Sampdoria – Chievo : Preview & Prediction
Sampdoriaand Chievo meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match of the 18th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches at this stage favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match at this stage, for Serie A TIM, on 29-10-2017, the Sampdoria won by (4-1). The goals of the match were scored by K. Linetty (20 ‘), L. Torreira (26’ and 84 ‘) and D. Zapata (44’) for Sampdoria and F. Cacciatore (24 ‘) for Chievo. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between the 6th and 20th of the overall standings, this is in fact a confrontation between the 9th in home games and the 17th as a visitor.
After 7 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, the Sampdoria is in 6th place, having won 26 points. In the last match, they beat Empoli away (2-4), having won 2-0 at home against Parma in the previous game. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it achieves practically the same points at home and away, having won 14 points in its stadium, with 13 goals scored and 8 conceded, against 12 points away, where it scored 16 goals and suffered 13. For the championship, Sampdoria had 14 points in 24 chances, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats in the last 8 games he played in his stadium. In their domestic league matches the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (3 out of 8 matches). The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. In the last 11 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 6 of his 16 goals in minutes (61′-75 ‘).
Sampdoria have come to this motivated round after having recorded a 2-4 victory on their visit to the Empoli camp: Caprari (2), Quagliarella and Gaston Ramirez scored goals. It is worth mentioning that the team of the house is in a good moment, since they add 5 consecutive games without losing in the championship. In this match against Chievo, coach Marco Giampaolo is expected to line up in the usual 4-4-2 with Gastón Ramírez being responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. On the other hand, Fábio Quagliarella has presented great effectiveness in finalizing and has at this moment with 10 goals scored. Out of this match due to injury continues Bereszynski.
After 8 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 20th place, having won 5 points. In the last match, they drew 1-1 with Internazionale at home (1-1), after their previous match drew away in a game against SPAL (0-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last 8 out of the championship, Chievo have had 4 draws and 4 defeats, having won 4 points out of 24.
For this competition, he has a draw of 6 draws in the last games and has not won any of the last 17 games. In the matches played out there are some frequent results at the end of the first 45 ‘: 0-0 (3 in 9 games) and 2-0 (3 in 9 games). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that scores a few times first: just opened the scoring in 2 of their last 17 games for Serie A TIM, of these 2 reached the interval in a lead in 1 but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 1 highlights in the last 9 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 6 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Chievo team come to this game with a 1-1 draw at the Inter Milan reception, continuing without a win in the Italian league: Sergio Pellissier scored the only goal of the team. In this away game, coach Domenico Di Carlo is expected to line up in the usual tactical system, meaning 4-4-2, favoring the defensive organization and quick transitions: Emanuele Giaccherini is one of the great players in this type of situation. The offensive Mariusz Stepinski is the great highlight of this team with 4 goals scored. There is no weight loss for this round.
Sampdoria – Chievo : Betting Tips
Sampdoria – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70