Ace Football previews the Serie A game between Lecce and Bologna who meet up this coming Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
Lecce take on visitors Bologna at Stadio Via del Mare in a Serie A tie on Sunday.
In the Serie A standings, Lecce are placed 13th with 15 points after 13 matches. Bologna occupy a position of sixth in the league with 21 points.
Form: Lecce vs Bologna
It could have been better, it could have been worse for Lecce, who have two points to show from their last three matches. They came up short in a 2-1 defeat against Roma, followed by a 2-2 draw against AC Milan. They picked up a point again in the latest round after a 2-2 draw with Verona. Lecce claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Serie A. They also drew two and lost two, scored six goals and conceded eight.
Six points are what Bologna have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Lazio by 1-0. This was followed by a 2-1 defeat against Fiorentina, before winning 2-0 against Torino. In their last six Serie A away matches, Bologna failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn five and lost one, scoring five while also conceding six times.
Betting stats and facts for Lecce and Bologna
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Lecce and Bologna played across all competitions.
- Lecce have not won the last 8 matches in a row
- In 5 of the last 6 matches Lecce played, both teams scored
- Lecce have conceded in the last 8 matches in a row
- Lecce have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
- Lecce have not won the last 5 home matches in a row
- In 15 of the last 17 Bologna matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Bologna have not lost 12 of the last 13 matches
- Bologna have not won the last 7 away matches in a row
- In 7 of the last 8 Bologna away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Bologna have not lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
Players under the radar: Lecce vs Bologna
Having scored just once lately in the Serie A, Nicola Sansone will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Bologna hope Joshua Zirkzee can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of four Serie A goals in his last six Serie A games.
Betting markets: Lecce vs Bologna
In their last 10 matches at Stadio Via del Mare across all tournaments Lecce won five times, drew two, and lost three times. Bologna claimed three wins, five draws, and two defeats in their last 10 games away. Bologna have not lost to Lecce in five consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Lecce only scored the first goal of the match in two out of their last ten games. Curiously, Bologna only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Bologna managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Lecce’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored one goal on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Bologna’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches. Lecce conceded a goal in their previous eight Serie A matches on the spin.
Recommended tip: Lecce vs Bologna
The match between Lecce and Bologna should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Serie A game.