Sampdoria vs AS Roma Prediction, 5/2/2021 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Sampdoria vs AS Roma
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genova, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Sampdoria (+272) AS Roma (-108)
Edin Dzeko and AS Roma (16-7-10, 7th in Serie A) travel to Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday where they'll take on Sampdoria (12-6-15, 9th in Serie A). The starting goalkeepers will be Emil Audero for Sampdoria and Pau Lopez for AS Roma. Sampdoria are at +272 while AS Roma are at -108. The over/under has been set at 3.
Sampdoria played Sassuolo in their last match and went home with a loss by a final score of 1-0. Sampdoria attempted 8 dribbles in this game and completed 2 of the dribbles for a rate of 25.0%. In regard to passing, they ended with a 82.0% rate by converting 323 of the 394 passing attempts last game. In relation to shooting accuracy, Sampdoria finished the game at a 18.2% clip by landing 2 shots on target out of 11 total shots. Sampdoria sports an average of 1.30 goals per 90 (43 goals in total) and have earned 32 assists in all games for the year.
Jakub Jankto is a player who can be a difference maker for Sampdoria. Jankto has been a starter in 140 outings thus far in his career and scores 0.15 goals per 90 mins. The defender hailing from Italy has racked up 21 goals scored in 12,350 professional minutes played. He has 24 assists while earning 31 yellow cards during his soccer career. Another player who should impact this match is Antonio Candreva, the defender hailing from Italy. Candreva has been on the field for 30,923 minutes in 356 starts and has been handed 50 yellow card cautions. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 67 times so far in his career while he has scored 67 total goals. He is currently averaging 0.20 goals per 90 minutes during his pro soccer career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Sampdoria is Emil Audero. Audero has defended the goal for 12,690 mins and has earned 428 saves in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.39 (196 total goals allowed) and he has earned a save % of 71.1. The goalie born in Indonesia has faced 602 shots attempted against him in 141 starts. Audero (53-32-56 record during his career) has recorded 37 shutouts, which leaves him with a 26.2% shutout percentage.
For their last game, AS Roma went home defeated by a final of 3-2 against Cagliari. AS Roma ended the game with a 60.9% successful dribble rate by converting 14 out of the 23 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this outing by completing 552 of the 611 attempted passes for a rate of 90.3%. AS Roma connected on 7 shots on target out of 17 shots tried which had them at a 41.2% rate when they last took the field. With a total of 57 goals and 43 assists in all competitions, AS Roma sports an average of 1.73 goals and 1.30 assists per 90 min.
Edin Dzeko will be counted on for AS Roma. The forward born in Bosnia has totaled 31,044 professional minutes while earning 201 goals. He has 54 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 61 times. He sports an average of 0.58 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 333 matches so far in his career. Make sure to watch out for Lorenzo Pellegrini, the midfielder representing Italy. Pellegrini has earned himself 38 yellow card warnings in 11,177 professional minutes played (133 starts). His goals per 90 min average in his pro soccer career is 0.17. He has scored 21 goals during his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 26 different times.
Pau Lopez is expected to look after the net for AS Roma. During his career, Lopez has conceded 217 goals and has tallied 432 stops in 148 starts. He has conceded 1.45 goals per 90 and he has earned a mark of 61-33-57. He has earned a save percentage of 68.3 and his shutout rate is currently 23.6%. Lopez has tallied 35 clean sheets and has defended 631 shots tried against him in 13,480 minutes in his career.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take AS Roma (-108)
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