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Alessandria vs. Cremonese 4/5/2022 Serie B Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Alessandria takes on Cremonese on 4/5/2022 at 12:00 PM.

Alessandria faces Cremonese in a Serie B match. Alessandria with a record of 6-8-18 this season comes into this game with a 2-3-11 record on the road. Cremonese is 17-9-6 this season and is 9-6-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Alessandria and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Alessandria came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Cremonese and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Cremonese played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

The Alessandria Roster

The Players to Watch for the Alessandria

Luca Parodi DF



As a scorer, Luca Parodi had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alessandria teammates, Luca Parodi had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luca Parodi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luca Parodi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Federico Casarini MF



As a scorer, Federico Casarini had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Federico Casarini has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Federico Casarini has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Federico Casarini has 0 Red Cards this season.

Simone Corazza FW



Simone Corazza has 21 goals scored this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alessandria teammates, Simone Corazza had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Simone Corazza has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Simone Corazza has 3 Red Cards this season.

Matteo Di Gennaro DF



Matteo Di Gennaro has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alessandria teammates, Matteo Di Gennaro had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Matteo Di Gennaro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matteo Di Gennaro has 0 Red Cards this season.

Riccardo Chiarello MF,FW



Riccardo Chiarello has 21 goals scored this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Alessandria teammates, Riccardo Chiarello had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Riccardo Chiarello has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Riccardo Chiarello has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Cremonese Roster

The Players to Watch for the Cremonese

Caleb Okoli DF



As a scorer, Caleb Okoli had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Caleb Okoli has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Caleb Okoli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Caleb Okoli has 0 Red Cards this season.

Leonardo Sernicola DF



Leonardo Sernicola has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cremonese teammates, Leonardo Sernicola had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leonardo Sernicola has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leonardo Sernicola has 0 Red Cards this season.

Matteo Bianchetti DF



Matteo Bianchetti has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Matteo Bianchetti has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matteo Bianchetti has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matteo Bianchetti has 0 Red Cards this season.

Michele Castagnetti MF



As a scorer, Michele Castagnetti had 21 goals this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cremonese teammates, Michele Castagnetti had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Michele Castagnetti has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michele Castagnetti has 0 Red Cards this season.

Emanuele Valeri DF



As a scorer, Emanuele Valeri had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Cremonese teammates, Emanuele Valeri had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Emanuele Valeri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Emanuele Valeri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alessandria Team Stats

The Alessandria Offensive Stats and Metrics

Alessandria scored 0.84 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Alessandria scored those goals off assists 63.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.53 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alessandria was able to score on 0.22 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Alessandria attempted 3.91 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Alessandria is able to get 33.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Alessandria Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Alessandria was able to hold opponents to 1.47 goals. Alessandria plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Alessandria goalkeepers fended off 3.97 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Alessandria goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 60.6% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 18.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Alessandria. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Alessandria Utility Stats

Alessandria tried 20.25 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Alessandria in the top 42 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alessandria had 9.25 interceptions. Alessandria is in the top 85 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alessandria commits 15.16 fouls. This puts Alessandria in the top 81 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alessandria drew 16.12 fouls. This puts Alessandria in the top 5 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Alessandria committed an offside 1.72 times. This puts Alessandria in the top 34 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Cremonese Team Stats

The Cremonese Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cremonese was able to score 1.44 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Cremonese was able to score 1.13 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Cremonese converted on 0.34 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Cremonese attempts 4.28 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Cremonese is able to get 31.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Cremonese Defensive Stats and Metrics

Cremonese gave up 0.81 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.28 shots were saved by Cremonese goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Cremonese truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Cremonese goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 74.3% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Cremonese goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 31.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Cremonese Utility Stats

Cremonese tried 17.78 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Cremonese is in the top 61 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cremonese had 10.81 interceptions. This puts Cremonese in the top 26 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Cremonese has committed 14.09 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Cremonese in the top 74 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cremonese drew 14.94 fouls. This puts Cremonese in the top 11 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Cremonese committed an offside 1.19 times. Cremonese is in the top 8 percentile in offside calls against them.

Alessandria vs. Cremonese Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Alessandria 1 Cremonese 1

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