Lazio vs Sampdoria Prediction, 5/7/2022 Serie A Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lazio vs Sampdoria
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Location: Stadio Olimpico in Roma, Italy
Odds/Point Spread: Lazio (-208) Sampdoria (+400)
Francesco Caputo and Sampdoria (9-6-20, 15th in Serie A) head to Stadio Olimpico on Saturday where they'll take on Lazio (17-8-10, 6th in Serie A). The starting goaltenders will be Thomas Strakosha for Lazio and Emil Audero for Sampdoria. Lazio are at -208 while Sampdoria are priced at +400. The total is set at 2.5.
Lazio faced off with Spezia in their last matchup and notched a win by a score of 4-3. Lazio tried 15 dribbles in this outing and were able to convert 5 of those attempts for a rate of 33.3%. When discussing the passing game, they ended with a 92.4% passes received rate by converting 580 out of their 628 pass targets last game.
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In relation to shooting accuracy, Lazio walked away from the pitch at a 38.1% clip by landing 8 SoT out of 21 total shots. Lazio has an average of 1.94 goals per 90 min (68 goals in total) and have accumulated 39 assists in all contests for the year.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is a player who should impact this matchup for Lazio. Milinkovic-Savic has started 237 matchups in his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.24 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder hailing from Spain has totaled 55 goals scored in 20,725 mins played. He has totaled 37 assists while accumulating 54 yellow cards during his pro soccer career.
One more player who should impact this match is Ciro Immobile, the forward representing Italy. He has assisted on a goal 46 times so far in his career and he has scored 217 goals. Immobile has played 28,151 mins during 320 starting assignments and has been given a total of 55 yellow cards. He scores 0.69 goals per 90 so far in his career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Lazio will be Thomas Strakosha. Strakosha has played for 0 minutes and has accumulated 0 stops during his career. His goals against per 90 mins is 0.00 (0 total goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of 0.0. The keeper born in Greece has had 0 shots attempted at him in 0 starts. Strakosha (-- record in his career) has accumulated 0 clean sheets, which has earned him a 0.0% shutout percentage.
The last time they took the pitch, Sampdoria earned three points by winning 1-0 against Genoa. Sampdoria finished the match with a 25.0% successful dribble rate by completing 5 out of the 20 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this contest by completing 261 out of their 318 passes they tried earning a rate of 82.1%. Sampdoria converted 2 shots on target out of 10 shots tried earning them a 20.0% rate in their last game. With a total of 38 goals and 24 assists in all their games, Sampdoria has an average of 1.09 goals and 0.69 assists per 90.
Francesco Caputo will be someone to watch for Sampdoria. He currently averages 0.46 goals per 90 minutes and has been given a starting assignment in 379 games so far in his pro soccer career. The forward hailing from Italy has totaled 34,271 professional minutes while he has scored 177 goals. He has totaled 46 yellow card warnings in his pro soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 52 times. You should also keep an eye on Fabio Quagliarella, the forward representing Italy. He has totaled 187 goals so far in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 53 different times. Quagliarella has been given a total of 49 yellow card cautions in 39,247 professional minutes (450 starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.43.
Emil Audero will look after the net for Sampdoria. During his career, Audero has surrendered 0 goals and has 0 stops in 0 starting assignments. He has given up 0.00 goals per 90 mins and he has a mark of --. He has a save % of 0.0 and his clean sheet rate is currently 0.0%. Audero has 0 shutouts while defending 0 shots against him in 0 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's Serie A game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Lazio (-208)
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