Atalanta and Inter Milan showdown in Round 22 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 16 January 2022. The match venue is Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Atalanta vs Inter Milan (January 16) game are analyzed below in this article. Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan (January 16) latest betting odds
Atalanta to win odds are priced at 3.10 (+210 American; 21/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5), while Inter Milan to win odds are priced at 2.30 (+130; 13/10).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Atalanta — 32%, draw — 26%, Inter Milan — 42%.
Latest betting odds on Atalanta vs Inter Milan (16 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.64 (-156; 25/39)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.45 (+145; 29/20)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Atalanta — 1.88 (-114; 50/57)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Inter Milan — 1.93 (-108; 25/27)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
Atalanta vs Inter Milan (January 16) match preview and statistics
Atalanta are fourth in the league table with 41 points and a +18 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five games. The Goddess beat Venezia 2-0 in their last match in the Coppa Italia Round of 16.
Luis Muriel opened the scoring in the 12th minute of the first half with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Remo Freuler with a chip pass. Joakim Maehle doubled the lead in the 88th minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner, assisted by Mario Pasalic with a pass.
Aleksey Miranchuk on the wings was a problem in the match. He completed five dribbles, created four chances, gave four key passes, four accurate long balls, was fouled six times and won the most duels (15). Top stats: 54% possession, 18 total shots, 19 chances created, three big chances, seven shots on target, 390 accurate passes, 83% pass accuracy, 11 fouls conceded, eight corners, two offsides, one yellow card.
Atalanta team news: Duvan Zapata and Robin Gosens are doubtful for this match.
Inter Milan are the Super Coppa champions after beating Juventus 2-1 (AET) at Giuseppe Meazza. They are first in the league standings with 49 points and a +35 goal difference. The Nerazzurri are on a five-game winning streak ahead of this clash.
Weston Mckennie opened the scoring in the 25th minute with a header into the far bottom corner from close range, assisted by Dejan Kulusevski with a cross. Lautaro Martinez equalized in the 35th minute as he steps up and smashes the penalty into the top right corner of the net.
Into the final minutes of the extra-time, Alexis Sanchez hit the game winner. Juve failed to deal with a cross from Inter’s left Darmian bravely flicks it down, taking a whack in the process and Sanchez bundles the ball into the bottom left corner from close range. Matteo Darmian got the assist for the goal.
Top stats: 63% possession, 23 total shots, 19 chances created, two big chances, six shots on target, 710 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, 17 fouls conceded, seven corners, four yellow cards.
Inter Milan team news: no player is injured or suspended for this game.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan H2H
Both teams have shared the spoils four times in their last six head-to-head meetings, with Inter winning two of the meetings. They played 2-2 in their last meeting in the league.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan (January 16) key players and lineups
Atalanta projected starting lineup:
- Juan Musso
- Giorgio Scalvini
- Merih Demiral
- Jose Luis Palomino
- Marten de Roon
- Teun Koopmeiners
- Joakim Maehle
- Giuseppe Pezzella
- Mario Pasalic
- Luis Muriel
- Ruslan Malinovsky
Luis Muriel is the key player to watch out for. He was on the scoresheet in the last two games, scoring three goals. Muriel has four league goals and four assists in 13 appearances this season. Mario Pasalic is a player to watch out for. He had two-goal involvements in the last two games with a goal and an assist.
Ruslan Malinovsky scored a goal and provided an assist in the game against Udinese. He didn’t play in the last game and looks forward to scoring again. The striker has five league goals with two assists this season. Malinovsky is a player to watch out for.
Inter Milan projected starting lineup:
- Samir Handanovic
- Milan Skriniar
- Stefan de Vrij
- Alessandro Bastoni
- Denzel Dumfries
- Nicolo Barella
- Marcelo Brozovic
- Hakan Calhanoglu
- Ivan Perisic
- Edin Dzeko
- Lautaro Martinez
Lautaro Martinez is the key player to watch out for. The Argentine forward levelled the score in the Super Coppa final against Juventus. Martinez is in good shape and ready for this game. Ivan Perisic is another key player to watch out for. He had a good performance in the game, created three chances, gave three key passes, won seven duels, 2/2 tackles succeeded.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan (January 16) betting tips and prediction
Atalanta and Inter have drawn four of their last six meetings. They drew 2-2 in their last meeting. Ahead of this clash, both teams have good momentum. The Goddess have won two back-to-back games, while the Nerazzurri are on a five-game winning streak. Inter have scored 14 goals in this period and conceded just two goals.
Atalanta are playing at home and have the home advantage. The Nerazzurri need every win they can get to maintain their spot at the top, a loss puts their position in jeopardy. Seeing their form, the prediction is that they’ll settle for a draw but we’ll go for Inter to win or draw (double chance), with both teams scoring in the game.
Betting prediction: Inter to win or draw
Odds: 1.40 (-240 American; 5/12 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.53 (-188 American; 25/47 Fractional)