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Sampdoria Genoa vs. SSC Napoli 12/13/2020 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sampdoria Genoa challenges SSC Napoli on 12/13/2020 at 9:00AM

Sampdoria Genoa meets SSC Napoli in a regular season match. Sampdoria Genoa with a record of 3-2-5 this season comes into this game with a 2-1-2 record on the road. SSC Napoli is 7-0-3 this season and is 3-0-2 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for SSC Napoli and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, SSC Napoli won and now turns their attention to Sampdoria Genoa at home in friendly territory.

The Sampdoria Genoa Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sampdoria Genoa

Bartosz Bereszyński DF

As a shooter, Bartosz Bereszyński had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Bartosz Bereszyński was ranked #355 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bartosz Bereszyński had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #392 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

As a scorer, Bartosz Bereszyński had 0 goals this season. Bartosz Bereszyński was ranked #327 in goals this season in Serie A. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sampdoria Genoa teammates, Bartosz Bereszyński had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Bartosz Bereszyński was ranked #333 in assists this season.

Bartosz Bereszyński has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Bartosz Bereszyński has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Albin Ekdal MF

As a shooter, Albin Ekdal had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Albin Ekdal was ranked #26 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Albin Ekdal had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Albin Ekdal was ranked #228 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Albin Ekdal had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Albin Ekdal was ranked #108 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sampdoria Genoa teammates, Albin Ekdal had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Albin Ekdal was ranked #333 in assists this season.

Albin Ekdal has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Albin Ekdal has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Fabio Quagliarella FW

Fabio Quagliarella has 23 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Fabio Quagliarella was ranked #203 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fabio Quagliarella had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Fabio Quagliarella was ranked #13 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Fabio Quagliarella had 5 goals this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Fabio Quagliarella was ranked #9 in goals this season. Fabio Quagliarella has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Fabio Quagliarella was ranked #333 in assists this season.

Fabio Quagliarella has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Fabio Quagliarella has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Morten Thorsby MF

As a shooter, Morten Thorsby had 7 shots fired this season. Morten Thorsby was ranked #45 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Morten Thorsby has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Morten Thorsby was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season.

Morten Thorsby has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Morten Thorsby was ranked #51 in goals this season. Morten Thorsby has 0 assists this season. Morten Thorsby was ranked #333 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Morten Thorsby has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Morten Thorsby has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Tommaso Augello DF

Tommaso Augello has 3 shots fired this season. Tommaso Augello was ranked #172 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Tommaso Augello has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #228 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

Tommaso Augello has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Tommaso Augello was ranked #108 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sampdoria Genoa teammates, Tommaso Augello had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Tommaso Augello was ranked #107 in assists this season.

Tommaso Augello has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Tommaso Augello has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Mikkel Damsgaard MF,FW

As a shooter, Mikkel Damsgaard had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Mikkel Damsgaard was ranked #66 in shots attempted this season. Mikkel Damsgaard has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Mikkel Damsgaard was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season.

Mikkel Damsgaard has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Mikkel Damsgaard was ranked #108 in goals this season. Mikkel Damsgaard has 2 assists this season. Mikkel Damsgaard was ranked #34 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Mikkel Damsgaard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mikkel Damsgaard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Jakub Jankto MF

As a shooter, Jakub Jankto had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Jakub Jankto was ranked #9 in shots attempted this season. Jakub Jankto has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

As a scorer, Jakub Jankto had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Jakub Jankto was ranked #51 in goals this season. Jakub Jankto has 1 assists this season. Jakub Jankto was ranked #107 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Jakub Jankto has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Jakub Jankto has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Gastón Ramírez FW,MF

As a shooter, Gastón Ramírez had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Gastón Ramírez was ranked #66 in shots attempted this season. Gastón Ramírez has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

Gastón Ramírez has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Gastón Ramírez was ranked #327 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sampdoria Genoa teammates, Gastón Ramírez had 1 assists this season. Gastón Ramírez was ranked #107 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Gastón Ramírez has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Gastón Ramírez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Serie A action.

The SSC Napoli Roster

The Players to Watch for the SSC Napoli

Giovanni Di Lorenzo DF

Giovanni Di Lorenzo has 8 shots fired this season. Giovanni Di Lorenzo was ranked #26 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Giovanni Di Lorenzo has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

As a scorer, Giovanni Di Lorenzo had 0 goals this season. Giovanni Di Lorenzo was ranked #327 in goals this season in Serie A. Giovanni Di Lorenzo has 1 assists this season. Giovanni Di Lorenzo was ranked #107 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Giovanni Di Lorenzo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Giovanni Di Lorenzo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Kalidou Koulibaly DF

Kalidou Koulibaly has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Kalidou Koulibaly was ranked #98 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kalidou Koulibaly had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #392 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

As a scorer, Kalidou Koulibaly had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Kalidou Koulibaly was ranked #327 in goals this season. Kalidou Koulibaly has 0 assists this season. Kalidou Koulibaly was ranked #333 in assists this season in Serie A League.

Kalidou Koulibaly has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kalidou Koulibaly has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Hirving Lozano FW

Hirving Lozano has 19 shots fired this season. Hirving Lozano was ranked #268 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Hirving Lozano has 12 shots on target this season. He was ranked #169 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

Hirving Lozano has 5 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Hirving Lozano was ranked #9 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SSC Napoli teammates, Hirving Lozano had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Hirving Lozano was ranked #107 in assists this season.

Hirving Lozano has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Hirving Lozano has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Kostas Manolas DF

As a shooter, Kostas Manolas had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Kostas Manolas was ranked #172 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kostas Manolas had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #228 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

Kostas Manolas has 0 goals scored this season. Kostas Manolas was ranked #327 in goals this season in Serie A. Kostas Manolas has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Kostas Manolas was ranked #333 in assists this season.

Kostas Manolas has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kostas Manolas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Dries Mertens MF,FW

As a shooter, Dries Mertens had 27 shots fired this season. Dries Mertens was ranked #196 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Dries Mertens has 12 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Dries Mertens was ranked #169 in shots on goal this season.

Dries Mertens has 4 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Dries Mertens was ranked #17 in goals this season. Dries Mertens has 5 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Dries Mertens was ranked #1 in assists this season.

Dries Mertens has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dries Mertens has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Matteo Politano FW,MF

As a shooter, Matteo Politano had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Matteo Politano was ranked #298 in shots attempted this season. Matteo Politano has 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Matteo Politano was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Matteo Politano had 3 goals this season. Matteo Politano was ranked #30 in goals this season in Serie A. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SSC Napoli teammates, Matteo Politano had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Matteo Politano was ranked #34 in assists this season.

Matteo Politano has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Matteo Politano has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Andrea Petagna FW,MF

Andrea Petagna has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Andrea Petagna was ranked #45 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andrea Petagna had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season in Serie A.

Andrea Petagna has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Serie A, Andrea Petagna was ranked #51 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SSC Napoli teammates, Andrea Petagna had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Andrea Petagna was ranked #333 in assists this season.

Andrea Petagna has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrea Petagna has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Fabián Ruiz Peña MF

Fabián Ruiz Peña has 13 shots fired this season. Fabián Ruiz Peña was ranked #292 in shots attempted this season in Serie A. Fabián Ruiz Peña has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Serie A, Fabián Ruiz Peña was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season.

Fabián Ruiz Peña has 1 goals scored this season. Fabián Ruiz Peña was ranked #108 in goals this season in Serie A. Fabián Ruiz Peña has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Serie A, Fabián Ruiz Peña was ranked #107 in assists this season.

Fabián Ruiz Peña has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fabián Ruiz Peña has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Sampdoria Genoa Team Stats

The Sampdoria Genoa Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria Genoa was able to score 1.40 goals. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in a ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria Genoa was able to score 1.20 goals off assists. Sampdoria Genoa has a ranking of #8 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria Genoa was able to score at a 0.41 rate on their shots on target. Sampdoria Genoa has a #3 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Sampdoria Genoa attempts 3.4 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Sampdoria Genoa has a #15 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sampdoria Genoa attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.1 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Sampdoria Genoa has a #15 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Sampdoria Genoa Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sampdoria Genoa was able to hold opponents to 1.3 goals. Sampdoria Genoa is #9 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.4 shots were saved by Sampdoria Genoa goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in a ranking of #12 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Sampdoria Genoa goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.2% of the time. This puts Sampdoria Genoa ranks #8 in the league in saves rate. Sampdoria Genoa goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 10.0% of the time. This puts Sampdoria Genoa at #18 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Sampdoria Genoa Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria Genoa had 2.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sampdoria Genoa is in the top 60 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sampdoria Genoa had 11.2 interceptions. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in the top 48 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sampdoria Genoa has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in the top 38 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sampdoria Genoa drew 14.8 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sampdoria Genoa had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.7 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sampdoria Genoa in the top 22 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

SSC Napoli Team Stats

The SSC Napoli Offensive Stats and Metrics

SSC Napoli scored 2.67 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. SSC Napoli is ranked #1 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, SSC Napoli was able to score 1.89 goals off assists. This puts SSC Napoli in a league ranking of #2 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

SSC Napoli converted on 0.37 of attempted shots on goal. SSC Napoli has a #4 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

SSC Napoli attempted 7.22 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #1 in Serie A in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. SSC Napoli attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 40.4 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #1 in Serie A in shots on target.

SSC Napoli Defensive Stats and Metrics

SSC Napoli gave up 0.6 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. SSC Napoli is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.4 shots were saved by SSC Napoli goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts SSC Napoli in a ranking of #2 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 75.0% of shots on target were saved by SSC Napoli goalkeepers. SSC Napoli goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #3 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 50.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for SSC Napoli. SSC Napoli is ranked #1 in clean sheet rate in the league.

SSC Napoli Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, SSC Napoli had 1.5 crosses of the ball on the pitch. SSC Napoli is in the top 98 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. SSC Napoli has successfully intercepted 11.2 passes per 90 minutes of action. SSC Napoli is in the top 48 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. SSC Napoli has committed 0.1 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts SSC Napoli in the top 85 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. SSC Napoli drew 8.2 fouls per 90 minutes of action. SSC Napoli is in the top 100 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, SSC Napoli committed an offside 12.6 times. SSC Napoli is in the top 40 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sampdoria Genoa vs. SSC Napoli Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sampdoria Genoa 2 SSC Napoli 3

Moneyline Pick: SSC Napoli -228 Heritage