Sampdoria – Juventus Prediction & Picks (18.12.2019)


Sampdoria – Juventus SOCCER PICKS

Sampdoria and Juventus face each other in Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris, in a match for the 17th round of Serie A. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 3 wins and 2 losses in the last 5 games . However, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 26.05-2019, for Serie A, which ended Sampdoria’s victory for (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by G. Defrel (84 ‘) and G. Caprari (90’) for Sampdoria. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Sampdoria presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.


The home team is currently in 16th position, with 15 points won, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home against Parma by (0-1). In the last game, he won out against Genoa by (0-1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 28 suffered; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 16 goals scored and 14 suffered. For the championship, Sampdoria conquered 9 points in 24 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 games he played in his stadium. In their home matches there are some frequent results at the break: 0-1 (3 in 8 games) and 0-0 (3 in 8 games). In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 5 of the last 8 he played there were less than 3 goals. This is a team that marks few times is primeiro and that only managed to open the scoring in 4 of its last 16 games for Serie A, of these 4 it reached the break in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 3. 16 games in this competition, only got 1 comeback in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 9 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 4 of his 9 goals between minutes (16’-30 ‘).

Sampdoria comes motivated to this match, after a 0-1 victory against Genoa, returning to the victories after two consecutive defeats in the Italian championship: Gabbiadini scored the only goal of the team. Despite playing at home, coach Claudio Ranieri must present a defensive team, waiting for his rival in his defensive midfield. Forward Manolo Gabbiadini stands out in Sampdoria, with 4 goals and 2 assists. Outside this game will be Bereszynski, Bonazzoli and Barreto, all with physical problems.

Juventus :

After 12 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in 2nd place, with 39 points won. In their last match, they won Udinese at home by (3‑1), after in the previous match they lost out, in a match against Lazio, by (3‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in his stadium. In its last 8 away matches for the championship Juventus records 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, so it conquered 17 points in 24 possible. In their away matches there are some frequent results at the break: 1‑1 (3 in 8 matches) and 0‑0 (4 in 8 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 12 of his last 16 games for Serie A, of these 12 he came to the break in advantage in 4 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 9 .

Juventus arrives motivated to this match, having returned to the triumphs, winning Udinese 3-1: their goals were scored by Cristiano Ronaldo (2) and Bonucci. It should be noted that the visitors did not win the previous two games. Despite being playing on the opponent’s ground, coach Maurizio Sarri must present a completely offensive strategy, aligned in 4-4-2, with Higuaín and Cristiano Ronaldo as the most advanced men of the visiting team. The second athlete named is the top scorer of Juventus, with 9 goals scored. Outside this game are Chiellini and Khedira, both with physical problems.

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