Ace Football team offers the Serie A round 2 match preview for Verona and Roma who meet up this coming Saturday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Hellas Verona, having endured a tough struggle for survival last season, are eager to kick off the new Serie A campaign on a positive note. They are set to face Roma at Stadio M. A. Bentegodi in their round 2 fixture this coming Saturday.
All eyes will be on Roma, who aimed for a victory in their Serie A season opener but ultimately settled for a point. Can Jose Mourinho’s side bag a first win this weekend, or will Verona spring a surprise?
Form: Verona vs Roma
Verona have been in formidable form, winning their last three matches, starting with a 1-3 victory against Spezia, followed by a 3-1 win against Ascoli Calcio 1898 FC, and securing a third consecutive win with a 0-1 triumph over Empoli. In their recent six Serie A home matches, Verona managed two victories, along with two draws and two losses. They scored six goals while conceding 11 during this period.
Roma have shown resilience in their last three matches, starting with a 1-1 draw against Sevilla, followed by a 2-1 victory over Spezia, and another 2-2 draw with Salernitana. However, their recent Serie A away form has been less impressive, with only one win in their last six away games. During this stretch, they managed two draws but suffered three losses, conceding seven goals while scoring four.
Betting stats and facts for Verona and Roma
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Verona and Roma played across all tournaments.
- In 15 of the last 17 Verona home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 matches Verona played, both teams scored
- Verona have scored in the last 9 matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 7 Verona matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Verona matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- In 8 of the last 9 matches Roma played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 9 Roma matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 6 Roma away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Roma have scored in the last 9 matches in a row
- In 5 of the last 6 away matches Roma played, both teams scored
Interesting players: Verona vs Roma
Marco Davide Faraoni has been in good scoring form, netting twice in Verona’s six most recent games. Meanwhile, Stephan El Shaarawy has contributed two goals for Roma in his last six appearances.
Popular markets: Verona vs Roma
Verona have had a solid record at home, securing five wins in their last 10 matches, along with two draws and three losses. Conversely, Roma’s away form has seen them win three of their last 10 away games. They also had four draws and three losses during this period.
Both teams to score
Verona have scored in four consecutive home meetings with Roma and opened the scoring in four of their last 10 matches. In contrast, Roma have often taken the lead, scoring first in seven of their last 10 games. Both teams have consistently found the net in Roma’s last four games. Clean sheets have been rare for both sides. Verona managed two in their last 10 matches, while Roma only kept a clean sheet once in their last 10 games.
Verona scored an average of 1.6 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in eight of Roma’s previous ten matches. They managed to score an average of two goals in these matches.
Betting tip: Verona vs Roma
Here we present a free betting tip for this Serie A match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Verona and Roma.