Crotone vs Genoa Prediction & Tips
Crotone and Genoa face at Stadio Ezio Scida, in a match for the 20 th round of the Serie A TIM. Genoa won at home by (4‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 20‑09‑2020. The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since they have a record of 4 wins in the last 4 matches. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 20th place, with 12 points won, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Benevento by (4‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Fiorentina by (2‑1). This is a stronger team when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the last 9 home matches for the championship, Crotone has recorded 3 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses, having won 10 points out of 27 possible. The team allowed goals to its opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, reason why it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 9 of the last 9 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and never managed to turn the score.
Crotone heads into this game with a 2-1 defeat on the trip to the Fiorentina field, thus adding the fourth setback in the last five Serie A games: the team’s only goal was signed by Simy. In this round against Genoa, coach Giovanni Stroppa should keep the team in 3-5-2 with Simy and Simone Farelli being the most offensive references: the first player mentioned is Crotone’s great highlight with 7 goals. For this match the home coach cannot count on Salvatore Molina, Luca Cigarini, Giuseppe Cuomo and Junior Messias, all due to injury.
After 4 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 16th position, having won 18 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Cagliari by (1‑0), after in the previous match they have tied (0‑0) an away match against Atalanta. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 12 goals scored and 27 conceded. At home, he won 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 23 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 9 away matches for the league, Genoa has recorded 1 victory, 4 draws and 4 losses, having won 7 points out of 27 possible. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (5 out of 9 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, for that reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 6 of the last 9 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 10 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
Genoa comes motivated for this match after having won, by 1-0, against Cagliari, adding the third consecutive encounter without losing in this competition: the only goal of the match was scored by Mattia Destro. Usually coach Davide Ballardini plays in 3-5-2 favoring the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, especially through the corridors. Mattia Destro is Genoa’s top scorer with 7 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Cristián Zapata, Francesco Cassata and Davide Biraschi, all injured.
Crotone – Genoa FREE TIPS
Genoa – Win @ 3.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90