Sampdoria – Crotone : Preview & Prediction
After 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is in 6th place, having won 14 points. In the last match, they beat Atalanta at home (3-1), having lost in a previous game against Udinese (4-0). In the last 10 home games Sampdoria has 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 5 of the last 7 games, but his attack has regularly scored because he has scored goals in 5 of the last 7 matches in this competition.
Sampdoria arrive for this motivated game after a 3-1 home win against Atalanta. Highlight for Zapata, Caprari and Linetty who scored the winning goals. The home team usually plays on the 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring a more defensive playing style and attacking through midfield. Remembering that Sampdoria is a team that likes to play in the middle, so try not to leave spaces for your opponents. When it invests in the counterattacks, it usually does it through the left side in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the side Strinic. For this match coach Marco Giampaolo should have all his players at his disposal.
After 1 win, 3 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 15th place, having won 6 points. In the last match, they drew with Torino at home (2-2), after their previous match tied it out in a game against SPAL (1-1). In the last 10 games as a visitor, Crotone has won 5, drawn 2 and lost 3. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he conceded 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. This is a team that scores a few times first: just opened the scoring in 2 of their last 8 games for the Serie A TIM, of these 2 reached the interval in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 8 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 4 away games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 3 of his 7 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Crotone arrives for this match with a 2-2 home draw against Torino. The visiting team usually plays 4-4-2, preferring a slower style of play, with the two most advanced pieces being Simy and Trotta. Already the player responsible for defining and conducting the team’s offensive attacks is Romanian Stoian. One of the best qualities of the visiting team resides in the aerial duels due to the stature of its players. Unlike its opponent of this confrontation, Davide Nicola will have some casualties, that is, Tumminello and Tonev, both injured.
Sampdoria – Crotone : Betting Tips
Sampdoria and Crotone play at Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a 9th round match of Serie A TIM. In the last 3 years there have been only 2 direct clashes between these two teams: one on 04-23-2017, which ended with Crotone’s victory for (1-2), and the most recent on 27-11-2016, ended with a 1-1 draw.
Sampdoria – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70