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Sampdoria vs. Bologna 4/11/2022 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sampdoria meets Bologna on 4/11/2022 at 02:45 PM.

Bologna challenges Sampdoria in a Serie A match. Sampdoria with a record of 8-5-18 this season comes into this game with a 4-2-9 record on the road. Bologna is 9-7-14 this season and is 6-3-6 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Sampdoria and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Bologna bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Sampdoria.

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

The Players to Watch for the Sampdoria

Antonio Candreva MF,FW



Antonio Candreva has 28 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 Sampdoria teammates, Antonio Candreva had 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Antonio Candreva has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Antonio Candreva has 2 Red Cards this season.

Bartosz Bereszyński DF



Bartosz Bereszyński 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 Sampdoria teammates, Bartosz Bereszyński had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Bartosz Bereszyński has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bartosz Bereszyński has 0 Red Cards this season.

Morten Thorsby MF



Morten Thorsby has 26 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 Sampdoria teammates, Morten Thorsby had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Morten Thorsby has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Morten Thorsby has 0 Red Cards this season.

Francesco Caputo FW



Francesco Caputo 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 Sampdoria teammates, Francesco Caputo 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.

Francesco Caputo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Francesco Caputo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Omar Colley DF



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

Omar Colley has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Omar Colley has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Bologna Roster

The Players to Watch for the Bologna

Aaron Hickey DF



Aaron Hickey has 24 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 Bologna teammates, Aaron Hickey 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.

Aaron Hickey has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Aaron Hickey has 0 Red Cards this season.

Marko Arnautović FW



Marko Arnautović has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Marko Arnautović 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.

Marko Arnautović has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Marko Arnautović has 3 Red Cards this season.

Gary Medel DF



Gary Medel 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 Bologna teammates, Gary Medel had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gary Medel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gary Medel has 0 Red Cards this season.

Roberto Soriano MF,FW



Roberto Soriano 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 Bologna teammates, Roberto Soriano had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roberto Soriano has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roberto Soriano has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mattias Svanberg MF



Mattias Svanberg has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Mattias Svanberg 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.

Mattias Svanberg has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mattias Svanberg has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sampdoria Team Stats

The Sampdoria Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria was able to score 1.06 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Sampdoria scored those goals off assists 70.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.74 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria was able to score on 0.32 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Sampdoria attempted 3.35 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, Sampdoria is able to get 31.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Sampdoria Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sampdoria gave up 1.55 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.9 shots were saved by Sampdoria 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, 67.1% of shots on target were saved by Sampdoria goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Sampdoria goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 19.4% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Sampdoria Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria had 11.29 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sampdoria is in the top 88 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria had 16.81 interceptions. Sampdoria is in the top 2 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria commits 14.71 fouls. Sampdoria is in the top 69 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sampdoria drew 14.42 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sampdoria is in the top 23 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria committed an offside 2.16 times. This puts Sampdoria in the top 79 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Bologna Team Stats

The Bologna Offensive Stats and Metrics

Bologna scored 0.93 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, Bologna was able to score 0.73 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Bologna converted on 0.25 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Bologna attempted 3.73 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. Bologna attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Bologna Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Bologna was able to hold opponents to 1.17 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.5 shots were saved by Bologna goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Bologna goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 72.6% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Bologna. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Bologna Utility Stats

Bologna tried 10.8 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bologna in the top 93 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bologna had 13.63 interceptions. Bologna is in the top 18 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Bologna has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Bologna in the top 44 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Bologna drew 14.8 fouls. This puts Bologna in the top 15 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Bologna had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.37 times per 90 minutes of action. Bologna is in the top 12 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sampdoria vs. Bologna Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sampdoria 1 Bologna 2

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