For Atalanta this season, the Cup is a good opportunity to win something in a season. In the championship, I think, the train has already left – the two Milan clubs are quite well ahead of their competitors. Gasperini’s team made it to the Europa League playoffs, failing to make it to the Champions League playoffs – but I think the Italian Cup is a clear priority for the home team.
“Venice” last won the championship at the end of November. And the team’s latest results suggest that the rookie needs to think more about how to maintain his Serie A spot for next season. In recent games, “Venice” is not impressive – three defeats (two of which) in a row and two draws.
In this meeting, the bookmakers, of course, bet on the home team. The victory of “Atalanta” goes for 1.3, the draw is estimated with odds of 5.80, guests can be taken for 9.40.
In this match, I would have bet on the home team to win and the total goals are less than 4.5 for 1.63. Venice have rarely lost more than 3 goals this season – and I think that given the busy schedule of Atalanta, I would hardly have thought that the players from Bergamo will crush the opponent to smithereens.
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