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Genoa vs. Hellas Verona 4/4/2022 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Genoa clashes with Hellas Verona on 4/4/2022 at 11:30 AM.

Genoa clashes with Hellas Verona in a Serie A match. Genoa with a record of 2-16-12 this season comes into this game with a 1-8-6 record on the road. Hellas Verona is 11-9-10 this season and is 8-2-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Genoa and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Hellas Verona came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Genoa at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Hellas Verona and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Hellas Verona 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 Genoa Roster

The Players to Watch for the Genoa

Milan Badelj MF



Milan Badelj has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Milan Badelj has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Milan Badelj has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Milan Badelj has 0 Red Cards this season.

Andrea Cambiaso DF



As a scorer, Andrea Cambiaso had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andrea Cambiaso has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrea Cambiaso has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrea Cambiaso has 0 Red Cards this season.

Stefano Sturaro MF



Stefano Sturaro has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Genoa teammates, Stefano Sturaro had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Stefano Sturaro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stefano Sturaro has 0 Red Cards this season.

Johan Vásquez DF



Johan Vásquez has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Johan Vásquez has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Johan Vásquez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Johan Vásquez has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mattia Destro FW



Mattia Destro has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Genoa teammates, Mattia Destro 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.

Mattia Destro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mattia Destro has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Hellas Verona Roster

The Players to Watch for the Hellas Verona

Gianluca Caprari FW,MF



As a scorer, Gianluca Caprari had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hellas Verona teammates, Gianluca Caprari 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.

Gianluca Caprari has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gianluca Caprari has 2 Red Cards this season.

Darko Lazović DF



Darko Lazović has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Darko Lazović has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Darko Lazović has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Darko Lazović has 0 Red Cards this season.

Giovanni Simeone FW



As a scorer, Giovanni Simeone had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hellas Verona teammates, Giovanni Simeone had 15 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Giovanni Simeone has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giovanni Simeone has 1 Red Cards this season.

Antonín Barák FW,MF



As a scorer, Antonín Barák had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Hellas Verona teammates, Antonín Barák 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.

Antonín Barák has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Antonín Barák has 4 Red Cards this season.

Nicolò Casale DF



Nicolò Casale has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Nicolò Casale has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolò Casale has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolò Casale has 0 Red Cards this season.

Genoa Team Stats

The Genoa Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Genoa was able to score 0.60 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Genoa scored those goals off assists 88.0% 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.

Genoa converted on 0.23 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Genoa attempts 2.63 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Genoa is able to get 26.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Genoa Defensive Stats and Metrics

Genoa gave up 1.43 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Genoa 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, 4.67 shots were saved by Genoa 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, 68.6% of shots on target were saved by Genoa goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Genoa goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 30.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Genoa Utility Stats

Genoa tried 9.83 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Genoa in the top 94 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Genoa had 17.93 interceptions. Genoa is in the top 1 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Genoa has committed 16.17 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Genoa is in the top 94 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Genoa drew 14.8 fouls. Genoa is in the top 17 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Genoa had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.77 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Genoa in the top 49 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Hellas Verona Team Stats

The Hellas Verona Offensive Stats and Metrics

Hellas Verona scored 1.57 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Hellas Verona scored those goals off assists 66.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.03 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hellas Verona was able to score on 0.39 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Hellas Verona attempted 4.0 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, Hellas Verona is able to get 33.1% 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.

Hellas Verona Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Hellas Verona was able to hold opponents to 1.47 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Hellas Verona goalkeepers fended off 3.87 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 62.1% of shots on target were saved by Hellas Verona goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 10.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Hellas Verona. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Hellas Verona Utility Stats

Hellas Verona tried 12.17 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Hellas Verona is in the top 75 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Hellas Verona has successfully intercepted 14.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hellas Verona in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hellas Verona commits 15.5 fouls. This puts Hellas Verona in the top 88 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Hellas Verona drew 12.1 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Hellas Verona in the top 65 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Hellas Verona committed an offside 2.7 times. This puts Hellas Verona in the top 98 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Genoa vs. Hellas Verona Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Genoa 1 Hellas Verona 2

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