Ace Football team offers the Serie A round 14 match preview for Udinese and Verona who meet up this coming Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Both Udinese and Verona need points to escape their current position at the relegation end of the Serie A table. The match takes place at Bluenergy Stadium – Stadio Friuli and could be labeled a serious six-pointer.
Udinese rank 16th in the Serie A standings with 11 points to their name from 13 matches, while visitors Verona rank 19th in the table on nine points.
Form: Udinese vs Verona
Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Udinese at the moment. Against AC Milan, they came out on top in a 0-1 win, before drawing 1-1 against Atalanta. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 3-1 defeat against Roma. In their last six Serie A home matches, Udinese didn’t claim a single win. Instead, they’ve drawn four and lost two, while scoring four and conceding nine goals.
Verona came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 1-3 against Monza. A 1-0 defeat against Genoa followed, before a 2-2 draw with Lecce. Verona didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Serie A matches, but managed one draws while suffering five defeats. They conceded eight and scored two goals themselves.
Betting facts for Udinese and Verona
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Udinese and Verona. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 15 of the last 17 Udinese home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Udinese have not won 15 of the last 16 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Udinese played, both teams scored
- In the last 5 home matches in a row Udinese played, both teams scored
- Udinese have not won the last 8 home matches in a row
- Verona have not won the last 11 matches in a row
- Verona have lost 8 of the last 9 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Verona have lost the last 3 away matches in a row without scoring a goal
- Verona have lost the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
- Verona have lost 6 of the last 7 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
Players under the radar: Udinese vs Verona
Florian Thauvin is the most prolific Serie A marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Verona look to Milan Djuric, hoping he can add to his current total of two Serie A goals in his latest games.
Popular betting markets: Udinese vs Verona
Udinese have not lost to Verona in six consecutive home meetings. Bluenergy Stadium – Stadio Friuli witnessed Udinese winning two times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing five and losing three as well. Verona claimed one win, one draw, and eight defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Udinese scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Curiously, Verona only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Udinese managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Verona kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches. Udinese have scored in three consecutive home meetings with Verona.
In Udinese’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in three of them. They managed to average one goal per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Verona, who managed to score 0.5 times in those matches. Verona conceded a goal in their last six Serie A matches.
Betting prediction: Udinese vs Verona
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Udinese and Verona seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Serie A match.