Cagliari – Spal : Preview & Prediction
Cagliari and SPAL face off in a match for the 23rd round of Serie A TIM. Cagliari won away by (0-2) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 17-09-2017. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins in the last 2 games. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since SPAL presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Cagliari
The home team is currently in 16th place with 21 points, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Milan by (1-2). In the last match, he tied off for Crotone by (1-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Cagliari had 7 points out of 30, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. In their domestic league games the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (4 out of 11 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 22 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Cagliari come to this round with a 1-1 draw at the Crotone field, thus totaling their third straight game without losing in the Italian championship. We remember that the home team has a difficult phase in the season as they have six defeats in the last ten games played. The home side put themselves up 3 – 1 after an attack from the right hand side of the post. Failures in finalization is also a weakness of this team. The offensive player Leonardo Pavoletti, who tends to occupy the most advanced position of Cagliari, is the best finisher of the team with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach does not count on Pisacane, suspended, besides Farago, Cragno and Van der Wiel, these lesionados.
Analysis of SPAL
The visiting team is currently in 18th place with 17 points, after 3 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Udinese by (1-1). In the last match, tied at home to the Internazionale by (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 1 win, 5 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored and 25 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 23 conceded. In the league, SPAL had 5 points out of 30, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in their last 10 away games. In his league games as a visitor the most frequent result at the break was 1-0 (5 out of 11 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since 10 of their last 11 matches for the competition ended with more than 1.5 goals. In 22 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 15 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 11 matches played as a visitor to this competition: scored 3 of his 8 goals in minutes (61′-75 ‘).
The SPAL arrives at this game with a positive result against Inter at 1-1, however, added up to the fifth straight game without proving the taste of victory. Visitors are currently in the last positions of the championship, meaning a victory in this game is very important. In most of the games, we can see that the coach Leonardo Semplici aligned themselves in the 3-5-2 series, improving the formation of his team and protecting his teammates from the sidelines. Similar to your opponent, the visiting team has several failing finishes. Apparently the coach has all the collective at his disposal.
Cagliari – Spal : Betting Tips
Cagliari – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70