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Atalanta vs Roma Preview, Tips and Odds

The clash in Bergamo between Atalanta and Roma on Sunday will be a direct battle for European places. The hosts are sitting 7th with 31 points, just outside the Euro slots, but are just 3 points adrift of 4th placed Milan, while Roma are 5th with 33 points. Both teams were involved in 5 goal games last weekend and both managed to emerge victorious. Roma prevailing 3:2 over Torino, and Atalanta thumping 5:0 Frosinone.

Atalanta vs Roma Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
AtalantaDraw5 W/ 5 D/ 10 L3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L
RomaDraw10 W/ 5 D/ 5 L5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: Five of the last six encounters saw both sides scoring and four times the games produced over 2,5 goals. Prior to the last game at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, when Atalanta were playing at home, the two teams were hitting the back of the net in 7 consecutive games. Nine of the last eleven games played in Bergamo featured over 2,5 goals.

Last game between the clubs: 27.08.2018 Roma – Atalanta 3:3; Javier Pastore 2′, Alessandro Florenzi 60′, Kostas Manolas 82′; Timothy Castagne 19′, Emiliano Rigoni 22′, 38′
Last game at this venue: 20.08.2017 Atalanta – Roma 0:1; Aleksandar Kolarov 31′

Atalanta vs Roma Stats

As of 23.01Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
AtalantaWin6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
RomaWin5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game Atalanta: 20.01.2019 Frosinone – Atalanta 0:5; Gianluca Mancini 11′, Duvan Zapata 44′, 47′, 64′, 73′
Last game Roma: 19.01.2019 Roma – Torino 3:2; Nicolo Zaniolo 15′, Aleksandar Kolarov 34′ (penalty), Stephan El Shaarawy 73′; Tomas Rincon 51′, Cristian Ansaldi 67′

Top performers Atalanta: Duvan Zapata 14 goals 3 assists, Josip Ilicic 6 goals 3 assists, Alejandro Gomez 5 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Roma: Stephan El Shaarawy 6 goals 1 assist, Aleksandar Kolarov 5 goals 2 assists, Bryan Cristante 4 goals 3 assists.

As of 23.01Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
AtalantaWin6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
RomaWin5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: Atalanta have scored 15 goals in their last 4 outings and they boost the best attack in the entire Seria A with 44 goals scored in total, but they have the worst defence from the teams in the top half of the table, having conceded 27. In their last 4 league home games Atalanta faced top 6 sides Juventus, Napoli, Inter and Lazio and managed to record 2 wins, a draw and lost only to Napoli. Roma have managed 5 wins in their last 6 outings, losing only to champions Juventus. The Romans are scoring at least twice in their four recent outings.

Atalanta vs Roma News

Missing players Atalanta: Marco Varnier is injured, while Ali Adnan is away on international duty.
Missing players Roma: Cengiz Under, Diego Perotti, Juan Jesus, Daniele De Rossi.

Atalanta vs Roma Predictions

Both sides to score & Atalanta to win
Over 3,5 goals