Hellas Verona vs Genoa Prediction, 10/19/2020 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Hellas Verona vs Genoa
Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
Location: Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi in Verona, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Hellas Verona (+100) Genoa (+240)
Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi is the site where Miguel Veloso and Hellas Verona (2-0-1, 6th in Serie A) will take on Genoa (1-0-1, 13th in Serie A) on Monday. The goaltenders who are expected to start will be Marco Silvestri for Hellas Verona and Mattia Perin for Genoa. Hellas Verona are at +100 while Genoa are at +240. The total opens at 2.5.
Hellas Verona as a team have scored 1 goal this season, which ranks them 19th in Serie A. They have launched 28 shots at the goal with 8 of them being on target, which comes out to a 28.6% shots on target percentage. Hellas Verona has controlled possession for 49% of the time while they dribble successfully 62.2% of the time (11th in Serie A). Their players have been on the receiving end of 1,030 passes on 1,190 targets for the campaign, giving them a receiving percentage of 86.6%.
Miguel Veloso is a player who can be a difference maker for Hellas Verona. He has accounted for 36 assists while earning 75 yellow card cautions so far in his career. Veloso has been in the starting lineup in 287 contests in his career and he has earned 0.06 G/90. The midfielder from Portugal has earned 16 goals in 25,108 minutes. Someone else who should impact this game is Andrea Favilli, the forward representing Italy. He has assisted on a goal 5 times in his career while scoring 14 total goals. Favilli has been on the pitch for 3,769 mins in 40 starting assignments and has earned himself 16 yellow cards. He scores 0.33 goals per 90 mins during his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Hellas Verona is Marco Silvestri. Silvestri (58-64-66 mark in his professional soccer career) has recorded 45 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 23.9% clean sheet rate. The keeper from Italy has had 667 shots tried against him in 188 starting assignments. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.04 (196 total goals surrendered) and he has earned a save % of .717. Silvestri has been on the field for 16,976 minutes and has earned 473 stops thus far in his career.
Genoa has 939 targets this season (19th in the league) and they have 869 completed passes. They have earned a receiving percentage of 92.5% and they have controlled possession of the ball 45.5% of the time. The Griffin have been able to dribble successfully 61.8% of the time on the season while earning 4 goals. They have completed 28.6% of their shots on target on 21 total shots.
Marko Pjaca will need to provide a spark for Genoa. He is averaging 0.32 G/90 and has been a starter in 104 outings during his soccer career. The forward from Croatia has been on the field for 9,400 mins while scoring 33 goals. He has totaled 6 yellow card warnings in his career and has assisted on a goal 13 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Mattia Destro, the forward hailing from Italy. Destro has earned himself 46 yellow card warnings in 14,015 minutes (158 starts). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.46. He has scored 71 goals in his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 11 times.
Mattia Perin will be residing in front of the goal for the Griffin. Perin has tallied 64 shutouts while he has defended 1,128 shots tried against him in 20,652 mins throughout his career. He has a save percentage of .712 and his clean sheet rate is 27.7%. He has surrendered 1.45 goals per 90 while holding a mark of 79-52-99. So far in his pro soccer career, Perin has conceded 333 goals while he has accounted for 804 stops in 231 starts.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Genoa (+240)
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