Ace Football team previews the Serie A clash between Roma and Spezia and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
Roma take on Spezia on Sunday at Stadio Olimpico, Rome with both fighting to improve on their current position in their final game of the season.
Fresh from their Europa League final defeat to Sevilla, Roma cannot afford to ease off the gas. Jose Mourinho’s side hold the sixth and final Europa League qualification spot in the Serie A standings, but sit just one point above seventh-placed Juventus. Spezia are under the spotlight as well, sitting above Hellas Verona in 17th by goal difference alone.
Team form: Roma vs Spezia
Roma are without a win from their previous three outings, as Salernitana managed a draw before they lost 2-1 against Fiorentina. Their latest match ended in a 1-1 draw with Sevilla. Jose Mourinho’s men managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Serie A. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored 12 and conceded nine goals.
In their last three matches, Spezia beat AC Milan 2-0, drew 0-0 with Lecce and lost 0-4 against Torino. The Little Eagles didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Serie A matches, but managed three draws while suffering three defeats. They conceded eight and scored four goals themselves.
Betting stats for Roma and Spezia
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Roma and Spezia played across all competitions.
- Roma have scored in 17 of the last 18 home matches
- Roma have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Roma have not won 8 of the last 9 matches
- In 7 of the last 8 Roma matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Roma matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Spezia have not won the last 10 away matches in a row
- Spezia have not won 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Spezia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Spezia have conceded in 9 of the last 10 away matches
- Spezia have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
In-form players: Roma vs Spezia
Stephan El Shaarawy is making waves with Roma, having scored three goals in the team’s last six matches. Meanwhile, Mehdi Bourabia hopes to double up on his tally for Spezia, having scored once in his last six outings. Keep your eyes on these talented athletes as they look to make their mark on the pitch.
Popular markets: Roma vs Spezia
Despite both teams being in a must-win situation, Roma have had the upper hand in the past with a streak of five consecutive wins against Spezia. Will they continue their dominance or will Spezia finally break the cycle?
Both teams to score
Roma scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Curiously, Spezia only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Roma have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Spezia.
Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Roma, who scored an average of 0.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in three of Spezia’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.7 goals in these matches.
Betting prediction: Roma vs Spezia
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Roma and Spezia. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.