ATK Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC Prediction: Indian Super League (ISL)

ATK Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC Prediction:

Match Time: 19:30 Local (19:30 IST)

ATK Mohun Bagan was rampant in their recent triumph in the Kolkata Derby, and will now aim to continue their staggering form in the Indian Super League. They host the bottom-placed Odisha FC on Thursday.

Odisha FC is yet to win, having managed only one point from their two games. For ATK, another win would take them to the top of the table.

Odisha was impressive in their comeback against Jamshedpur FC but things are still messed up at the back for them. They have conceded the joint-most shots on target this season, and coach Stuart Baxter's side will have to work a lot on their concern.

Odisha FC celebrating their goal against Jamshedpur
Odisha FC against Jamshedpur, image credits- 

Striker Roy Krishna has two goals in two games, and his form will be crucial in causing Odisha more problems.

ATK on the other hand has been very solid defensively and is yet to concede a goal this season.

Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC: Head to Head

Odisha FC has formed ahead of the 2019-20 season, and ATK Mohun Bagan has drawn one and won once against the Juggernauts.

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Both teams have scored six from their last three matches. However, ATK Mohun Bagan FC is second, while Odisha FC is tenth.

ATK Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC: Team News

The Mariners will be full of confidence ahead of this game, and Antonio Lopez Habas will try to keep his squad's motivation, as usual, to keep their winning streak intact.

The team is currently enjoying a purple patch and would want nothing less than a win. For Odisha FC, their team is effectively strong on paper but results are yet to be seen. With Marcelinho and Diego Mauricio leading the frontlines, they will have a key role to help the team fight for their first win.

ATK Mohun Bagan will be fielding the same side. However, Manvir Singh may start after an impressive performance in the derby.

Manvir Singh for ATK Mohun Bagan
Manvir Singh Celebrating, image credits-

For Odisha, Jerry Mawihmingthanga and Vinit Rai are doubts, while Jacob Tratt is expected to start despite receiving a knock in the previous match. 

Players to Watch Out:

Roy Krishna (ATK Mohun Bagan)

The attacker has been one of the highest-scoring strikers since the 2019-20 season, and his value is immense in the Mariners' squad. 

Roy Krishna of ATK Mohun Bagan
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He has scored in both the games he has been a part of, and he'll hope that he keeps up with his scoring form.

Marcelinho (Odisha FC)

He has been a vital player of the squad, and the 33-year-old is also one of the highest-scoring players in the league. He is yet to score this season and therefore, all eyes will be on him.

Marcelinho of Odisha FC
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ATK Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC Prediction:

Both the teams have a lot to play for. While ATK would target to go at the summit of the points table, the Juggernauts would give their all for their first victory of the season. The stakes are high and it will be interesting to see who wins.

Sportco predicts ATK Mohun Bagan to win.

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