Cagliari – Benevento : Preview & Prediction
Cagliari and Benevento play in a duel of the 10th round of Serie A TIM. These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 16th place with 6 points, after 2 wins and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Genoa by (2-3). In the last match, lost out to Lazio by (3-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last four home games for the championship, Cagliari have won 1 and 3, having won 3 points out of 12. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of the last 9 games they played in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. This is a team that scored few times first: just opened the scoring in 2 of their last 9 games for Serie A TIM, of these 2 reached the break in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in all. In 9 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Cagliari even tried to sketch a reaction after the negative results suffered early in the Italian League but failed to keep up the good football and now comes from five consecutive defeats, and in four of them failed to swing the opposing network. In the last round, the team even finished more than the opponent, even playing away from home, but could not hold Lazio’s offensive force. Based on the numbers of the competition, it is possible to see that the main responsible for this campaign is the offensive sector, which has a poor average of 0.75 goals per game, the fourth that ends in the championship. As principal, the team owns the fourth worst campaign, having failed to score in two of the four clashes in that condition. The Brazilian João Pedro has been gaining prominence in the midfield.
After 9 defeats, the visiting team is in 20th place and has not won any point. In the last match, they lost to Fiorentina at home (0-3), after having lost in the previous match in a game against Verona, (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium.
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 9 defeats in the last games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded at least one goal in each of the last 9 games, and his attack has not been very concrete since he did not score goals in 7 of the last 9 matches for this competition . This is a team that has presented difficulties in making the first goal and that only managed to open the scoring once in the last 9 games in Serie A TIM. In 9 games in this competition, he never managed to come back on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Benevento, as well as their opponents, have also made a disastrous campaign throughout the Italian Championship, and are in an even more complicated situation, since it is the only club that has not yet scored in the competition, thus coming from nine straight losses . The championship numbers leave no doubt that Benevento is the worst Serie A team, with an incredible average of 0.22 goals per game, while their defense is also the most leaked of the competition. Despite the poor attack, Benevento is not one of the clubs that least finish, which allows to conclude that quality is lacking in the time to complete. However, one of the weak points of the team is the low ball possession, which allows the opponent more chances of creation.
Cagliari – Benevento : Betting Tips
Cagliari – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70