Bologna vs Spezia Prediction, 4/18/2021 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Bologna vs Spezia
Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
Location: Stadio Renato Dall'Ara in Bologna, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Bologna (+105) Spezia (+260)
Emanuel Gyasi and Spezia (8-8-14, 14th in Serie A) head to Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on Sunday where they'll meet Bologna (9-7-14, 11th in Serie A). The starting goaltenders will be Lukasz Skorupski for Bologna and Jeroen Zoet for Spezia. The Eagles are at at +260 while Bologna are at +105. The over/under is set at 2.75.
Bologna took the field against AS Roma in their last game and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 1-0. In sharing the ball, they earned a 86.7% rate by connecting on 501 out of their 578 pass targets in their last match. Bologna tried 14 dribbles in this matchup and successfully completed 8 of those tries for a rate of 57.1%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Bologna walked away from the pitch at a 33.3% rate by putting 4 shots on target of 12 shots. Bologna averages 1.23 goals per 90 minutes (37 goals in total) and have accounted for 29 assists in all contests for the season.
Musa Barrow is a guy who can be a difference maker for Bologna. Barrow has been given a starting assignment in 53 matchups so far in his pro soccer career while he scores 0.35 goals per 90 mins. The forward representing Gambia has totaled 19 goals in 4,899 mins. He has 14 assists while tallying 1 yellow card warnings in his career. Another guy who could decide the outcome is Rodrigo Palacio, the forward representing Argentina. He has assisted on a goal 57 times so far in his career and he has scored 89 goals. Palacio has been on the field for 25,156 mins in 281 starting assignments and has been given 54 yellow card warnings. He has an average of 0.32 G/90 so far in his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Bologna is Lukasz Skorupski. Skorupski has been on the pitch for 20,250 mins and has 722 stops thus far in his career. His GA/90 is 1.40 (314 goals conceded) and he has a save percentage of 71.0. The goalie born in Poland has faced 1,022 shots sent his way in 225 starts. Skorupski (73-54-98 mark during his soccer career) has 54 clean sheets, which has earned him a 24.0% shutout percentage.
In their last outing, Spezia got the victory with a final of 3-2 against Crotone. Spezia earned a 72.7% successful dribble rate by completing 8 out of the 11 dribbles they pursued. They finished this game by converting 456 of the 529 passes they attempted earning a rate of 86.2%. Spezia converted 4 shots on goal out of 8 shots attempted giving them a 50.0% rate in their last outing. With 40 goals and 28 assists in all competitions, Spezia averages 1.33 goals and 0.93 assists per 90 min.
Emanuel Gyasi should be able to be counted on for Spezia. The forward representing Ghana has been on the field for 6,692 minutes and has scored 15 goals. He has totaled 19 yellow card warnings so far in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 13 times. He currently averages 0.20 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 77 matches so far in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for M'Bala Nzola, the forward hailing from France. He has scored 16 goals during his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 2 times. Nzola has been handed 9 yellow card warnings in 4,472 minutes played (48 starts). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.32.
Jeroen Zoet will reside in front of the net for Spezia. During his pro soccer career, Zoet has surrendered 308 goals and has totaled 690 stops in 284 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.09 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 173-51-59. He holds a save percentage of 72.2 and his clean sheet rate is currently at 32.0%. Zoet has racked up 91 shutouts while seeing 968 shots tried against him in 25,485 career mins.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Bologna (+105)
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