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Venezia vs. Atalanta 11/30/2021 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Venezia faces Atalanta on 11/30/2021 at 12:30 PM.

Atalanta visits Venezia in a Serie A match. Venezia with a record of 4-3-7 this season comes into this game with a 2-2-4 record on the road. Atalanta is 8-4-2 this season and is 2-3-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Venezia 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 Atalanta after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Venezia.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Atalanta and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Venezia.

The Venezia Roster

The Players to Watch for the Venezia

Pietro Ceccaroni DF



Pietro Ceccaroni has 14 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Pietro Ceccaroni has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pietro Ceccaroni has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pietro Ceccaroni has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gianluca Busio MF



Gianluca Busio has 12 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 Venezia teammates, Gianluca Busio had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gianluca Busio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gianluca Busio has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mattia Caldara DF



As a scorer, Mattia Caldara had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Mattia Caldara has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mattia Caldara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mattia Caldara has 0 Red Cards this season.

Pasquale Mazzocchi DF



As a scorer, Pasquale Mazzocchi had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Venezia teammates, Pasquale Mazzocchi had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pasquale Mazzocchi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pasquale Mazzocchi has 0 Red Cards this season.

David Okereke FW,MF



As a scorer, David Okereke had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. David Okereke 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.

David Okereke has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David Okereke has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Atalanta Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atalanta

José Luis Palomino DF



José Luis Palomino has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. José Luis Palomino has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Joakim Mæhle DF



As a scorer, Joakim Mæhle had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joakim Mæhle has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joakim Mæhle has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joakim Mæhle has 0 Red Cards this season.

Duván Zapata FW



Duván Zapata has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta teammates, Duván Zapata 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.

Duván Zapata has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Duván Zapata has 3 Red Cards this season.

Davide Zappacosta DF



Davide Zappacosta has 10 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.

Remo Freuler MF



As a scorer, Remo Freuler had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Remo Freuler has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

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

Venezia Team Stats

The Venezia Offensive Stats and Metrics

Venezia scored 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Venezia scored those goals off assists 80.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.57 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Venezia converted on 0.24 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Venezia attempted 3.0 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Venezia is able to get 35.0% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Venezia Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Venezia was able to hold opponents to 1.21 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Venezia goalkeepers fended off 5.43 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 76.3% of shots on target were saved by Venezia goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 21.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Venezia. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Venezia Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Venezia had 10.07 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Venezia is in the top 90 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Venezia has successfully intercepted 16.79 passes per 90 minutes of action. Venezia is in the top 4 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Venezia has committed 14.07 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Venezia is in the top 56 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Venezia drew 10.93 fouls. This puts Venezia in the top 79 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Venezia committed an offside 1.64 times. This puts Venezia in the top 43 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Atalanta Team Stats

The Atalanta Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atalanta was able to score 1.64 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Atalanta scored those goals off assists 83.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.36 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atalanta was able to score on 0.38 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Atalanta attempted 4.36 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 29.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Atalanta Defensive Stats and Metrics

Atalanta gave up 1.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.29 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, 67.4% 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, 21.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Atalanta. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Atalanta Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta had 9.21 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Atalanta is in the top 95 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta had 14.21 interceptions. This puts Atalanta in the top 26 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Atalanta has committed 13.71 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Atalanta is in the top 53 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta drew 13.29 fouls. Atalanta is in the top 49 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta committed an offside 1.36 times. This puts Atalanta in the top 23 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Venezia vs. Atalanta Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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