Genoa vs Torino
Italy – Serie A
Date: Saturday, 30 November 2019
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genoa).
Following yet another disappointing away trip, Genoa is back at Luigi Ferraris where they’re going to try and snatch some points against a groggy opponent, Torino, a side which failed to capitalize on their on-field dominance against title-challenging Inter.
Genoa vs Torino: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Overall Stats (32 games): Genoa 10 wins, Torino 11 wins, 11 Draws.
- Genoa have 9-5-2 record at Lugi Ferraris vs Granata.
- Four of their last five meetings at this ground had over 2.5 goals.
- Both teams have found the back of the net in 6 of the last 7 head-to-head encounters.
- Torino are on a three-game winning streak vs Genoa.
Genoa vs Torino: Predicted Starting Lineups
Genoa (4-3-3): Radu – Ghiglione, Romero, Zapata, Criscito – Cassata, Schone, Lerager – Pandev, Pinamonti, Agudelo.
Torino (3-5-2): Sirigu – Izzo, Nkoulou, Bremer – Silvestri, Lukic, Baselli, Meite, Ansaldi – Zaza, Verdi.
Genoa vs Torino: Prediction
The Rossoblu fell into the relegation zone after their Monday draw with SPAL which placed them at 18th place in Serie A with W-D-L record of 2-4-7 with a goal difference 15:27. They’re a side desperately looking for a break and with hiring of Thiago Motta, things are looking up but they need to bone up their offensive skill – in last three games they had opponents on ropes and failed to finish them off.
70% of their points collected this season are won at home, where they score 1.33 goals per bout, whilst conceding 1.50.
Christian Kouame is still out, but everyone else is up for selection.
The Granata had a strong start to the season, but their results lately are nothing to write home about. Only one win since September and that was against worst team in the league – Brescia. Currently, they enjoy midtable safety but with only four points clear of relegation-threatened Genoa, so they’ll be wise not to take this game lightly.
Walter Mazzari’s men have won two games season on the road this season, losing four, scoring 9 goals while conceding 11, respectively 1.50 and 1.83 on average.
Torino will be missing suspended Ansaldi, while Bonifazi, Iago Falque, Lyanco and Laxalt are still injured. Belotti’s got a mild injury and he’ll be missing for this game and his minutes will most likely go to Simone Zaza.
Both teams should score on Saturday, judging on their form and recent games.
Andra Belotti will be a huge miss but Genoa’s defense is just so bad, they’re bound to concede again.
Over 2.5 goals is a good bet as well, since Torino’s away games are usually action-packed. At least three goals have been scored in 67% of their games on the road.
Genoa vs Torino: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 1.85
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.11.