Sampdoria – Fiorentina : Preview & Prediction
Sampdoria and Fiorentina meet at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match for the 21st round of Serie A TIM. Sampdoria won away by (1-2) from the last time they faced in this edition of the league, on 08-08-2017. The history of direct matches played at this stage favors the visiting team, who in the last 5 matches won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. However, in the last match at this stage, in a match for Serie A TIM on 09-04-2017, no was also a draw for (2-2). The goals of the match were scored by Bruno Fernandes (5 ‘) and R. Álvarez (71’) for Sampdoria and G. Rodríguez (60 ‘) and K. Babacar (89′) for Fiorentina. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / outside condition, since Sampdoria presents different results at home and abroad.
Analysis of Sampdoria
The home team is currently in 6th place with 30 points earned after 9 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to SPAL by (2-0). In the last match, lost out to Benevento by (3-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 29 conceded, against 11 wins and 4 losses at home with 43 goals scored and 14 conceded. In the last 9 home games for the league, Sampdoria have 7 wins and 2 defeats, having won 21 points out of 27. In their domestic league games the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (5 out of 9 matches). 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 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home games, as 8 of the last 9 matches they played for this competition ended with over 1.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times but managed to turn the score in 2. In the last 12 home games in all competitions there are 1 periods in the standings: he suffered 5 of his 9 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Sampdoria have a chance to catch their second consecutive win for the Italian Championship and compensate for their poor performance away from home, where they have lost three of their last four games. In the last round, the team played a very well-balanced game against Benevento, but they could not contain the excellent offensive action of the opponent, who decreed victory in the final minutes of the second stage. However, as was clear in this confrontation, the team has been characterized by a very efficient offensive sector, which is now the fourth best in the competition. Another strong point of the club has been possession of the ball, in which it has the sixth best average of the championship. It is likely that 4-3-1-2 will be the training used in this duel by the coach, who will not have at his disposal the left-back Sala, who is suspended.
Analysis of Fiorentina
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 28 points, after 7 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied at home to Milan by (1-1). In the last match, tied at home to the Internazionale by (1-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 15 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 27 goals scored and 16 conceded. His last away game was for Coppa Italia and ended with a 1-0 loss to Lazio. In the last 10 away games Fiorentina have won 3, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30. His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 20 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 10 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Fiorentina sees their chance to reach their ninth straight game without losing in the Italian League, but is set to seek a win as they have won six draws. The last of them took place in front of the Internazionale in a game where they had more possession and finished much more than the opponent, but managed to reach equality in the final minutes of game. However, as has become clear, especially in the last rounds, the team has been highlighted by the consistency of its defensive system, which is among the five least leaked of the competition.
Sampdoria – Fiorentina : Betting Tips
Fiorentina – Win Odds: 2.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70