Football/Soccer Picks, Previews, and Detailed PredictionsSerie A Picks, Predictions, and Detailed Previews

AS Roma vs. ACF Fiorentina 3/3/2021 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

AS Roma clashes with ACF Fiorentina on 3/3/2021 at 2:45PM

ACF Fiorentina encounters AS Roma in a regular season match. AS Roma with a record of 13-5-6 this season comes into this game with a 4-2-5 record on the road. ACF Fiorentina is 6-7-11 this season and is 5-4-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for AS Roma and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of ACF Fiorentina after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against AS Roma.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for ACF Fiorentina and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for ACF Fiorentina than game on their home pitch?

The AS Roma Roster

The Players to Watch for the AS Roma

Henrikh Mkhitaryan FW,MF

As a shooter, Henrikh Mkhitaryan had 63 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan had 24 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Henrikh Mkhitaryan had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Jordan Veretout MF

As a shooter, Jordan Veretout had 32 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jordan Veretout had 14 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Jordan Veretout had 19 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jordan Veretout has 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.

Jordan Veretout has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Veretout has 5 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Roger Ibanez DF

Roger Ibanez has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Roger Ibanez has 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Roger Ibanez had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AS Roma teammates, Roger Ibanez had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roger Ibanez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roger Ibanez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 40 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Gianluca Mancini DF

As a shooter, Gianluca Mancini had 15 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Gianluca Mancini has 8 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Gianluca Mancini had 19 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gianluca Mancini has 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.

Gianluca Mancini has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gianluca Mancini has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 43 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Leonardo Spinazzola DF

As a shooter, Leonardo Spinazzola had 20 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Leonardo Spinazzola has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Leonardo Spinazzola has 19 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Leonardo Spinazzola has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leonardo Spinazzola has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leonardo Spinazzola has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Rick Karsdorp DF

As a shooter, Rick Karsdorp had 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rick Karsdorp had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rick Karsdorp had 19 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rick Karsdorp has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rick Karsdorp has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rick Karsdorp has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Lorenzo Pellegrini MF,FW

Lorenzo Pellegrini has 43 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lorenzo Pellegrini had 16 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Lorenzo Pellegrini had 19 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Lorenzo Pellegrini has 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.

Lorenzo Pellegrini has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lorenzo Pellegrini has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Gonzalo Villar MF

As a shooter, Gonzalo Villar had 6 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gonzalo Villar had 0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Gonzalo Villar had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gonzalo Villar has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gonzalo Villar has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gonzalo Villar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 36 fouls this season in Serie A action.

The ACF Fiorentina Roster

The Players to Watch for the ACF Fiorentina

Cristiano Biraghi DF

Cristiano Biraghi has 20 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Cristiano Biraghi has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Cristiano Biraghi has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cristiano Biraghi has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristiano Biraghi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristiano Biraghi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Nikola Milenković DF

As a shooter, Nikola Milenković had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nikola Milenković had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Nikola Milenković had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Nikola Milenković has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nikola Milenković has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nikola Milenković has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 38 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Sofyan Amrabat MF

As a shooter, Sofyan Amrabat had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Sofyan Amrabat has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Sofyan Amrabat had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Sofyan Amrabat has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sofyan Amrabat has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sofyan Amrabat has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 46 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Gaetano Castrovilli MF

As a shooter, Gaetano Castrovilli had 24 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gaetano Castrovilli had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Gaetano Castrovilli had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his ACF Fiorentina teammates, Gaetano Castrovilli had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gaetano Castrovilli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gaetano Castrovilli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 48 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Dušan Vlahović FW

Dušan Vlahović has 55 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dušan Vlahović had 18 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Dušan Vlahović had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his ACF Fiorentina teammates, Dušan Vlahović had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dušan Vlahović has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Dušan Vlahović has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Germán Pezzella DF

Germán Pezzella has 13 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Germán Pezzella had 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Germán Pezzella had 17 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his ACF Fiorentina teammates, Germán Pezzella had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Germán Pezzella has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Germán Pezzella has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Franck Ribéry FW

Franck Ribéry has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Franck Ribéry had 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Franck Ribéry had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his ACF Fiorentina teammates, Franck Ribéry had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Franck Ribéry has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Franck Ribéry has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 46 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Giacomo Bonaventura MF

Giacomo Bonaventura has 29 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Giacomo Bonaventura has 8 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Giacomo Bonaventura has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his ACF Fiorentina teammates, Giacomo Bonaventura had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Giacomo Bonaventura has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giacomo Bonaventura has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Serie A action.

AS Roma Team Stats

The AS Roma Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AS Roma was able to score 1.46 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AS Roma was able to score 1 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AS Roma was able to score on 0.34 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

AS Roma attempted 5.0 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, AS Roma is able to get 35.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

AS Roma Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AS Roma was able to hold opponents to -3.61 goals. AS Roma plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.06 shots were saved by AS Roma goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

AS Roma goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 5900.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for AS Roma. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







AS Roma Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, AS Roma had 1.75 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts AS Roma in the top 65 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. AS Roma has successfully intercepted 11.54 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts AS Roma in the top 55 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. AS Roma has committed 0.04 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts AS Roma in the top 62 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AS Roma drew 15.0 fouls. AS Roma is in the top 25 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. AS Roma had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.46 times per 90 minutes of action. AS Roma is in the top 10 percentile in offside calls against them.

ACF Fiorentina Team Stats

The ACF Fiorentina Offensive Stats and Metrics

ACF Fiorentina scored 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, ACF Fiorentina was able to score 3 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

ACF Fiorentina converted on 0.26 of attempted shots on goal. 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.

ACF Fiorentina attempted 3.33 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. ACF Fiorentina attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

ACF Fiorentina Defensive Stats and Metrics

ACF Fiorentina gave up -3.65 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. ACF Fiorentina goalkeepers fended off 0.06 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

ACF Fiorentina goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 5800.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. ACF Fiorentina goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 6% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

ACF Fiorentina Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, ACF Fiorentina had 2.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. ACF Fiorentina is in the top 50 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. ACF Fiorentina has successfully intercepted 13.88 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts ACF Fiorentina in the top 5 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. ACF Fiorentina has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts ACF Fiorentina in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. ACF Fiorentina drew 14.33 fouls per 90 minutes of action. ACF Fiorentina is in the top 30 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. ACF Fiorentina had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.96 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts ACF Fiorentina in the top 80 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

AS Roma vs. ACF Fiorentina Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: AS Roma 2 ACF Fiorentina 0

Moneyline Pick: AS Roma +104 WagerWeb Perpetual Bonuses? They’re crazy enough to do that?!? Jump on that deal.