Roma vs Sampdoria
Italy Serie A
Date: Sunday, 3 January 2021
Kick-Off at 14.00 UK
Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
AS Roma would have been in so much better position to fight for the title if results on the road have been slightly better. La Lupa were defeated in three occasions away from home, but recent performances have been solid. They have three wins in the last four outings, managing to score 11 goals vs Bologna, Torino and Cagliari.
The first match of 2021 is scheduled for Sunday at Olimpico against Sampdoria. Since visitors prefer similar playstyle to Fonseca’s team, we are expecting a lot of action and goals here too. In terms of the odds, AS Roma are big favorites for the win at 1.45 odds.
Roma vs Sampdoria Head-to-head
These two opponents locked horns 48 times in the past, and AS Roma have 23-12 lead in terms of victories.
La Lupa has been especially convincing at this venue, having won 17 out of 25 encounters.
The most recent h2h took place at Olimpico in July this year. Roma won it 2-1 thanks to the two goals of Edin Dzeko.
Roma vs Sampdoria Prediction
Sampdoria are entering this clash from 11th place after gathering 17 points in opening 14 matches. The most recent results include some high-scoring affairs, like 2-3 home loss to Sassuolo and 3-1 win versus Crotone.
The last eight Serie A games for Genoese squad have ended Over 2.5 goals and with both teams scoring at least once. We believe this is going to be very popular choice for Sunday’s clash too, currently priced at 1.80 rate. Sampdoria scored 23 and conceded 24 goals so far.
Keeping a clean sheet for La Lupa seems like a mission impossible lately too. They have failed to keep their net intact in the last five games across competitions. Besides abovementioned option, we will also back home win and & Over 3.5 goals in the match.
Roma vs Sampdoria Bet Tips
Roma to win & Over 3.5 goals @ 2.87
Both teams to score & Over 2.5 goals @ 1.80.