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Crotone vs. Como 1/22/2022 Serie B Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Crotone takes on Como on 1/22/2022 at 08:00 AM.

Como takes on Crotone in a Serie B match. Crotone with a record of 2-5-11 this season comes into this game with a 0-1-7 record on the road. Como is 6-7-6 this season and is 3-3-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Crotone and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Crotone.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Como 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 Como than game on their home pitch?

The Crotone Roster

The Players to Watch for the Crotone

Simone Canestrelli DF



As a scorer, Simone Canestrelli had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Simone Canestrelli has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Simone Canestrelli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Simone Canestrelli has 0 Red Cards this season.

Salvatore Molina MF,DF



Salvatore Molina has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Salvatore Molina had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Salvatore Molina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Salvatore Molina has 0 Red Cards this season.

Samuele Mulattieri FW



Samuele Mulattieri has 15 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Samuele Mulattieri has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Samuele Mulattieri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samuele Mulattieri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ionuț Nedelcearu DF



Ionuț Nedelcearu has 13 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Ionuț Nedelcearu had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ionuț Nedelcearu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ionuț Nedelcearu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Miloš Vulić MF



Miloš Vulić has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Crotone teammates, Miloš Vulić had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Miloš Vulić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Miloš Vulić has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Como Roster

The Players to Watch for the Como

Alessandro Bellemo MF



As a scorer, Alessandro Bellemo 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 Como teammates, Alessandro Bellemo 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.

Alessandro Bellemo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessandro Bellemo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alessio Iovine MF



As a scorer, Alessio Iovine had 16 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Como teammates, Alessio Iovine had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alessio Iovine has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alessio Iovine has 0 Red Cards this season.

Filippo Scaglia DF



As a scorer, Filippo Scaglia had 17 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Filippo Scaglia has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Filippo Scaglia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Filippo Scaglia has 0 Red Cards this season.

Luca Vignali DF



Luca Vignali has 16 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 Como teammates, Luca Vignali 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.

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

Antonino La Gumina FW



As a scorer, Antonino La Gumina had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Antonino La Gumina has 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.

Antonino La Gumina has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Antonino La Gumina has 1 Red Cards this season.

Crotone Team Stats

The Crotone Offensive Stats and Metrics

Crotone scored 0.94 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. Crotone scored those goals off assists 83.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.78 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Crotone converted on 0.22 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.

Crotone attempted 4.28 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Crotone attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Crotone Defensive Stats and Metrics

Crotone gave up 1.5 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Crotone plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Crotone goalkeepers fended off 4.33 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 62.8% of shots on target were saved by Crotone goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Crotone. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.



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Crotone Utility Stats

Crotone tried 19.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crotone in the top 27 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone had 9.83 interceptions. Crotone is in the top 79 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone commits 15.89 fouls. This puts Crotone in the top 96 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Crotone drew 12.06 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Crotone in the top 45 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Crotone committed an offside 1.33 times. This puts Crotone in the top 17 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Como Team Stats

The Como Offensive Stats and Metrics

Como scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Como was able to score 0.84 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Como converted on 0.22 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.

Como attempted 4.47 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. 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, Como is able to get 35.3% 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.

Como Defensive Stats and Metrics

Como gave up 1.16 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 5.26 shots were saved by Como goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 78.0% of shots on target were saved by Como goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Como goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 15.8% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Como Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Como had 17.42 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Como in the top 39 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Como has successfully intercepted 11.47 passes per 90 minutes of action. Como is in the top 48 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Como commits 13.53 fouls. Como is in the top 69 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Como drew 15.68 fouls. Como is in the top 3 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Como committed an offside 1.95 times. This puts Como in the top 63 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Crotone vs. Como Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Crotone 3 Como 1

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