Udinese – Spal : Preview & Prediction
Udinese and SPAL face off in the Stadio Communale Friuli in a match for the 21st round of Serie A TIM. SPAL won at home for (3-2) the last time they faced each other in this league edition on 08-08-2017. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Udinese
The home team is currently in 8th place with 28 points, after 9 wins, 1 draw and 9 defeats. In the penultimate match, he won away to Bologna by (1-2). In the last match, he tied off for Chievo by (1-1). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Udinese won 15 points in 30 chances, after 5 wins and 5 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Udinese are going through a great phase in the Italian League where they have already won 6 games, with 5 wins and 1 draw, and are looking for another positive result to continue to climb up the standings and try to fight for a place in the next Europa League. The team has a good quality attack that has scored 33 goals and is the sixth best of the national while the defense suffered 27 goals and is the ninth less leaked, but it is noteworthy that only conceded 3 goals in the last 6 games, evidencing significant improvements in the defensive sector. Playing at home, such as this Sunday’s match, Udinese come from 2 good victories and, also, did not concede goals in these 2 games, showing once again the evolution of his defense in the national. For the match against SPAL, coach Massimo Oddo has no problems in the team considered holder and goes to the field with maximum strength.
Analysis of SPAL
After 3 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses, the visiting team is in 17th place, having won 15 points. In the last match, they lost with Lazio at home (2-5), after having lost in a previous match against Sampdoria (2-0). This is a stronger team when playing in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he has 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the league, SPAL had 5 points out of 30, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in their last 10 away games. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 4 of his 10 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. There is a tendency for there to be goals in their away games, as 9 of the last 10 matches they played for this competition ended with over 1.5 goals. In 20 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 10 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 3 of his 7 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
SPAL have been playing poorly in the Italian Championship, only 1 win in the last 9 games and needs an urgent recovery as they are in free fall and are now the first team outside the relegation zone. The team has problems both in defense and in attack, having scored 21 goals, being the eighth that less shook the networks in Serie A, and suffered 38 goals, having the third defender more leaked and these figures help explain the unsatisfactory campaign. Playing away from home, like Sunday’s match, SPAL has the third worst performance of the Italian Championship and it is worth mentioning that it conceded goals in the last 9 games away from their domains, demonstrating the difficulty of acting as a visitor. For the game against Udinese, coach Leonardo Semplici has no problem climbing the team and should go on the field with the training that has been working in the last rounds.
Udinese – Spal : Betting Tips
Udinese – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70