first minute.
On the other side Atalanta do not have missing players for the match. All players are available to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Napoli: Reina; Ghoulam, Albiol, Koulibaly, Hysaj; Hamsik, Diawara, Zielinski; Insigne, Mertens, Callejon
Atalanta: Berisha; Masiello, Caldara, Toloi; Conti, Kessie, Freuler, Kurtic, Spinazzola; Gomez, Petagna
Napoli vs Atalanta: Head-to-head statistics
Napoli have a record of W16-D3-L1 in their last 20 home games against teams ranked below them in the table
Atalanta have a record of W3-D7-L10 in their last 20 away games against teams ranked above them in the table
The Partenopei are unbeaten in 14 Serie A matchdays (W10, D4), they haven’t been unbeaten in 15 league games since January 2010
Napoli have scored at least 2 goals in 10 of their last 11 matches.
Napoli are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 home matches against Atalanta in all competitions
Napoli vs Atalanta: Prediction
Napoli have an excellent unbeaten record, but Atalanta are no slouches themselves. They have managed to win six and draw three out of their 13 away games this season and are in good contention to secure at least Europa League football for next term.
The fact that Napoli have the highest scoring side in the league means that the Partenopei should have no problems scoring, but the fact that they have kept just two clean sheets in 14 matches across all competitions means that Atalanta should be able to grab a goal.
Napoli vs Atalanta: Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6 (1.67)
Napoli to WIN and BTTS – YES at 11/5 (3.20).