Sampdoria – Sassuolo : Preview & Prediction
Sampdoria and Sassuolo play in the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in a match of the 17th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, who in the last 4 games won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. However, in the last match in this stadium, in a match for Serie A TIM, on 11-20-2016, Sampdoria only managed to win, by (3-2). The goals of the match were scored by F. Quagliarella (84 ‘) and L. Muriel (85’ and 90 ‘) for Sampdoria and F. Ricci (64’) and Ragusa (74 ‘) for Sassuolo. 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 27 points, after 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Lazio by (1-2). In the last match, he tied for Cagliari (2-2). 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, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 31 conceded, against 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 defeats at home, with 43 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last game he played, for Coppa Italia, lost with Fiorentina away by (3-2). In the last 7 home games for the league, Sampdoria have 6 wins and 1 defeat, having won 18 points out of 21. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 3 of their 7 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency towards goals, since 15 in 23 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. In 15 games in this competition, managed to turn the score in 2 of the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 home games in all competitions there are 1 periods in the standings: he suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The current Sampdoria team is not a sea of roses and to worsen this situation the team were eliminated from Coppa Italia, losing at the Fiorentina 3-2. Still, the confidence of local players remains high as they add up to 6 wins in 7 games played at their stadium. For this game coach Marco Giampaolo has no problems to line up the eleven starter, which will consist of Quagliarella and Zapata in front of attack. Veteran Quagliarella has managed to maintain his goal scoring and has already scored 9 goals. In addition, Sampdoria is expected to attack from the first minute, setting aside a possible surprise from the opponent.
Analysis of the Sassuolo
The visiting team is currently in 15th place with 14 points, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Fiorentina by (3-0). In the last match, won at home to Crotone by (2-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the championship, the Sassuolo won 9 points in 24 possible, after 3 wins and 5 losses in the last 8 games he played as a visitor. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, since 6 of his last 8 matches for the competition have finished with more than 2.5 goals. In 16 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the 8 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Despite the victories won in the last rounds, this is not a Sassuolo of the previous season, that is, the team lost much its speed and unpredictability. Curiously, the Sassuolo won more points away from home compared to the games played in his stadium. For this match coach Giuseppe Iachini has a defensive midfield, Italian Biondini, due to suspension. Attempt missed. The visitors’ Alfred Duncan took advantage of a misunderstanding between the home side’s goalie and center backs 31 minutes into the match. On the other hand, we highlight the offensive Italian Politano: he has 3 goals scored.
Sampdoria – Sassuolo : Betting Tips
Sampdoria – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70