Crotone – Genoa PREDICTION & TIPS
Crotone and Genoa play in the Stadio Ezio Scida in a match of the 13th round of Serie A TIM. In the last 3 years, there have been only 2 direct clashes between these two teams: one on 22-01-2017, which ended with a 2-2 draw, and the most recent on 28-08-2016, which ended with the victory of Genoa by (1-3). In this match the house factor may play a decisive role, as Genoa has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 15th place, having won 12 points. In the last match, they beat Bologna 2-0 (2-3), having won 2-1 at home against Fiorentina in the previous game. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 25 goals scored and 25 conceded, against 7 victories , 5 draws and 3 home defeats, with 18 goals scored and 15 conceded. In the last 6 home games for the league, Crotone have won 2, 2 and 2 draws, having won 8 points out of 18. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. This is a team that scored few times first: just opened the scoring in 3 of their last 12 games for Serie A TIM, of those 3 reached the break in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in 2. In 12 games in this competition , suffered the first goal 8 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 8 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: scored 4 of his 8 goals in between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Crotone have been campaigning poorly in the Italian Championship, but have shown evolution in the last rounds, coming from 2 consecutive victories and now want to maintain the good phase to move away from the relegation zone. The team is characterized by a rather ineffective attack that has scored only 11 goals and is the sixth worst of the competition, but the biggest problem has been the fragility of its defense that has suffered 23 goals and is the third more leaked, demonstrating that it needs a better performance in both sectors. Playing at home, as the match on Sunday, Crotone comes from 3 games of unbeaten record where he won 2 wins and 1 draw and it is worth mentioning that he scored 2 goals in each of these matches. For the confrontation against Genoa, coach Davide Nicola has no problems in the team that played in the last round and must repeat the lineup that managed to win a great victory over Bologna away from home.
After 1 win, 3 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 6 points. In the last match, he lost to Sampdoria at home (0-2), after having lost in the last match in a match against SPAL (1-0). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 19 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 27 conceded. In the last 6 games away from the championship, Genoa have recorded 1 win, 2 draws and 3 defeats, having won 5 points out of 18. The team allowed their opponents goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 12 games in this competition, he never got around to scoring in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Genoa have been underperforming in the Italian Championship, have not won in 4 games, come from 3 consecutive defeats and need to recover to try to leave the relegation zone. The team has shown difficulties in both the offensive and defensive systems, having scored only 10 goals, being the fourth worst attack of the national, and conceded 19 goals, with the eighth defender more leaked and these figures help explain the campaign quite unsatisfactory. Playing away from home, such as Sunday’s clash, Genoa have been finding it difficult, so much so that from the 6 games they played away from their domains, they failed to score goals in 5 and it is worth mentioning that in 5 of these games, there was only 1 goal in the scoreboard. For the match against Crotone, coach Ivan Juric has no problems with the team considered holder and goes to the field with maximum strength.
Crotone – Genoa FREE TIPS
Crotone – Win @ 2.95
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90