Sampdoria vs Lazio Prediction, 10/17/2020 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Sampdoria vs Lazio
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genova, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Sampdoria (+350) Lazio (-149)
Felipe Caicedo and Lazio (1-1-1, 10th in Serie A) head to Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Saturday where they'll take on Sampdoria (1-0-2, 12th in Serie A). The goaltenders protecting the net will be Emil Audero for Sampdoria and Thomas Strakosha for Lazio. Lazio are at at -149 while Sampdoria are priced at +350. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Sampdoria have scored 4 goals this year, which is currently 12th in Serie A. They have launched 42 shots at their opponents goal with 11 of them being on target, which comes out to a 26.2% shots on target percentage. Sampdoria has controlled possession of the ball for 36.3% of matches while successfully dribbling 64.7% of the time (9th in the league). They have caught 788 passes on 965 tries on the campaign, which makes their receiving percentage 81.7%.
Gaston Ramirez is a player who should be able to impact this match for Sampdoria. He has accounted for 28 assists while accumulating 51 yellow cards in his career. Ramirez has been a starter in 180 contests thus far in his career and scores 0.25 G/90. The forward from Uruguay has earned 42 goals in 15,229 professional minutes. One more player who could decide who wins is Fabio Quagliarella, the forward born in Italy. He has helped a teammate on a goal 50 times in his career and he has scored 173 goals. Quagliarella has totaled 35,522 mins in 409 career starts and has been handed a total of 46 yellow card warnings. He currently averages 0.44 goals per 90 mins so far in his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Sampdoria is Emil Audero. Audero has played for a total of 9,990 minutes and is sitting with 332 stops so far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.41 (156 total goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of .703. The keeper from Indonesia has had 471 shots attempted against him in 111 starts. Audero (42-26-43 record in his career) has accumulated 33 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 29.7% shutout percentage.
Lazio has totaled 1,574 targets this year (5th in the league) to go along with 1,406 completed passes. They have a receiving percentage of 89.3% and they control possession of the ball 52% of the time. The White and Sky Blues have had success dribbling 51.1% of the time this season while tallying 4 goals. They have been able to connect on 37.2% of their SOT out of 43 total shots.
Felipe Caicedo will be someone to watch for Lazio. He averages 0.42 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 202 games so far in his career. The forward born in Ecuador has been on the pitch for 17,798 minutes while scoring 83 goals. He has accounted for 57 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 19 times. Make sure to watch out for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, the midfielder born in Spain. Milinkovic-Savic has been given a total of 45 yellow cards in 15,378 mins (175 starts). His G/90 average during his career is 0.22. He has tallied 38 goals during his career while helping a teammate on a goal 21 times.
Thomas Strakosha will reside in front of the net for the White and Sky Blues. Strakosha has totaled 41 clean sheets while he has seen 565 shots against him in 13,095 career mins. He sports a save % of .731 and his clean sheet rate sits at 28.3%. He has surrendered 1.22 goals per 90 mins while earning a record of 75-33-37. During his career, Strakosha has conceded 177 goals while tallying 410 stops in 145 starts.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Lazio (-149)
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