Sampdoria vs Fiorentina
Italian Serie A
Date: Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Kick-Off at 18:00 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genova).
Sampdoria are flying high at the moment. They bagged sight goals without conceding a single to pick up back-to-back wins over Napoli and Frosinone and rebound from a narrow 1-0 defeat to Udinese on the opening day.
Can Marco Giampaolo and his men keep their stellar form going on Wednesday when they host Fiorentina in what could be a very exciting evening of football at Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris?
The visitors started the campaign with two confident wins, but they saw the good streak coming to an end on Saturday, falling 1-0 to Napoli away at San Paolo.
Viola resisted Napoli’s attacks all up until 11 minutes from time when Lorenzo Insigne made the difference netting the only goal of the game to bring Napoli’s campaign back on track after a sluggish start.
Sampdoria vs Fiorentina: Head-to-head
The draw was the most frequent of outcomes in the history of head to head encounters between the two teams.
It happened on 15 occasions in 37 matches as teams have 11 victories apiece so far.
All of last six head to head affairs saw goals scored at both ends.
Le Samp bagged two or more goals in each of last four ties with Fiorentina.
Sampdoria vs Fiorentina: Prediction
We’d not be surprised to see the continuation of a high-scoring trend in H2H games between these two sides. They both look to be enjoying a fine attacking form at the start of the new season. The hosts notched eight goals in three games, while Fiorentina bagged seven at the same time.
This term’s acquisition Gregoire Defrel was in good touch recently for Sampdoria. The Frenchman, who spent last season in Roma, completed back-to-back braces in last two rounds and will be the one to keep an eye on here.
Fiorentina also have an impressive attacking line-up led by Giovanni Simeone, Federico Chiesa and Marko Pjaca. Goals can obviously come from behind as well since Marco Benassi is currently their top-scorer with three goals in three outings.
BTTS just has to be the way to go and you can back this pick at the odds of 1.66.
Sampdoria vs Fiorentina: Bet Tips
BTTS @ 1.66 (4/6)
Gregoire Defrel to score anytime @ 3.25 (9/4).