Sassuolo vs Napoli Prediction, 3/3/2021 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Sassuolo vs Napoli
Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Location: Mapei Stadium in Sassuolo, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Sassuolo (+243) Napoli (+126)
Matteo Politano and Napoli (14-1-8, 7th in Serie A) are headed to Mapei Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet Sassuolo (9-8-6, 8th in Serie A). The goalkeepers who are expected to start are Andrea Consigli for Sassuolo and David Ospina for Napoli. Sassuolo are at +243 while the Blues are at +126. The total is set at 2.75.
Sassuolo stepped onto the pitch against Bologna in their most recent game and got the draw with a final of 1-1. Sassuolo tried 11 dribbles in this game and completed 5 of those tries for a rate of 45.5%. In the passing game, they ended with a 86.8% received passes percentage by converting 592 of the 682 targeted passes last match. In relation to shooting accuracy, Sassuolo walked away from the pitch at a 26.7% rate by landing 8 shots on target out of 30 shots. Sassuolo has an average of 1.57 g/90 (36 total goals) and have tallied 22 assists in all matches for this campaign.
Filip Duricic is a player who can be a difference maker for Sassuolo. Duricic has been in the starting lineup in 180 contests during his soccer career and he has earned 0.19 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from Serbia has earned 32 goals scored in 15,315 mins played. He has 31 assists while tallying 32 yellow card warnings so far in his career. One more guy who could decide who wins is Francesco Caputo, the forward born in Italy. He has helped a teammate on a goal 47 times during his soccer career while scoring 165 goals. Caputo has accumulated 31,123 mins in 345 career starts and has been handed 45 yellow card warnings. He sports an average of 0.48 G/90 so far in his pro soccer career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Sassuolo will be Andrea Consigli. Consigli (167-121-169 mark in his professional soccer career) has earned 128 shutouts, which leaves him with a 27.6% shutout rate. The goalkeeper hailing from Italy has seen 1,998 shots tried against him in 463 career starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.33 (612 total goals conceded) and his save percentage is 70.4. Consigli has seen the pitch for 41,316 mins and is sitting with 1,405 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
The last time they took the pitch, Napoli took a loss by a final score of 4-2 against Atalanta. They finished this game by converting 484 out of their 582 attempted passes for a rate of 83.2%. Napoli earned a 50.0% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 7 out of the 14 dribbles they tried. Napoli converted 2 shots on target out of their 4 shots tried giving them a 50.0% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having tallied 48 goals and 33 assists in all their contests, Napoli is averaging 2.09 goals and 1.43 assists per 90 min.
Matteo Politano should provide solid play for Napoli. He currently averages 0.26 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 179 games so far in his pro soccer career. The forward who is from Italy has accumulated 15,512 minutes while scoring 45 goals. He has accumulated 23 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 27 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Lorenzo Insigne, the forward hailing from Italy. Insigne has earned himself 25 yellow cards in 23,531 mins played (272 starting assignments). His G/90 average during his career is 0.36. He has accounted for 94 goals thus far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 77 different times.
David Ospina will look after the goal for Napoli. In his career, Ospina has conceded 296 goals and has totaled 785 stops in 261 starts. He has given up 1.15 goals per 90 mins while earning a mark of 108-62-89. He has a save % of 73.1 and his shutout rate sits at 33.7%. Ospina has 88 shutouts and has seen 1,077 shots tried against him in 23,251 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Sassuolo (+243)
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