Discover key betting insights for the Spezia vs Verona play-off contest in Serie A, featuring the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.
Spezia and Hellas Verona will face off in the first Serie A relegation play-off in 18 years on Sunday evening.
After finishing level on 31 points in joint-17th place in the standings, the Serie A has enforced a tie-breaker game to determine who will stay up and who will go down to Serie B. The stakes have never been higher! The last time these teams met, the match ended in a 0-0 draw at Stadio Alberto Picco. Who will come out on top this time?
Spezia vs Verona Preview
A draw was the best Spezia could muster in their previous three games. They claimed a 0-0 draw against Lecce, before getting trounced 0-4 against Torino. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Roma ran out 2-1 winners. The Little Eagles won two of their past six possible home matches in the league. These produced a record of 2-1-3 in which they scored five and 11 goals.
Verona were only able to take one point from their past three games. They came up short in a 3-1 defeat against Atalanta before drawing 1-1 with Empoli. They were defeated once again, when AC Milan ran out 3-1 winners. The Yellow and Blues claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Serie A. They also drew two and were defeated three times, as they were outscored by eight goals to four.
Spezia vs Verona Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Spezia and Verona. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 18 of the last 20 Verona home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Verona have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Verona played, both teams scored
- Verona have conceded in the last 7 home matches in a row
- Verona have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
- Spezia have not won the last 11 away matches in a row
- Spezia have not won 19 of the last 21 matches
- In 12 of the last 14 Spezia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Spezia have conceded in 10 of the last 11 away matches
- Spezia have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
Spezia vs Verona – In-form players
Mehdi Bourabia and Marco Davide Faraoni will be looking to improve their goal-scoring records when they face off on Sunday. Bourabia has only found the back of the net once in six Serie A games for Spezia, while Faraoni has managed a similar tally in his last six games for Verona. Who will step up and double their tally in this exciting matchup?
Spezia vs Verona Betting Tips
It’s a crucial game for both teams, as they enter this decisive matchup on a challenging run of form. Spezia suffered a heart-wrenching 2-1 defeat at Stadio Olimpico to AS Roma, extending their winless streak to three games (D1 L2). Meanwhile, Hellas Verona are also in poor form after failing to win their last four games (D1 L3), and their 3-1 defeat against AC Milan was a tough pill to swallow.
Both teams to score
Spezia have only managed to score the first goal in three of their last ten games. Meanwhile, Verona have scored the opening goal in three of their last ten away games. These stats are not just interesting, they’re downright astonishing! Who will be the first to break the trend?
Spezia saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Verona’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.
Match predictions: Spezia vs Verona
To sum up, the upcoming match between Spezia and Verona seems to be a good betting opportunity.