Spezia vs Atalanta Prediction, 11/21/2020 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Spezia vs Atalanta
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Stadio Dino Manuzzi in Cesena, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Spezia (+475) Atalanta (-208)
Duvan Zapata and Atalanta (4-1-2, 6th in Serie A) are headed to Stadio Dino Manuzzi on Saturday where they'll meet Spezia (2-2-3, 13th in Serie A). The expected starting goaltenders will be Rafael for Spezia and Marco Sportiello for Atalanta. The line on this game has Spezia priced at +475 and the Goddess are at -208. The over/under has been set at 3.5.
Spezia stepped onto the pitch against Benevento in their most recent match and went home with a win by a final score of 3 - 0. When talking about passing the ball, they ended with a 89.8% received passes percentage by connecting on 451 out of their 502 pass attempts in their last game. Spezia tried 14 dribbles in this outing and completed 9 of those attempts for a percentage of 64.3%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Spezia ended this match at a 54.5% rate by hitting 6 shots on target of 11 total shots. Spezia averages 1.57 goals per 90 (11 total goals) and have accounted for 10 assists in all contests for this campaign.
Emanuel Gyasi is a player who should be able to impact this match for Spezia. Gyasi has started 56 matches in his career while scoring 0.21 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Ghana has 11 goals in 4,823 professional minutes played. He has accounted for 9 assists while earning 16 yellow card warnings in his career. Another player who should impact this match is Claudio Terzi, the defender representing Italy. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 6 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 12 goals. Terzi has been on the field for 37,387 minutes during 415 career starting assignments and has been handed 106 yellow cards. He scores 0.03 goals per 90 minutes for his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Spezia will be Rafael. Rafael has played for 16,523 mins and has earned 571 saves during his soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.32 (242 total goals conceded) and he has earned a save % of .708. The goalkeeper born in Brazil has seen 811 shots tried at him in 183 career starting assignments. Rafael (82-42-60 mark in his career) has earned 52 shutouts, which has earned him a 28.4% clean sheet percentage.
In their last game, Atalanta weren't able to secure a win with a final of 1 - 1 against Inter Milan. Atalanta finished the match with a 47.6% successful dribble rate by completing 10 of the 21 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this outing by completing 499 of the 549 passes they tried for a percentage of 90.9%. Atalanta converted 2 shots on goal out of 9 shots attempted which gave them a 22.2% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having earned a total of 18 goals and 15 assists in all their matches, Atalanta averages 2.57 goals and 2.14 assists per 90.
Duvan Zapata should be able to be counted on for Atalanta. He currently averages 0.56 goals per 90 and has had a starting assignment in 150 games during his career. The forward born in Colombia has been on the pitch for 13,323 minutes and has scored 83 goals. He has collected 20 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted on a goal 26 times. You should also keep an eye on Alejandro Gomez, the forward who represents Argentina. Gomez has been handed 33 yellow card warnings in 26,413 professional minutes played (311 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average during his pro soccer career is 0.24. He has accounted for 69 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 74 times.
Marco Sportiello will be looking after the goal for Atalanta. Sportiello has racked up 46 clean sheets and has defended 734 shots against him in 15,247 career mins. He has a save percentage of .685 and his shutout rate sits at 27.1%. He has allowed 1.42 goals per 90 and he has earned a mark of 52-43-74. In his career, Sportiello has given up 240 goals and has accounted for 499 stops in 170 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atalanta (-208)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- Columbus Crew vs Philadelphia Union Prediction, 4/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 4/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United FC Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- D.C. United vs New York City FC Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Seattle Sounders FC vs Minnesota United FC Prediction, 4/16/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- New York Red Bulls vs Sporting KC Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Nashville SC vs FC Cincinnati Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Inter Miami CF vs LA Galaxy Prediction, 4/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- CF Montreal vs Toronto FC Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution Prediction, 4/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds