AS Roma – Crotone : Preview & Prediction
Roma and Crotone meet at the Stadio Olimpico in a match of the 10th round of Serie A TIM. In the last 3 years there have been only 2 direct clashes between these two teams: one on 12-02-2017, which ended with Roma winning by 0-2 and the most recent on 21-09-2016, finished with the victory of Rome by (4-0). It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / outside condition, since Rome presents different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in 5th place with 18 points earned after 6 wins and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Napoli by (0-1). In the last match, he won away to Torino by (0-1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 12 wins, 1 tie and 2 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last four home games for the league, Roma have won 2 and 2 defeats, having won 6 points out of 12. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 8 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency towards goals, since 19 in 29 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 7 of its last 8 games by Serie A TIM, of those 7 it reached the interval in advantage in 5 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of 90 ‘in 6.
The Roma team arrive at this motivated game due to victory in the field of Torino, putting an end to the two games in a row without winning in official matches: the only goal of the team was scored by Kolarov. In this home game, coach Eusebio Di Francesco is expected to keep 4-3-3 with Dzeko the most offensive scorer in the home: this player is the team’s top scorer with 7 goals scored. For this game the coach still does not count on Manolas, Fazio and Pellegrini, all injured.
After 1 win, 3 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 6 points. In the last match, he lost with Sampdoria away (5-0), after his previous match drew at home in a game against Torino by (2-2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 24 goals scored and 25 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the championship, Crotone won 1 point in 12 chances, after 1 draw and 3 losses in their last 4 away games.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor for 4 games. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 7 of the last 9 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. This is a team that scored few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 2 of their last 9 games in Serie A TIM, of those 2 reached the break in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 9 games in this competition, never managed to get back on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Crotone’s team comes to this round with a heavy defeat at Sampdoria’s 5-0 home win, their third straight game without a taste of their Italian championship victory. In this away game coach Davide Nicola should opt for a more defensive strategy with his lines drawn back, exploiting the best of his opponent’s back: Baberis is very fast and excellent at driving the ball to the attack. On the other hand, Marcus Rohdén is the top scorer of Crotone with 2 goals scored. In all indications the manager is in doubt for this match Tumminello, Kragl and Tonev, all injured.
AS Roma – Crotone : Betting Tips
AS Roma – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70