Atalanta v Lazio match preview and predictions 17th December 2018

Time: 22.30


Atalanta entertains Lazio in matchday 16 of the Italian Serie A both sides keen to bag the maximum points in an encounter that could go either way.

Atalanta will be counting on their native home support to get the job done and sink the visiting Lazio side who will come guns blazing to secure the crucial three points.

The hosts head into the match buoyed by their 3-1 win over Udinese away from home in their last Serie A encounter and bag the crucial three points at their backyard.

The home head into the match in decent form having won three and lost two of their last five matches and more of the same will please their manager.

Atalanta currently lies 11th in the Serie A standings with 21 points from 15 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them rise to the 8th in the Italian top division standings.

Lazio hit the road to visit Atalanta hoping to sneak away with the maximum points in what will prove to be an uphill task.

Lazio will be hoping to bounce back from their 2-1 home loss to Einchart Frankfurt in the UEFA Europa League and nothing less than a win will be their top priority.

Simeone Inzaghi charges are currently in super mediocre form heading into the match failing to win a single match in their last five attempts suffering two defeats and registering three draws in the process and the Italian tactician will be keen to see his charges improve on their performance.

The visitors currently lie 5th in the Italian top division but a win the coming clash will see them rise up to 4th in the Italian top division.

Atalanta will be banking on their home support to get the job done while Lazio will be counting on Italian hitman Ciro Immobile to fire them past their hosts.

Head to Head

Lazio has won three and two of the last five matches have ended in draws.