Spal – Genoa : Preview & Prediction
SPAL and Genoa meet at Stadio Paolo Mazza in a match of the 11th round of Serie A TIM. These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 19th place, having won 5 points. In the last match, he lost with Juventus away (4-1), after having lost at home in a game against Sassuolo (0-1). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last 5 home games for the championship, SPAL has won 1, 1 draw and 3 losses, having won 4 points out of 15.
In this competition, you have not won for 8 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 10 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score.
SPAL have been playing poorly in the Italian League, being the second team to win least in Serie A and have not won in eight games where they have 7 wins and 1 loss, needing to start presenting a better football with urgency to avoid relegation to the end of the season. The team has been presenting problems both in the offensive and defensive systems, having scored only 8 goals, being the fifth worst attack of the competition, and suffered 19 goals, having the fifth defense more leaked, evidencing that it needs to improve greatly in the 2 sectors. Playing at home, such as Sunday’s match, SPAL has the fourth worst national campaign, comes from 4 games without wins where it won 1 tie and 3 losses and it is worth emphasizing that conceded goals in all 5 games that did as principal. For the match against Genoa, coach Leonardo Semplici has no problems in the team considered titular and goes to the field with maximum strength.
After 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 16th place, having won 6 points. In the last match, he lost with Napoli at home (2-3), after his previous match drew away in a game against Milan, (0-0). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 23 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 26 conceded. In the last five away games, Genoa have recorded 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats, having won 5 points in 15 chances. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 10 games in this competition, he never got around to scoring in the 4 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Genoa have been performing far below expectations in Serie A, are only 1 away from the relegation zone, are the second team to have won the most against the national side next to their next opponent and must start to yield more to move away from the last positions . The team is characterized by an inefficient attack that has scored only 10 goals, being the eighth worst of the competition, while the defense suffered 16 goals and is the eighth most leaked, needing to improve in the 2 sectors to avoid any risk of falling for Serie B. Playing away from home, such as this Sunday’s game, Genoa have not lost 2 games in which they have won 1 and 1 draw, it is the fourth team that has conceded the least goals, but it is also the quarter that scored the least goals in this type of situation. For the match against SPAL, coach Ivan Juric will not be able to rely on midfielder Issac Cofie, injured.
Spal – Genoa : Betting Tips
Spal – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70