Italian Serie A is back in action this weekend and Saturday's schedule is packed with interesting matchups, including a midday meeting between U.C. Sampdoria and Atalanta B.C. on Paramount+. The home team enters the season opener after one win and two draws in preseason play, while Atalanta tallied one victory and two losses ahead of Saturday's match. Atalanta will be confident on the road, however, having defeated Sampdoria 3-1 in Genoa last season. You can catch all the action when you stream the action on Paramount+.
Kickoff from Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy is set for 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. Caesars Sportsbook lists Atalanta as the -155 favorite (risk $155 to win $100) in the latest Sampdoria vs. Atalanta odds. Sampdoria is the +410 underdog, while a 90-minute draw would return +300. The over/under for total goals scored is set at 2.5, with the over juiced to -150. Saturday's match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.
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How to watch Sampdoria vs. Atalanta
- Sampdoria vs. Atalanta date: Saturday, August 13
- Sampdoria vs. Atalanta time: 12:30 p.m. ET
- Sampdoria vs. Atalanta live stream: Paramount+
Italian Serie A picks for Atalanta vs. Sampdoria
Before you tune in to Saturday's match, you need to see the Italian Serie A picks from soccer insider Brandt Sutton. Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine's top soccer editor for more than five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe. Sutton also has been on a roll with his Serie A best bets since the start of 2022, going 36-20 in his last 56 picks, returning more than $1,300 for $100 bettors.
For Sampdoria vs. Atalanta, Sutton is picking Atalanta to win. Gian Piero Gasperini's men have won the last three meetings against Sampdoria and the expert expects they will get the job done again this Saturday.
Sutton notes that Sampdoria has much easier competition in preseason play, while Atalanta was challenged by Newcastle and Valencia. Atalanta could also have added firepower on game day if newly-acquired winger Ademola Lookman is cleared to make his Serie A debut after being signed from RB Leipzig late in the offseason.
"Lookman scored eight goals in 42 appearances on loan at Leicester City last season, and his pace could cause fits for Sampdoria's back line if he's fit to play," Sutton told SportsLine. "If not, Atalanta's attack will still look to break down a Sampdoria defense that conceded 63 goals a season ago."
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