Juventus – Atalanta BETTING TIPS (11.01.2017)
Juventus and Atalanta meet at Juventus Stadium in a meeting for this phase of Coppa Italia (Round of 16). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 6 wins in the last 6 games. In fact, the last time they faced at this stadium was on 12-12-2016, in a match for Serie A, which ended Juventus’ 3-1 victory. The goals of the match were scored by Alex Sandro (15 ‘), D. Rugani (19’) and M. Mandžukić (64 ‘) for Juventus and R. Freuler (82’) for Atalanta. In this meeting the house factor may play an important role, since Atalanta presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team plays their first match in this edition of Coppa Italia with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to achieve a positive result. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; Against 12 wins and 3 draws in his stadium. In the last game that disputed, for the Serie A, gained to Bologna at home by (3-0). In the last 10 home games Juventus have recorded 8 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. His attack has scored regularly, having scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In the 15 games he played, he managed to return to the result in 2 of the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Juventus make their debut for this year’s Coppa Italia, trying to repeat the same good performance they have shown in the Italian Championship, where they have won four consecutive victories. Of those, we can highlight the victory obtained on Torino, away from home, by 1×3, and also the game against rival Roma, at home, which finished in 1×0. The club leads the Serie A of Italian football even with a game less than second-placed. Juventus is the current champion of Coppa Italia and also the biggest winner of the competition, with eleven titles won. For this game, the manager should keep the team in the 4-3-3 or 4-5-1.
The visiting team arrives at this stage of Coppa Italia (Round of 16) after having played previous qualifiers with: Pescara and Cremonese. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 19 conceded; Against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats in his stadium, with a total of 35 goals scored and 18 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away with Chievo by (1-4). In the last 10 games played out for all competitions, Atalanta won 5, drew 2 and lost 3. His attack has scored regularly as he has managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he managed to give back to the result in 2 of the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Atalanta are on the pitch for their debut at Coppa Italia this year and try to take advantage of the good moment that runs through this season, having not lost in the Italian League for three games, and comes from a great result obtained in the last round when faced with Chievo Away from home and managed to leave the field with the victory by 1×4. Before, the team had received the Empoli at home and got the victory by 2×1. After nineteen games, the club has eleven wins, two draws and six defeats, and occupies sixth place in the table. For this game, the manager should keep the team in the 3-4-3 or 3-5-2.