Cittadella vs Verona
Italy – Serie B Promotion Playoff
Date: Thursday, 30th May 2019
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato (Cittadella).
After the hell of the league campaign these teams have been through, just a two-legged tie stands in front of them and their future. A progression to the top division will be taken with the utmost competitive spirit by these spirited sides.
Both teams had to go through the preliminary stages of the playoffs, and that too against teams that finished higher than them in the table. But the extra match practice did good to Cittadella and Verona and helped them in reaching the finals.
As far as h2h ties are concerned, home teams have usually had the upper hand, and Cittadella will try to cash in their advantage in the first leg.
Cittadella vs Verona Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last four games in a row saw home wins.
- Eight of the last nine wins went to the teams at home as well.
- Six of the last seven matches had two or more goals by the hosts of the day.
- Five of the last six meetings at this venue saw Cittadella posting the win.
Cittadella vs Verona Prediction
Cittadella has been a monster at home against Verona. They won five of the last six h2h meetings and has never failed to find the back of the net against them at this venue. On the other hand, Verona failed to net goals in three of their last six visits to this stadium.
Also, Cittadella scored two or more goals in four of their last five home h2h ties.
Overall, home teams won the last four straight h2h encounters and eight of the last nine. They also registered two or more goals in six of the last seven attempts.
Finally, Verona was winless in four of their last five away ties, and in 11 of their last 15, whereas, Cittadella avoided a win in six of their last seven ties, and in 19 of their last 23 at home.
Count on Cittadella to make most of their home leg, as for sure they’ll be expecting a tough outing in the return fixture.
Cittadella vs Verona Betting Tips
Cittadella to Win @ 2.20 (6/5)
The Hosts to Open the Scoring @ 1.75 (3/4).