Ace Football previews the Serie A round 13 match between Verona and Lecce and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
At Stadio M. A. Bentegodi, Lecce and Verona battle it out for three points in a Serie A match where both are in need of points to boost their tally.
Verona rank 19th in the Serie A standings with eight points to their name from 12 matches, while visitors Lecce rank 14th with 14 points.
Team form: Verona vs Lecce
Verona have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-0 by Bologna, before Monza ran out 1-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Genoa, who came out 1-0 winners. Verona claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Serie A, which also saw them drawing two and losing three matches, in which they scored five and conceded nine goals.
In their previous three games, Lecce lost 2-4 and 2-1 against Parma and Roma, respectively, before drawing 2-2 with AC Milan. Lecce managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Serie A. On top of winning once they also drew three as well as losing two, while scoring seven times and letting in six.
Betting stats for Verona and Lecce
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Verona and Lecce. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- 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 8 of the last 9 matches
- Verona have lost 3 of the last 4 matches without scoring a goal
- Verona have lost the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Lecce have not won 12 of the last 13 away matches
- Lecce have conceded in 13 of the last 14 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 away matches Lecce played, both teams scored
- Lecce have not won the last 7 matches in a row
- In 8 of the last 10 Lecce matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players to watch: Verona vs Lecce
Despite scoring just once in six Serie A games, Verona hope Milan Djuric adds to his collection of goals sooner rather than later. Meanwhile, Lecce put their faith in Nicola Sansone to handle the home side’s defense and double up on his recent strike rate of one goal in six Serie A games.
Popular betting markets: Verona vs Lecce
Verona have five defeats in a row. At Stadio M. A. Bentegodi, Verona claimed all three points in three of their last 10 home matches across all tournaments. They drew twice and endured defeat in five of these games. Lecce won one of their last 10 games away, drawing five and losing four in this series of matches. They have lost to Verona in four consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Verona only scored the first goal of the match in zero out of their last ten games. Lecce got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Lecce should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Monday, as Verona only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Lecce claimed one clean sheet in their last 10 games. Verona have scored in six consecutive league meetings with Lecce.
Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Verona’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Lecce’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches. Lecce conceded a goal in their last seven Serie A matches.
Suggested bet: Verona vs Lecce
To summarize, the upcoming Serie A clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Verona vs Lecce mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.