Genoa vs Atalanta Match Preview and Prediction
This is a Serie A match on Sunday morning (UK time). Genoa will welcome Atalanta at Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris with a 11:30am kick-off.
It will be televised by Premier Sports 1 in the UK.
Keep reading for full preview and match prediction.
FTG signals have selected this as the optimum pick for this match. Note that it cannot be classified with the premium level predictions.
Betting Odds for Genoa vs Atalanta
Supporters of the hosts can get 3.5 about Genoa with Bet365; any backers of the away side will be offered 2.15 about Atalanta with Bet Victor. Bet365 offer 3.75 for a draw.
When analysing the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.66 with the line makers at Bet365 and the top price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.33 via Unibet.
And the prices for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" is available at 1.55 with Betway. "No", both teams won't score, is currently available at 2.75 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
First up, a look at the most recent match-up between these two sides.Genoa played Atalanta in May, in what was a Serie A match. The winners on the day were Atalanta securing a margin of 2-1.
Over the last decade, these sides have faced-off 17 times. Genoa have won in 5 of them. Atalanta have won 7 of them. The other 5 matches ended in a draw.
Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 2.94 goals per game. Genoa score an average of 1.35; Atalanta have scored an average of 1.59 per match.
In terms of the records on the road, whoever has been the visiting side has won 41% of these head-to-head match-ups. The home side has prevailed in 29% of these matches.
The home team has 4 points in the Serie A, which puts them in 6th position.
There has been 45 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 11 wins; 18 draws; and 16 losses. Therefore, Genoa have won 24%, drawn 40%, and lost 35% of their recent matches.
In this period, they have an average of 1.2 goals for, and 1.47 goals against.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 31% (7 wins) from 22 home fixtures. 45% (10) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 22% (5) ending in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.27 goals when at home in this same period while they have conceded 1.18.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 1.9 goals per match and 4 of these latest matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 9 of them have seen both sides score; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 out of the last ten.
And they are also on a run of 7 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Frog can see insufficient data to make them the value play in this game. Readers would be encouraged to find a bigger price.
As we look ahead to this one, Atalanta have 3 points in the Serie A, putting them in 12th place.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 47 matches. They have 25 wins; 9 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Atalanta a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 53%-19%-27%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 2.02 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.32.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 52% (13 wins) from 25 away fixtures. 16% (4) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 32% (8) ending in a loss.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 2.12 and they have conceded 1.52 on average.
Their last 8 matches have seen them score. However readers feel about these numbers, this is a team that will be motivated on the day.
Frog's betting tip for Genoa vs Atalanta
Certainly not the best bet of the day, but if you'd like an interest in this one, why not go with Atalanta to win - available at 2.15 with Bet Victor.