Bologna vs Verona
Italian Serie A
Date: 13 September 2021, Monday
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Renato Dall’Ara
Bologna welcome Hellas Verona in match week 4 as the hosts look to continue their impressive run in the league as they look to add more pain in the visitor’s start to the season.
The hosts currently sit in 7th position in the table with 4 points on board after 2 league games as they have recorded 1 win and 1 draw in their opening two Serie A fixtures.
Bologna come into this fixture on the back of a 0-0 draw against Atalanta in a game which saw Bologna edge out with a point in their pockets as they had 40% of ball possession with just 4 shots on goal with just 1 on target. Whereas their opponents, Atalanta has 22 shots on goal with just 3 on target.
In their opening game of the season, the Rossoblù sealed a thrilling 3-2 win against Salernitana in a game which saw almost everything that could take place in a football game.
For Bologna, that fixture saw goals from right-back, Lorenzo De Silvestri who scored twice in the 59th and 77th minute of the game as Marko Arnautovic sealed a 74th minute winner as Bologna claimed all 3 points. That fixture also saw red cards for Roberto Soriano and Jerdy Schouten in the 50th and 88th minute of the game.
On the other hand, Hellas Verona have got off to a poor start to their season as they have recorded 2 losses in a row. Verona currently sit in 17th position in the league table with no points on board.
In their previous league game, Verona lost at home 3-1 to Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan as the Gialloblu saw a goal from Serbian midfielder, Ivan Ilić who scored the opening goal of the game in the 15th minute before Inter Milan came strong to win the game.
Bologna vs Verona Head-to-Head
In the last 10 encounters between both these sides in all competitions:
- Bologna have won 5 times while Verona have recorded just 1 win.
- 23 goals have been scored in the last 10 games.
- 2.3 goals have been scored per game on an average.
- The previous meeting between both these sides ended in a 2-2 draw.
Bologna vs Verona Prediction
Both these sides have shown good potential in scoring goals. They have shown that they can find a way to get a goal. The visitors will continue to play an attacking brand of football as they look for their 1st win of the season. As a result, we see that both these sides will get on the score sheet and we back the odds at 1.57.
Bologna have managed to win against Salernitana with 9 men on the field. They have been impressive in their opening fixture as well as their game against Atalanta. They have the quality up front to hurt Hellas Verona and we back the odds at 2.10 for the home side to win.
Bologna vs Verona: Betting Tips
Both teams to score @ 1.57
Bologna to win @ 2.10.