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Atalanta vs. Sassuolo 4/10/2022 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Atalanta clashes with Sassuolo on 4/10/2022 at 08:00 AM.

Atalanta faces Sassuolo in a Serie A match. Atalanta with a record of 14-9-7 this season comes into this game with a 10-3-2 record on the road. Sassuolo is 11-10-10 this season and is 5-5-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Atalanta and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Sassuolo after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Atalanta.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sassuolo and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Sassuolo after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Atalanta.

The Atalanta Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atalanta

José Luis Palomino DF



As a scorer, José Luis Palomino had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta teammates, José Luis Palomino had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

José Luis Palomino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. José Luis Palomino has 0 Red Cards this season.

Remo Freuler MF



As a scorer, Remo Freuler had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Remo Freuler has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Remo Freuler has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Remo Freuler has 0 Red Cards this season.

Davide Zappacosta DF



Davide Zappacosta has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Davide Zappacosta has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Davide Zappacosta has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Davide Zappacosta has 0 Red Cards this season.

Marten de Roon MF,DF



Marten de Roon has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta teammates, Marten de Roon had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marten de Roon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marten de Roon has 0 Red Cards this season.

Berat Djimsiti DF



As a scorer, Berat Djimsiti had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta teammates, Berat Djimsiti had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Berat Djimsiti has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Berat Djimsiti has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Sassuolo Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sassuolo

Gian Marco Ferrari DF



Gian Marco Ferrari has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sassuolo teammates, Gian Marco Ferrari had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gian Marco Ferrari has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gian Marco Ferrari has 0 Red Cards this season.

Davide Frattesi MF



Davide Frattesi has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Davide Frattesi has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Davide Frattesi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Davide Frattesi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Domenico Berardi FW



As a scorer, Domenico Berardi had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sassuolo teammates, Domenico Berardi had 14 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Domenico Berardi has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Domenico Berardi has 6 Red Cards this season.

Maxime Lopez MF



Maxime Lopez has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Maxime Lopez has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Maxime Lopez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Maxime Lopez has 0 Red Cards this season.

Giacomo Raspadori MF,FW



Giacomo Raspadori has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sassuolo teammates, Giacomo Raspadori had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Giacomo Raspadori has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giacomo Raspadori has 0 Red Cards this season.

Atalanta Team Stats

The Atalanta Offensive Stats and Metrics

Atalanta scored 1.53 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atalanta was able to score 1.10 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Atalanta converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Atalanta attempted 4.37 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Atalanta attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Atalanta Defensive Stats and Metrics

Atalanta gave up 1.03 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.27 shots were saved by Atalanta goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Atalanta truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 68.4% of shots on target were saved by Atalanta goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Atalanta. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Atalanta Utility Stats

Atalanta tried 9.8 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atalanta in the top 96 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Atalanta has successfully intercepted 15.47 passes per 90 minutes of action. Atalanta is in the top 17 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta commits 14.97 fouls. This puts Atalanta in the top 80 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Atalanta drew 13.83 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Atalanta is in the top 26 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta committed an offside 1.77 times. Atalanta is in the top 46 percentile in offside calls against them.







Sassuolo Team Stats

The Sassuolo Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sassuolo was able to score 1.45 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sassuolo was able to score 0.81 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sassuolo was able to score on 0.27 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Sassuolo attempted 5.42 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sassuolo attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Sassuolo Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sassuolo gave up 1.42 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Sassuolo plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.97 shots were saved by Sassuolo goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Sassuolo goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 64.2% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Sassuolo goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 9.7% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Sassuolo Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sassuolo had 8.94 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Sassuolo in the top 99 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sassuolo had 13.65 interceptions. Sassuolo is in the top 30 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Sassuolo has committed 13.55 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sassuolo in the top 61 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sassuolo drew 14.42 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sassuolo in the top 18 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sassuolo had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.16 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sassuolo in the top 6 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Atalanta vs. Sassuolo Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Atalanta 2 Sassuolo 2

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